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Software Engineer I (JavaScript, Accessibility, Design System)


Hartford, CT,USA

Travelers is seeking a Software Engineer I to join our organization as we grow and transform our Technology landscape. Individual will complete intermediate end to end engineering tasks for specific system assignments including developing, analyzing, configuring, testing, debugging, troubleshooting, documenting, health monitoring/alerting, and implementing based on user or system design specifications, as well as participating in troubleshooting, conducting impact analysis and escalating appropriately.

You’re a software engineer who loves frontend development and accessibility. You recognize the importance of a consistent, high quality customer experience across the enterprise. You welcome the challenge of creating a library of tools to help other engineers easily deliver that customer
experience. You take pride in finding that CSS-only solution to an interaction design. You sweat the details because you know the importance
good design plays in the quality of the experience.

You value inclusivity and ensure that your work is accessible to people of all abilities. You will hopefully enjoy working on a collaborative, highly motivated team that sets its own direction and delivers solutions that impact the entire company.

What Will You Do?
- Perform analysis, design, development, and configuration functions as well as define technical requirements for assignments of intermediate complexity.
- Participate with team to perform analysis, assessment and resolution for defects and incidents of intermediate complexity and escalate appropriately.
- Work within guidelines set by team to independently tackle well-scoped problems.
- Seek opportunities to expand technical knowledge and capabilities.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?
- Three years of programming/development experience preferred.
- In-depth understanding of accessibility standards and guidelines, particularly WCAG 2.0 & 2.1
- Certifications such as Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) or Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) are highly desirable.
- Create accessible components for the companywide design system component library.
- Resource to other development teams to implement components owned by the design system and assist with ensuring accessibility in custom components coded by application teams.
- Delivery – Intermediate delivery skills including the ability to deliver work at a steady, predictable pace to achieve commitments, decompose work assignments into small batch releases and contribute to tradeoff and negotiation discussions.
- Domain Expertise – Demonstrated track record of domain expertise including the ability to understand technical concepts necessary to do the job effectively, demonstrate willingness, cooperation, and concern for business issues and possess in-depth knowledge of immediate systems worked on.
- Problem Solving – Proven problem solving skills including debugging skills, allowing you to determine source of issues in unfamiliar code or systems and the ability to recognize and solve repetitive problems rather than working around them, recognize mistakes using them as learning opportunities and break down large problems into smaller, more manageable ones.
- Communication – Strong communication skills with the ability to clearly and concisely interact with team members, document work in a clear, easy to follow manner, collaborate well with team members, take in well- scoped requirements and ask the right questions to ensure clarification, seek out and receive constructive criticism well and listen when others are speaking.
- Leadership – Intermediate leadership skills with a proven track record of self-motivation in identifying personal growth opportunities.

What is a Must Have?
- Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in work experience.
- One year of programming/development experience.

Salary Range: $94900 - $156600

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