Mutual of Omaha

Java Application Solution Architect - Departing Well (496530)

Software Architect in Omaha, NE

Posted 2019-09-06
Description

The Application Solutions Architect leads and performs complex application design, development, and integration. The Application Solutions Architect makes use of a moderate depth of knowledge across business areas and applications to successfully deliver innovative solutions including major system implementations and enhancements, application system interfaces, functions, and features.

Essential Job Functions:

Responsible for the development, maintenance and integration of applications and systems that support the business operations using required tools and languages.
Responsible for developing and utilizing improved techniques for designing, developing, testing, and debugging applications including assisting with issues.
Responsible for understanding business objectives and current business challenges within the supported business area and providing consultative leadership to customers on desired application enhancements.
Responsible for acting as an internal consultant and mentor to more junior staff as well as providing project-level leadership, guidance, and direction.
Responsible for analyzing complex business and technical requirements to identify and evaluate alternatives for business application development and integration.
Responsible for providing leadership to project teams through design, estimation, coordination & definition of tasks; will often include articulating and advocating for new technical and non-technical ideas.
Responsible for maintaining short-range (6-12 month) view of technology, industry trends, business needs, and application requirements.
Responsible for complying with all Company Information Services policies and standards.
Responsible for ensuring appropriate security and privacy measures are implemented on technology solutions to protect Company data from intentional or accidental misuse.
Minimum Qualifications:

6 years system experience.
Experience with full stack Java development
Experience working with or have basic knowledge of mainframe operating system IBM z/OS, JCL and COBOL
Experience with test automation, DevOps and other automation tools (Geb/Spock/Groovy)
Self-directed
Future focused
Influencer/Thought Leader
High level of collaboration and information sharing within the team, with business and IS management, and across IS application and infrastructure teams
Strong mentor and communicator
Critical thinker/problem solver with ability to navigate through ambiguity and unknowns
Highly accountable with a bias toward action and decision making
Ability to adapt quickly to new technology and business requirements. Effectively deals with ambiguity, unexpected events, and changing business, application, and infrastructure requirements; juggles multiple activities, projects, and initiatives simultaneously; and handles technical, political, and organizational fluctuations.
Awareness of different technologies and technology domains (Mainframe, Client Server, Web, Portal, Cloud, etc.).
Bachelors Degree in related system and/or business related field of study (or equivalent work experience).
Pursues and encourages Operational Excellence in all endeavors, leading and striving on a routine basis through identification and implementation of continuous process improvements.
This position requires sitting over 66% of the time.
This position requires Visual Acuity at 20 inches (or less) over 66% of the time.
Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of the Company's business functions and/or the Financial Services industry.
Ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills to include speaking in front of a group.
Strong analytical skills and sound decision-making abilities.
Strong customer relations skills (with all levels of internal and external customers).
Strong leadership skills

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Company summary

Founded in 1909, Mutual of Omaha serves more than 4.6 million individual product customers and 36,000 employer groups. 

Our legacy of stability creates an environment where every associate is encouraged to experiment, innovate and grow in their own unique career path.  

As a Fortune 500 company, we have the size and stability to provide training, coaching and a unique career path that can widen your sphere, enabling you to influence the lives of customers and your own career. From day one, we’ll ensure you have the tools to be your best self at work. 

Being an employee at Mutual of Omaha means working together for the betterment of many. Here you’ll do meaningful work and your talents will have a positive impact on peoples’ lives as we help our customers protect what they care about and achieve their financial goals.

Perks

-A company that feels like a small, close-knit community, with the strength of a Fortune 500.
-We're home to nine Employee Resource Groups, consisting of employees who have voluntarily joined together around shared characteristics or life experiences.
-Tuition reimbursement, training and career development.
-Competitive salary, incentives, 401(k), flexible work schedules, work from home opportunities and a healthy amount of time off.
-Don’t live in Omaha? No problem! We offer an attractive relocation package.

Tech Stack

Java / J2EE, Spring Boot, REST, AWS, Angular, ReactJS, SQL, Docker, Kafka, MuleSoft, Jenkins, TeraData, Informatica, Oracle, DB2, Cobol, Mainframe, Agile, SAFe, WebSphere, Windows, Linux, VMWare, