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Travelers Agile Software Developer (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C#, VB.NET) in Hartford, Connecticut

20605BR

Title:

Agile Software Developer (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C#, VB.NET)

Target Openings:

1

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsible for system programming and analysis tasks of intermediate complexity within a single system or group of small systems. Responsibilities include performing analysis, design, programming and configuration functions (includes defining technical requirements) with a very high degree of accuracy and speed. Performs analysis, assessment and resolution for defects and incidents of intermediate complexity and escalates appropriately. Builds effective relationships with stakeholders. Utilizes business knowledge to explain technical activities in business terms. Seeks opportunities to expand technical knowledge and capabilities. Performs basic project management responsibilities. Coordinates project work with GSO partners. Provides technical guidance and mentorship to less experienced employees. Applies knowledge of current industry trends and techniques to formulate solutions within the context of assigned projects. Other duties as assigned.

Job Opening ID:

20605BR

Environmental/Work Schedules/Other:

May require limited weekend work hours to support monthly release activities as needed. May require overnight and holiday work hours (federal and religious) in rare cases. Travel (1 or more weeks) as needed up to 5% of the time.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:

Technical Knowledge: Demonstrates advanced programming/configuration/analytical skills to achieve business and or technical requirements. Able to work independently to resolve discrepancies, defects, incidents or problems with understanding of the business and system impacts. Able to identify and exercise appropriate escalation communications. Demonstrates an aptitude for learning and applying new and/or updated programming languages, techniques, and/or software development disciplines. Demonstrates understanding of the supported business systems. 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. Business Knowledge & Partnership: Able to clearly and concisely communicate with the business. Demonstrates willingness, cooperation, and concern for business issues. Able to understand assigned business unit and business priorities. Able to coordinate with other technical areas to achieve project/department or division goals. Problem Solving & Decision Making: Able to recognize, analyze, and diagnose business and technical problems, incidents, and defects of advanced complexity. Able to creatively evaluate alternative solutions Able to reuse previously completed processes. Demonstrates the ability to make routine decisions independently and recognizes when escalation is necessary. Team Orientation: Ability to build and foster relationships with team, business, and technical partners to achieve objectives. Practices objectivity and openness to others' views. Able to recognize and support team priorities. Leadership: Exhibits team leadership and collaborates with partners. Planning (Project Management): Able to manage time and competing priorities and provide management with accurate and timely status information. Able to accurately evaluate and estimate tasks. Financial Awareness: Able to understand how the project schedule relates to budget.

Job Category:

Technology

Marketing Description:

  • With your team, engage end users as well as key stakeholders to understand business problems and user needs.

  • Active participation in brainstorming solution options to address pain points.

  • Perform analysis, design, programming, and configuration functions with a high degree of accuracy and speed.

  • Analyze and resolve defects and incidents of intermediate complexity and escalate appropriately.

  • Build effective relationships with stakeholders and engage regularly for solution feedback.

  • Utilize business knowledge to explain technical activities in business terms.

  • Seek opportunities to expand technical knowledge and capabilities.

  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to less experienced employees.

  • Look for ways to innovate to solve key business challenges.

  • Participate in communities of practice to share amongst peers, develop talent, and improve ways of working.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Summary:

The Bond & Specialty Insurance Technology organization seeks a talented Software Developer to join our Claim Agile Release Train. You will work on a Product Team following the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and will be responsible for assisting in the development, maintenance, testing and support of Bond Claim applications.

You

You are a talented software developer with at least 3+ years of development lifecycle experience. You enjoy seeking opportunities to be a technical advocate to design, develop, and influence strategic software applications. You stay on top of the latest technology trends and have a passion for responsive web, web services and API enabled architecture. You also enjoy working as a part of a team in a collaborative environment where experimentation and innovation are strongly encouraged.

Your Day

As a member of a Product Team, you will work collaboratively under general supervision to discover user needs, as well as design, vet, and deliver solutions that provide business value. You will have the autonomy to experiment in the spirit of Agile and Lean – do what works, stop doing what doesn’t, try new things, and constantly challenge yourself to learn as technology evolves.

Our Team

We’re dedicated to enabling our systems to be as intuitive, automated, and resilient as our customers expect them to be. Our Agile teams are empowered to do their best work and relentlessly improve our claim handling platforms.

Position Type:

Experienced/Professional

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working in an Agile Team environment

  • Test Driven Development

  • Paired Programming

  • Web front-end UI development

  • Web and client-server application development

  • Web based frameworks: JQuery, Node.js, Angular or Vue

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C#, VB.NET, .Net Core, and ASP.NET MVC

  • Web service development using WCF, WebAPI and Micro-service architectures

  • Trunk-based development, Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery

  • Source control practices leveraging Subversion (SVN) and GitHub

  • SQL Server design concepts and development

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:

Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred. 5 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 certification.net Kanban/Agile/SAFe

Primary Location:

Hartford - Connecticut - United States

We are committed to valuing the diversity that exists among our workforce, our business partners, our customers and our communities. With respect to our workforce, we are committed to not only increasing diversity in our hiring at all levels but also fostering an inclusive environment where all employees, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by law, can develop and thrive.

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