Staff Software Engineer - IntelliScript (Remote) - Brookfield, Wisconsin, United States; Chicago, Illinois, United States

What We Do

Milliman IntelliScript is a group of a few hundred experts in fields ranging from actuarial science to information technology to clinical practice. Together, we develop and deploy category-defining, data-driven, software-as-a-service (SaaS) products for a broad spectrum of insurance clients. We’re a business unit within Milliman, Inc., a respected consultancy with offices around the world. We

Candidates who have their pick of jobs are drawn to IntelliScript’s entrepreneurial and collaborative culture of innovation, excellence, exceptional customer service, balance, and transparency. Every single person has a voice in our company, and we challenge each other to push the outer limits of our full, diverse potential. And, we’ve shown sustained growth that ensures you’ll have room to grow your skillset, responsibilities, and career.

Our team is smart, down-to-earth, and ready to listen to your best ideas. We reward excellence and offer competitive compensation and benefits. Visit our LinkedIn page for a closer look at our company, and learn more about our cultural values here.

Milliman invests in skills training and career development and gives all employees access to a variety of learning and mentoring opportunities. Our growing number of Milliman Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are employee-led communities that influence policy decisions, develop future leaders, and amplify the voices of their constituents. We encourage our employees to give back to their varied professions, including leadership in professional organizations. Please visit our website to learn more about Milliman’s commitments to our people, diversity and inclusion, social impact, and sustainability.

What this position entails

IntelliScript’s Information Technology has been a key part of our success and is critical to our future.  Working on a team of Product Owners, Software Developers, and Quality Assurance Engineers, you will contribute to the modernization and re-architecture of the systems that drive value for our clients.  You will have the opportunity to work with different portions of our systems and business, including UI/UX, back-end automation, and embedded business process improvement projects. 

What you’ll be doing

  • Design, develop, maintain and improve software and other technical solutions that solve business challenges 
  • Play a key role in redesigning our legacy products in AWS
  • Champion AWS best practices and mentor team members
  • Focus on overall product quality 
  • Develop and maintain unit and integration tests 
  • Responsibly self-manage workload given project priorities, deadlines and deliverables 
  • Help the team achieve sprint goals through independent work and collaboration
  • Participate in code reviews to promote quality and best practices
  • Support code deployments

What we need                                                                                         

  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Strong experience with C#, SQL, JavaScript, .NET Framework / .NET Core 
  • Cloud development experience with AWS
  • Understanding of Agile practices (e.g. Scrum) 
  • Experience with full software development lifecycle 
  • Excellent technical design, problem solving, and debugging skills 
  • Experience with domain driven design
  • Experience with microservice architecture
  • Experience with event-driven architecture
  • Passionate about building high-quality systems with AWS best practices 
  • Excellent collaborative skills, work well independently and as a team member 
  • Proven analytical skills to interpret and implement business and functional requirements 
  • Understanding of the value of test automation and a desire to incorporate it in development practice 

What you bring to the table

  • Proactive and positive approach to solving problems, and correcting issues 
  • Facilitate collaboration among team members 
  • Demonstrated “let’s find a way to do it” attitude – no task is too big or too small, always willing to pitch in and help someone else 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Detail oriented 
  • Welcomes increased responsibility over time 
  • Loves to learn, takes every opportunity they’re given to develop knowledge and skills 
  • Adapts to an established process, able to move projects along in a timeframe 

 Wish list

  • Continued education and/or advanced degree(s) 
  • Experience in environments subject to HIPAA and/or PCI regulations 
  • Experience in software-as-a-service, actuarial science and/or insurance underwriting industry 
  • Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) 
  • AWS Certifications
  • Understanding of DevOps principles 
  • Experience with test driven development
  • Experience designing systems in an event-driven architecture 
  • Experience rebuilding on-prem legacy applications in a modern cloud environment (AWS)


This position will be based out of the Milliman office in Brookfield, WI; however, candidates hired into this role may work remotely anywhere in the U.S. Applicants must be willing to travel to the Milliman office in Brookfield, WI as needed, including quarterly for PI Planning. The expected application deadline for this job is May 31, 2024

The salary range for this position is $107,000 - $217,000 depending on a combination of factors, including but not limited to education, relevant work experience, qualifications, certifications, location, etc. In addition, we offer a significant performance-based bonus plan, profit sharing, and generous benefits.

Milliman Benefits

At Milliman, we focus on creating an environment that recognizes – and meets – the personal and professional needs of the individual and their family. We offer competitive benefits which include the following based on plan eligibility:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their dependents, including domestic partners
  • A 401(k) plan with matching program, and profit sharing contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • A discretionary bonus program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) starts accruing on the first day of work and can be used for any reason; full-time employees will accrue 15 days of PTO per year, and employees working less than a full-time schedule will accrue PTO at a prorated amount based on hours worked
  • Family building benefits, including adoption and fertility assistance and paid parental leave up to 12 weeks for employees who have worked for Milliman for at least 12 months and have worked at least 1,250 hours in the preceding 12-month period
  • A minimum of 8 paid holidays
  • Milliman covers 100% of the premiums for life insurance, AD&D, and both short-term and long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts allow employees to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for dependent care, transportation, and applicable medical needs  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.