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Zurich NA Solution Architect in Schaumburg, Illinois

Solution Architect

Description

Zurich is currently looking for a Solution Architectto work out of our North American headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.

As a Solution Architect, you will help lead the design and implementation of our next generation of best in class technology by leveraging hands-on experience and expertise in architecting, designing, and building enterprise solutions. You’ll understand the technical opportunities and limitations of the various technologies at your disposal and will be able to specify recommended solutions.

She/he will display past performance and experience with evaluating technology standards, tools, products, and solutions, make rational design decisions from business and technical perspectives, and communicate and implement recommended solutions. The Solution Architect will also maintain responsibility for defining the technical strategy of a system, working closely with all stakeholders to drive technology decisions that support product capabilities now and for the future, and guide it successfully through its execution.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the IT Architecture areaOR

  • Zurich Cybersecurity Technician Apprentice, including Associate Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the IT Architecture area OR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the IT Architecture area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience with architecture, design, implementation, and/or support of highly distributed applications

  • Working knowledge with AGILE development, SCRUM and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) with the following programming languages: .NET, C , Java, JSON, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby on Rails, Pig/Hive

  • Knowledge of architecture frameworks

  • Has lead application development teams in the past

  • Insurance Industry Experience

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE disability/vets

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 11/24/20

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200006D0

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.

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