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Job Description Summary
Travelers is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our organization as we grow and transform our Technology landscape. Individual will complete advanced software end to end engineering tasks that span many parts of a system including designing, developing, analyzing, configuring, testing, debugging, troubleshooting, documenting, health monitoring/alerting, and implementing based on user or system specifications. Individual will also consult with users to determine hardware, software or system functional specifications, manage the effective use of resources, act as subject matter expert across multiple applications, systems and technologies, leverage technical and business knowledge to drive the planning and execution of complex initiatives, participate in the design/ development process, and provide technical leadership.
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Perform complex analysis, advanced level design, configuration and develop functions for impactful and high-visibility tasks.
Take the lead on directing and implementing solutions to moderately complex, loosely scoped problems that are aligned with team goals.
Deliver efforts both independently and by leading other team members.
Lead investigation and resolution efforts for critical, high impact problems, defects, and incidents.
Act as a technology advocate, independently seeking opportunities where technology can be utilized to improve the business.
Provide technical guidance and mentorship while fostering a team environment.
Apply knowledge of current industry trends and techniques to formulate solutions within the context of assigned efforts.
Seek opportunities to expand technical knowledge and capabilities.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or its equivalent in work experience.
Three years of programming/development experience.
Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge
- Five years of programming/development experience preferred.
Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies
Experience with Typed Languages required: .NET - Core 4.5+ preferred.
Web development experience HTML5/CSS3; Accessibility Wcag 2.0+ preferred.
Exposure to Data – :Mongo, SQL Server, Oracle preferred.
Experience with deployment pipeline including source code management, continuous integration, artifact management preferred.
Experience with test driven development methodology preferred.
Experience with cloud development; e.g. containers, public and private infrastructure, native cloud patterns preferred.
Delivery – Intermediate delivery skills including the ability to estimate accurate timelines for tasks and deliver work at a steady, predictable pace to achieve commitments, contribute to the software design strategy and methodologies used to best meet the system requirements, consider and build for many different use cases, avoid over engineering, and ensure automation, deliver complete solutions but release them in small batches, and identify important tradeoffs and negotiate them.
Domain Expertise – Demonstrated track record of domain expertise including understanding technical concepts necessary to do the job effectively and aware of industry trends, demonstrate willingness, cooperation, and concern for business issues and priorities, and possess in depth knowledge of immediate systems worked on and some knowledge of adjacent systems.
Problem Solving – Strong problem solver who ensures solutions are built for the long term, is able to resolve new issues, recognizes mistakes using them as learning and teaching opportunities and consistently breaks down large problems into smaller, more manageable ones.
Communication – Strong communicator who possesses the ability to articulate information clearly and concisely with the business, document work in a clear, easy to follow manner, collaborate well with team members as both a mentor and mentee, take in vague requirements and ask the right questions to ensure clarification, offer feedback appropriately and effectively, seek out and receives constructive criticism well, listen when others are speaking and make space for colleagues to share their thoughts.
Leadership – Intermediate leadership skills with the ability to help create a safe environment for others to learn and grow as engineers and a proven track record of self-motivation in identifying opportunities and tracking team efforts.
Weekend work hours - Occasionally
Overnight work hours - Occasionally
Remote candidates will be considered
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.
If you have questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email (TAPHYREQ@travelers.com) so we may assist you.
Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.