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Tropics, an Insurity company is a fast-growing Sarasota-based software company, is developing browser-based software for the insurance industry and is currently seeking multiple career-oriented, self-motivated, energetic, fast learning individuals to join the team.

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Implementation Technical Analyst

The Implementation Technical Analyst is a hands-on, client-facing role working with a team of highly skilled software configurators, business analysts, and network technicians. In this role you will be leveraging your technical prowess to provide first-class customer service on our software implementation team whose job it is to assess, install, configure, test, and validate our enterprise Workers’ Compensation software suite on long-running (9-18 month) installation projects. Witty Personality + Wicked Smart = The Right Fit for Tropics.

Position Type:

  • Full Time, Salary

Location:

  • Sarasota, Florida (Lakewood Ranch Area)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research and resolve any issues with enterprise software installation & configuration
  • Enterprise software installation & upgrades (Windows Servers, IIS, SQL Server)
  • Technical support for project team and clients (i.e. installation issues, network troubleshooting, etc.)
  • Execute SQL scripts to upgrade database & troubleshoot errors
  • Create and maintain documentation on installation procedures
  • Regularly report project status to Project Manager

Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills to work effectively in a technical team environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft operating systems, web browsers, and Office applications.
  • Understanding of Microsoft Exchange and industry-standard messaging protocols
  • An understanding of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), and Quality Assurance (QA) practices.
  • Strong leadership and organizational abilities
  • College degree in a Technology, Computing, or Business-related subject

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of insurance processing, especially Workers’ Compensation
  • Advanced scripting and/or intermediate programming skills
  • Current Microsoft Certifications

Technical Skills

  • Understanding of relational databases, automation/scripting, SQL, .NET, XML, HTML, & CSS
  • Comfortable with Windows Server 2008+, SQL Server 2012+, Internet Information Services (IIS)
  • Concepts of Network Load Balancing, Web and Database Clustering, & Active Directory Network Security
  • Creating/managing/troubleshooting Web Services, File Shares and Security, Email(IMAP, SMTP), & Network printers

Full Time Benefits

  • 401(k) Matching, Medical, Dental, Vision – Keeping you in tip-top shape for all life throws at you!
  • Paid Time Off – You’ve worked hard so now take the vacation you’ve been wanting through our flexible and generous vacation policy.
  • Opportunity for growth – You get to take the lead in growing your career and we’ll give you the training to help you get there. We don’t need an open spot on an org chart for our people to advance.
  • Collaborative culture – You get to work with a great team of bright & dedicated individuals for one, and you’ll also get exposure to a variety of teams across the organization. No silos here.
  • Competitive salaries – We keep our ear to the market so we can reward your hard work and initiative.
  • Great Location – We are located in beautiful Sarasota, Florida close to beaches, safe neighborhoods, & bike trails.

Eligibility:

  • Tropics, an Insurity company is an equal-opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
  • You may be asked to provide additional information, such as (a) professional references, (b) college GPA, and (c) proof of residency.
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States; Visa sponsorship is not provided. Tropics participates in E-Verify.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

If your experience and skill set would be an asset to Tropics, an Insurity company, submit your resume in DOC, DOCX, or PDF format using the form to the right (on this page). Salary is commensurate with level of experience and position.

Support Specialist

We’re looking for an smart and charismatic person to join our customer support team immediately! As a Customer Support Specialist you’ll be responsible for handling daily support requests, providing assistance on a variety of technical and non-technical issues, troubleshooting reported issues in our software, and occasionally providing remote training on our insurance software suite. The right person for this job has excellent communication skills, thrives in a team environment but also can perform flying solo often, and maintains a positive attitude at all times. If you’re the one, come join the Tropics team in beautiful Sarasota, Florida!

Position Type:

  • Full Time, Salary

Location:

  • Sarasota, Florida (Lakewood Ranch Area)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with the clients to provide them with exceptional support
  • Research and resolve reported issues
  • Install and configure our enterprise software
  • Execute SQL scripts to upgrade databases & troubleshoot common errors
  • Serve as a liaison between our clients and internal teams (development, testing, implementation)
  • Comfortable working with technicians to resolve complex issues
  • Create and maintain documentation supporting the product (knowledge base/how to)

Qualifications:

  • Analytical problem-solving abilities and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple client environments on a daily basis
  • Experience in troubleshooting hardware, software, and network related issues
  • An understanding of Web based enterprise software applications
  • An understanding of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), and Quality Assurance (QA) practices
  • Proficiency with Microsoft operating systems, web browsers, and Office applications
  • Associates / Bachelor degree preferred

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of Workers Compensation Insurance Processing (Policy and/or Claims) preferred
  • Current Microsoft Certifications

