Java Developer - Business Rules Systems

Travelers Com   •  

Hartford, CT

Less than 5 years

Posted 160 days ago

Job ID: 14921BR

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.

Job Summary
Under limited supervision, performs expert programming, configuring, and/or analysis. Manages the effective use of team resources to implement ongoing projects, enhancements, and/or initiatives. Participates in thedesign/development process. Acts as subject matter expert for assigned applications, systems, and technologies. Leads investigation and resolution efforts for critical/high impact problems, defects and incidents. Provides technical guidance to team members. This job does not lead others.

Marketing Description
The Personal Insurance Business Rules IT team is looking for a Java application developer. As a technical advocate, influence, and develop strategic software applications and support infrastructure upgrades, roadmap intiatives for Framework and Out of the BOX Business Rules suite of applications. Participate in project planning and initiation, architectural decisions, technical design, and implementation of Business Rules systems. The idealcandidate will have experience with Java EE development platforms. 
As a full stack developer:
Design, test, develop, deploy, maintain and improve software assets.
Work closely in an Agile team of product owner, engineers and scrum master in a collaborative environment.
Actively participate in solution design with system engineers and architects.
Adopt and communicate new concepts, ideas, techniques and best practices.
Technologies:
IBM ODM, Java, JSP, JSF, Primefaces and Spring Framework
JBoss, Liberty, Springboot, PCF Cloud platforms
Oracle, SQL, Mongo DB, Hadoop
SOAP/RESTful APIs, Swagger
Jenkins, Nexus, Maven, Containers

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for system programming and analysis tasks of advanced complexity within multiple systems. Acts as subject matter expert for assigned applications, systems or technologies. Responsible for transforming business specifications and requirements into organized technical activities. Responsibilities include performing complex analysis, assessment, resolution, design, configuration and programming functions at an expert level. Leads investigation and resolution efforts for critical/ high impact defects, problems, and incidents. Collaborates withproject team and other key stakeholders to identify, estimate, and prioritize project and/or enhancement activities. Builds, maintains, and utilizes partnerships across the enterprise. Provides team direction, mentorship, and feedback to technical resources. Ensures work complies with Travelers standards, processes, and protocols. Applies knowledge of current industry trends and techniques to formulate solutions within the context ofassigned projects and/or enhancements. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
High School diploma or equivalent required. 3 years of programming/development experience required.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred. 6 years of programming/development experience preferred.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Technical Knowledge: Able to expertly assess, design develop, and support applications, systems and solutions toachieve business and/or technical requirements. Demonstrates technical expertise for multiple languages, applications, systems, technologies, and/or frameworks, and has the ability to influence technical direction or defect resolution. Fully understands business applications and/or technical system environments in which thesystem operates. 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. Able to present complex technical concepts to audiences ofvarying size and level. Business Knowledge & Partnership: Able to develop business partnerships and influence business priorities through solution identification aligned with business objectives and goals. Able to communicate in business terms and describe IT capabilities and concepts in ways that the business can understand. Problem Solving & Decision Making: Able to proficiently diagnose root causes and solve complex problems. Able toevaluate alternative solutions and assess risk before taking action. Has the ability to reach sound decisions quickly and escalates appropriately. Demonstrates ability to optimize the use of all available resources. Team Orientation: Able to maintain and enhance partnerships across the organization to achieve objectives. Practices objectivity and openness to others’ views. Able to recognize and support team priorities. Leadership: Accountable to set technical goals and priorities for self and other team members. Exhibits team leadership and collaborates with partners. Planning and Project Management: Demonstrates ability to identify critical project tasks and establish clear priorities while keeping the bigger picture in mind. Able to effectively collaborate with ProjectManager and utilize sound project management practices. Able to manage time and competing priorities. Financial Awareness: Able to assess the financial impact of recommended designs/solutions.

Environmental/Work Schedules/Other
May require occasional weekend work hours.

Physical Requirements
Operates standard office equipment. Requires extended periods of computer use. Requires extended periods of sitting.

Licensing or Certificates
Depends on the specific role but some examples may include: ITIL Remedy Java certification Microsoft certification.net Kanban/Agile/SAFe

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.