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Travelers Node.JS / Java Application Developer in Hartford, Connecticut



Node.JS / Java Application Developer

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Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Performs system programming tasks of basic complexity that are often repeatable. Responsibilities include performing basic analysis, coding, testing, debugging, configuration, incident investigation, documentation, application health monitoring/alerting, and implementation of programs.. Other duties as assigned.

  • Integration of user-facing elements with server side logic

  • Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications

  • Integration of data storage solutions that may include NoSQL databases

  • Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code

  • Work closely with UX designers, business partners, business analysts and software architects to deliver highly usable software that satisfies the business requirements

  • Work closely with backend engineers and architects to suggest and plan the best solution with the UX in mind

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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:

Preferred 1-2 years’ hands on experience with technologies listed below :

  • Experience with Node.js and frameworks available for it such as Express, Mongoose etc.

  • Java development experience

  • Experience with continuous delivery processes

  • Proficient understanding of code distributed and collaborative versioning tools, such as GIT, GITHub

  • MongoDB or NoSQL equivalent database experience

  • Proficiency in at least one of the JavaScript frameworks (reactJS, ExtJS, Angular JS), and experience with UI technologies such as HTML5, and CSS3.

Technical Knowledge: Developing analytical skills for programming/ configuration tasks, identifying discrepancies, incident and defect trends and resolutions, solution delivery, monitoring and/or support of applications of basic complexity. In addition, demonstrates an aptitude for learning assigned supported business systems and technology. Communication Skills: Ability to communicate thoughts/ideas clearly. Demonstrates basic 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 basic technology defects and incidents and develop timely, practical, cost effective solutions with supervisory assistance. Able to identify cause and effect relationships in assigned systems and applications. Team Orientation: Ability to foster relationships with peers to achieve objectives. Practices objectivity and openness to others' views Planning: Ability to manage time and competing priorities. Developing the ability to accurately evaluate and estimate new tasks. Developing a planning skill set including providing management with accurate and timely status information.

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Job Summary:

We seek innovators, individuals with a passion for learning, interested in promoting a collaborative, engaging culture where Lean Product Management, User Centered Design, and other Agile practices are utilized to help develop solutions to enable Travelers to continue to be a leader in the digital age. As a key contributor to Business Insurance strategic initiatives, the Node.JS / Java Application Developer will actively contribute to design and delivery activities, perform UI and Microservices level design and development as well as development of server-side components to satisfy front-end requirements. Initiatives may be related to Policy Administration, Work Management or Underwriting Workstation. These initiatives will employ advanced technologies and methodologies in order to deliver critical business functionality incrementally and adhering to architectural principles of reuse and multi-device deployment.

Position Type:

Entry Level

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:

Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred. Prior technology internship or work 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.

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.

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Primary Location:

Hartford - Connecticut - United States

Secondary Location:

St. Paul - Minnesota - 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.