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Sr. Architect - Data AI Information Architecture

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


What Is the Opportunity?

As a Sr.Architect in the Data and Analytics Architecture, you will be an working in an dynamic and transformative organization with a goal to create the next generation data and analytic capabilities at Travelers, a Dow 30 company. As a member within the Enterprise Architecture and Emerging Technology organization, 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. You will collaborate with the other architects , engineers and business to apply your technical expertise to create best solutions to solve impactful business problems.

In this role you will
* Design of the next generation information architecture that enables a business vision
* Be an expert in one or more areas across Data & Analytics domain including data storage (Data Lake & Data Warehouse), data integration, business intelligence, artificial intelligence & machine learning
* 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 with data and analytics using a combination of deep technical skills, business acumen, and strong interpersonal skills
* Keep up with marketing trends in the Data & Analytics area and identify new opportunities of technologies & solutions; you will be part of the team driving the technology selection and partner with an engineering team to conduct proof of technologies.
The work arrangement for this position is based on location.

What Will You Do?

  • Architecture responsibility within a segment of Technology Architecture in support of the Enterprise Data & Analytics business unit
  • Participate in technology proof of concepts to ensure feasibility of architecture solutions
  • Hands-on prototyping of new technology solutions
  • Partner with Software Engineering to execute proof of technologies
  • Provides architecture direction for engineers in support of a technical pattern
  • Displays strong thought leadership in pursuit of modern architecture principals and technology modernization
  • Drives continuous technology transformation to minimize technical debt
  • Create a partnership with Software Engineering
  • Looks for opportunities to capitalize on technology advances through analysis of key industry and technology trends to assess potential impact on the enterprise
  • Participates in defining target state technology architecture and roadmaps
  • Ensures alignment of IT initiatives with the target state

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?

  • Bachelor's in technology related field or equivalent with 4+ years of technology Engineering experience
  • Organizational experience in an agile operating model
  • Established work in proof of concepts and technology
  • Strong proven Software Engineering experience
  • Supports technology target state, roadmaps that aligned to Short- and Long-term business goals
  • Insurance technology experience desired
  • Strong grasp of value creation and business capability models
  • Innovation and Continuous Improvement

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Has hands on experience in build strategies, roadmaps and solution architecture in the last 3 years
  • Strong ¬†experience architecting big data solutions using Data Lake, Data Warehouse , Data Products
  • Champion of data technologies in areas of data integration, Business Intelligence and AI/ML
  • Expertise architecting and developing solutions in AWS, Snowflake and Databricks
  • Experience in AWS components including:¬†Lambda, Kinesis/Firehose, Airflow, Glue,Spark, EC2, SageMaker, S3, NoSQL database and API Gateway
  • Experience in data streaming technologies
  • Experience with No SQL and GraphQL technologies
  • Experience in Data Modeling, Governance and Data Management
  • Experience with specific DevOps and MLOps (Machine Learning) practices
  • Cloud Architecture Certification (AWS, GCP, or Azure) or strong architecture experience on Cloud
  • Good understanding of security

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.

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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.