Software Developer - Commercial Customer Experience

Saint Paul, Minnesota

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 Commercial Customer Journey Experience Team has an exceptional development opportunity to help transform the experiences of our customers, agents, and employees to ensure our customers are delighted with their relationship with Travelers.
This Software Developer will be a valued contributor in an agile team designing, developing, and releasing new and innovative digital capabilities.  This person will perform full-stack development activities within a microservices architecture to satisfy the needs of our Digital Insured today and tomorrow.  In collaboration with our enterprise technology organizations, our customer initiatives will employ advanced technologies and methodologies to deliver critical business functionality incrementally, while adhering to Travelers architectural principles.  Proof of concept and innovation sprints leveraging disruptive technologies like cognitive and IoT are also part of this role.

Please contact us if you:
  • Enjoy solving problems and finding innovative ways to deliver business value with technology
  • Want to work in a diverse and talented agile team
  • Have experience creating value in technologies like the following:
    • Java, Spring Core / Spring Boot / Spring Cloud or transferrable skills from similar technologies such as .NET
    • JavaScript, Node.js or transferrable skills from similar technologies
React, Angular or another Front-end framework
  • Work closely with UX designers, business partners, business analysts and software architects to deliver highly usable software that satisfies business needs
  • Solve complex business problems with sustainable, full-stack, web-based solutions
  • Learn and leverage disruptive technologies like cognitive AI/machine learning and IoT during innovation sprints to solve business problems
  • Practice test driven development, refactoring, and continuous integration as a part of an agile development team
  • Adopt and communicate new concepts, ideas, techniques and best practices
  • Work closely with development team and architects to suggest, plan and implement the best solution with the user experience in mind
  • Convert wireframes into workable prototypes for business review, design validation and usability testing
  • Develop reusable artifacts that may include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Angular, React and/or other technologies
  • Participate in all Agile ceremonies such as stand-ups, release planning, retrospectives, and customer demos
  • Build, maintain, and utilize partnerships across the enterprise
  • Ensure work complies with Travelers standards, processes, and conventions
Other responsibilities as assigned
  • 3+ years development experience in one of the following:
    • Java, Spring Core / Spring Boot / Spring Cloud or transferrable skills from similar technologies such as .NET
    • JavaScript, Node.js or transferrable skills from similar technologies
    • Front-end UI framework React, Angular, or transferrable skills from similar technologies
  • Strong technical design and programming skills
  • Cloud application development experience a plus
  • Microservice development experience, building RESTful APIs is a plus
  • Solid understanding of UI front-end development including HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • NoSQL development experience such as MongoDB
  • Elastic search engine such as SOLR is a nice to have
  • Prior experience with iterative development and agile practices is a plus
  • Ability to adopt new concepts, ideas, techniques and best practices
  • Excellent analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with peers, partners and customers
  • Ability to develop and present technical concepts to a business audience
  • Aptitude and desire to rapidly learn technical and business concepts and disciplines
  • Strong commitment to high quality work and timely deliverables
  • Inclusive team-oriented approach.  Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views.  Gives and receives candid feedback with empathy.  Puts success of the team above own interests
  • Able to assess the financial impact of recommended designs/solutions

A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or its equivalent in work experience, and five years of programming/development experience.

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.