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Java, XML, SeeBeyond, COBOL Developer - Info Sys Specialist

Location: St Paul, MN or Hartford, CT - no paid relocation is available

This is a PERMANENT position (salary + bonus + benefits) and requires US Citizen or Green Card


SUMMARY:

This is a Java Developer will work with a large application development team on the integrated architecture. This person will work on technical tasks across the delivery life cycle. This person needs to bring solid technical skills, ability to code and unit test, delivery focus, solid communication skills, and ability to work successfully in a matrix environment. This person should have a track record of success in their career.

PRIMARY DUTIES:
-Experience with Java
-Experience with XML
-Experience with SeeBeyond a plus
-Experience with COBOL
-Experience doing development and unit testing
-Positive attitude
-Independent performer
-Strong analytical and development skills
-Committed to on-time, quality delivery
-Process oriented, follows the delivery methodology
-Good communication skills, written and verbal, ability to tailor to varying audiences
-Good working knowledge of application development methodology
-Good attention to detail and good follow-up skills

Send resumes to
ruthiep@bellsouth.net
Travelers Talent Acquisition
13 years ago
Java, J2EE, HTML, JSP, Servlet, EJB, JDBC, JMS, XML, RAD6, Websphere Developer with Property & Casualty Insurance Experience

Location: St Paul, MN or Hartford, CT - no paid relocation is available


This is a PERMANENT position (salary + bonus + benefits) and requires US Citizen or Green Card

Responsibilities of Position:
PIBT seeks a developer with full-lifecycle application development skills for its Travelers.com quote/issue System. This system is part of a strategic program to remain competitive with the best of breed internet auto insurance quote & issue sites.

We seek an individual that is an experienced application developer to apply themselves and contribute to requirements analysis, design, build, test, and deploy activities to significant development enhancements to the Travelers.com quote/issue System. This opportunity offers excellent opportunities for technical and leadership growth. We seek professionals with stable and consistent track records. This individual will be responsible for:
� working with business analysts to develop application requirements
� performing design and development of web applications
� following established standards using existing frameworks
� conducting unit testing
� researching defects discovered by QA and developing solutions
� completing multiple tasks and projects within deadlines
� establishing & maintaining effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work
� working in a team environment and sharing knowledge

All internal salary grades will be considered.

Grade level, position title, and salary will be commensurate with the selected candidate's skills and prior work experience, as determined by the hiring manager.



Experience Required:
� 2-4 years of experience with Java, J2EE, HTML, JSP, Servlet, EJB, JDBC, JMS, XML, RAD6, Websphere, SQL and Stored Procedures, Ant
� Experience with full-lifecycle development including highly structured test phases is desired
� Knowledge of software development methodologies and their application is desired
� Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be a proven contributor in a team environment.
� Ability to develop and present technical concepts to a business audience is a major plus.
� Knowledge of property/casualty insurance is a MUST and personal lines insurance products or general property casualty insurance experience is a plus, willing to train


If interested, send resume to:
ruthiep@bellsouth.net


Ruthie Powell, Senior Recruiter & Sourcing Specialist for Travelers Insurance
13 years ago
J2EE Sr Technology Engineer positions for Travelers Insurance - #778721

Location: Hartford, CT
Duration: FULLTIME � RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE!

This is a PERMANENT position (salary + bonus + benefits) and requires US Citizen or Green Card

Committed. Competitive. Constructing our Future.

That's Travelers. We are one of the leading insurance companies in the United States. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy, and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Job Description:
The Travelers "Middleware - J2EE" engineering group is seeking a Sr. Technology Infrastructure Engineer to join our Middleware team. Candidates should have a strong background in J2EE and Java technologies. He/she should have experience in administrating WebSphere (5.1.x / 6.0.x / 6.1.x) and JBoss 4.x application servers. The individual would be responsible for the day-to-day support of Enterprise J2EE infrastructures running on a variety of platforms. The candidate would work closely with numerous teams (Operations, J2EE application, Engineering etc...) to troubleshoot complex J2EE infrastructure and application related issues.

Candidates should also have an understanding of supporting infrastructure components that comprise J2EE application server environments. Examples of supporting components are load balancers, web servers, relational databases, security technologies, monitoring tools/techniques, source control management systems, deployment models/methodologies, IDE's and OS's.

