Solutions Architect-Life in Lincoln, RI at Amica

Date Posted: 7/16/2021

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Life Solutions Architect (Life)
10 Amica Way, Lincoln RI 02865

Our office in Lincoln, RI is seeking a Life Solutions Architect. This position is responsible for the research, design, development and integration of architectural solutions to effectively achieve Amica’s end-state business vision and align with Amica’s enterprise architecture. This position will provide guidance to the organization on the selection and implementation of third-party solutions as well as integration efforts with vendor partners and Corporate Information Systems (CIS).

Responsibilities: 

  • Facilitate the establishment and implementation of standards and guidelines that enable the design of technology solutions.
  • Collaborate with the CIS Enterprise, Solution Architects, and Infrastructure teams to recommend changes in application development strategies and technologies used at Amica Life.
  • Responsible for establishing current and long-range direction of application development technology aimed at keeping the organization on the forefront of change.
  • Deliver technical solutions and provides guidance to programs, project teams and application development & configuration teams
  • Provide overall system & application development direction and guidance to IS/IT staff. 
  • Utilize and maintain technical and application expertise, including the use of technologies, tools, programming languages, established processes, and concepts necessary to develop quality IT solutions across multiple domains.
  • Work closely and collaborate with Amica’s external vendor partners to provide direction and oversight.
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on new technologies that support company goals.
  • Lead in new technology integration via requirements analysis, design and implementation.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required and a minimum of 9 years of experience in multiple and/or highly complex business application system architecture domains or, an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with design, configuration and management of business application systems.
  • Experience as an enterprise architect with an understanding of strategic technology planning, implementation and high availability enterprise solutions.
  • Experience with core technologies, including open standards, databases and object orientated API driven integration technologies.
  • Deep development, integration and design experience using Java and Web Services (REST and SOAP)
  • Experience using UML tools such as MS Visio as well as Alfabet software is preferred, but not required.
  • Preferred to have worked in Life Insurance & Annuity and/or Financial services sector, but not require
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Perks and Benefits

  • Paid vacation, holidays and sick days
  • Generous leave programs, including paid parental bonding leave
  • Medical, dental, vision coverage, short- and long-term disability, and life insurance
  • Generous retirement benefits
  • Opportunities for advancement in a successful and growing company

About Amica

Amica Mutual Insurance Company is America’s oldest mutual insurer of automobiles. A direct national writer, Amica also offers home, marine and umbrella insurance. Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, provides life insurance and retirement solutions. Amica was founded on the principles of creating peace of mind and building enduring relationships for and with our exceptionally loyal policyholders, a mission that thousands of employees in offices nationwide share and support.

Equal Opportunity Policy: All qualified applicants who are authorized to work in the United States will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, family status, ethnicity, age, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, mental condition, military status, genetic information or any other class protected by law. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of age with respect to individuals who are 40 years of age or older. Employees are subject to the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act.

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