Solutions Architect V

The Standard Portland, OR

About the Job

Overview:

If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard (www.standard.com). Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.

 

IT at The Standard

 

When you work at The Standard, you are part of a company that provides customers financial well-being and peace of mind. As a member of our IT team, you work side by side with the business, pursuing strategic opportunities for our company. It’s an exciting time with new products, new distribution channels and new customer needs that are driving big investments in technology. At The Standard, we are large enough for big opportunities and small enough for big impact.

 

 

Responsibilities:

The Role

 

Solution Architects defines the technology solutions, underlying architecture, and processes for Information Technologies (IT) long-term support of business capabilities. As a senior member of the team, the Solution Architect is responsible for providing thought leadership in the development of strategic and applied architecture deliverables and participating in architecture governance to ensure technology is aligned with business needs.  Develops solution architectures and provides technical leadership for programs or across a project portfolio. Ensures that business system development efforts comply with strategic architecture principles, standards and models.  Ensures technology solutions have linkage to business objectives and technology best practices.  Identifies and prioritizes IT initiatives required to support business and IT strategies. Mentors and develops the next generation of architects. 

 

Knowledge: Having broad expertise or unique knowledge, uses skills to contribute to development of company objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways. Barriers to entry such as technical committee review exist at this level.       

Job Complexity: Works on significant and unique issues where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles. Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Contacts pertain to significant matters often involving coordination among groups.

Supervision: Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments. May supervise the activities of others.

Qualifications:

Experience:

  • Typically requires a minimum of 12+ years of experience in Application and Enterprise architecture.
  • Must have experience working in leadership roles in architecture.
  • Must have experience presenting to C level executives.
  • Must have strong development background in Java.
  • Must have cloud computing experience such as; Azure and AWS
  • Must have experience with HTML5 and Responsive Design, security gateways and APIs.

 

Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc., StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc. and StanCorp Mortgage Investors, LLC, marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.

 

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