Travelers Sr Solution Architect - Product in St Paul, Minnesota
Sr Solution Architect - Product
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Strong Preference for the following Education, Work Experience & Knowledge...
Provide strategic thinking, solutions and roadmaps while driving architectural recommendations.
Define pros and cons of solution options to arrive at consensus around architecture decisions.
Leverage defined roadmap, reference architecture and standards for Business Insurance Technology and the Enterprise.
Assist in the remediation of application stability and performance.
Perform project level design, debug and performance analysis.
Work with product management areas to establish required infrastructures and frameworks.
Ability to perform as a lead technologist to masterfully assess and design applications, systems solutions, and interfaces for multiple systems.
Skilled with broad, conceptual understanding of the technology architecture trends and directions coupled with demonstrated technical mastery for technologies, frameworks, and/or languages.
Ability to architect end-to-end solutions across distributed, host and business intelligence environments
Self-initiated individual who consistently delivers high quality results with limited guidance and willingly trains, guides and positively influences others.
Effectively collaborates and communicates to diverse technical and nontechnical audiences, including engineers, scrum masters, peer architects, product owners, business owners, senior leaders, etc.
Possesses strong foundational technical skill sets and architecture experience which can be leveraged as use of current and newer technologies is expanded in applications.
Proven ability to create an architecture solution in alignment with the reference architecture and utilize foundational services to address the quality attributes (non-functional requirements) of the solution.
Ability to influence teams to a future state while understanding the need to make practical decisions along the way.
Knowledge of multiple development technologies including but not limited to Java, NodeJS, Angular, React, MongoDB, etc.
Strong aptitude for learning new technologies and be self-started in running proof of concepts to determine how they can be applied to solve needs within the organization.
Excellent critical thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills with a keen attention to detail.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and must be able to manage multiple requests at the same time.
High motivation, self-starting, ability to work with minimal direct supervision, takes ownership.
Experience with Cloud Services (AWS, Azure), platform as a service; micro-services architecture and architecture models is preferred.
Insurance domain knowledge a plus.
Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) experience a plus.
Experience with an enterprise insurance policy administration or document management platform is a plus
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering or similar technical area.
9 years of programming/development experience preferred.
2 years of experience as a technical lead preferred.
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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
The Travelers Business Insurance Architecture group is looking for a Senior Solutions Architect to join their team. The primary focus of this position is to support Product Value Stream providing technology leadership and architectural guidance, technology recommendations, reusable solutions and transition strategies. Work will support development and implementation of initiatives based on common practices for multiple complex projects within BI Architecture and Product. This role reports into Business Insurance Architecture and will be specifically dedicated to the BI Product area. The incumbent will play a visible role helping to define Technology’s response to our overall Business Insurance and Travelers enterprise strategies, particularly as it relates to implementation of Rate, Quote, and Issuance systems.
Are a passionate technology professional who enjoys solving complex puzzles?
Pride yourself on being a quick learner.
Are comfortable with ambiguity.
Understand business challenges and can develop long-term, sustainable technical solutions.
Have a passion for learning and applying new technologies.
Enjoy working in a fast-paced, agile environment.
Enjoy mentoring others and driving adoption of new technologies and design patterns.
Have an Agile mindset and are value-focused and guided by the Lean-Agile principles.
Have the courage to say what needs to be said in a respectful and tactful way, even if it’s not what people want to hear.
Have the desire to be a lifelong learner, enjoy sharing your knowledge by coaching others, and enable others to continuously improve through mentorship.
Above all, measure your own success by the success of your team and the satisfaction of our customers.
Then, Travelers is the place for you!
This position may be staffed in either Hunt Valley, MD, Hartford, CT or St. Paul, MN.
Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:
Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred. 5 years of experience in enterprise, application, and/or information architecture preferred.
High School diploma or equivalent required. 3 years of experience in enterprise, application, and/or information architecture required.
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.
Hunt Valley - Maryland - United States
Hartford - Connecticut - United States, St Paul - Minnesota - United States
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