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Job Description Summary
Travelers is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our organization as we grow and transform our Technology landscape. We offer a unique opportunity to advance your career in an innovative environment with a company that has earned the reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry. Our award-winning culture of collaboration and diversity provides meaningful options for community involvement and will encourage you to learn and grow in ways you never expected.
In this role, you will solve our most advanced end-to-end engineering problems while providing leadership to the team on complex business initiatives. As a subject matter expert of multiple applications, systems and technologies you will consult with users to determine hardware, software or system functional specifications to drive the design and development process.
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Perform complex analysis, advanced level design, configuration and develop functions for impactful and high-visibility tasks.
Take the lead on directing and implementing solutions to moderately complex, loosely scoped problems that are aligned with team goals.
Deliver efforts both independently and by leading other team members.
Lead investigation and resolution efforts for critical, high impact problems, defects, and incidents.
Act as a technology advocate, independently seeking opportunities where technology can be utilized to improve the business.
Provide technical guidance and mentorship while fostering a team environment.
Apply knowledge of current industry trends and techniques to formulate solutions within the context of assigned efforts.
Seek opportunities to expand technical knowledge and capabilities.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or its equivalent in work experience.
Three years of programming/development experience.
Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge
- Five years of programming/development experience preferred.
Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies
Experience with C#.NET required.
Experience with ASP.NET MVC, WebApi, or .NET Core required.
Experience with Node is preferred.
Web development experience using HTML5/CSS3; Accessibility Wcag 2.0+ preferred.
Exposure to Mongo, SQL Server, or Oracle.
Experience with deployment pipeline including source code management, continuous integration, artifact management is preferred.
Experience with test driven development methodology is preferred.
Experience with cloud development; e.g. containers, public and private infrastructure, native cloud patterns is preferred.
Delivery – Intermediate delivery skills including the ability to estimate accurate timelines for tasks and deliver work at a steady, predictable pace to achieve commitments, contribute to the software design strategy and methodologies used to best meet the system requirements, consider and build for many different use cases, avoid over engineering, and ensure automation, deliver complete solutions but release them in small batches, and identify important tradeoffs and negotiate them.
Domain Expertise – Demonstrated track record of domain expertise including understanding technical concepts necessary to do the job effectively and aware of industry trends, demonstrate willingness, cooperation, and concern for business issues and priorities, and possess in depth knowledge of immediate systems worked on and some knowledge of adjacent systems.
Problem Solving – Strong problem solver who ensures solutions are built for the long term, is able to resolve new issues, recognizes mistakes using them as learning and teaching opportunities and consistently breaks down large problems into smaller, more manageable ones.
Communication – Strong communicator who possesses the ability to articulate information clearly and concisely with the business, document work in a clear, easy to follow manner, collaborate well with team members as both a mentor and mentee, take in vague requirements and ask the right questions to ensure clarification, offer feedback appropriately and effectively, seek out and receives constructive criticism well, listen when others are speaking and make space for colleagues to share their thoughts.
Leadership – Intermediate leadership skills with the ability to help create a safe environment for others to learn and grow as engineers and a proven track record of self-motivation in identifying opportunities and tracking team efforts.
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.
If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email (4-ESU@travelers.com) so we may assist you.
Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.
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