This position requires a candidate to work closely with numerous teams and excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

BS/BA degree in Computer Science preferred.

Primary Duties:
- Provide day to day support of WebSphere and JBoss application server infrastructures.
- Provide support to J2EE application teams in large scale J2EE environments
- Assist application teams w/ deployments to server environments. Responsible for configuring J2EE deployment tool and configuring application server resources in an Enterprise server environment.
- Troubleshoot J2EE infrastructure and application related issues in a large scale server environments.
- Assist in designing and architecting Enterprise J2EE infrastructures.
- Provide technical consulting for Enterprise J2EE projects/initiatives
- Liaison w/ Operations, Engineering and J2EE application teams.


Technical Requirements:
- 3+ years WebSphere Application Server experience. Must have WAS v5.0, 5.1, 6.0 & 6.1 Network Deployment administration expertise.
- JBossAS 4.x administration experience. JBoss Operations network experience a plus.
- Java/J2EE development background
- Experience w/ web server administration. IIS v5 & 6 experience required. Apache background a plus.
- Experience w/ UNIX (AIX, Linux) and Windows OS (W2k, W2k3).
- Strong WebSphere scripting skills (i.e., wsadmin, JACL, Jython)
- Experience with load balancing technologies (F5 BIG IP / 3DNS)
- Experience with Enterprise Web Security Models and architectures.
- Experience with WebSphere performance monitoring tools/techniques.
- Knowledge of ITIL processes
- Understanding of J2EE (1.4, EE5) concepts.
- Understanding of Service Oriented Architectures (SOA)
- Understanding of Java application frameworks (Similar to Apache Struts).
- Understanding of Source Control Systems (Example: MKS, Subversion).
- Understanding of Automated build tools such as Apache Maven.
- Understanding of DB2, Oracle and MS SQL databases.

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We actively promote a drug-free workplace.



If interested in this position, please write back with your availability to interview and to start, the reason you are leaving your present situation OR the reason for leaving your last position, along with your minimum permanent salary requirement and the status of your eligibility to work in the United States?



** Where do you live and are you open to relocation to Hartford, CT (relocation package available)



If interested, please forward your resume to ruthiep@bellsouth.net

Ruthie Powell, Senior Recruiter & Sourcing Specialist for Travelers Insurance
13 years ago
Java/J2EE Sr/Lead/Mid-Level Systems Architecture Developer positions with Travelers Insurance
Location: Hartford, CT or St Paul, MN - No relocation assistance is available.

Duration: Permanent �MUST have green card or US Citizen �NO AGENCIES!!!

Salary: Negotiable with up to 20% annual bonus and excellent benefits



Our company provides property and casualty insurance coverage for both individual and commercial clients. We are a Fortune 500 company, with total assets of approximately $113 billion, shareholders� equity and total revenue of $24 billion, with approximately 30,000 employees



POSITION DESCRIPTION

SENIOR Java/J2EE Systems Architecture Developer

� This SENIOR position requires a minimum of 4 years of work experience in Java/ J2EE

� Experience must have been in a systems architecture environment

� Salary range will be DOE ++ substantial bonus and excellent fully paid benefits

� Previous experience working for an insurance company is a plus



Preferred Technologies/Platforms:

UML, RUP, Agile Methodologies (SCRUM, XP, ASD, DSDM, FDD, etc�), UML support tools (e.g. Rational Rose)
Java, JSP/Servlets, J2EE, EJB, JMS, Java CAPS, C#, SQL, MQ, COBOL
Web Sphere Application Developer, Microsoft Studio .Net, Oracle, DB2 / UDB, Teradata, Cognos
Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Linux



If interested in this position, please write back with your availability to interview and to start, the reason you are leaving your present situation OR the reason for leaving your last position, along with your minimum permanent salary requirement

** Where do you live and are you open to relocation to Hartford, CT or St Paul, MN (Paid relocation package NOT available � so please indicate that you are aware of this and are willing to pay your own relocation)


Also, write back with the number of years of experience and a brief
explanation of that specific experience in each of the following:



Java
J2EE
UML
RUP
Agile Methodologies (SCRUM, XP, ASD, DSDM, FDD, etc�)
UML support tools (e.g. Rational Rose)
Java
JSP/Servlets
J2EE
EJB
JMS
Java CAPS
C#
.Net
SQL
MQ
COBOL
Web Sphere Application Developer
Microsoft Studio
Oracle
DB2 / UDB
Teradata
Cognos
Microsoft Windows
UNIX
Linux
years of experience in property/casualty insurance companies (where? how long?)


