Travelers Software Engineer (Java, Angular, SQL Server, PCF) in Des Moines, Iowa
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Job Description SummaryTravelers is seeking a Software Engineer I to join our organization as we grow and transform our Technology landscape. Individual will complete intermediate end to end engineering tasks for specific system assignments including developing, analyzing, configuring, testing, debugging, troubleshooting, documenting, health monitoring/alerting, and implementing based on user or system design specifications, as well as participating in troubleshooting, conducting impact analysis and escalating appropriately.Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Perform analysis, design, development, and configuration functions as well as define technical requirements for assignments of intermediate complexity.
Participate with team to perform analysis, assessment and resolution for defects and incidents of intermediate complexity and escalate appropriately.
Work within guidelines set by team to independently tackle well-scoped problems.
Seek opportunities to expand technical knowledge and capabilities.
Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in work experience.
One year of programming/development experience.
Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge
- Three years of programming/development experience preferred.
Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies
The candidate should possess strong analytical and communication skills motivated to contribute in supporting distributed applications on an established team. The candidate should have the ability to multi-task in the areas of incident investigation and management, technical sustainability, compliance, and Production monitoring. In addition, the candidate should demonstrate a willingness to learn newly developed applications and/or functions meeting the Business Demands. With the challenges in this role, the candidate will experience the successes, appreciation, and the satisfaction of supporting the Business applications alongside many teams.
Specific skills include J2E Java (for JBoss Apps), Java Spring, Angular, REACT, Microservice Architecture (familiarity), PCF, UCD, Cloudbees Jenkins, ANT, Maven, MariaDB, DB2 database, MS SQL database, Rabbit MQ, IBM MQ Series and Nexus (Maven Central).
Delivery - Intermediate delivery skills including the ability to deliver work at a steady, predictable pace to achieve commitments, decompose work assignments into small batch releases and contribute to tradeoff and negotiation discussions.
Domain Expertise - Demonstrated track record of domain expertise including the ability to understand technical concepts necessary to do the job effectively, demonstrate willingness, cooperation, and concern for business issues and possess in-depth knowledge of immediate systems worked on.
Problem Solving - Proven problem solving skills including debugging skills, allowing you to determine source of issues in unfamiliar code or systems and the ability to recognize and solve repetitive problems rather than working around them, recognize mistakes using them as learning opportunities and break down large problems into smaller, more manageable ones.
Communication - Strong communication skills with the ability to clearly and concisely interact with team members, document work in a clear, easy to follow manner, collaborate well with team members, take in well-scoped requirements and ask the right questions to ensure clarification, seek out and receive constructive criticism well and listen when others are speaking.
Leadership - Intermediate leadership skills with a proven track record of self-motivation in identifying personal growth opportunities.
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.
If you have questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.
Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.
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