Senior Director, Data Architecture

  • Hartford, CT
  • Posted 49 days ago | Updated 1 hour ago


On Site
USD 155,400.00 - 256,500.00 per year
Full Time


Data architecture
Property and casualty insurance
Enterprise architecture
Information architecture
Data Analysis
Data integration
Business intelligence
Artificial intelligence
Machine Learning (ML)
Thought leadership
IT transformation
Software engineering
IT architecture
Software development
Amazon EC2
Amazon S3
Data modeling
Data management
Data governance
Data domain
Data quality
Advanced analytics
Enterprise software
Health insurance
Amazon Web Services
Amazon Kinesis
Apache Spark
Amazon SageMaker
Machine Learning Operations (ML Ops)
Cloud computing

Job Details

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 Overview
The 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
$155,400.00 - $256,500.00

Target Openings

What Is the Opportunity?
As a member of Enterprise Architecture and Emerging Technology, you'll be joining a strategic and collaborative team that is passionate about transforming our business and technology capabilities and paving the way for best-in-class solutions.

As a Leader of Data Architecture within Personal Insurance, you will collaborate with senior Technology and Business leaders and apply your knowledge of modern technology to influence and innovate solutions that impact the business.
What Will You Do?
  • Design the next generation Information Architecture that accelerates the business vision.
  • Be an expert in one or more areas across the Data & Analytics domain including data analytics, data integration, business intelligence, artificial intelligence & machine learning.
  • Develop architecture priorities and direction to enable business imperatives.
  • Display strong thought leadership in pursuit of modern architecture principals and technology modernization.
  • Drive continuous technology transformation to minimize technical debt.
  • Create a partnership with Senior Software Engineering leadership.
  • Looks for opportunities to capitalize on technology advances through analysis of key industry and technology trends to assess potential impact on the enterprise.
  • Define and lead technology proof of concepts to ensure feasibility of new technology architecture solutions.
  • Define target state information architecture and roadmaps.
  • Prepare and deliver comprehensive communications to convey architectural direction and how it aligns with enterprise strategy.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?
  • Bachelor's degree in technology related field or equivalent with 7+ years of Architecture experience
  • Organizational and transformational Leadership Experience in an agile operating model
  • Strong technical background in the information Architecture space
  • Software Development experience
  • Experience in AWS components including Lambda, Kinesis/Firehose, Airflow, Glue, Spark, EC2, SageMaker, S3, NoSQL database and API Gateway
  • Experience in data streaming technologies
  • Experience with No SQL and GraphQL technologies
  • Experience in Data Modeling, Governance and Data Management
  • Experience with specific DevOps and MLOps (Machine Learning) practices
  • Personal Insurance technology experience
  • Experience with Data Governance and Management to enable data lineage, audit/ balance/ control, data domain and data quality projects
  • Has hands on experience in the last 3 years
  • Experienced with large scale technology platforms
  • Experience modernizing data technology and information architecture on cloud
  • Exposure and understanding of advanced analytics techniques using ML and AI
  • Hands on experience with data technologies on cloud

What is a Must Have?
  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in work experience
  • Eight years of experience in enterprise, application, and/or information architecture within a line of business or enterprise area
  • Two years of previous management experience

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 Practices
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that we can deliver the very best products and services when our workforce reflects the diverse customers and communities we serve. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing the diverse talent of all of our employees and fostering an inclusive workplace, where we celebrate differences, promote belonging, and work together to deliver extraordinary results.

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.

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