Full Stack Engineer (JavaScript)

at Travelers
Published November 20, 2022
Location Topeka, KS
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


**Who Are We?**

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

**Job Category**


**Compensation Overview**

The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.

**Salary Range**

$86,300.00 - $142,400.00

**Target Openings**


**What Is the Opportunity?**

Travelers is seeking a Software Engineer I to join our organization as we grow and transform our Technology landscape. This Engineering role will learn and explore new technologies and product based solutions and creating reusable components/templates that will be leveraged by other Software Engineers. With primary focus on Cloud, Event Driven, and increasing automation of Engineering processes. Individual will complete exploration engineering tasks for specific system assignments evaluating the ability for a new solution to be designed, developed, configured, tested, debugged, health monitoring/alerting, and implementing into the Claim Engineering environment.

**Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities**

+ Explore new and emerging technologies and identify patterns for implementation.

+ Basic understanding of software design patterns for APIs.

+ Use JavaScript and potentially other languages to create reusable solutions.

+ Seek opportunities to expand technical knowledge

+ 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.

**Minimum Qualifications**

+ 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**

+ Basic understanding of software design patterns.

+ Hands on experience with JavaScript with an interest in learning other languages.

+ Familiar with Unit Testing practices.

+ Basic understanding of source code management practices.

+ Basic understanding of Agile preferred.

+ 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.

**Employment Practices**

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 are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]) 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.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/ .