The Hartford Java Developer in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

Title: Java DeveloperLocation: United States-Connecticut-WindsorOther Locations: United States-North Carolina-CharlotteJob Number: 1801196



The Hartford Enterprise Data Office – Integration Competency Center is seeking a detail-oriented, results-driven Developer to support Invest and Maintenance projects.  Successful candidates will demonstrate strong technical and interpersonal skills accompanied with proven experience in delivering quality technical solutions, as well as setting and executing on a strategic technical vision. 


In addition, candidates must have willingness to understand existing processes and systems, drive to implement process improvements and possess strong communication skills. They should be able to make decisions quickly in consultation with team members and subject matter experts and be able to build relationships, actively participate in team work, and understand the dynamics and critical nature of the business.


Responsibilities of the position include:

Provide technical leadership by enforcing the vision of the application architecture and safeguard the integrity of the application environment, in alliance with architects and other tech leads

Assisting architects in designing the 3rd Party Data Hub and Implementation of the Hub

Understand and implement the overall technical vision for projects, programs, or systems, keeping in mind cross-functional impacts, integration across the organization and architecture rationalization

Function as subject matter expert and advocate for the software applications supported, requiring depth and breadth in their knowledge of the business, technologies, applications, integration and interfaces

Oversee technical deliverables for invest and maintenance projects through the software development life cycle, including validating the completeness of estimates, quality and accuracy of technical designs, build and implementation

Proactively address technical issues and risks that could impact project schedule and/or budget

Work closely with stakeholders to design and document automation solutions that align with the business needs and also consistent with the architectural vision

Mentor and train project team members (including Sourcing Partners) to enforce development guidelines and best practices

Lead change by influencing and educating Business, IT and Sourcing partners

Facilitate continuity between Sourcing Partners, other IT Groups and Enterprise Architecture

Identify opportunities to reduce total cost of ownership in the operational application support areas

Work across the organization to provide business process or design recommendations consistent with long term business and IT strategy

Work closely with the architecture team to ensure that the technical solution designs and implementation are consistent with the architectural vision

Support and consult on disaster recovery and reverse demand planning and testing

Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

High level of independence but is also a team playerQualifications: WHAT ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS?

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience with three or more years of programming / systems analysis and industry specific business expertise

Experience with Java and J2EE technologies, such as, Java Web Services, MDB, JMS, JDBC and etc. Experience with Hibernate/JPA

Experience with MQ

Experience with Web Services (SOAP and ReST, Security,..)

Experience with SOA architecture

Experience with relational databases – Oracle, SQL Server, and PL/SQL

Experience with XML, JSON, XSD, XSLT, and WSDL

Experience with Weblogic/JBOSS.

Experience with Address Cleansing Software (ex. Trillium) and BPEL is desirable

Experience with build (ANT/Maven) and shell (UNIX) scripting

Knowledge on Web portal is desirable

Demonstrate advanced business and technical acumen for applications including object oriented and service development concepts

Demonstrate skills in shaping and leading development of technical specifications

Strong problem solving and analysis skills

Demonstrated ability to complete tasks within established timelinesStrong relationship building skills

Exceptional Communication skills - written and verbal

Enthusiastic, self-starter

Experience with agile development frameworks and DevOps implementation strong plus

What Else Can You Tell Me? 

The Hartford is committed to the education and growth of our Information Technology Professionals.  A number of IT Certifications are available to enhance your career and growth potential.  IT Professionals at The Hartford may qualify for a stipend up to $1000 per year for additional certifications


* NO AGENCIES PLEASE *Job: Application DevelopmentPrimary LocationUnited States-Connecticut-WindsorOther LocationsUnited States-North Carolina-CharlotteScheduleFull-timeJob LevelIndividual ContributorEducation LevelBachelor's Degree (±16 years)Job TypeStandardShiftDay JobEmployee StatusRegularOvertime StatusExemptTravelYes, 10 % of the TimePostingMay 16, 2018, 9:23:37 AMRemote Worker OptionNoThe Hartford is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, ancestry or citizenship status, genetic information, pregnancy status or any other characteristic protected by law. The Hartford maintains a drug-free workplace and is committed to building inclusion and leveraging diversity.