Great-West Financial Empower Retirement

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Senior Architect

Senior Architect

Job ID 
14520
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-CO-Denver (DTC)
Posted Date 
9/16/2017
Category 
Technology

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Position Highlights

Be Bold Be Brilliant

 

Are you an initiator of new ideas?  Have you always wanted to work with a team with a start-up mentality while having the stability of a larger organization that's well established with tenured history?  

 

If you're an innovator with experience in the latest cloud-based technologies, we're interested in you!

 

Be a disruptor and instigator of change!

 

Great-West Financial is the nation’s second largest insurer in sales of individual life insurance through banks. We also offer annuity and executive benefits products. Under Empower Retirement, we provide employer sponsored retirement plans as the nation’s second largest retirement plan provider.

 

Our over 5,000 associates across 40 locations across the country provide world class service to:

 

30,000+ employer sponsored retirement plans

8 million+ employees participating in their employer-sponsored retirement plan

467,700+ individual life insurance and annuity accounts

$460 billion+ total assets under administration

 

Provides and develops complex business process design and architectural approaches and solutions to support the business strategy.  Plays a major role in the planning team, working collaboratively with various business owners and business groups in designing and implementing planning solutions that streamline workflows using information technology. Leads projects, researches, analyzes, designs, proposes and delivers solutions, conducts business reviews and documents current systems aligning technical solutions with business needs. Serves as a technical subject matter expert using components of  BPMS tool (Process Designer, eForms, Workplace XT, BAM, Process Analyzer and Simulator, BPM tools), taking requirements and modeling processes into system.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design, model and simulate complex processes using business process management system (BPMS) tools. Provide recommendations on complex process design scenarios using common process design patterns and parent workflows to establish a framework around logging, security and high level routing. Ensures that such process are adequate, functional and conform to industry/business standards.
  • Design and modernize complex systems into Cloud compatible or cloud native applications.
  • Create strategies and designs for migrating application to cloud systems.
  • Develop complex business process architectures, process relationship maps, functional relationship maps, cross-functional maps and work flow diagrams.
  • Responsible for conception of solutions and the selling and execution of such solutions.
  • Design and create cloud native designs , including Cloud Formation and Terraform type scripting.
  • Implement best practices relating to design for architecture design and solution designs. Make leadership recommendations regarding strategic architectural considerations related to process design and process orchestration.
  • Coordinates with the groups of business unit who test, validate, evaluate new applications and functions, and determine and resolve issues.
  • Respond to evolving and changing security conditions.  Implement and recommend security guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Technical bachelor’s degree (e.g. computer science, IS, engineering, math, etc.) or a non-technical bachelor’s degree (e.g. Business)
  • 5 to 10 years of Agile software development
  • Knowledge of Microservices design  (Java, Lambda, Node, Scala)
  • Knowledge of multi types of Persistent stores – SQL, No SQL, Graph
  • Familiar and experience with Cloud designs and Cloud providers – AWS, Google, Azure
  • Familiar with CI/CD process
  • Familiar with DevOPS principles and practices
  • Understand information and data capture related concepts – from ETL to high capacity Spark based systems
  • Preferred knowledge of PL/SQL and Database design concepts
  • Knowledge or AWS ECS, Docker, Kubernetes

 

Normal Office Working Conditions

 

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About Great-West Financial

At Great-West Financial® and Empower Retirement, our more than 5,000 associates are dedicated to helping customers secure their financial futures. We offer a range of retirement savings products, life insurance, annuities and investment services from offices across the country. If you’re interested in joining a company that enjoys a record of strong performance and is rich in history yet innovative, bold and transformative, then our organization is an outstanding place for you to grow and succeed. We’re an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. We’re also committed to providing a drug-free workplace.

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