We are offering exciting and interesting position for an experienced Solution Architect looking for a varied job role and to progress their career path. There has never been a better time to join the expanding IT team at Allianz UK. This is a fantastic opportunity to have work closely with key stakeholders both within our IT Division and our business areas ensuring the delivery of a varied portfolio of work.
Solutions Architects within Allianz are required to work closely with all Project team members notably the Portfolio Architect, Project Manager, Business Analyst, Developers, Testers and other Solution Architects and Solution Analysts to ensure the architecture, solution design, build and deployment delivers the right solution in line with the wider strategy and reference architectures, standards and guidelines. An important part of the role will be to lead and guide the solution design team in delivering the required level of architecture and design and liaise with the relevant Design Authorities and Senior Stakeholders.
This role is to join the Genesis programme to provide architectural lead and direction for the rollout of Guidewire's ClaimCenter across a further lines of business. You will be joining a well established and highly motivated team operating under an Agile methodology who have already successfully delivered two phases of the programme. The role will appeal to someone with a strong architectural background, coupled with the ability to lead and motivate a solution design team, plus the stakeholder management skills to operate effectively within both the programme and the broader architectural community. Skills and experience: Technical skills
* Solution Architecture (specifically but not restricted to Application Architecture)
* Excellent solution architecture and design skills * Large program/project involvement * End to End and Agile project lifecycle participation, feasibility to post-implementation support * Experience of leading a design team * General insurance background would be advantageous * Ability to quickly understand business processes and design solutions to deliver these * TOGAF certified would be advantageous Key competences: * Self-sufficient but also a team player who is quick to build effective working relationships * Proactive with an organised and methodical approach, operating with pace, enthusiasm and creativity * Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and able to communicate at all levels * Able to effectively challenge, negotiate and influence * Strong stakeholder management experience Combined with the above, if you have the passion, commitment and innovative outlook needed we can offer a competitive salary and flexible benefits package. Salary: 0.00 - 65000.00 per annum. Date posted: 13/02/2017
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