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9 Jun 2017

Full-Time Software Engineer-Digital Emerging Technology – Travelers – Hartford, CT

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Job Description

Company Information

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That’s Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers – and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Job Summary

Our unique Emerging Technologies team in Claim IT is seeking a full stack engineer to help develop innovative state-of-the-art technology solutions for our business needs.

As a member of this team you’ll be responsible for forging new customer experiences. You pride yourself as a quick learner, comfortable with ambiguity, have a passion for learning and applying new technologies, believe TDD is the only option, enjoy working in a fast paced agile environment, love pair programming, prefer building products over working on projects, and believe quality is of paramount importance.

We are currently building out a native iOS app transforming the way our field professionals help customers resolve property and auto claims and your experience with Swift3, Web API and Cloud Native apps will help you get up to speed quickly. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Our business partners are pondering a number of exciting opportunities where AI, ML, NLP, ChatBots, Blockchain, Robotics, IOT, VR/AR and other technologies would be applied to building next generation solutions that exceed customer expectations.

This is a versatile position and your 5+ years of experience and proven track record learning and applying new technologies that solve emerging business challenges in new and creative ways is critical to our success.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

Design, test, develop, deploy, maintain and improve software assets

Manage priorities, deadlines and deliverables

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent required. 1 year of programming/development experience required.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge

BA/BS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent practical experience

UX/UI design exposure and experience in making apps work intuitively and with pixel perfect interfaces

Experienced in Test Driven Development Methodologies

Comfortable with Pair Programming

Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

Self-motivated to explore new technologies, applications and environments

Excellent attention to detail

Self-starter, highly motivated, active team-player

Excellent collaborative skills

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies

Technical Knowledge: Demonstrates intermediate programming/configuration/ analytical, discrepancy, defect, or incident investigation problem solving and resolution skills. Demonstrates an aptitude for learning and applying new programming languages and/or software development disciplines. Continues to develop understanding of the supported business systems. Beginning to develop the ability to recognize and analyze basic incident/defect trends and appropriately escalate. Communication Skills: Ability to communicate thoughts/designs/ideas in an unambiguous manner and adjusts communication based on audience. Exhibits active and effective communication skills with team members – including active listening and effective written and verbal communication skills. Effectively contributes and communicates with the immediate team. Problem Solving & Decision Making: Able to recognize and analyze business and technology problems of intermediate complexity with minimal supervision. Able to leverage previous experience to consider a variety of alternatives to arrive at a timely, practical, and cost-effective solution to resolve defects or incidents. Team Orientation: Ability to foster relationships with peers to achieve objectives. Practices objectivity and openness to others’ views. Able to recognize and support team priorities. Planning: Ability to manage time and competing priorities and provide management with accurate and timely status information. Able to effectively evaluate and estimate routine tasks with clear precedent Financial Awareness: Able to understand how the project schedule relates to budget.

Licensing or Certificates

Depends on the specific role but some examples may include: ITIL Java certification Microsoft certification.net Kanban/Agile/SAFe

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Types: Full-Time.

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