Travelers Software Engineer (Test Data Management) in Topeka, Kansas
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Job Description Summary
Travelers Claim Technology has an exciting opportunity for a Software Engineer on the Test Data Management (TDM) team in the Claim Shared Services organization.
The successful candidate will play a key in expanding and modernizing claim’s test data management framework and processes and will be accountable for designing, building, and implementing TDM solutions in an evolving, increasingly cloud-centric data environment while maintain the integrity of existing legacy data environments. The work supported by this position involves the Claim TDM team, development and analytics areas in other parts of Claim Technology and technology teams for other Travelers lines of business, so excellent collaboration, problem solving, and customer service skills are required. troubleshooting, documenting, health monitoring/alerting, and implementing based on user or system specifications, consulting with users to determine hardware, software or system functional specifications, managing interaction between the systems and other technical support areas and defining technical requirements and coordinating team resources to solve problems.
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Identify, recommend, and implement enhancements and modernizations to existing Test Data Management (TDM) solution, particularly as source of truth moves to the cloud data sources
As new sources of test data are identified, identify potential sources of PII and implement necessary obfuscation and other measures to secure the data
Develop and implement new TDM solutions and enhancement to support test data stored in multiple database technologies. These may include current technologies such as MongoDB, AWS, and Snowflake but can also include older technologies such as DB2, IMS, and Teradata.
Participate in domain technical and business discussions to align future architecture direction with business goals
In collaboration with project leadership and Claim IT architects, design overall TDM solution and develop the TDM approach for the customer
Oversee Data Validation and Data Verification steps during testing and development
Analyze data flow across applications as well as data dependencies
Define test data governance approach, data architecture and TDM processes across data stages
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline and a minimum of 4 years of technical experience or 6 years of total technical experience
Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge
Strong Informatica skills required, including experience with Power Center, Web Services Hub, and Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services is preferred
Experience with implementation of data masking and data subsetting required; experience with data reservation, data generation, and data governance is a plus
Knowledge of multiple database platforms: MongoDB, Snowflake, SQL Server preferred. Comfort with legacy platforms such as DB2, IMS, and Teradata is necessary
Strong communication skills and motivation to work in a matrixed and agile team structure to achieve results in a fast-paced environment
Self-motivated individual who consistently delivers high quality results with limited guidance and is passionate about learning new technologies and language stacks in a fast-changing ecosystem.
Hands-on coding experience
Experience with code management tools such as GitHub
Experience with Cloud Services, especially AWS is preferred
Knowledge of multiple development technologies such as NodeJS/React, .NET, C#, RestAPI, Groovy, Python preferred
Knowledge of guided analytics dashboarding tools including QlikView, and QlikSense a plus.
IBM mainframe knowledge a plus
Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies
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 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.