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Sr Tech Solution Architect- Omaha, NE

Mutual of Omaha Companies Omaha, NE
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Job Description

The Senior Technical Solution Architect will be a results-oriented leader that shares accountability for the successful vision and execution of strategic and operational initiatives within the Departing Well segment. This individual works with business stakeholders, the enterprise, solution and technical staff to deliver digital solutions by providing overall direction and guidance for architected solutions. This position will enable value delivery by balancing between emergent design and intentional architecture. This position will be focused on developing solutions and process structure for the holistic management of technical environment life cycles.

The Lead Tech Solution Architect leads development of enterprise level applications and custom integration solutions, including major enhancements, interfaces, functions, and features. Uses a variety of platforms and technologies to provide business solutions to customers. Provides expertise regarding the integration of applications and systems for assigned projects and customers.

Individuals in this position provide expertise regarding the integration of applications and systems for assigned projects and customers. Determines system requirements and specifications. Plans, designs, and develops highly complex, business critical software and integration solutions. Uses appropriate software engineering processes. Works well individually or as part of a team. Assists in solving highly complex support problems, works with application and product vendors as needed, and escalates resolution when appropriate. Participates in product evaluations and provides input to contract negotiations.

Evaluates vendor supplied system software packages and makes recommendations to IT management. Viewed as a technical authority across multiple products or systems. Works on highly complex projects that require in-depth knowledge across multiple technical areas and business segments. Provides a customer perspective and input into IT decisions, and translates highly complex concepts for peers and customers. Acts as an internal consultant, mentor and a change agent across the I/S Operation for assigned projects or customers.

Individuals in this position provide project level leadership by coordinating and managing the technical aspects of projects. Identifies and manages technical dependencies between projects by working closely with project management.

This position has significant impact on corporate finances and with customers. Ten or more years equivalent education and related experience preferred.

Develops integration and development standards and guidelines, and component architectures. Has a general knowledge and understanding of state-of-the-art programming languages, and in-depth knowledge of application and system integration products, techniques and application infrastructure components. Understands and can leverage object-oriented approaches for designing, developing, testing, and debugging application and system integration solutions. Understands and consistently applies the attributes and processes of current and emerging application development and system integration methodologies. Researches and maintains knowledge in emerging technologies and possible application to the business. Recommends solutions that utilize emerging technologies, and is responsible for building consensus, selling the solution, and leading the implementation of the solution.

Scope of Influence = Area / Division / Operation and Multiple Projects

Primary Focus = Highly complex technology integration

Depth and Breadth = Recognized expert for an emerging technology and has general knowledge of multiple technologies

Essential Job Functions:

  • Partners with business and IT representatives in requirements gathering and reviews.
  • Responsible for analyzing and translating business, information and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint that outlines solutions to achieve business objectives.
  • Works with enterprise architecture, application and infrastructure teams to produce an optimal, high level, conceptual design for the project.
  • Analyzes technical requirements; identifies and evaluates alternatives for technology and integration across applications and system. Develops enterprise level solutions that integrate across applications, systems and platforms.
  • Proposes changes in process, policy and standards as they relate to the architecture and design principles.
  • Researches and maintains knowledge in emerging technologies and solutions to solve business problems.
  • Viewed as a technical expert and critical resource cross multiple disciplines.
  • Leads analysis and design efforts in support of technology integration.
  • Investigates, implements, and transitions new design processes.
  • Develops and pilots new architectures to support application requirements leveraging reusable components. Reviews new applications for conformance to existing architectures. Understands and articulates technology strategies and objectives
  • Responsible for complying with all Company Information Services policies and standards.
  • Responsible for ensuring appropriate security and privacy measures are implemented on technology solutions to protect Company data from intentional or accidental misuse.
  • This position requires sitting over 66% of the time.
  • This position requires Visual Acuity at 20 inches (or less) over 66% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Leadership and Authority - Articulate and advocate new technical and non-technical ideas. Use leadership rather than authority to accomplish results. Assumes a role of authority as necessary. Sets an example for coworkers. Delegate authority and empower others to make decisions.
  • Communication - Communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences. Able to communicate technical issues and problems to vendors. Communicate with business and I/S customers. Effectively uses appropriate verbal and written communication.
  • Coaching and Mentoring - Coach and mentor peers and others. Helps co-workers stay focused on overall goal. Leads by example and encourages others to excel. Serves as a positive role model.
  • Planning and Perspective - Formulate and articulate technical vision. Anticipate and prepare for emerging systems and technology needs. Uses goals and objectives to prioritize work and guide actions. Understands multiple systems or technologies. Understand interaction with other systems.

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Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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Job Details

Date Posted November 7, 2018
Date Closes January 6, 2019
Requisition 495443
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00
Zipcode 68102
Location