Java Spring / IOS Developer - Corporate Systems

Travelers Com   •  

Hartford, CT

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


Less than 5 years

Posted 74 days ago

This job is no longer available.

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
Our Corporate Systems innovation team is seeking a full stack engineer to help develop and support a mobile solution to support our workforce that is becoming more dependent on mobile solutions to improve productivity and effectiveness of their teams. As a member of this team you’ll be responsible for helping create a more effective mobile workforce.
You will also have opportunities to research new technologies and develop POCs as Corporate Systems explores innovative ways to bring value to Travelers. You’re a quick learner and are excited to learn and apply new technologies. You believe in test driven development & paired programming. You enjoy working in a fast paced agile environment, and love developing products and believe quality and customer experience is extremely important.

This is a versatile position and your 5+ years of experience and proven track record learning and applying new technologies that solve emerging business challenges in new and creative ways is critical to our success.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with engineers, designer and product manager to develop features to support the myApprovals application
  • Work with other teams in Corporate Systems to develop POCs and research new technologies and products
  • Use Paired programming practices and collaborate with other engineers on features & fixes
  • Leverage test driven development practices to ensure application quality
  • Partner with other application teams to understand integration points
  • Develop understanding of Travelers’ approval processes
  • Able to negotiate with designer and product manager on feature design based on technical complexity and business value
  • Support team’s DevOps practices
  • Develop clear understanding of application technical stack and understanding how application components work together
  • Partner with engineering team to develop repeatable development patterns
  • Participate in team iteration planning meetings and retrospectives
  • Support key IT initiatives of Connected Work Force & Cloud Ready

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.

Preferred Software / methodology experience

  • Java Spring – Preferred
  • iOS / Swift – Preferred
  • Knowledge / experience with GIT code repositories
  • Restful Services
  • Urban Code Deploy
  • Continuous Integration Software / Jenkins
  • Pivotal Cloud Foundry
  • Test driven development
  • Paired Development
  • Change management
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Relationship building
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Knowledge/experience with Agile methodologies

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Technical Knowledge: Able to expertly assess, design develop, and support applications, systems and solutions to achieve 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 the system 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 of varying 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 to evaluate 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 torecognize 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 Project Manager 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
Requires weekend work hours. Requires overnight work hours. Requires holiday work hours (Federal and religious). Requires extended periods (1 or more weeks) of travel as needed. Requires travel up to 5% of time.

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 Kanban/Agile/SAFe

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.