Principal Solutions Architect
Everest Global Services, Inc.

Warren, New Jersey

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Title:
Principal Solutions Architect

Company:
Everest Global Services, Inc.

Job Category:
Technology

Job Description:

About Everest

Everest is a leading global reinsurance and insurance provider, operating for nearly 50 years through subsidiaries in the Europe, Bermuda, Canada, Singapore, US, and other territories. Our strengths include extensive product and distribution capabilities, a strong balance sheet, and an innovative culture. Throughout our history, Everest has maintained its discipline and focuses on creating long-term value through underwriting excellence and strong risk and capital management. But the most critical asset in this organization is our people.

Everest has been a global leader in reinsurance with a broad footprint, deep client relationships, underwriting excellence, responsive service and customized solutions. Our insurance arm draws upon impressive global resources and financial strength to tailor each policy to meet the individual needs of our customers.

Our financial strength is evident in Financial Agency Ratings of: A+ A. M. Best, A+ S&P Global and A1 Moody's Investor Service. We are a market leader for our broad diversified income streams, strong underlying underwriting performance with reduced volatility and strong cash flow. We take pride in being known in the industry as nimble, entrepreneurial and responsive

About the Role:

Everest Group, Ltd. (Everest' or 'the Group') is seeking a Senior Solutions Architect to drive the execution of our global technology strategy. In this position, you will apply strong technical acumen and leadership in partnership with business counterparts to effectively define, plan and support delivery of technical solutions that support business outcomes in service to Everest's strategy.

This is a hybrid position based at the US headquarters in Warren, New Jersey. working 3 days in the office, 2 days remote.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Translate business and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint and design specifications adhering to enterprise architecture standards.
  • Collaborate with other solution architects and enterprise/domain architects to ensure solutions are optimized and aligned with Everest's strategic direction.
  • Working with development management, continuously review/monitor project implementations and coding patterns to ensure the alignment with the approved solution architecture.
  • Working closely with project management and delivery teams to review and mitigate any architecture related issues and risks during project execution and lifecycle
  • Create/maintain architecture artifacts and documentation updating when necessary and communicating changes clearly and professionally.
  • Maintain software and technology currency by documenting appropriately and artifacts are easily accessible by others within the organization
  • Provide expert knowledge of technical and application architecture to the various development teams.
  • Manage individual workload and deliver on agreed upon milestones and date commitments.
  • Communicate effectively, professionally and routinely to senior managers and the solution architecture team on project progress/status and any major design changes/challenges.
  • Use active listening to define architecture and technical needs, and recommend the appropriate solutions based on a strong understanding of technology and business needs.
  • Proactively identify and capitalize upon opportunities to share/re-use existing components where possible.
  • Identify and communicate business, application and technical risks associated with application implementation.
  • Provide technical guidance to the Development Teams during the analysis, development and testing processes.
  • Guide the selection of the hardware and software components the applications will use for implementation and provide instruction on how to appropriately implement the application components using the respective hardware and software.
  • Collaborate with PMO, BSA and Delivery Lead to develop Cost Basis Analysis.
  • Participate in Product/Vendor evaluation and selection process.
  • Define, design and initiate proof of concept/technology when appropriate.
  • Create and socialize corporate architecture standards and best practices.
  • Create and present solutions to Architecture board using pre-defined templates.

Job Requirements:
  • 20+ years of overall technology experience in strategy, architecture, engineering, configuring and implementing software solutions and services
  • 10+ years of Software Engineering and Solution Architecture experience including engineering practices, tools and standards
  • 5+ years of successful technology leadership experience at an enterprise level within a company or as a consultant
  • Demonstrated ability to lead in a highly matrixed organization through a combination of influence, partnership, and authority
  • Experience leading, coaching, mentoring, and developing people and teams.
  • Hands-on knowledge of current technology standards/trends coupled with a desire to continually expand personal knowledge/skills
  • Domain knowledge of the Insurance Industry (preferably P&C) and value chain as well as the technologies and solutions relevant to this industry is desired
  • Ability and interest in mentoring technical staff and raising our collective technical competencies
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with other business and technology leaders
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills coupled with the ability to tailor communication to all levels of an organization
  • Experience executing technology modernization initiatives including migration to cloud native and API Strategies
  • Strong grasp of value creation and business capability models
  • Recent experience working in a Scaled Agile environment with Agile tools, e.g. Jira, Confluence, etc.
  • Documented experience successfully leading cloud architecture definition, migration and modernization of the our technology capabilities
  • Demonstrable experience in engineering solutions through the process of decoupling complex monolithic systems
  • Experience in defining and documenting architecture and coding standards and best practices

Our Culture

At Everest, our purpose is to provide the world with protection. We help clients and businesses thrive, fuel global economies, and create sustainable value for our colleagues, shareholders and the communities that we serve. We also pride ourselves on having a unique and inclusive culture which is driven by a unified set of values and behaviors. Click here to learn more about our culture.

Our Values are the guiding principles that inform our decisions, actions and behaviors. They are an expression of our culture and an integral part of how we work: Talent. Thoughtful assumption of risk. Execution. Efficiency. Humility. Leadership. Collaboration. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Our Colleague Behaviors define how we operate and interact with each other no matter our location, level or function: Respect everyone. Pursue better. Lead by example. Own our outcomes. Win together.

All colleagues are held accountable to upholding and supporting our values and behaviors across the company. This includes day to day interactions with fellow colleagues, and the global communities we serve.

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Type:
Regular

Time Type:
Full time

Primary Location:
Warren, NJ

Additional Locations:

Everest is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, genetics, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, civil union status, family or parental status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. As part of this commitment, Everest will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Everest Benefits at everestbenefits@everestglobal.com.

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