Architect III - DCM ART - Modernization or Remote

Mutual of Omaha

The Architect is responsible for the identification, analysis and translation of business drivers into business information and technical architecture requirements while providing a customer perspective and input into I/S decisions. Provides overall direction, guidance and definition of an architecture for a defined scope to effectively support the corporate business strategy and realize the target architecture. The initial assignment will be filling a key leadership role for an enterprise initiative that’s focused on modernizing Distribution Channel Management. This role will be collaborating with business and technical leadership to ensure business drivers are satisfied while aligning with our target architecture.  

Performs work in I/S in some or all of the following Architecture specialties: Enterprise or Data. Has deep technical skills with multiple technologies. Applies advanced skills within progressively widening scope. Maintains knowledge of business processes, emerging technologies and industry trends. The recommendations and decisions made in this position can have significant impact on Enterprise measures and operations, including but not limited to finance, business, I/S capabilities, and direct impact to our customer experience and service. Operates at an advanced technical level. Develops knowledge of multiple technologies and emerging technologies to support strategic initiatives. 

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Perform complex to highly complex architecture activities independently. Create and executes delivery of architecture principles, practices and patterns. Participate in strategic business and I/S planning activities. 
  • Lead research, analysis, and translation of business drivers into business, information, and technical requirements that can transform a domain. Use research and awareness of external advances to establish and sustain credibility as an Architecture partner and advisor. 
  • Complete assessments of strategies and initiatives with documented evaluations and recommendations. 
  • Facilitate what-if / white-boarding sessions to explore and share architecture concepts with peers and stakeholders. Identify, evaluate and participate in innovation proof of concepts (POCs). Advise on architectural impact and POC considerations. 
  • Define overall direction and create business and enterprise architectures to effectively support business strategy through the delivery of models, frameworks, and other artifacts that guide the organization and effectively support the corporate business strategy. 
  • Lead, advise and contribute to I/S and business plans and strategies. Called upon by peers to provide unbiased guidance, focusing on enterprise considerations. Develop and execute the enterprise architecture practice. 
  • Contribute to the creation or maintenance of Architecture Principles, Practices and Patterns. Provide evidence of conceptual designs, models and frameworks. 
  • Document contribution to business and technical architectures, strategies and initiatives. Document proposals addressing current and future state architectural changes that have business and technical impact. 
  • Coach others to research and continue learning. Mentor peers and business partners.  
  • Lead the adoption of architecture concepts across the community. Lead discussion forums and communities (internal/external) to advance the knowledge and understanding of the architectural practice. Collaborate with members of the community to co-create and promote reuse of architecture assessments. Partner with community and teams to promote and govern architecture practices. 
  • Works with Cloud Security Architects, Enterprise Architects, Cloud Center of Excellence and other I/S and Business leaders to ensure alignment with cloud objectives while enabling business goals in cloud and supporting technologies. 

WHAT YOU'LL DO - ENTERPRISE 

  • Leads, prioritizes and develops the overall enterprise architecture (EA) discipline for the enterprise. 
  • Plays a key role in leading and progressing architectural plans and activities in the organization. 

WHAT YOU'LL DO - DATA

  • Standardizes an organization's data development environment, providing strategic coordination as well as tactical governance. 
  • Focuses on complex projects and data elements to provide consultation services in the technology space which spans horizontally across business domains to all levels across the organization. 
  • Contributes to the functional strategy and acts as a thought leader across multiple teams by maintaining a strong working relationship with internal and external partners. 
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining the enterprise data models and partnering with enterprise partners to integrate these models into their designs.  

ABOUT YOU:

  • Ability to communicate complicated architectures to every level of management 
  • Performance driven with impeccable integrity exercising modesty to examine numerous solutions 
  • Accomplished interpersonal skills and presentation skills. 
  • Ability to demonstrate a thorough understanding of all domain-specific areas of architecture.  
  • Deep business acumen. 
  • Effective use of visualization (arch. models) to explain and gain buy-in for change. 
  • Advanced architecture skills, knowledge, and experience and proven ability to apply these to a progressively widening scope of specialties. 
  • Ability to perform complex to highly complex architecture functions independently. 
  • Expert mentorship, leadership and advisor skills. 
  • Expert knowledge of evolving trends, innovative advances, emerging technologies and potential industry disrupters. 
  • Ability to engage others in thinking differently; able to use a 'what-if' approach for discussions with partners and peers. 
  • Has established external contacts who offer innovative ideas and opportunities. 
  • You help promote a culture of diversity and inclusion within the department and the larger organization. You value different ideas and opinions. You listen courageously and remain curious in all that you do. 
  • You are able to work remotely and have access to high-speed internet.  

VALUABLE EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum number of years of experience: 10 to 15 years' experience preferred. 
  • Exhibit a solid understanding of the organization's business objectives and processes, and what drivers and trends are influencing the industry and ecosystem.  Have a solid understanding of political and cultural aspects of the organization. 
  • Develop a detailed knowledge of the underlying data and data products and become the subject matter expert on content, current and potential future uses of data, and the quality and interrelationship between core elements of the data repositories and data products. 
  • Experience with Producer Management / deep understanding of insurance operations. 

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:

  • A diverse workplace where associates feel a sense of belonging.
  • An organization that feels like a small, close-knit community and has the strength of a Fortune 500 company.
  • Tuition reimbursement, training and career development.
  • Comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance.
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and childcare needs.
  • 401(k) plan with a 2% company contribution and 6% company match.
  • Competitive pay with an opportunity for incentives for all associates.
  • Flexible work schedules with a healthy amount of paid time off.
  • For more information regarding available benefits, please visit our Career Site.
  • Salary Range: $135,500 - $160,000
  • Pay commensurate with experience.

MUTUAL OF OMAHA:

Mutual of Omaha serves more than 4.8 million individual product customers and 39,000 employer groups. Our legacy of stability creates an environment where every associate is encouraged to experiment, innovate and grow in their own unique career path.

From day one, you’ll have the tools to be your best self at work. Here you’ll do meaningful work and your talents will have a positive impact on peoples’ lives as we help our customers protect what they care about and achieve their financial goals.

Each associate is a unique contributor to creating a diverse, dynamic, thriving and inclusive workplace. We want you to become engaged … feel a sense of belonging … and contribute to the company’s exceptional future.

Join forces with a company that can AMPLIFY YOUR STRENGTHS AND EMPOWER YOUR CAREER.

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

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Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job ID: 7420

Posted 26 days ago

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