Technology Development Engineer

Hartford, Connecticut

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 general 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. Facilities and/or participates in the design, development, and implementation of technology solutions supporting one or more business and/or technology area. Ability to multi-task in an environment of changing priorities. This job does not manage others.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Evaluates systems specifications regarding customer requirements, transforming business specifications into cost-effective, technically correct solutions. Prioritizes work and manages projects within established budget objectives and customer priorities. Responsible for adhering to established quality control and security protocols. Provides the division, department and business area management with timely and accurate information regarding the status and performance of the assigned project(s). Builds, leverages, and maintains effective alliances across technical and business community. Interacts with customers to achieve efficient, effective results. Multi-tasks and prioritizes in accordance with business priorities and production availability requirements. Other duties as assigned.
  • Experience working in an IT Engineering capacity supporting systems running on Windows & Linux Server infrastructures.
  • Experience with packaging, deployments, scripting, & source code management tools. Puppet packaging, Jenkins packaging, TADP/UCD deployments, SVN source code management, & MIRA configuration experience would be a plus.
  • Experience/knowledge with the following products would be a plus: Oracle DocuMaker, Adobe Experience Manager, & MicroFocus IDOL. LUA & PERL scripting experience would also be an asset.
  • Some hands-on experience with project management and managing/coordinating changes for an enterprise sized IT system.
  • Resource would initially be expected to work on the following initiatives:
    • Consulting with customers on service requests for the Document Composition & Enterprise Search services
    • Assisting with and learning to lead provisioning efforts for the supported services
    • Managing changes in support of customer service requests & infrastructure changes/patching
    • Provide backup support for the supported services & systems

Minimum Qualifications
High School diploma or equivalent required. 1 year of experience in Technology required.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Bachelor's degree in Technology or a related field preferred. 3 years of experience in Technology/programming preferred.
.Net preferred

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Intermediate knowledge of one or more of the following technical skills: programming (.Net)

Environmental/Work Schedules/Other
Weekend work hours, Overnight work hours and Holiday work hours (Federal and religious) as needed

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

Licensing or Certificates

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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.