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Senior Cloud Platform Engineer

Saint Paul, Minnesota

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

$98,800.00 - $163,000.00

Target Openings


What Is the Opportunity?

The Managed Container Services team within Infrastructure and Cloud Services organization is seeking a senior level solution engineer to implement and support Cloud Foundry platform in multiple locations including AWS and in Travelers Data Centers. The Managed Container team is responsible for building our next generation of Cloud Foundry on AWS environments as well as working closely with the Lines of Business to develop, implement and transition applications to the new modern container platform. Successful candidate will bring background in Cloud Foundry and/or Kubernetes container technologies including the advance knowledge of BOSH and Cloud Foundry, Docker and Kubernetes, and Linux administration and Bash scripting.

Under limited supervision, demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of the activities performed related to engineering support, installation and/or operations of infrastructure technologies. Plans at a tactical level and manages the effective use of technology resources for assigned projects and functions. May direct assigned project staff to design, develop and/or implement large, complex technology solutions supporting one or more business and/or technology area. Develops and implements appropriate solutions that may involve multiple platforms, databases, software/hardware technologies and tools. Facilitates and/or participates in the design and development of database systems. Strong ability to multi-task in an environment of constantly changing priorities.

The Work Arrangement for this position is based on Location

What Will You Do?

Implementing and supporting Cloud Foundry platform in multiple locations, including AWS and in Travelers Data Centers.

  • Supporting Cloud Foundry-based applications in their journeys to migrate from on-prem to the public cloud.
  • Supporting Kubernetes-based applications in their evolution from traditional IaaS applications or Cloud Foundry-based applications.
  • On-going maintenance and support of Kubernetes platforms such as Red Hat OpenShift, Amazon EKS or Tanzu/VMware Kubernetes
  • Develop automation of platform pipeline processes and monitoring/alerting tools
  • Participation in on-call on rotational basis where necessary
  • Develops tactics and operational plans in alignment with strategic objectives for assigned technologies and projects.
  • Drives the execution of departmental and corporate programs.
  • Leverages infrastructure technology to develop and/or redesign technology solutions.
  • Builds, leverages, and maintains effective alliances across technical and business community.
  • Interacts with customers to achieve efficient, effective results.
  • Multi-tasks, prioritizes according to business priorities and production availability requirements.
  • Seen as a technical expert within service delivery organization (SDO) and consults across SDOs.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?

  • Seven years of experience in Technology preferred.
  • Two years of experience as a technical lead preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of infrastructure technologies such as Network, Database, Server, Storage, DNS, Load-balancer, etc. preferred.
  • Expert knowledge in the majority of the following technical skills:
    - Linux and Windows Containers
    - Virtualization platforms such as VMware vSphere or Amazon AWS
    - Core internet communication protocols, specifically HTTP and TLS
    - Security and Encryption, including x.509 certificates management
    - Messaging such as RabbitMQ
    - Caching such as Redis
    - Scripting to automate tasks, such using Linux BASH or Windows PowerShell
  • Advanced experience in either of the following stack:
    - Cloud Foundry such as BOSH, Diego Cell, UAA, Cloud Controllers, etc
    - Kubernetes such as API Server, Operators, RBAC, PSA, etc
  • Working knowledge of one or more distributed programming languages such as Java, .NET Core, Node.js, Python, etc.
  • Proven track records of leading technical projects
  • Knowledge of process discipline and IDLC methodology

What is a Must Have?

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or its equivalent in work experience, plus five years of experience in Technology required;
  • Alternatively, a Master's degree in CS or a related field and three years of work experience in Technology

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.