About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.

Sr. Technology Engineer - Cloud Infrastructure

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 general supervision, demonstrates a thorough understanding of the activities performed related to engineering support, installation and/or operations of infrastructure technologies. Plans at an operational level designing and developing technology solutions interfacing with appropriate customers, management and technical resources. Facilitates and/or participates in the design, development, and implementation of large complex technology solutions supporting one or more business and/or technology areas. Develops and implements appropriate solutions that may involve multiple platforms, databases, software/hardware technologies and tools. Strong ability to multi-task in an environment of changing priorities.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
This individual would be responsible for working with our Cloud group to assist in daily infrastructure management (converged) and will have the opportunity to interface with a large array of technologies (our entire infrastructure stack - software and hardware components). This individual should be able to operate in a large infrastructure environment (1000's of VM's / multi data-center) and be able to design engineered and sustainable solutions.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Bachelor's degree preferred in in Technology or a similar field (or equivalent experience). Typically has a minimum of 5-7 years' experience in technology. Should have working knowledge of infrastructure technologies such as Network, Database, Server, Storage etc.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
  • VMWare Virtualization stack
    • ESXi
    • vCenter
    • SRM
    • vRops (VMWare Ops Manager)
  • VMWare Automation Stack - distributed design / implement
    • vRA / vRO (vRealize Automation / Orchestration)
  • Windows O/S
  • RHEL (Linux)
  • Cisco Networking
  • Storage Technologies (details will be shared if the candidate is interviewed)
  • Converged and Hyper Converged infrastructure (details will be shared if the candidate is interviewed)
  • Leverage Scripting technologies to automate manual tasks (Python/PERL/etc... )
  • Public Cloud Providers such as AWS, Azure, Google, etc...

  • Value-Add qualifications would be:
  • Openstack or alternative automation/orchestration stacks (functional knowledge / working knowledge preferred)
  • Vendor Management (understanding of procurement process and importance)
  • Alternative Hypervisor / Management stack (looking for KVM/Hyper-V)
  • Backup / Replication technologies
  • Knowledge of Cloud-enabling product landscape (new vendors/technologies)
  • Alternative Linux distributions (Ubuntu)

Physical Requirements
Operates standard office equipment (Frequency) Sitting (can stand at will) (Frequency)

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
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