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System Architect

Company: The Standard
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Posted Date: 2022-03-25Req ID: REQ002411About Us: The Standard is a family of companies dedicated to helping its customers achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. In business since 1906, we're a leading provider of group and individual disability insurance, group life, dental and vision insurance, voluntary (employee-paid) benefits, absence management services, and retirement plans and annuities for employers and individuals. For more information about The Standard, visit or follow us on , or .Description:At The Standard, you'll join a team focused on putting our customers first.Our continued success is driven by a high-performance culture. We're looking for people who are collaborative, accountable, creative, agile and are driven by a passion for doing what's right - across the company and in our local communities.We offer a caring culture where you can make a real difference, every day. Ready to reach your highest potential? Let's work together.The System Architect is responsible for defining and communicating a shared technical and architectural vision to ensure the system under development is fit for its intended purpose, and in addition will be built and run in line with the long term goals of the organization. This System Architect will work on a freshly-constructed product in the Claims Department, which interfaces with other legacy on-prem systems. The first release of this product rolled out last week, so jump in now and continue to mature the product for the benefit of our valued customers.In this highly collaborative role, the System Architect will work closely with the Product Manager, Software Engineers, Site Reliability Engineers, the Portfolio Architect, and other System Architects to understand architectural vision andplan, and design the architectural runway that will enable teams within the value stream to continuously and reliably deliver customer value. Skills We Are Seeking

  • Ability to describe, communicate with, and collaborate with various stakeholders, from the business side and technology side, around different aspects of a solution's near-term & long-term value and risk, as well as balance and negotiate trade-offs. Demonstrated leadership in delivering architectures within cloud-based environments.
  • Collaborative approach with the internal architecture community to understand dependencies between existing systems.
  • Presentations to leadership and key stakeholders will be a regular occurrence.
  • Ability to influence from the standpoint of the system. Educate partners on whole system design view and integrated pieces. Build business roadmaps/technology roadmaps, sync together, and build runway for business features that need to be delivered while considering current and future state architectures.
  • Experience in an agile, matrixed environment that requires an architect to lead when necessary as well as act as a servant leader to support the development of others. Qualifications
    • Education: HS Diploma or GED is the minimum requirement
    • Experience:
      • 7+ years of experience within your technology discipline.
      • 5+ years of experience architecting large solutions that deliver value for various stakeholders from multiple domains (i.e. Portals, e-commerce or banking applications, or omni-channel digital solutions such as mobile and web).
      • 2+ years of experience architecting REST APIs, Microservices, and Integrations.
      • Experience in Cloud Azure.
      • Experience with architecture solutions that utilize front-end technologies such as Angular, React, Node.js (Angular is preferred.)
      • Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and/or SAFe certifications is preferred.#LI-Remote Note: The Standard is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the salary for this role when hiring a Colorado resident. The salary for employees working in Colorado in this role is listed below. The Standard's package also includes incentive plan participation and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and paid time off.
        • Please note, eligibility to participate in an incentive program is subject to the rules governing the program and plan. Any award depends on various factors, including individual and organizational performance. Salary Range:$96,800.00 - $169,700.00Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., 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, disability, or veteran status 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.PI176536820

Keywords: The Standard, Portland , System Architect, Other , Portland, Oregon

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