Ab Initio /Informatica LEAD Developer/ Sr Info System Specialist -Hartford, CT position opening for Travelers Insurance Company

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Status: PERMANENT position with salary + 20% annual bonus + excellent benefits - requires either green card or US Citizen

Job Summary:

Travelers is seeking an Ab Initio Data Warehousing Developer with data warehouse experience, strong UNIX K-shell scripting, and relational database (Teradata, Oracle, or DB2 UDB) experience required. Teradata experience preferred. Working knowledge of mainframe and midrange environments; UNIX commands; extensive coding, testing and debugging experience required. Candidate must have solid analytical and software development skills as well as strong communications and team skills. The candidate must have the ability to work effectively in a demanding multi-deliverable project. Insurance background or experience a plus.

Primary Duties:

* Under general supervision completes advanced programming/analysis tasks, including estimating design, analysis, coding, testing, debugging, documentation, implementation of programs and production support. Participates in the development of an Enterprise Data Warehouse.

* Effectively handles multiple tasks. Develops and tests tools, utilities and Ab Initio graphs utilizing industry best practices.

* Effectively manages and delivers on multiple priorities to meet aggressive deadlines. Ability to provide expertise for numerous development teams across concurrent project tasks.

* Ability to work with Business and Technical Requirements.

* Builds and leverages effective alliances across the technical and business community ensuring the best utilization of resources.

Competencies:
Technical Knowledge
Demonstrates advanced technical proficiency in programming/analysis skills. Continues to develop and broaden understanding of the business function supported.

Desired Skills
Ab Initio
UNIX
k-shell scripting
SQL
Teradata

Business Knowledge & Partnership
Effectively contributes and communicates with the immediate team, and other internal and external business partners through collaboration. Has a solid understanding of the business unit and is able to adjust priorities based on changing situations. Works closely with the Team Lead in a multi-developer environment to architect and develop multiple Ab Initio components.

Problem Solving & Decision Making
Recognizes and analyzes problems of average complexity.
Independently considers a variety of alternatives to arrive at a timely, practical, and cost-effective solution.
Team Orientation
Builds relationships with peers to achieve objectives.
Works to build relationships with other departments to work as one team.
Balances team and individual responsibilities.
Exhibits objectivity and openness to others¿ views. Gives and welcomes feedback. Puts success of team above own interest.
Supports team effort through sharing of technical knowledge.

Leadership
Accountable for all tasks delegated by the supervisor.
Able to turnaround deliverables to meet aggressive deadlines.
Should be able to work with minimal supervision.

Planning and Project Management
Sets appropriate goals and priorities.
Completes multiple tasks in the time allocated to accomplish results.
Accurately evaluates and estimates new tasks.
Provides the project manager/supervisor with timely and accurate information regarding the performance of the assigned projects(s)

Team Orientation
Builds relationships with peers to achieve objectives.
Working to build relationships with other departments to work as one team.
Balances team and individual responsibilities.
Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views.
Gives and welcomes feedback.
Puts success of team above own interest
Planning and Project Management
Sets appropriate goals and priorities.
Completes multiple tasks in the time allocated to accomplish results.
Accurately evaluates and estimates new tasks.

Provides management with accurate and timely status information

Experience:
5 years of development experience.
Minimum 3 years experience with Ab Initio.
Expertise in SQL.
Strong knowledge and use of development methodologies, standards and procedures.
To be effective in this position, candidate must be able to quickly understand the business processes and application designs.
Must have experience working on a team that implemented at least one Ab Initio Data Warehouse implementation.
Insurance background or experience a plus.

Send resumes to: ruthiep@bellsouth.net
Ruthie Powell, Senior Recruiter
http://www.stpaultravelers.com/