Senior Technology Engineer - Disaster Recovery Analyst

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Full Time
$89,400.00 - $147,400.00

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 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
$89,400.00 - $147,400.00

Target Openings

What Is the Opportunity?
Travelers Technology organization is seeking a Senior Technology Engineer for Disaster Recovery responsible for planning at a strategic level and driving the vision of the overall Business Resiliency program. Candidate will be responsible for the planning, design, implementation, testing and communication of the disaster recovery plans and processes. Candidate should demonstrate a thorough understanding of engineering support, installation and/or operations of infrastructure technologies to implement plans in the event of a crisis.
What Will You Do?
  • Provides expert guidance to and coordinates the efforts of relevant Technology (infrastructure and application), Business, and other function leaders in developing, documenting, and validating recovery procedures & plans.
  • Effectively collaborate with Technology (infrastructure and application) and Security professionals in implementing sound disaster recovery related solutions.
  • Responsible for communicating status, strategic direction, and results of assigned work.
  • Inspires use of automation products to increase availability and improve business resiliency across the Enterprise.
  • Develop strong relationships with business,technology, and other business resiliency stakeholders to ensure an integrated approach to both planning and incident response activities.
  • Support the continued meeting of all compliance certification requirements and remains viable to facilitate an enterprise recovery from a business disruption
  • Build out efficient and scalable templates, systems, processes, and program metrics as required
  • Assist with other activities as required to develop and maintain the Resiliency Program,
  • Responsible for fulfilling technology audits for respective technologies. Ensures compliance with technology standards, policies, and governance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?
  • Bachelor's degree in Technology or equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • At least 4 years of experience in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.Technical knowledge:
  • Able to demonstrate technical expertise across multiple disciplines.
  • Has solid working knowledge of capabilities and direction of various processes and technologies.
  • Able to understand market and industry trends within areas of expertise.
  • Possesses strong analytical skills in order to effectively influence recommendations and decision-making, assess impacts, compare solutions, problem solve, and achieve business and/or technical objectives.
  • Fully understands how overall responsibilities fit within broader operational environment and has strong ability to influence technology recommendations for the organization.
  • Knowledge in SaaS and/or cloud computing is a plus
  • Certification from DRII or BCI or similar a plus
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of business continuity and disaster recovery planning techniques, technologies and best practices, methods used in performing risk analyses and business impact analyses, as well as DR capabilities in the Cloud
  • Experience with Archer is a plus
  • Willingness and flexibility to take on work in different areas where needed
  • Good organizational skills
  • Strong written and oral communication at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of Management.
  • Business knowledge and partnership:
  • Able to actively influence and build relationships with a variety of stakeholders to solve problems and ensure services are utilized effectively and efficiently.
  • Able to provide solutions tailored to meet business objectives.

Team orientation:
  • Able to act as a change agent, welcomes innovative ideas, drives continuous improvement and service optimization.
  • Able to build effective partnerships across the organization and business resiliency community

  • Accountable to drive cross-functional objectives and priorities
  • Able to effectively influence across multiple teams, leaders, organizations, and/or enterprise as needed.
  • Able to exhibit the skills needed to be seen as a technical and process leader within the organization, independently resolves conflicts, and develops relationships outside the broader organization.
  • Supports management decisions and acts as a change champion.

Financial awareness:
  • Should be well-versed in how budgets and chargebacks operate as related to designated technology.

What is a Must Have?
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or its equivalent in work experience, required.
  • Three years of experience in technology required

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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Company Information

Today, more than 160 years after our founding, Travelers is one of the nation’s largest property and casualty insurance providers. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees, 13,000 independent agents and multiple market segments across the personal, business, financial and international insurance groups. While our commitment to doing what is right for our customers has remained the same, our approach has evolved to include the latest technologies and solutions.

Disrupting the status quo calls for an employee-centric approach and an ability to demonstrate agility. Whether it is facilitating a think tank discussion, working collectively to redefine the user experience or re-evaluating a transaction from start to finish, our vision is one that is strategic and adaptive. Risk analysis is now driven by geospatial technologies, customer interactions are now supported by artificial intelligence and the underwriting process has been enhanced by predictive analytics. These capabilities combined with intuitive design thinking and the fostering of a test and learn environment have empowered our team members to constantly ask themselves, “what’s next?” while leveraging an enterprise-wide commitment to finding the answer.

Dice Id : 10121034
Position Id : R-20437
Originally Posted : 8 months ago

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