**NOTE: Also be SURE that if you have a particular experience from the above listing, that you have reflected that technology under the specific job(s) where you used it on you resume...not just in your technical skills section!

Submit resume to: ruthiep@bellsouth.net
13 years ago
Sr. Java/Agile Lead position- in Investments/Treasury at Travelers Insurance

Location: St Paul, MN
Duration: FULLTIME

This is a PERMANENT position (salary + bonus + benefits) and requires US Citizen or Green Card



SUMMARY

We are looking for an Agile developer with experience in as many of these areas/technologies as possible



Java (minimum 4 years experience)


JavaScript


Prototype/Scriptaculous


YUI Toolkit


HTML


CSS


SQL


DB2


Ruby/Rails


Test Driven Development


Continuous Integration


Pair Programming


If interested in this position, please write back with your availability to interview and to start, the reason you are leaving your present situation OR the reason for leaving your last position, along with your minimum permanent salary requirement and the status of your eligibility to work in the United States?



Also, take the listing above and please indicate the number of years experience you have in these skillsets.



** Where do you live and are you open to relocation to St Paul, Minnesota (relocation package may be available)



Travelers is one of the leading insurance companies in the United States. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you can truly make a difference.



If interested, please forward your resume to ruthiep@bellsouth.net

Ruthie Powell, Senior Recruiter & Sourcing Specialist for Travelers Insurance
13 years ago
Travelers was recently ranked Top Property & Casualty Company in BusinessWeek's Best Places to Launch a Career Survey!

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Web Architects/Leads/Developer positions with Travelers Insurance Hartford, CT or St Paul, MN

Location: Hartford, CT or St Paul, MN - relocation assistance is possible

Duration: Permanent �MUST have green card or US Citizen

Salary: Negotiable with up to 20% annual bonus and excellent benefits

Our company provides property and casualty insurance coverage for both individual and commercial clients. We are a Fortune 500 company, with total assets of approximately $113 billion, shareholders� equity and total revenue of $24 billion, with approximately 30,000 employees



POSITION DESCRIPTION

We are continuing to grow and are looking for the following experienced IT Professionals:

JAVA/J2EE DEVELOPERS AND ARCHITECTS (WebSphere; SQL; SOAP; JavaScript; AJAX; JBOSS)
.NET DEVELOPERS (C#.NET; VB.NET; XML; SQL)
INFORMATION ARCHITECTS (Agile Methodology); UML support tools; COGNOS; Teradata)
TECHNICAL LEADS (JAVA/ J2EE; .NET)
If interested in these positions , please write back with your availability to interview and to start, the reason you are leaving your present situation OR the reason for leaving your last position, along with your minimum permanent salary requirement and

What is the status of your eligibility to work in the United States?



** Where do you live and are you open to relocation to Hartford, CT or St Paul, MN (Paid relocation package NOT available � so please indicate that you are aware of this and are willing to pay your own relocation)


Also, write back with the number of years of experience and a brief
explanation of that specific experience in each of the following:



.Net (which ones? How much?)
Agile Methodologies (SCRUM, XP, ASD, DSDM, FDD, etc�)
AJAX
C#
COBOL
Cognos
DB2 / UDB
EJB
J2EE
Java
Java CAPS
JavaScript
JBoss
JMS
JSP
Linux
Microsoft Studio
MQ
Oracle
RUP
Servlets
SQL
Teradata
UML
UML support tools (e.g. Rational Rose)
UNIX
WebSphere Application Developer
Windows (Microsoft)
Years of experience in property/casualty insurance companies (where? how long?)


**NOTE: Also be SURE that if you have a particular experience from the above listing, that you have reflected that technology under the specific job(s) where you used it on you resume...not just in your technical skills section!

Submit resume to: ruthiep@bellsouth.net

Ruthie Powell, Senior Recruiter & Sourcing Specialist for Travelers Insurance
rpowell2@travelers.com
770 722 7470 cell - from 8am to 10pm EST
http://www.travelers.com/
13 years ago