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Application Architect (.NET/Angular/SQL)

Company: Guardian Life
Location: Holmdel
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

The Application Architect is a technical expert responsible for driving architecture, design and development for our Absence Management applications. This role will work directly with solution architects, cross-functional stakeholders and development team members to define, design and deliver the technical solutions that will support the business's vision, strategy and goals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Review current architecture of all solutions and propose ways to optimize, enhance, and scale.
  • Communicate across multiple teams to showcase new features and functionalities.
  • Gather and analyze data and develop architectural requirements for technical features
  • Conduct and lead technical design session
  • Research and evaluate emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support activities
  • Participate in the domain technical and business discussions relative to future architect direction
  • Design, architect, and implement the technical solutions required to build a state-of-the-art delivery platform using the latest technologies.
  • Work with technology teams to design, prototype and prove the viability of solutions. Implement complex solutions as needed.
  • Provide technical leadership and expertise in the development of standards, architectural governance, design patterns, and practices.
  • Develop technical solutions that will solve business problems. Drive solutions to completion.
  • Provide thought leadership and direction to the Absence Management development teams to ensure solutions meet corporate and departmental objectives.
  • Develop and build strong relationships across the business to effectively influence and accomplish strategic application architecture objectives.
  • Assist on-shore and off-shore teams with issues needing technical expertise or complex systems and/or programming knowledge. Mentor and develop new or less experienced team members.
  • Provide technical training to external team members to foster stronger cross-departmental relations.
  • Provides thought leadership in technology direction, technical services, vendor partnership and industry standards adoption.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related fields. Experience in lieu of a degree will be considered.
  • 8 years of experience developing technical solutions in .NET, JavaScript, JS Frameworks (React, Angular) and SQL including business intelligence and data driven technical solutions
  • Vast Experience building API architectures used by internal and external solutions, including: microservice strategy, design and development
  • api management services (apigee)
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to take leadership role in projects that span multiple teams, ability to deliver on time working in a fast-paced agile environment
  • Continued hands on development. This is a Plan and Build position.
  • Must be comfortable in a fast pace, changing environment
  • Has strong presentation and collaboration skills and can clearly articulate all aspects of the job requirements, including the creation of formal documentation

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in the Insurance and/or Absence Management market
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline or equivalent experience
  • AWS, Big Data, .NET, API, SAAS, and UI Frameworks
  • Enterprise architecture

Location:

  • Virtual, US | Westminster, CO | Bethlehem, PA | Holmdel, NJ
  • Up to 15% travel within US

Salary Range:

$89,000 - $160,000 (depending on years of experience and location)

We Offer:

  • Meaningful and challenging work opportunities to accelerate technology and innovation in a secure and compliant way
  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent medical, dental, supplemental health, life and vision coverage for you and your dependents with no wait period
  • Life and disability insurance
  • A great 401(k) with match
  • Tuition assistance, paid parental leave and backup family care
  • Dynamic, modern work environments that promote collaboration and creativity
  • Flexible time off, dress code, and work location policies to balance your work and life in the ways that suit you best
  • Social responsibility in all aspects of our work. We volunteer within our local communities, create educational alliances with colleges, drive a variety of initiatives in sustainability, and advocate for diversity and inclusion in all that we do.

About ReedGroup:

As the largest exclusive provider of absence management services, ReedGroup has been dedicated to helping employees return to work safely for more than 40 years. We create a seamless experience so clients can excel at their jobs and better serve their employees - supporting a thriving, engaged, and skilled workforce.

ReedGroup is a wholly-owned, independent subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company - providing even more ways we can better serve people. Guardian has been helping people protect their futures and secure their lives for more than 150 years, and today serves 27 million people by helping them find financial confidence and well-being in life, health, and wealth. And as one of the largest mutual insurance companies, we know what matters most: putting the needs of customers first.

Equal Employment Opportunity

ReedGroup is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Guardian Life, Brick , Application Architect (.NET/Angular/SQL), Other , Holmdel, New Jersey

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