at Travelers in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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Job Description Summary
As a Lead Architect, you will help lead the effort to create the “north star” technology architecture for the Corporate & Shared Systems organization of a global, Dow 30 company.
As a Lead Architect for the Billing & Payment work within Corporate & Shared Systems, you will interface directly with senior technology leaders to transform our current business and technology capabilities and pave the way for best-in-class solutions. You will be a dedicated partner to senior Technology and Business leaders as you define a target state, roadmaps and identify new and emerging technologies that will transform and optimize the business.
As a successful candidate, you are a visionary leader with a track record of building high-quality enterprise solutions. You are results-driven and bring strong Architecture and engineering skills and a deep understanding of modern technologies. You are a person of high integrity, who believes in challenging the status quo when needed, while always first seeking to understand.
You will work within a community of architecture leaders, charged with establishing and evolving a unified architecture vision.
+ Provide strategic thinking and develop appropriate options and roadmaps to drive forward strategic modernization of enterprise payment and billing platform
+ Proactively identify and address gaps, design and introduce new capabilities as required by business partners
+ Develop and maintain reference architecture and frameworks for enterprise payment and billing platform
+ Work with vendors and product management areas to establish required infrastructures and frameworks.
+ Champion Agile and DevOps practices in collaboration with engineering and operational support teams
+ Perform product evaluations, and Proof of Concepts’.
+ Collaborate closely with business and engineering partners to develop flexible, comprehensive, and reusable designs
+ Ensure architectural adherence through blueprint and design reviews.
+ Adopt and communicate new concepts, ideas, techniques, best practices, and technology assistance.
+ Challenge status quo and foster innovation
+ High School diploma or equivalent required.
+ 5 years of experience in enterprise, application, and/or information architecture required.
+ 1 year of experience as a technical lead required.
Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge
+ Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.
+ 7 years of experience in enterprise, application, and/or information architecture preferred.
+ 3 years of experience as a technical lead preferred.
+ Experience managing others preferred.
Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies
+ Strong understanding of modern architecture methodologies and concepts
+ Experience in implementing Cloud solutions and designs
+ Hands on experience in Cloud technologies
+ Experience in application modernization
+ Experience in adopting Event driven architecture
+ Experience in Integration Architecture
+ Experience with leading commercial P&C platforms is a plus
+ Optimizes the use of all available resources.
+ Effectively assesses the long-term and short-term implications of decisions
+ Maintains partnerships across the organization, and is able to influence senior management, peers and staff
+ Cost center: 85104500 CSS Technology Architecture
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.
If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email (4-ESU@travelers.com) so we may assist you.
Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.
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