Consulting Technology Engineer - Cloud Platform

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 Thursday, February 13, 2020

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
The Travelers Cloud Platform group is seeking a Consulting Technology Engineer to join our team. The 'Cloud Platform' team will be working closely with the Lines of Business to develop, implement and transition to 'best-of-breed' cloud platforms (e.g. PaaS solutions). The team will assist the business areas in creating operational efficiencies and improving time-to-value for core mission critical applications by leveraging private, public and hybrid cloud solutions.

Broad description of Consulting Technology Engineer include the following:

Under general supervision, demonstrates a thorough 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. Facilitates and/or participates in the design, development, and implementation of large complex technology solutions supporting one or more business and/or technology areas. Develops and implements appropriate solutions that may involve multiple platforms, databases, software/hardware technologies and tools. Strong ability to multi-task in an environment of changing priorities. This job is a team lead.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Responsibilities of the position include -

  • Designing, developing and implementing cloud 'platform' solutions
  • R&D for new cloud platform solutions and components
  • Integrate cloud platform solutions with new emerging open standards
  • On-going maintenance of Platform as a Service Solutions (e.g. Red Hat OpenShift and/or Pivotal Cloud Foundry)
  • Day to day support of Platform as a Service solutions such as Red Hat OpenShift and/or Pivotal Cloud Foundry)
  • Support Cloud Acceleration Efforts

Evaluates systems specifications regarding customer requirements, transforming specifications into cost-effective, technically correct solutions. Prioritizes work and manages projects within established budget objectives and customer priorities. Responsible for establishing and managing 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). Leverages technology to develop, redesign and/or implement optimal technology solutions. Builds, leverages, and maintains effective alliances across technical and business community. Interacts with customers to achieve efficient, effective results. Multi-tasks, prioritizes according to business priorities and production availability requirements. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or its equivalent in work experience, required. Five years of experience in Technology required.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Bachelor's degree in Technology or a related field preferred. Seven years of experience in Technology preferred. Two years of experience as a technical lead preferred. Advanced knowledge of infrastructure technologies such as Network, Database, Server, Storage etc. preferred.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Expert knowledge of one or more of the following technical skills: Foundational IT Infrastructure Operating Systems Software Knowledge of process discipline and IDLC methodology. Candidates should have expert knowledge in the Red Hat OpenShift Platform, Docker / Kubernetes and/or Pivotal Cloud Foundry. Experience running PaaS platforms on 3rd party cloud providers such as AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure is also a plus.

The ideal candidate would also have development background in languages like Java, .NET, .NET Core, Node.js, Python etc.

This position requires a candidate to have excellent verbal and written communication skills that can work closely with both technical and management teams across the Enterprise.

Licensing or Certificates

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.