Software Programmer

 Not Specified
 Not Specified
 Tuesday, October 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.

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Job Description Summary

Under direct supervision, completes basic programming tasks including analysis, coding, configuring, testing, debugging, troubleshooting, documentation, application health monitoring/alerting, and implementation of programs. This job does not lead others.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs system programming tasks of basic complexity that are often repeatable.
  • Responsibilities include performing basic analysis, coding, testing, debugging, configuration, incident investigation, documentation, application health monitoring/alerting, and implementation of programs. 
  • Estimates work assignments at a basic level. Often requires significant guidance from more experienced team members or a manager.
  • Assists in the identification of business requirements.
  • Begins to develop basic business knowledge and terminology through daily work assignments.
  • Applies knowledge of current industry trends and techniques to formulate solutions within the context of assigned projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred.
  • Prior technology internship or work experience preferred.

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Technical Knowledge: Developing analytical skills for programming/ configuration tasks, identifying discrepancies, incident and defect trends and resolutions, solution delivery, monitoring and/or support of applications of basic complexity. In addition, demonstrates an aptitude for learning assigned supported business systems and technology.

  • Communication Skills: Ability to communicate thoughts/ideas clearly. Demonstrates basic active and effective communication skills with team members - including active listening and effective written and verbal communication skills. Effectively contributes and communicates with the immediate team.

  • Problem Solving & Decision Making: Able to recognize and analyze basic technology defects and incidents and develop timely, practical, cost effective solutions with supervisory assistance. Able to identify cause and effect relationships in assigned systems and applications.

  • Team Orientation: Ability to foster relationships with peers to achieve objectives. Practices objectivity and openness to others' views.  

  • Planning: Ability to manage time and competing priorities. Developing the ability to accurately evaluate and estimate new tasks. Developing a planning skill set including providing management with accurate and timely status information.

Environmental / Work Schedules / Other

  • Weekend work hours - Occasionally
  • Overnight work hours - Occasionally

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.