Bond BI&A - Associate Software Developer

Hartford, Connecticut

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.

The Bond & Specialty Insurance IT organization is seeking a motivated Associate Software Developer to join our Business Intelligence & Analytics Agile Scrum team, specifically to support our Financial Compliance Application (FCO) and their respective downstream feeds.  The position blends design and programming work with some minimal technical oversight of consulting resources and focuses on the delivery and development that align with our department’s strategic platform vision.
  • Experience with relational database management systems, SQL Server, Oracle, especially in the development and modification of SQL databases, SQL stored procedures and data marts
  • Working knowledge of data warehousing concepts and delivery methodologies
  • Understanding of financial data flows and the need for stringent balancing and controls
  • Experience/exposure with one or more of the following: SQL 2016, Stored Procs, batch process (Power Shell) and VB.NET, ASP.NET, C#, JavaScript, .NET Framework and XML is a plus
  • Familiarity with  Subversion(SVN), Autosys and DTS packages,
  • Solid Testing practices: Unit testing, system testing, integration testing and collaborating with QA Testing
  • Experience with ETL tools: MS ETL Tools, Ab Initio, Talend, and other large platform tools
  • Exposure to IBM Host, Connect Direct and COBOL, JCL, Endevor, CA7 Host Job Scheduler is a plus
  • Exposure to Reporting tools such as Qlikview, SSRS and  XLS Macros
  • Knowledge of software development methodologies and software release lifecycles. SAFE, Agile and Kanban experience is a plus
  • Good research, analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills, and proven contribution to a team goal
  • Ability to rapidly learn technical/business techniques and disciplines
  • Strong commitment to high quality work and timely deliverables.

-Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Statistics, Mathematics or a related field preferred.
-Preferred experience: 
  • 3 + years of design and development
  • 3 + years data integration
  • 3 + years of Microsoft SQL Server 

Technical Knowledge: Demonstrates advanced programming/configuration/analytical skills to achieve business and or technical requirements. Able to work independently to resolve discrepancies, defects, incidents or problems with understanding of the business and system impacts. Able to identify and exercise appropriate escalation communications. Demonstrates an aptitude for learning and applying new and/or updated programming languages, techniques, and/or software development disciplines. Demonstrates understanding of the supported business systems.
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.
Business Knowledge & Partnership: Able to clearly and concisely communicate with the business. Demonstrates willingness, cooperation, and concern for business issues. Able to understand assigned business unit and business priorities. Able to coordinate with other technical areas to achieve project/department or division goals.
Problem Solving & Decision Making: Able to recognize, analyze, and diagnose business and technical problems, incidents, and defects of advanced complexity. Able to creatively evaluate alternative solutions Able to reuse previously completed processes. Demonstrates the ability to make routine decisions independently and recognizes when escalation is necessary.
Team Orientation: Ability to build and foster relationships with team, business, and technical partners to achieve objectives. Practices objectivity and openness to others' views. Able to recognize and support team priorities. Leadership: Exhibits team leadership and collaborates with partners.
Planning (Project Management): Able to manage time and competing priorities and provide management with accurate and timely status information. Able to accurately evaluate and estimate tasks. Financial Awareness: Able to understand how the project schedule relates to budget.

High School diploma or equivalent required. 3 years of programming/development experience required.

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
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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.