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Geospatial Development Program
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Travelers | Saint Paul, MN
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Job Description

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

Contributes to the team with knowledge of Geospatial and GIS concepts and experience while using a combination of spatial software and analytical methods to assist internal clients and leaders in making strategic decisions, reducing risks, increasing efficiency, and realizing organizational goals. Programs, obtains, processes, analyzes and formats vector and raster datasets preparing input data for various natural hazard models, or post-processing model output to develop maps. Candidates should have proficiency with basic GIS concepts for data downloading, reviewing and compiling, metadata creation and editing, as well as spatial analysis to generate new data sets. Contributes to the design, development, and maintenance of spatial analysis reporting that aids in quantifying and assessing natural perils and estimates of future property loss. Participants could experience higher volumes for web application development as a first-responder to catastrophic events (CATs). Participates and aids in program events and initiatives, which may include; Completes tailored 1st Year Experience Training (Business Acumen, Insurance Acumen, Technical & Analytic Expertise, Leadership Readiness) Recruiting visits that could occur outside core business hours for branding Travelers as employer of choice (Intern Info Sessions, School Visits, Career Fairs) Participants may own school relationship between school and program while also participating in talent selection for on campus interviews. Leads planning committees for the Summer Intern Experience; Facilitates Intern Onboarding & Orientation, Prepares executives for Intern Speaker Series, Spearheads coordination of End of Summer Intern Presentations. Ad hoc Business Intelligence & Analytics Community initiatives such as; Town Hall coordination, eForums, internal conferences, etc. Perform other duties as assigned.

The intent of this position is to provide our 2019 Summer Interns, Summer Students and Internal Employees the ability to apply to our 2020 full-time opportunities. Applications outside of this audience will not be considered at this time. However, based on business need, we may re-post this position in early September and encourage anyone who was not a Summer Intern, Summer Student or Internal employee between June 2019-August 2019 to apply at that time.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies

Demonstrated basic analytic and diagnostic skills. Demonstrated basic interpersonal skills. Demonstrated basic communication skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to use REST services (restful end state transfer - protocol to interact with spatial data). Basic project management skills. Desire to see tasks to completion. Basic business acumen. Seeks opportunities to learn. Basic problem solving and decision making skills.

Job Summary

Program Goal: Provide program participants a broad experience and relevant exposure opportunities to the various components of the Travelers business intelligence community. There is a strong recommendation for participants to participate in different experiences and roles offered throughout the program to satisfy graduation requirements. As a geospatial participant, you'll create, analyze, and interpret spatial data to support business needs. Geospatial Participants can range in a number of experiences at Travelers that can develop knowledge of geographic information science and technology, statistics, spatial thinking, remote sensing, location intelligence issues, and the social and physical sciences to characterize events, discover relationships and trends. This is a developmental position with a tailored multi-year curriculum. Positions within this family work with business customers to determine how Business Intelligence information and analytic solutions can be leveraged to support business strategies, capabilities, and processes. Positions within this family work with business customers to determine how spatial information and analytic solutions can be leveraged to support business strategies, capabilities, and processes. This job does not manage others This job works under Moderate Supervision: Incumbent performs standard and routine assignments independently to conclusion; unusual problems which may require exceptions to procedures or processes are referred to the supervisor.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge

Masters of Geography or Geographic Information Systems/Science (GIS) preferred. Previous geospatial internship preferred. Knowledge of use cases for Python programming within GIS skillset is preferred. Previous web application development experience preferred. Understanding of REST (restful end state transfer) architecture preferred.

Physical Requirements

Operates standard office equipment - Continuously Sitting (Can stand at will) - Continuously Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key - Continuously

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in a Geography based or a related field, or a minor in a Geography based or a related field is required. Previous experience/literacy in ESRI ArcGIS product suite is required. Understanding of geospatial concepts and map projections are required. Geocoding and geoprocessing experience with a basic understanding on how to create spatial data is required.

About Travelers

In an uncertain world, Travelers is an insurance leader, committed to keeping pace with the ever-changing needs of our customers, and anticipating their needs for the future. There is no stronger testament to our dedication to protecting customers from loss than our continued innovation and ability to transform our industry. In fact, from the first ever auto and space travel policies and hybrid car discount, to the 2009 founding of The Travelers Institute for public policy, our history of advancements has propelled our company-and our industry-towards ever higher standards for customers. Travelers is a company that works hard at the science of what we do: we analyze information, process perspectives and measure results to create the best combination of products and services. We work equally hard at customer service and how we interact with the people whom we do business. Over the years, we've strived to earn our customers' loyalty by continually improving our abilities to listen and respond to their needs. Today, more than 150 years after our founding, Travelers is one of the nation's largest property casualty companies with more than 30,000 employees, 13,000 independent agents and 22 product lines across the personal, business, financial and international insurance segments. Travelers has become a symbol of financial strength and is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and ranks 106 on the Fortune 500. Minimizing risk, preventing loss and helping our customers prepare for the unknown, Travelers' comprehensive products, services and support give individuals and businesses the confidence they need to feel secure. For more information, please visit: http://www.travelers.com/