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Job Description


The Application Solutions Architect leads and performs complex application design, development, and integration. The Application Solutions Architect makes use of a moderate depth of knowledge across business areas and applications to successfully deliver innovative solutions including major system implementations and enhancements, application system interfaces, functions, and features.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for the development, maintenance and integration of applications and systems that support the business operations using required tools and languages.
  • Responsible for developing and utilizing improved techniques for designing, developing, testing, and debugging applications including assisting with issues.
  • Responsible for understanding business objectives and current business challenges within the supported business area and providing consultative leadership to customers on desired application enhancements.
  • Responsible for acting as an internal consultant and mentor to more junior staff as well as providing project-level leadership, guidance, and direction.
  • Responsible for analyzing complex business and technical requirements to identify and evaluate alternatives for business application development and integration.
  • Responsible for providing leadership to project teams through design, estimation, coordination & definition of tasks; will often include articulating and advocating for new technical and non-technical ideas.
  • Responsible for maintaining short-range (6-12 month) view of technology, industry trends, business needs, and application requirements.
  • 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:

  • 6 years system experience.
  • Experience with full stack Java development
  • Experience working with or have basic knowledge of mainframe operating system IBM z/OS, JCL and COBOL
  • Experience with test automation, DevOps and other automation tools (Geb/Spock/Groovy)
  • Self-directed
  • Future focused
  • Influencer/Thought Leader
  • High level of collaboration and information sharing within the team, with business and IS management, and across IS application and infrastructure teams
  • Strong mentor and communicator
  • Critical thinker/problem solver with ability to navigate through ambiguity and unknowns
  • Highly accountable with a bias toward action and decision making
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new technology and business requirements. Effectively deals with ambiguity, unexpected events, and changing business, application, and infrastructure requirements; juggles multiple activities, projects, and initiatives simultaneously; and handles technical, political, and organizational fluctuations.
  • Awareness of different technologies and technology domains (Mainframe, Client Server, Web, Portal, Cloud, etc.).
  • Bachelors Degree in related system and/or business related field of study (or equivalent work experience).
  • Pursues and encourages Operational Excellence in all endeavors, leading and striving on a routine basis through identification and implementation of continuous process improvements.
  • This position requires sitting over 66% of the time.
  • This position requires Visual Acuity at 20 inches (or less) over 66% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the Company's business functions and/or the Financial Services industry.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills to include speaking in front of a group.
  • Strong analytical skills and sound decision-making abilities.
  • Strong customer relations skills (with all levels of internal and external customers).
  • Strong leadership skills

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST.

For inquiries about the position or application process, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405.

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

To All Recruitment Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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