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Architect ( Data & Information)

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

$112,300.00 - $185,300.00

Target Openings


What Is the Opportunity?

As a member of Enterprise Architecture and Emerging Technology, you'll be joining a strategic and collaborative team that is passionate about transforming our business and technology capabilities and paving the way for best-in-class solutions.

As a Data and Information Architect supporting Claim, you will collaborate with senior Technology and Business leaders and apply your knowledge of modern technology to influence and innovate solutions that impact the business. In this role we will look to you to:
- Design the next generation information architecture that enables Claim business vision and aligns with the Enterprise reference architecture and design patterns
- Drive the implementations of domain driven designs of Data Models, Data APIs and Data Products
- Partner with cloud and security architects, data and software engineers to implement cutting-edge but pragmatic solutions that will enable business outcomes using a combination of deep technical skills, business acumen, and strong interpersonal skills
Let us help you accelerate your career as we grow our team and transform our business!
The work arrangement for this position is based on location.

What Will You Do?

  • Perform high-level conceptual business/data modeling including entities, entity-relationship, and key attributes)
  • Participate in research, evaluation, and proofs of concept for new tools and technologies that impact information architecture
  • Develop data architectures and solutions using various cloud database technologies
  • Create and maintain documentation for information architecture current and future states
  • Assist with developing of application programming interfaces (APIs) and message/event payloads
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of data principles, standards and guidelines that define best practices in the information domain and guide data architecture and design decision
  • Participate data model reviews both for project teams and for cross project data architecture review 
  • Assure that the data architecture and solutions are consistent with enterprise data strategies and standards
  • Recommend improvements to existing data designs and data flows
  • Participate in data management governance board reviews when necessary
  • Collaborate with various teams within the organization to devise and advance Enterprise Data Strategy
  • Facilitate data modeling design sessions with various stakeholders and partners
  • Ability to support multiple concurrent assignments

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?

  • Bachelor's in technology related field or equivalent with 4+ years of technology Engineering experience
  • Passionate about data and contribute to data driven culture and better Enterprise/Claim's information architecture practice
  • Experience in relational (3rd norm form) and NoSQL (JSON Schema) data modeling, GraphDB data modeling a plus
  • Experience using (Erwin, Hackolade, or any other data modeling tool) for data modeling
  • Experience with ETL tools such as Informatica, AbInitio, Talend or SSIS (desired)
  • Experience with Ad-hoc query tools
  • Experience in Data Modeling, Governance and Data Management
  • Familiarity with data security, storage solutions, database virtualization and replication
  • Understanding of data security frameworks, data quality frameworks, metadata management & data catalogs and data governance frameworks
  • Experience modernizing data technology and information architecture on cloud
  • Understanding fit for purpose of different data storages including transactional, analytical, event store, in-memory DB
  • Understanding of P&C Insurance industry models (ACORD or OMG)
  • Knowledge of Master Data Management (MDM) is a plus
  • Organizational experience in an agile operating model
  • Insurance technology experience desired
  • Strong grasp of value creation and business capability models
  • Innovation and Continuous Improvement

What is a Must Have?

  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in work experience.
  • Five years of experience in engineering software or analytic applications within a line of business 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.

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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.