Travelers iOS Developer – Corporate Systems in Hartford, Connecticut



iOS Developer – Corporate Systems

Target Openings:


Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with engineers, designer and product manager to develop features to support the approvals application

  • Use Paired programming practices and collaborate with other engineers on features & fixes

  • Leverage test driven development practices to ensure application quality

  • Partner with other application teams to understand integration points

  • Develop understanding of host system approval processes

  • Able to negotiate with designer and product manager on feature design based on technical complexity and business value

  • Support team’s DevOps practices

  • Partner with other technical areas/teams to address issues and learn new practices that can add value to the My Approvals Application

  • Develop clear understanding of application technical stack and understanding how application components work together

  • Partner with engineering team to develop repeatable development patterns

  • Participate in team iteration planning meetings and retrospectives

  • Support key IT initiatives of Connected Workforce, Cloud Ready and Right Speed IT

Job Opening ID:


Environmental/Work Schedules/Other:

May require off hours support based on team deliverables & schedule.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:

Technical Knowledge: Able to expertly assess, design develop, and support applications, systems and solutions to achieve business and/or technical requirements. Demonstrates technical expertise for multiple languages, applications, systems, technologies, and/or frameworks, and has the ability to influence technical direction or defect resolution. Fully understands business applications and/or technical system environments in which the system operates.

Preferred Software / methodology experience

  • Java Spring - Preferred

  • iOS / Swift3 – Preferred

  • Knowledge / experience with GIT code repositories

  • Restful Services

  • Urban Code Deploy

  • Continuous Integration Software / Jenkins

  • Pivotal Cloud Foundry

  • Test driven development

  • Paired Development

  • Change management

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Relationship building

  • Continuous improvement mindset

  • Knowledge/experience with Agile methodologies

Job Category:

Information Systems

Job Summary:

Our Corporate Systems team is seeking a full stack engineer to help develop a mobile solution to support our workforce that is becoming more dependent on mobile solutions to improve productivity and effectiveness of their teams.

As a member of this team you’ll be responsible for helping create a more effective mobile workforce. You will work in the Traveler’s Innovation Center (TIC) and have an opportunity to work with and learn from other teams that are taking Travelers technical innovation to the next level. You’re a quick learner and are excited to learn and apply new technologies. You believe in test driven development & paired programming. You enjoy working in a fast paced agile environment, and love developing products and believe quality and customer experience is extremely important.

We are currently building a native iOS app that allows our mobile workforce process approvals that will increase productivity. Your experience with Swift3, Java Spring and Cloud Technologies will help you get up to speed quickly.

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.

Position Type:


Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:

Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred. 6 years of programming/development experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Operates standard office equipment. Requires extended periods of computer use. Requires extended periods of sitting.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent required. 3 years of programming/development experience required.

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.

Licensing or Certificates:

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

Primary Location:

Hartford - Connecticut - United States