Software Engineer

425 Metro Pl N, Dublin, OH 43017, USA ● 800 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891, USA Req #606
Monday, November 14, 2022

Location: Hybrid Work Model in Dublin, OH or Van Wert, OH


Technology plays a crucial role in our ability to deliver best-in-class insurance products. We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our coverage pricing and Rating Team who will help maintain our core rating engine system and subsystems, and assist modernization efforts to better support our book of business.


As a member of our Rating Team you will:

  • Work with a dedicated team to support our in house rating software
  • Adjust software quickly and accurately to keep up with regulatory requirements and changing business needs
  • Assist in identifying opportunities for modernization, and work alongside dedicated .NET professionals to create a robust, fully featured rating suite for our current and future book of business


  • Participates in all parts of the development lifecycle – from analysis and design, implementation, peer review, to production delivery and support.
  • Work closely with the engineering manager, tech leads, and team to break features into work for engineers to build.
  • Work with engineers to review implementation quality and design choices.
  • Work closely with tech lead and team to identify technical debt and advocate for system improvements that enable faster delivery and reduced cost to serve.
  • Provide coaching to engineers on making design tradeoffs for risk and long-term maintainability.
  • Review and evaluate designs and development activities for compliance with guidelines and standards; provides tangible feedback to improve product quality and mitigate failure risk.
  • Drive team’s system monitoring and change to achieve stability and performance improvements



  • Strong experience in COBOL, Mainframe, and DB2 design and development
  • Some experience in design and development of .NET applications, preferably built on a combination of .NET Framework, .NET Web Forms, .NET Core, Web API, C#, and Microsoft SQL
  • Adept at collecting and analyzing input from multiple sources (customers, sales, engineering, marketing, competitor, and management)
  • Experience specifically in deploying, optimizing, and maintaining software preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate product architectures, design proposals and negotiate options at management levels
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively with minimal supervision
  • Completion of Master’s program in Computer Science, or completion of Bachelor’s program in Computer Science and 2 years related experience, or 4 years related experience

Working at Central  

We pride ourselves on our long history—not just the years we’ve been in business, but the thousands of policyholders we’ve provided peace of mind to along the way. We’ve also built a reputation of being one of the top carrier choices for premier agents across the country.    


None of this came about by chance. It’s all because we have a team of employees that works together to deliver the best customer service in the industry. We foster a spirit of collaboration and camaraderie. We celebrate our victories as one while still recognizing individual accomplishments and contributions. And when we see something that needs to be improved upon, we join forces to make the change.     


In addition, we’ve built a structure where the customer truly is the focus. We have the systems, workflows and resources in place to offer quick turnarounds that still have a personal touch. This allows our employees to have the tools they need to excel.    


Our corporate culture is shaped by our shared commitment to excellence and it’s guided by “Central Hospitality.” In the end, it’s all about relationships and you are a major part of that.

It is the policy of Central that all recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, job classification and assignment, facilities, promotions, transfers, employee treatment and all other terms and conditions of employment shall be maintained in a manner which will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, religion, marital status, military status, or disability.  The applicant should respond to questions on this application in a way that will not divulge such information. #LI-Hybrid

Location on Google Maps
  • 425 Metro Pl N, Dublin, OH 43017, USA
  • 800 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891, USA