Travelers Solution Architect - Big Data a plus in Hartford, Connecticut

15567BR

Title:

Solution Architect - Big Data a plus

Target Openings:

1

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Important to success in this position is knowledge and experience in creating architecture to support Big Data. The successful candidate may be strongly proficient in some or all of the following:

  • Knowledge of multiple development technologies including but not limited to big data and Hadoop platforms and languages, SQL, Spark, Python, Pig, Hive. Distributed and host development experience a plus.

  • Insurance domain knowledge a plus

  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) experience a plus

  • Excellent facilitation, discovery, analysis, and prototyping skills

  • Excellent critical thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills with a keen attention to detail

  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills

  • The ability to collaborate with a diverse group of people

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and must be able to manage multiple requests at the same time

  • High motivation , self-starting, ability to work with minimal direct supervision, takes ownership.

  • Abilities also of importance in this role include:

  • Adopt and communicate new concepts, ideas, techniques, best practices and technology assistance.

  • Provide strategic thinking, solutions and roadmaps while driving architectural recommendations.

  • Architect end-to-end solutions across distributed, host and business intelligence environments

  • Define pros and cons of solution options to arrive at consensus around architecture decisions

  • Leverage defined roadmap, reference architecture and standards for Claim Technology and the Enterprise

  • Lead proof of concept efforts for candidate architectures

  • Assist in the remediation of application stability and performance.

  • Perform project level design, debug and performance analysis.

  • Work with product management areas to establish required infrastructures and frameworks.

  • Perform product evaluations and proof of concepts.

Job Opening ID:

15567BR

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Category:

Information Systems

Job Summary:

Travelers has an exciting opportunity for a solution architect to join the talented architecture team in Claim Technology. This position will work closely with our Business Intelligence and Analytic agile release train providing leadership while architecting end-to-end solutions across distributed, host and business intelligence environments. Important to the success of this position is the ability to understand business challenges and to translate them into long term sustainable technical solutions. In addition the architect will work in conjunction with the architecture community to ensure alignment with roadmaps, reference architecture and standards through a common assurance process.

Position Type:

Experienced/Professional

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:

  • Bachelor or Masters degree in the field of computer science or similar technical area

  • Self-initiated individual who consistently delivers high quality results with limited guidance and willingly trains, guides and positively influences others.

  • Effectively communicates to diverse technical and nontechnical audiences, including developers, technical leads, peer architects, delivery owners, business owners, senior leaders, etc.

  • Possesses strong foundational technical skill sets and architecture experience which can be leveraged as use of current and newer technologies is expanded in applications.

  • Proven ability to create an architecture solution in alignment with the reference architecture and utilize foundational services to address the quality attributes (non-functional requirements) of the solution.

  • Ability to influence teams to a future state while understanding the need to make practical decisions along the way. Strong ability to create a following amongst a technical group.

  • Ability to learn the latest technologies and be self-started in running proof of concepts to determine how they can be applied to solve needs within the organization

Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent required. 3 years of experience in enterprise, application, and/or information architecture required.

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.

Primary Location:

Hartford - Connecticut - United States

Secondary Location:

St. Paul - Minnesota - United States

We are committed to valuing the diversity that exists among our workforce, our business partners, our customers and our communities. With respect to our workforce, we are committed to not only increasing diversity in our hiring at all levels but also fostering an inclusive environment where all employees, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by law, can develop and thrive.