Basic Qualifications :
Bachelors Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Application Design and Development area
High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Application Design and Development area
Preferred Qualifications :
Insurance Industry Experience
Knowledge and demonstrated experience understanding how data is or will be used and implication on people, processes, products and technology
Job Accountabilities Key Accountabilities :
Contribute to the delivery of assigned IT application mid-size project or program work stream for specific vertical lines of business by collaborating with BC&IT contacts on approach for project / program involvement.
Maintain understanding of the functionality and use of the IT application portfolio for specific vertical lines of business.
Within a program, take direction from more senior program solution Architect or from Enterprise / functional architects in smaller projects.
Independently perform or execute given solution design assignments capable to implement E2E processes.
Utilize the group operations and technology governance process, to provide architectural design approval and ensure that the IT architectural standards and practices are followed through project and program involvement.
Provide consultation for multiple areas of technology to project efforts within various IT areas and / or external service providers.
Identify, in collaboration with the more senior program solution architects or in smaller projects directly with the functional area architects, existing IT software assets for new opportunities (e.
g. re-use) through project and program involvement.
Contribute to the development and maintenance of IT enterprise architecture, standards and practices by maintaining understanding of current and future technology developments.
Provide consultation for broad areas of technology to project efforts within various IT areas and / or external service providers.
Provide formal and informal leadership and direction to other architects.
Design and document solutions required to meet business needs and automate business processes / activities.
Understand and evaluate multiple platforms, software packages, and custom components to design the solution.
Harvest reusable building blocks for reuse on other projects / programs.
Support the development of business cases.
Participate in technology evaluations.
Business Travel, as required
Extended Hours during Peak Periods / Shift Work / Holiday Work, as required
Regular Predictable Attendance
Visibility in the Office, as required Additional Information 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 53,000 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.
Zurich is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and barrier-free environment resulting in an accessible organization for employees, customers, and other parties who interact with, or on behalf of, Zurich.
We strive to achieve a workplace free of discrimination of all forms, including discrimination on the basis of physical or mental disability, or medical condition.
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