Lead Solution Architect
The world isnt standing still, and neither is Allstate. Were moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers evolving needs. Thats why now is an exciting time to join our team. Youll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.
Youll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.
Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from lifes uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years weve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatevers coming next to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. Weve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We dont follow the trends. We set them.Key Responsibilities
Develop reusable patterns, practices, and reference architectures through research and Proof of Concept builds
Communicate technology strategy to leaders and knowledge workers via roadmaps, conceptual diagrams and solution documents
Provide consultation to teams on the tactical application of reference architectures and the strategic direction of enterprise technology
Hold summits with technologists and business people to identify opportunities for innovation
Using independent research and analysis of industry and technology trends, provide actionable ideas for innovation and business capability development
Author reference architectures and positions that support the design, deployment and support of complex systems that deliver business functionality
Verify conformance to architectural patterns, practices and enterprise/departmental reference architecture
Identify, evaluate and vet technologies for use in the enterprise technology landscape
Drive change from within IT through communication with teams regarding processes, standards and culture
Support vendor selection and analysis process by evaluating vendor architecture's fit within the Domain
College Degree with technical study or equivalent experience
7+ years technical experience in architecture/design
Excellent communication skills are a must
Experience with OpenText Exstream
Experience with Adobe Experience Manager
Experienced with Web Service (SOA, Rest, Micro)
Experienced developing applications using Java, React a must. Nice to have would be Scala
Experience refactoring and/or re-platforming applications to run in Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes Environment
Experience and knowledge in web and API security including authentication, authorization, OAuth, OWASP, OpenID, and SAML
Experience with No SQL technologies such as MongoDB and Scality RING
Experience with CICD (Jenkins, Artifactory, etc)
Experience working with distributed technologies:
1. Integration and Design Patterns
2. Messaging interfaces (Kafka, MQ, JMS)
3. Business Process Modeling
Experience with Cloud Technologies
Benefits/Insurance Industry Experience
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands.
As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.For a full description of Allstates benefits, visit allstate.jobs/benefits/
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