Travelers Technology Innovation / Integration Specialist in Hartford, Connecticut

18364BR

Title:

Technology Innovation / Integration Specialist

Target Openings:

1

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, prioritize projects, and create alignment with overall Travelers Enterprise Business Intelligence and Analytics (EBIA) organizational needs

  • Interface with software vendors and employees within the organization with regards to emerging technologies and new product testing

  • Be a partner in the enterprise design roadmap, providing business, governance and technical recommendations

  • Participate in the Request for Information(RFI) process with vendors on exploration of emerging tools Travelers is interested in investigating

  • Help develop the technology framework for success, ensuring best practices are in place and being followed as it relates to emerging technologies and as it relates to Travelers established guidelines

  • Assist in the onboarding of emerging technologies in either a Proof of Technology or a Proof of Concept fashion

  • Partner with architecture teams on developing the overall strategic vision for Travelers technology road map

Job Opening ID:

18364BR

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:

Master level knowledge of one or more of the following technical skills: Foundational IT Infrastructure Operating Systems Software Knowledge of process discipline and IDLC methodology

Job Category:

Information Systems

Marketing Description:

This individual will be a leader in driving cutting-edge technology and assist in determining the future of the Travelers Business Intelligence and Analytics platform and technology direction. This individual will participate in overall organization platform strategy and will work across business and technology teams to ensure proper alignment between business solutions and systems architecture for the organization where it relates to new technologies and use cases. The individual will be a highly skilled platform engineer with an extensive knowledge across many different technologies.

Essential Responsibilities and Deliverables

Function Specific:

  • Work with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, prioritize projects, and create alignment with overall Travelers Enterprise Business Intelligence and Analytics (EBIA) organizational needs

  • Interface with software vendors and employees within the organization with regards to emerging technologies and new product testing

  • Be a partner in the enterprise design roadmap, providing business, governance and technical recommendations

  • Participate in the Request for Information(RFI) process with vendors on exploration of emerging tools Travelers is interested in investigating

  • Help develop the technology framework for success, ensuring best practices are in place and being followed as it relates to emerging technologies and as it relates to Travelers established guidelines

  • Assist in the onboarding of emerging technologies in either a Proof of Technology or a Proof of Concept fashion

  • Partner with architecture teams on developing the overall strategic vision for Travelers technology road map

Job Summary:

This individual will be a leader in driving cutting-edge technology and assist in determining the future of the Travelers Business Intelligence and Analytics platform and technology direction. This individual will participate in overall organization platform strategy and will work across business and technology teams to ensure proper alignment between business solutions and systems architecture for the organization where it relates to new technologies and use cases. The individual will be a highly skilled platform engineer with an extensive knowledge across many different technologies.

Position Type:

Experienced/Professional

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:

  • Excellent presentation and writing skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and build credibility; collaborative, diplomatic, and flexible

  • Knowledge on Cloud infrastructure and Cloud data processing a plus

  • In depth knowledge of platform design and integration

  • In depth knowledge of Linux based operating systems with a focus on RHEL; Ubuntu is a plus

  • In depth knowledge of software installation and maintenance techniques

  • Deep knowledge of platform infrastructure – both physical bare metal and virtual machines in an enterprise capacity

  • Ability to research and debug technology setup challenges through independent research or vendor technical discussion

  • Strong ability to talk “techie” with vendor experts and other technology team members

  • Demonstrated ability to self teach/self learn new technologies

  • Demonstrated ability to share learnings with other technology team members in a positive encouraging manner

Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent required. 5 years of experience in Technology required. 1 year of experience as a technical lead 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:

N/A

Primary Location:

Hartford - Connecticut - United States

Secondary Location:

Nationwide

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