Innovation Architect

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.

Travelers Claim Architecture has an exciting opportunity for a Lead Software Developer to join our talented team. We are looking for a passionate technology professional that enjoys learning and helping others grow. You will be joining an innovative team, that is creating forward thinking software solutions. These solutions include new capabilities and foundational features to enable sustainable business delivery.
You pride yourself as a quick learner, comfortable with ambiguity, have a passion for learning and applying new technologies, enjoy working in a fast paced agile environment, and love to automate things.  You also should enjoy mentoring, driving adoption on new technologies and design patterns.
This position requires you to perform under limited supervision to plan and execute at a strategic level. You will lead the design, development, and implementation of highly complex project(s) that support a business or technology area or influence outcomes across multiple line(s) of business. You will establish best practices and set standards.

This is a unique opportunity for you to perform as a senior technologist and architectural advisor directly influencing a large information technology organization via your strong technical leadership.  You will need a passion for finding solutions to complex technical challenges and find enjoyment in helping others grow and develop. Your strong desire to learn and explore technology and design patterns will greatly enable a premier insurance company to maintain our competitive edge in a digital world.  Help us drive our architectural runway and enablement.

In this position you will perform as a lead technologist to masterfully assess and design applications, systems solutions, and interfaces for multiple systems. You must have a broad, conceptual understanding of the technology architecture trends and directions coupled with demonstrated technical mastery for technologies, frameworks, and/or languages. You should also have the ability to influence and/or set technical direction, contributing and communicating your expert knowledge of applications/systems and concepts to a broader audience.


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering. 9 years of programming/development experience preferred. 2 years of experience as a technical lead preferred.  Expert level knowledge in Microsoft .NET with some experience in Angular and NodeJS.

Microsoft .NET expertise (C#), experience with JavaScript frameworks such Angular, NodeJS, Knockout, Vue.js, automated testing (i.e. NUnit, Jasmine), test automation tools such as Selenium, automated DevOps pipeline

High School diploma or equivalent required. 5 years of programming/development experience required. 1 year of experience as a technical lead 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.