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Senior System Architect

Farmers Insurance New York, United States
Posted 21 days ago Permanent Competitive
Senior System Architect
We are Farmers!

We are... more than just your favorite commercials. At Farmers, we strive to deliver peace of mind to our customers by providing protection and comprehensive advice and delivering in the moments of truth. That means having people who can help us meet changing customer and business needs. Farmers high-performance culture is focused on results and the people who achieve them. We hold ourselves and others accountable for sustainably growing the business and each other. We seek solutions, own our actions, and grow through discomfort. We see setbacks as opportunities while continuously asking ourselves how we impact our customers.

Farmers is an award winning, equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. We are dedicated to supporting the well-being of our people through our extensive suite of benefits, as well as the well-being of the communities we serve through employee volunteer programs and nonprofit partnerships. Helping others in their time of need isn't just our business - it's our culture! To learn more about our high-performance culture and open opportunities, check out www.Farmers.com/careers/corporate and be sure to follow us on Instagram, LinkedIn, and TikTok.

Workplace: Hybrid ( #LI-Hybrid ), Remote ( #LI-Remote ) - this role is either Hybrid or fully remote.

Farmers believes in a culture of collaboration, creativity, and innovation, which thrives when we have the ability to work flexibly in a virtual setting as well as the opportunity to be together in person. Our hybrid work environment combines the best of both worlds with at least three (3) days in office and up to two (2) days virtual for employees who live within fifty (50) miles of a Farmers corporate office. Applicants beyond fifty (50) miles may still be considered.

About the role...

  • Designs and develops architecture delivery (integration, process, applications, data and technology) with alignment to the enterprise architecture vision, strategy and roadmap.
  • Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in System Architecture and basic knowledge of related job disciplines.
  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market.
  • Is an excellent communicator to multiple audiences - technical teams, leadership roles, architectural peers, and general staff; communicates our vision, strategy, roadmaps, and value of technology to others.

What you'll accomplish...

  • Utilizes in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in System Architecture and basic knowledge of related job disciplines to design and develop complex physical architecture to support a specific system/platform.
  • Independently solves complex problems to initiate and perform more difficult technical planning, architecture development and physical specification modifications.
  • Works independently, receives minimal guidance to execute more complex pilots and assess broad system performance, scalability, and health.
  • Responsible for definition and alignment on system standards and principles.
  • May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or may have accountability for on-going system architecture activities or objectives.
  • Reviews detail design and code to ensure alignment to high level design and architecture.
  • Organizes architecture business records for audit and technical team future use; mentors and oversees Application Portfolio Management, Application Inventories, Application Health Assessments, and Solution Risk Review across projects and the whole of the Life Insurance business.
  • Works across many business functions in the Life Insurance company - specifically providing governance, guidance, and technical consulting to Customer &Agent Experience, New Business and Sales, Underwriting, Finance and Actuarial, Risk & Compliance, technical integration, Data management, Vendor coordination, and Business Intelligence capabilities. Liaison to partners who provide the rest of Life Insurance business capabilities.

Physical actions...

  • Sits or stands for extended periods of time, up to a full work shift.
  • Occasionally reaches overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
  • Occasionally moves, lifts, carries, and places objects and supplies weighing 0-10 pounds without assistance.
  • Listens to, interprets, and differentiates auditory information (e.g. others speaking) at normal speaking levels with or without correction.
  • Visually verifies and reads information.
  • Visually locates material, resources and other objects.
  • Ability to operate a computer for extended periods of time, up to a full work shift.
  • Physical dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate keyboard and other office equipment up to a full work shift.

Physical environment...

This position operates in an open office working environment which will include normal and customary distractions, noise, and interruptions.

Education needed...

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

Experience needed...

  • 4 years relevant experience in System Architecture within specific technology or platform required, preferably as technical lead.
  • Experience in delivering technical solution architecture required.
  • Knowledge of Life Insurance and/or P&C Insurance domains preferred.

Special skills needed...

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to secure 'buy-in' and convince others regarding best approach.
  • Goal oriented team player with a positive attitude.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Strong relationship building.

Benefits
  • Farmers offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, qualifications and location.
    o CA Only: $116,960 - $186,560
    o CO Only: $109,920 - $160,820
    o HI Only: $109,920 - $172,150
    o IL Only: $109,920 - $172,150
  • o MD Only: $109,920 - $172,150
    o NY/DC/Jersey City Only: $109,920 - $186,560
    o Albany County: $116,960 - $160,820
    o WA Only: $109,920 - $195,625
  • Bonus Opportunity (based on Company and Individual Performance)
  • 401(k)
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Assistance
  • For more information, review "What we offer" on https://www.farmers.com/careers/corporate/#offer

Job Location(s): R_US - United States

Anticipated application deadline: At Farmers, the recruitment process is designed to ensure that we find the best talent to join our team. As part of this process, we typically close open positions within 8 to 21 days after posting. If you are interested in any of our open positions, we encourage you to submit your application promptly.

Farmers will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance or other applicable law. Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1033, Farmers is prohibited from employing any individual who has been convicted of any criminal felony involving dishonesty or a breach of trust without prior written consent from the state Department of Insurance.

Want to learn more about our culture & opportunities? Check out www.Farmers.com/careers/corporate and be sure to follow us on Instagram, LinkedIn, and TikTok.
Job ID  24631
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