Travelers Solution Architect - Partner Experience in Jefferson City, Missouri
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 Description Summary
The primary function of this position is to provide architectural guidance, technological recommendations, produce designs and transition strategies that support the development and implementation of agile initiatives.
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Is innovative and dedicated to creating forward-thinking software solutions and self-service digital capabilities that enable our company to continuously stay ahead of evolving customer expectations and emerging disruptive competition
Has a passion for technology and designing industry-leading business capabilities
Is responsible for developing technology systems that support our company’s workflow, policy administration and customer service processes
Is made up of diverse, competent and reliable individuals who trust one another and feel free to express their feelings and ideas
Is aligned with a shared vision and focused values, great at collaborating and accomplishing our tasks, and committed to quality results
Adapts quickly to changing conditions and demands, takes accountability as a group, and works hard to our accomplish goals
Reflects and learns from past experience and is committed to relentless improvement
High School diploma or equivalent required.
1 year of technology related experience required.
Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge
Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred.
2 years of Software Development Life Cycle preferred.
Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies
1-2 years of experience in enterprise, application, and/or information architecture preferred
Experience with microservices and data integration architecture preferred
2 years of technical lead or related architecture experience preferred
Experience with mobile, web, middleware, content management, host and/or database solutions and related architecture styles preferred
Experience with custom application development, Software as a Service (SaaS) and Cloud based architectures preferred
Experience with multiple data integration techniques using SOAP, REST, ETL and MQ
Experience in the insurance or financial services industry experience preferred
Strong written and verbal skills.
Strong working knowledge of software development and SDLC processes. Familiar with one or more Agile methodologies.
Technical Knowledge: Has expert knowledge of at least one application discipline, along with the ability to rapidly learn technical and business concepts relevant to the systems supported. Possesses a working knowledge of the business and/or technical environments in which the system operates and a solid knowledge of the business function supported. Demonstrates the desire and aptitude to become the expert in one or more technical disciplines and applies substantial effort to gaining more knowledge in that area. Familiar with architecture frameworks and software design patterns.
Problem Solving & Decision Making: Devises technically feasible solutions for moderately complex problems. Uses innovative insights and creativity in evaluating alternatives. Demonstrates advanced ability to research and analyze business requirements and produce programming specifications for the system supported. Differentiates problem definition from symptoms.
Team Orientation: Builds relationships with peers and other departments to achieve objectives, to work as one team and to secure necessary resources not under his/her personal control.
Highly collaborative. Confident working in a multi-site, multi-shore, matrixed organization. Balances team/individual responsibilities. Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views. Adaptable. Gives and welcomes feedback. Puts success of team above own interest.
Self-Management: Maintains the operational integrity of a single system and the business function it supports. Demonstrates maturity and discretion in handling confidential data related to the system.
Commitment to Quality Result: Works effectively with business unit to formulate specifications and present results of analysis. Works with management to establish schedules. Places high priority on services and consistently meets scheduled dates. Handles business contacts with clear, concise communication in business terms. Adjusts to changing priorities. Demonstrates attitude of willingness, cooperation, and concern for business issues.
Technical Planning and Management: Sets appropriate goals and priorities. Completes multiple tasks in the time allocated to accomplish results. Accurately evaluates and estimates new tasks. Provides management with accurate and timely status information.
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.