EY Insurance Tech Consulting - Architecture - Senior - Open location in Chicago, Illinois
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Insurance Solution Architect - Senior
EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit ("FSO") that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!
Insurers across the globe are investing heavily in technology-enabled transformation programs. EY is the leading C-suite advisor and technology services provider for insurance carriers, as recognized by our clients, partners and independent analyst groups. Recently, EY has also committed to investing a billion dollars in new technology solutions, client services and innovation to further strengthen our capabilities and leadership position in the market. This opportunity is with the Insuretech, Architecture & Engineering group, which is focused on the following areas:
Digital innovation in insurance
Customer experience and growth
Insights-based data & performance improvement
SaaS-based core system modernization
Cloud hosted and managed services
Core system modernization & data conversion
Your key responsibilities
Your primary responsibility will be in architecture, design, and development of on premises and cloud-based applications with focus on cloud native application solutions. You will be expected to leverage your knowledge of leading practices and tools in this area to create efficient, reliable, scalable, and high-performance applications. You will collaborate with front-end, integration and data engineers to produce high-quality end products to exceed the expectations of our clients.
Skills and attributes for success
Demonstrate technical capabilities that support enterprise architecture solution development
Build strategy towards optimal solutions for the platform and associated tools
Leveraging your experience in cloud-based IaaS, PaaS and SaaS hosting to create architecture blueprints and solutions designs
Demonstrate strategic thinking through a proven ability to research client inquiries and emerging issues related to regulations, industry practice and new application technologies
Deliver efficient & high-quality native cloud applications with an additional focus on cloud infrastructure solutions
Deep understanding of Application, Infrastructure and security architecture and non-functional aspects like Performance, Scalability, Reliability, Availability etc.
Interface effectively with third-party vendor technical experts, client technical team members, etc. to define and gain agreement on solution approach
Experience with software and product development lifecycle (including coding, code reviews, source control management, testing, debugging, deployment and operations)
To qualify for the role, you must have
Bachelor's degree and approximately 3 years of related work experience at a Property and Casualty (P&C), Life or Group Benefits Insurance carrier or consulting firm; or a graduate degree and approximately 2 years of related work experience
Ability to design distributed solutions dealing with cloud-hosted solutions dealing with real time high volume of data
Deep understanding of cloud computing and data technologies, business drivers, emerging computing trends, and deployment options
Strategic business acumen and understanding of organizational strategy and ability to design information systems to deliver that strategy
Strong expertise in Agile methodologies and corresponding tools like Jira
Experience with DevOps, CI/CD pipeline, Docker containerization, using Azure Container Registry and deploying to Azure Kubernetes (AKS) clusters, preferred
Design and Architecture experience in either Backend applications or Frontend applications
Experience working with globally distributed/offshore teams
Ideally, you'll also have
Experience with one or more Insurance software packages such as Guidewire, Duck Creek, Majesco, EIS, FINEOS, FAST, Limelight Health, iPipeline, Vitech, etc.
Experience with one or more platforms such Microsoft, Adobe, etc.
Insurance (P&C, Life, Employee Benefits) or other financial products (e.g., Annuities and Retirement) domain knowledge
Good understanding of cloud services such as Azure, AWS etc. and ability to choose the right service for a workload distribution
Front end / UI technologies including frameworks such as React / Angular.js
Experience on low code/ no code platforms like Unqork, Microsoft PowerApps etc.
REST / Webservices (with high performance, global, scalable elements) development experience
SQL, XML, JSON, Linux, ELK stack, Splunk, GIT, Ant / Maven, Jenkins
Familiarity with Data Ingestion, Analytics, AI technologies (preferably on Microsoft Azure)
Strong written and verbal communication skills to explain technical content to non-technical customers
Automating configuration management, infrastructure, and application deployments in a toolset, such as Helm, Puppet and Chef
Experience with Linux and scripting languages such as Shell, Python and PowerShell
Willingness to travel as necessary to meet client needs
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
The salary range for this position in Denver, CO and Hartford, CT is $88,000 to $163,300
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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