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Travelers Lead Cloud Engineer, GCP - Remote in Boston, Massachusetts

Company Summary

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.

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Job Description Summary

Travelers is seeking a Lead Technology Engineer to join our Infrastructure and Cloud Services (ICS) organization as we grow and transform our Technology landscape. The Lead Engineer will complete

advanced end-to-end engineering and development tasks for specific system assignments including designing, developing, analyzing, configuring, testing, debugging, troubleshooting, documenting,

health monitoring/alerting and implementation, based on user or system specifications, consulting with users to determine hardware, software or system functional specifications, managing interaction between the systems and other technical support areas and defining technical requirements and coordinating team resources to solve problems.

The key areas of accountability include to the following:

  1. Support the build out of new Google Cloud services as well as assist our customers with consuming these services.

  2. Serve as our primary technical lead for designing and implementing Google Cloud services. Providing design consulting with both Google and Travelers engineers.

  3. Work with business units to understand requirements and bring back to the core team for planning and execution through an Agile methodology.

  4. Represent our Cloud Engineering group for Google Cloud services while working with other key technology groups within Travelers on the design and implementation.

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 position may be based 100% remotely or in one of our offices.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops strategic solutions that align with the business objectives and architectural direction of the organization.

  • Evaluate, Design, test and implement GCP services

  • Drives the design and ensures delivery of departmental and corporate programs related to GCP consumption.

  • 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.

  • systems specifications regarding customer requirements, transforming specifications into cost-effective, technically correct solutions.

  • Prioritizes work and manages projects within established budget objectives and customer priorities.

  • Responsible for establishing and managing to established quality control and security protocols.

  • Provides the division, department and business area management with timely and accurate information regarding the status and performance of the assigned project(s).

  • Develop and implement policies for the use of GCP cloud services

  • Managing requests for new technology while establishing a secure cloud environment.

  • Leverages technology to develop, redesign and/or implement optimal technology solutions.

  • Ensuring there is a thoughtful design resulting in availability of services

  • 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.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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.

  • One year of experience as a technical lead required.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • 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.

  • Experience with GCP preferred.

  • Experience with AWS Public Cloud.

  • Experience with Terraform

  • Experience working with Programming Languages such as Python, Golang

  • Experience with Cloud Security

  • Experience providing technical direction to project teams preferred.

  • Working knowledge of infrastructure technologies such as Network, Database, Server, Storage etc. preferred.

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

Master level knowledge of one or more of the following technical skills:

  • Foundational IT Infrastructure

  • Understanding of AWS Public Cloud

  • Programing Language

  • API’s

  • Software Development

  • Knowledge of process discipline and IDLC methodology

Employment Practices

Travelers 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 (4-ESU@travelers.com) 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 http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/ .