Trainee Software Programmer

Date Posted: 30+ days ago

Job Description

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

Under direct supervision, completes basic programming tasks including analysis, coding, configuring, testing, debugging, troubleshooting, documentation, application health monitoring/alerting, and implementation of programs. This job does not lead others

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs system programming tasks of basic complexity that are often repeatable.
  • Responsibilities include performing basic analysis, coding, testing, debugging, configuration, incident investigation, documentation, application health monitoring/alerting, and implementation of programs.
  • Estimates work assignments at a basic level. Often requires significant guidance from more experienced team members or a manager.
  • Assists in the identification of business requirements.
  • Begins to develop basic business knowledge and terminology through daily work assignments.
  • Applies knowledge of current industry trends and techniques to formulate solutions within the context of assigned projects.

Minimum Qualifications

  • GCSE level of education or equivalent required.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred.

  • Prior technology internship or work experience preferred.

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

Technical Knowledge:

  • Developing analytical skills for programming/ configuration tasks, identifying discrepancies, incident and defect trends and resolutions, solution delivery, monitoring and/or support of applications of basic complexity.

  • Demonstrates an aptitude for learning assigned supported business systems and technology.

  • Intermediate skills:

MS Visual Studio 2017/2019 and SSIS

MS SQL Server – 2016

Structured Programming

Database Design

Crystal Reports and Business Objects


General requirements:

  • Communication (both written and verbal).

  • Organisation and time management.

  • Decision making to assess priorities and best solutions to problems.

  • MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint. Access

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team interacting with other areas

  • Proactive approach to suggesting and implementing improvements to processes as they evolve.

  • Ability and confidence to approach others for information, feedback, follow ups, guidance.

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 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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