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Travelers Insurance Company Senior Software Engineer (C#, Node.js, AWS) in London, Ontario

Who Are We?

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 Category

Technology

Target Openings

1

What Is the Opportunity?

Travelers is seeking a Software Engineer II to join our organization as we grow and transform our Technology landscape. Individual will complete advanced end-to-end engineering tasks for specific system assignments including designing, developing, analyzing, configuring, testing, debugging, troubleshooting, documenting, health monitoring/alerting, and implementing based on user or system specifications, consulting with users to determine hardware, software or system functional specifications, managing interaction between the systems and other technical support areas and defining technical requirements and coordinating team resources to solve problems.

This opportunity is part of the newly created Travelers Global Tech team. At the onset, this team will be a combination of Software Engineers and Architects that will play a critical role in accelerating our digital transformation by applying expertise in modern technologies to develop innovative solutions that will strengthen our competitive advantage. Incumbents will be located in Canada and will work closely with our technology teams based in the United States. Leadership and peers will principally be located in the United States.

Depending on location, this role may be performed via a hybrid or remote working arrangement. Occasional travel to the United States may be required.

What Will You Do?

  • Perform analysis, design, development, and configuration functions (includes defining technical requirements) with a high degree of accuracy and speed, operating as an individual contributor to team goals.

  • Perform analysis, assessment and resolution for defects and incidents of advanced complexity and escalate appropriately.

  • Work independently to tackle well-scoped and loosely scoped problems.

  • Seek opportunities to expand technical knowledge and capabilities.

  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to less experienced employees.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?

  • Four years of programming/development experience preferred.

  • Delivery: Intermediate delivery skills including the ability to estimate accurate timelines for tasks and deliver work at a steady, predictable pace to achieve commitments, contribute to the software design strategy and methodologies used to best meet the system requirements, consider and build for many different use cases, avoid over engineering, and ensure automation, deliver complete solutions but release them in small batches, and identify important trade-offs and negotiate them.

  • Domain Expertise: Demonstrated track record of domain expertise including understanding technical concepts necessary to do the job effectively and aware of industry trends, demonstrate willingness, cooperation, and concern for business issues and priorities, and possess in depth knowledge of immediate systems worked on and some knowledge of adjacent systems.

  • Problem Solving: Strong problem solver who ensures solutions are built for the long term, is able to resolve new issues, recognizes mistakes using them as learning and teaching opportunities and consistently breaks down large problems into smaller, more manageable ones.

  • Communication: Strong communicator who possesses the ability to articulate information clearly and concisely with the business, document work in a clear, easy to follow manner, collaborate well with team members as both a mentor and mentee, take in vague requirements and ask the right questions to ensure clarification, offer feedback appropriately and effectively, seek out and receives constructive criticism well, listen when others are speaking and make space for colleagues to share their thoughts.

  • Leadership: Intermediate leadership skills with the ability to help create a safe environment for others to learn and grow as engineers and a proven track record of self-motivation in identifying opportunities and tracking team efforts.

What is a Must Have?

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in work experience.

  • Two years of programming/development experience.

What Is in It for You?

  • Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members – including spouses, partners, and children – are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.

  • Retirement: Travelers provides a core contribution of 3% of your total eligible earnings to your Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (“DPSP”). Travelers also matches your savings plan contribution dollar-for-dollar up to 5% of base pay.

  • Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off (“PTO”) annually, plus the opportunity to purchase additional days to allow for up to a total of 36 PTO days per year. You will also receive twelve paid company Holidays.

  • Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals. In addition, our Life Balance program provides access to professional counseling services and other resources to support your daily life needs. Through Life Balance, you’re eligible for free counseling sessions with a licensed therapist.

  • Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing accommodation to persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation during the recruitment or interview process we will work with you to accommodate your needs.

If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email (4-ESU@travelers.com) so we may assist you.

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