Jobs like this involve providing strategic technical guidance and support for the development and delivery of RSA’s application platform to meet business requirements and according to best practice methods.
You will spend your time supporting the definition, design, development, maintenance and governance of application architecture.
You will work with key business representatives and IT developers, providing advice, communicating risks and concerns, and ensuring applications adhere to appropriate standards.
You will have good knowledge of establishing an enterprise view of application and application architecture, drafting and communicating application strategies, and defining application standards, policies and procedures.
Creating the applications architecture and roadmaps to define the framework and explain the migration steps necessary to meet evolving business requirements
Developing, managing and auditing policies, principles and standards relating to applications architecture to provide clarity and ensure compliance with the required standards
Designing and implementing methodologies and procedures for developing application to ensure consistency across RSA in line with best practice methods
Providing technical advice and support to developers and other architects in matters related to applications architecture to ensure that developments meet required standards
Designing and implementing migration and transformation strategies to new technologies for applications to minimise disruption and maintain integrity
Analysing new business requirements from an IT application architecture perspective to ensure solutions meet standards for reliability, scalability, and availability
Taking the technical lead for application architecture in projects to validate the design and implementation based on the architectural standards and guidelines
Ideally you will come from a General Insurance career, ideally in a multi-national environment and have :
Experience of technical applications e.g., data / database concepts
Experience implementing complex platforms - the person will need to be able to design a capability within an insurance application -
from quote, buy, self-service
Functional application and integration background
Experience with platforms like Duck Creek, Guidewire
Experience of Enterprise Architecture methodology TOGAF, ZACKMAN, ITIL