Technical Skills

  • Basic understanding of relational databases, scripting, SQL, XML, HTML, & CSS
  • Develop a fundamental understanding of our product’s technical architecture
  • Comfortable with Windows Server 2008+, SQL Server 2012+, Internet Information Services (IIS)
  • Ability to manage/troubleshooting Web Services, File Shares and Security, Email (IMAP, SMTP), & Network printers desired

Full Time Benefits

  • 401(k) Matching, Medical, Dental, Vision – Keeping you in tip-top shape for all life throws at you!
  • Paid Time Off – You’ve worked hard so now take the vacation you’ve been wanting through our flexible and generous vacation policy.
  • Opportunity for growth – You get to take the lead in growing your career and we’ll give you the training to help you get there. We don’t need an open spot on an org chart for our people to advance.
  • Collaborative culture – You get to work with a great team of bright & dedicated individuals for one, and you’ll also get exposure to a variety of teams across the organization. No silos here.
  • Competitive salaries – We keep our ear to the market so we can reward your hard work and initiative.
  • Great Location – We are located in beautiful Sarasota, Florida close to beaches, safe neighborhoods, & bike trails.

Eligibility:

  • Tropics, an Insurity company is an equal-opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
  • You may be asked to provide additional information, such as (a) professional references, (b) college GPA, and (c) proof of residency.
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States; Visa sponsorship is not provided. Tropics participates in E-Verify.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

If your experience and skill set would be an asset to Tropics, an Insurity company, submit your resume in DOC, DOCX, or PDF format using the form to the right (on this page). Salary is commensurate with level of experience and position.

Intern/IT Specialist

Put what you’ve learned in college to work and get paid for it! You don’t need to be an expert for this entry-level internship opportunity, so don’t be shy. If you have a passion for technology, you’ll love it at Tropics. Here you’ll be exposed to a wide variety of technology, from Microsoft Hyper-V to Sonic Firewalls, Voice Over IP to Exchange 2013. You’ll learn more with Tropics in a year than larger companies can teach you in five. What are you waiting for?

Position Type:

  • Part Time, Hourly

Location:

  • Sarasota, Florida (Lakewood Ranch Area)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to and triage IT requests
  • Escalate Hardware, Software, Network, Telephone issues as required
  • New equipment installation and configuration
  • Create new user accounts in Active Directory
  • Troubleshoot connectivity of wired and wireless networks
  • Troubleshoot mobile handhelds
  • Assist Senior Support Engineers with deployment of new technologies
  • Support role as backup administration
  • Responsible for AntiVirus administration
  • Maintain file archiving
  • Ownership of asset tracking and IT inventory
  • Create and maintain documentation
  • Conduct UPS Maintenance
  • Administer software archive maintenance
  • Maintain server room organization and purity
  • Manage printer maintenance
  • Oversee New Hire/Termination Desk setup
  • Manage FTP Users
  • Stand Up Desk Installation/Removal

Qualifications:

  • Recent (<2 years) college graduate or currently enrolled in courses towards a college degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems, or related disciplines
  • IT experience (a combination of training, internships, and coursework will be considered in lieu of work experience)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft operating systems, web browsers, and Office applications
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 Cumulative

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of insurance processing, especially Workers’ Compensation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Benefits

  • Opportunity for growth – You get to take the lead in growing your career and we’ll give you the training to help you get there. We don’t need an open spot on an org chart for our people to advance.
  • Collaborative culture – You get to work with a great team of bright & dedicated individuals for one, and you’ll also get exposure to a variety of teams across the organization. No silos here.
  • Competitive salaries – We keep our ear to the market so we can reward your hard work and initiative.
  • Great Location – We are located in beautiful Sarasota, Florida close to beaches, safe neighborhoods, & bike trails.

Eligibility:

  • Tropics, an Insurity company is an equal-opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
  • You may be asked to provide additional information, such as (a) professional references, (b) college GPA, and (c) proof of residency.
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States; Visa sponsorship is not provided. Tropics participates in E-Verify.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

If your experience and skill set would be an asset to Tropics, an Insurity company, submit your resume in DOC, DOCX, or PDF format using the form to the right (on this page). Salary is commensurate with level of experience and position.

Have other skills?

 

Contact us to let us know how you can make a difference at Tropics. You never know what could be available!

Use the form to the right and upload a resume. Please include a cover page telling us more about you, what you bring to the table, and what challenges you are seeking.

And if you have experience working for a carrier or fund selling Workers’ Comp, we’d love to hear from you and may have opportunities as subject matter experts, quality assurance, business analysts, or other professions.

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Tropics, an Insurity company is an equal opportunity employer. Our hiring policies are designed to ensure all applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. Visa sponsorship is not provided.

Tropics, an Insurity company participates in E-Verify. For details regarding E-Verify, please download this PDF: E-Verify