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Senior Architect: Cloud

Company: Travelers
Location: Hartford
Posted on: June 20, 2022

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.Compensation 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$120,900.00 - $199,500.00Target Openings1What Is the Opportunity?As a Sr. Cloud Architect, and visionary leader who understands how the cloud changes the manner and economics of how we innovate and deliver systems you will help lead the effort to create the technology target state for the Bond and Specialty Insurance Unit of a global, Dow 30 company. YOU will:--- Help build the roadmap for our migration to the cloud.--- Provide architectural strategy and subject matter expertise in one or more of the following areas (dependent on knowledge and expertise):o Cloudo Integration Patterns (including APIs & Events)o Design Patternso Domain Driven Design (DDD) and associated techniques (ie Event Storming)o DevSecOps/FinOps--- Provide overall technical leadership for end-to-end solutions.--- Be a liaison across the technology team to influence, advise on, and harvest cloud practices--- Be a key influencer in the evolution of how we deliver business value to our customers.--- Develop guidelines and guardrails to enable teams to be more self-sufficient.--- Help raise up the technical skill level of the teams you support.--- Drive a test and learn mindset through the organization.YOU should join us if you------ Are a passionate technology professional who enjoys solving complex puzzles.--- Understand the difference between getting something out to market to learn, vs. delivering a fully hardened production system.--- Are comfortable with ambiguity; creating hypothesis and coming up with efficient and effective ways of proving/disproving them is your everyday way of working.--- Have the desire to be a lifelong learner, enjoy sharing your knowledge by coaching others, and enable others to continuously improve through coaching and mentorship.--- Measure your own success by the success of the team and the satisfaction you bring to our customers.--- Know how to have fun, while getting the job done.As a successful candidate, YOU are a visionary leader with a track record of building high-quality enterprise solutions. You are results-driven and bring strong Architecture and engineering skills and a deep understanding of modern technologies including Cloud-native and APIs. You are a person of high integrity, who believes in challenging the status quo when needed, while always first seeking to understand. You will work within a community of architecture leaders, charged with establishing and evolving a unified architecture vision for Cloud Enablement both within the business unit and across the enterprise.Primary Job Duties & ResponsibilitiesArchitecture responsibility within a major segment of Technology Architecture in support of the Bond and Specialty Insurance business unitWorks with the Senior leadership within Technology and Business to develop architecture priorities and direction to enable business imperativesDisplays strong thought leadership in pursuit of modern architecture principals and technology modernizationDrives continuous technology transformation to minimize technical debtCreate a partnership with Senior Software EngineeringLooks for opportunities to capitalize on technology advances through analysis of key industry and technology trends to assess potential impact on the enterpriseDefines and leads technology proof of concepts to ensure feasibility of architecture solutionsHands-on prototyping of new technology solutionsPartner with Software Engineering to execute proof of technologiesDefines target state technology architecture and roadmapsEnsures alignment of IT initiatives with the target stateBuilds strong partnership with engineering to ensure proper alignment of skills with technology directionPrepares and delivers comprehensive communications to convey architectural direction and how it aligns with enterprise strategyOptimizes talent strategy to ensure proper mix of resources and attracts and recruits best talentContinuously improve efficiency and effectiveness of the architectureMinimum QualificationsBachelor'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 areaEducation, Work Experience, & KnowledgeBachelor's in technology related field or equivalent with 5+ years of technology Architecture experienceProvided mentorship to architectsOrganizational and transformational experience in an agile operating modelEstablishes strategic technology direction and architecture vision for an organizationStrong proven Software Engineering experienceDeveloped technology target state, roadmaps that aligned to Short- and Long-term business goalsProven track record of influencing senior leadershipInsurance technology experienceStrong grasp of value creation and business capability modelsInnovation and Continuous ImprovementLed at least one enterprise transformation to architect, design and implement cloud migrationJob Specific Technical Skills & CompetenciesMust be passionate about technology transformationsHas hands on experience in the last 3 yearsExecuted technology modernization initiatives including migration to cloud native and API StrategyCurrent deep experience with AWS, APIs, Events, accelerators, DevSecOps, FinOps, ObservabilityCloud Architecture Certification (AWS, GCP, or Azure) or strong architecture experience on CloudGood understanding of cloud securityEmployment 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 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 .Job ID: R-14475Job Area: Technology

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