The Hartford Java Developer in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

Title: Java DeveloperLocation: United States-North Carolina-CharlotteJob Number: 1701611The Hartford's Enterprise Publishing team has a unique opportunity for Application Developers to support our ongoing investment and modernization of our Publishing platform. We are continuing to invest in and drive efficiencies in our printed and digital capabilities leveraging current best in class software products. This investment will provide a stronger brand and provide competitive advantages while lowering our overall cost to the organization. Our strong partnership and collaboration with our business partners while leveraging Agile project methodologies provides an atmosphere where we operate as a fully engaged team in designing, developing, and delivering state of the art solutions.

                                                                             

Overview of the position:

As a Technical Developer on the Enterprise Publishing team, you will play a key role in developing key technical components supporting our print and digital publishing capabilities/environments across the enterprise. Working under the guidance of Senior Developers and Tech Leads, you will take on varied assignments that are challenging and support key strategies aligned to drive the success and profitability of the lines of business we support. You will have opportunities to build your technical knowledge of our Publishing platform tools which includes Open Text’s xPression, xCP, and Enterprise Content Management (Documentum). Java knowledge is required and 1 year of experience is preferred. Database experience is also required with specific experience in Oracle being a plus. The ideal candidate will be able to quickly adapt to new software tools and be analytical in the application of solutions going forward. We have embraced Agile project execution methodologies and your ability to effectively work in a group, collaborating with effective communication skills is essential.   

 

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Effectively building and delivering application components under the supervision of a Technical Lead or Lead Developer

The ability to develop quality code, test, participate in code walkthroughs, support implementation and solve technical issues quickly and accurately

Learning new technologies through partnering with team members, self-study, formal training, and other means provided by management

Supporting project deliverables from a technical perspective that may be outside of your assigned body of work

Participate in team meetings and offer input in solving technical issues and challenges

Support partner organizations including but not limited to QA, Environmental Engineering, Performance Testing, Database, Production Support teams and others as required

Ensuring that technical documentation and technical artifacts are accurately prepared, maintained, and cataloged

Constructing a technical specification document and component-level design that is re-usable, efficient, and enables the stated business goals

 

Behaviors at the Hartford:

Deliver Outcomes – Demonstrate a bias for speed and execution that serves our shareholders and customers.

Operate as a Team Player – Work together to drive solutions for the good of The Hartford.

Build Strong Partnerships – Demonstrate integrity and build trust with others.

Strive for Excellence – Motivate yourself to achieve high standards and continuously improveQualifications:  

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology (or similar) preferred

1-3 years of development experience (required)

1 year of Java programming experience (required)

1 year of AXIS2 or Spring framework experience preferred

1 year of DB (Oracle or SQL Server) experience preferred

1 year Object Oriented application development experience in a structured environment with a defined software development lifecycle preferred

Experience in Publishing platform tools is preferred but not required

Experience in xPression and/or XCP is a plus

Experience with enterprise content management, including Documentum is a plus

Strong written and verbal communication along with the ability to effectively collaborate is required

Exposure to or experience in Agile team structures is also a plus

Other technical experience/exposure that is a plus: HTML, XHTML, XML, XSLT, CSS, SQL DB, Java MDB, Web Services, Servlets, JBOSS, WebLogic, UNIX

The Hartford's Enterprise Publishing team has a unique opportunity for Application Developers to support our ongoing investment and modernization of our Publishing platform. We are continuing to invest in and drive efficiencies in our printed and digital capabilities leveraging current best in class software products. This investment will provide a stronger brand and provide competitive advantages while lowering our overall cost to the organization. Our strong partnership and collaboration with our business partners while leveraging Agile project methodologies provides an atmosphere where we operate as a fully engaged team in designing, developing, and delivering state of the art solutions.

 

Overview of the position:

As a Technical Developer on the Enterprise Publishing team, you will play a key role in developing key technical components supporting our print and digital publishing capabilities/environments across the enterprise. Working under the guidance of Senior Developers and Tech Leads, you will take on varied assignments that are challenging and support key strategies aligned to drive the success and profitability of the lines of business we support. You will have opportunities to build your technical knowledge of our Publishing platform tools which includes Open Text’s xPression, xCP, and Enterprise Content Management (Documentum). Java applied knowledge or accredited course study in Java is required. Database experience is also preferred with specific experience in Oracle being a plus. The ideal candidate will be able to quickly adapt to new software tools and be analytical in the application of solutions going forward. We have embraced Agile project execution methodologies and your ability to effectively work in a group, collaborating with effective communication skills is essential.

 

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Effectively building and delivering application components under the supervision of a Technical Lead or Lead Developer

The ability to develop quality code, test, participate in code walkthroughs, support implementation and solve technical issues quickly and accurately

Learning new technologies through partnering with team members, self-study, formal training, and other means provided by management

Supporting project deliverables from a technical perspective that may be outside of your assigned body of work

Participate in team meetings and offer input in solving technical issues and challenges

Support partner organizations including but not limited to QA, Environmental Engineering, Performance Testing, Database, Production Support teams and others as required

Ensuring that technical documentation and technical artifacts are accurately prepared, maintained, and cataloged

Constructing a technical specification document and component-level design that is re-usable, efficient, and enables the stated business goals

 

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

 

 

Behaviors at the Hartford

Deliver Outcomes – Demonstrate a bias for speed and execution that serves our shareholders and customers.

Operate as a Team Player – Work together to drive solutions for the good of The Hartford.

Build Strong Partnerships – Demonstrate integrity and build trust with others.

Strive for Excellence – Motivate yourself and others to achieve high standards and continuously improve.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/Age

 

 

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