Travelers Java Developer in Hartford, Connecticut

17194BR

Title:

Java Developer

Target Openings:

1

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Performs system programming tasks of medium complexity. Tasks require proficient programming and analytical skills. Responsibilities include estimating design, performing analysis, coding, configuration, testing, debugging, incident investigation documentation and application health monitoring/alerting implementation of programs. Manages these tasks simultaneously. Ensures customer satisfaction through professional communication, follow-up, and responsiveness to issues. Actively seeks opportunities to expand technical knowledge and capabilities. Continues to develop business knowledge while learning how work assignments address business issues, May begin to provide guidance and mentorship to lower level technical 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:

17194BR

Environmental/Work Schedules/Other:

Occasional off hours may be required..

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

Job Category:

Information Systems

Job Summary:

Within the rapidly expanding Personal Insurance IT Big Data and Disruptive Technology space....

Promote the development and quick deployment of Minimal Viable Product (MVP) applications to have real and timely impact to business units. Must be comfortable pivoting mid-course to address new information and adapt to the changing realities of a dynamic environment

Individual will participate in project planning and initiation, architectural decisions, technical design, development, and implementation for the MaaS Program. Under general supervision, performs expert programing, configuring, and/or analysis for impactful and visible MaaS projects

Under general supervision, completes programming tasks including estimating design, analysis, coding, configuring, testing, debugging, troubleshooting, documentation, application health monitoring/alerting, and implementation of programs. This job does not lead others.

Position Type:

Experienced/Professional

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:

Software development experience utilizing Agile methodology and the Scrum process.

Must have:

JAVA/J2EE, Spring Framework

Good to have:

Cloud Foundry development

Optional:

Hadoop knowledge and its ecosystem

Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred. 4-6 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. 1 year 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 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.