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Senior Architect - Emerging Technologies

Hartford, Connecticut

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.

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

$130,600.00 - $215,400.00

Target Openings

1

What Is the Opportunity?

Advanced Technologies, Rapid Experimentation, and Opportunities to Transform our Business!

Innovation is at the core of everything we do -we ask, 'what's next?' as we navigate the ever-changing insurance landscape. Continuing our customer journey toward the cutting-edge, we are looking for a forward-thinking individual that thrives on ambiguity, who believes that with every challenge comes a new opportunity for solutions. As a member of this team, you will use your practical knowledge and experience with data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence techniques to tackle important technical problems facing the Insurance industry.
Emerging Technology Senior Architects are hands on and pragmatic and will work with Data Scientists, Engineers, and Travelers partners to discover, invent, and build solutions at scale. From creating experiments and prototyping implementations to designing new architectures, Emerging Technology Architects work on challenges in machine perception, data mining, machine learning, and natural language understanding.

The Work Arrangement for this position is based on Location.

What Will You Do?

  • Hands on, active development of experimental environments to test hypotheses.
  • Perform and manage a variety of advanced statistical analyses including data mining and actuarial research techniques.
  • Understand business needs and apply AI/ Machine Learning to build cutting-edge models to solve for real-world problems while creating an exceptional customer and user experience.
  • Address pain points of the business and provide additional insights across domains like Regression, Classification, Machine Vision, Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning, and/or statistical modeling.
  • Proactively stay abreast of industry, developments, changing trends and jurisdictional issues.
  • Manage one or more advanced research projects simultaneously.
  • Present experimental results, analysis, and recommendations to target audience.
  • Partner with Data Scientists and Engineers to lead in-depth experiments in applying, validating, and implementing predictive models.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with business partners.

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?

  • Bachelor's in technology related field or equivalent with 5+ years of technology Architecture experience
  • Provided mentorship to architects
  • Organizational and transformational experience in an agile operating model
  • Establishes strategic technology direction and architecture vision for an organization
  • Strong proven Software Engineering experience
  • Developed technology target state, roadmaps that aligned to Short- and Long-term business goals
  • Proven track record of influencing senior leadership
  • Insurance technology experience
  • Strong grasp of value creation and business capability models
  • Innovation and Continuous Improvement
  • Must be passionate about technology transformations
  • Has hands on experience in the last 3 years
  • Executed technology modernization initiatives including migration to cloud native and API Strategy
  • Current deep experience with AWS, APIs, accelerators, DevSecOps
  • Cloud Architecture Certification (AWS, GCP, or Azure) or strong architecture experience on Cloud
  • Good understanding of security
  • Experienced with large scale technology platforms
  • Exposure and understanding of advanced analytics techniques using ML and AI
  • Hands on experience with data technologies on cloud

What is a Must Have?

  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in work experience.
  • Six years of experience in enterprise, application, and/or information architecture within a line of business or enterprise area

What Is in It for You?

  • Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members - including spouses, domestic partners, and children - are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.
  • Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.
  • Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.
  • Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals. In addition, our Life Balance program provides access to professional counseling services, life coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs. Through Life Balance, you're eligible for five free counseling sessions with a licensed therapist.
  • Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that we can deliver the very best products and services when our workforce reflects the diverse customers and communities we serve. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing the diverse talent of all of our employees and fostering an inclusive workplace, where we celebrate differences, promote belonging, and work together to deliver extraordinary results. 


If you are a candidate and have specific 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.

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


About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.