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Lead Technology Engineer, AWS/Kubernetes

Company: Travelers Canada
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

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 CategoryTechnologyCompensation OverviewThe 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$121,800.00 - $200,900.00Target Openings1What Is the Opportunity?The Managed Container Services group within Infrastructure & Cloud Services (ICS) at Travelers is seeking an expert in Native AWS Container Services and Kubernetes to join our team. The Managed Container team will be building out Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) clusters as well as working closely with the Lines of Business to develop, implement and transition applications to the new modern Kubernetes platform - EKS.Under limited supervision, responsible for the successful design, planning, and deployment of architectures and technologies used with each service delivery organization (SDO). Works collaboratively with engineer s across SDOs to proactively identify ways to improve and optimize the entire environment, through tactical recommendations and strategic plans. Responsible for collaborating with peers to develop comprehensive solutions across ICS. This job is a team lead.What Will You Do?

  • Develops strategic solutions that align with the business objectives and architectural direction of the organization.
  • Drives the design and ensures delivery 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, vendors and leadership to achieve effective, strategic, and fiscally responsible results.
  • Seen as a technical expert across the organization and the industry.
  • Other duties as assigned.Role specific responsibilities include -
    • Designing and implementing native AWS Container Services such as Amazon's Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)
    • Providing Kubernetes expertise to the Lines of Business application development teams
    • R&D for new cloud solutions and components
    • Integration of cloud solutions with new emerging open standards
    • On-going maintenance and support of Native AWS Container Services
    • Support efforts to accelerate applications moving to Amazon EKS.What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?
      • Nine years of experience in Technology preferred.
      • Three years of experience as a technical lead preferred.
      • Expert knowledge of infrastructure technologies such as Network, Database, Server, Storage etc. preferred.
      • BS/BA degree in Computer Science / Management Information Systems is preferredThe ideal candidate would also have knowledge or experience with the following:
        • Development languages like Java, .NET, .NET Core, Node.js, Python etc.
        • Pipeline and CI/CD processes
        • Web and cloud security models
        • Network technologies such as load balancers
        • SCM and version control systems
        • Messaging systems such as Amazon MQ, Amazon SQS and RabbitMQ
        • Operating Systems such as RHELPreferred Certifications -Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)What is a Must Have?Candidates should have expert knowledge of -
          • Amazon's Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)
          • Docker and Kubernetes
          • Kubernetes Operators
          • Go Programming Language
          • Experience with Amazon's -Elastic Container Services (ECS) and Fargate is a plus.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 PracticesTravelers 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 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 .

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