Sr Cloud Solutions Architect

  • location: West Des Moines, IA (remote)
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $140,000 - $155,000 per year

job description

Sr Cloud Solutions Architect

job summary:
We're seeking a Sr Cloud Solutions Architect to join a technology team that establishes and owns enterprise architecture and technology strategic roadmaps to bring relevant, innovative and new technology to the cloud applications team. In this position, you will work closely with the business team to design, develop, and deploy cutting-edge capabilities in support of AEL's new strategic vision. The environment is demanding, and you will be challenged. We expect that you are fluent in data and application integration. You'll be a part of a dynamic, collaborative team that wants to hear your input because you have a sound foundation in technology, appreciate the nuances of investment and insurance processes, bring in your visualization and work closely with architects, infrastructure teams and other team members. We have a pragmatic approach to architectural and technology choices and hope you will too. The ideal candidate is passionate about speed, quality, automation, and continuous delivery. We're actively cultivating a culture of innovation and excellence, and while not for everyone, this environment will be challenging and rewarding for the right individual who welcomes dynamism and the ability to work with fast evolving requirements.

location: West Des Moines, Iowa
job type: Permanent
salary: $140,000 - 155,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
  • Develops, maintains, and governs systems architecture for the application portfolio and infrastructure domain supporting business functions.
  • Assists with discovery of internal and external customers' critical business issues and requirements.
  • Oversees the ongoing optimization and evaluation of systems, including the creation and maintenance of technology roadmaps, as well as ensuring the viability and longevity of legacy systems and processes.
  • Recommends which existing or emerging technologies will drive business value & plans to leverage across the organization for the critical business models.
  • Drives technology innovation, maturation/readiness and leverage into IT solutions, in particular as it relates to high-performing development teams.
  • Partners with IT Leaders on business case development with careful consideration of migrating from current or legacy solutions and approaches.
  • Ensures applications supporting American Equity are compliant, and technically resilient enough to meet established requirements.
  • Conducts research and development around new technology concepts or implementations.
  • Makes recommendations on technology strategies while considering various options and business needs.
  • Participates in Communities of Practice (CoPs), industry involvement and standards organizations.
  • Establishes enterprise standards and policies in line with Enterprise Information management strategies
  • Performs other related work as required.
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Solutions
  • Cloud

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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