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Travelers Software Engineer (.NET, Java, SQL) in Topeka, Kansas

Company Summary

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That’s the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Job Category

Technology

Target Openings

1

Job Description Summary

Travelers is seeking a Software Engineer I to join our organization as we grow and transform our Technology landscape within the expanding Intelligent Automation space. Individual will complete intermediate end to end engineering tasks for specific system assignments including developing, analyzing, configuring, testing, debugging, troubleshooting, documenting, health monitoring/alerting, and implementing based on user or system design specifications, as well as participating in troubleshooting, conducting impact analysis and escalating appropriately. Individual will complete engineering tasks utilizing critical thinking, broadening their Intelligent Automation disciplines while using the engineers full-stack foundational knowledge and expertise.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform analysis, design, development, and configuration functions as well as define technical requirements for assignments of intermediate complexity.

  • Participate with team to perform analysis, assessment and resolution for defects and incidents of intermediate complexity and escalate appropriately.

  • Work within guidelines set by team to independently tackle well-scoped problems.

  • Seek opportunities to expand technical knowledge and capabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in work experience.

  • One year of programming/development experience.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Three years of programming/development experience preferred.

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Proficient with .NET (C#) and/or Java.

  • Proven track record of conceptual understanding of end-to-end, full-stack development.

  • Proven track record of design, build and test end-to-end, full-stack development.

  • Preferred experience with RPA, Intelligent Capture and Cognitive technologies.

  • Preferred exposure to Automation Anywhere v11 and/or A360.

  • Experience with developing web service technologies such as REST or JSON.

  • Experience with SQL.

  • Critical thinking with ability to design and materialize a technical solution based on business requirements.

  • Preferred experience writing automated unit end-to-end testing.

  • Experience with DevOps, CI/CD, and configuration management.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Preferred experience working in an agile team setting.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Employment Practices

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 have questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email (TAPHYREQ@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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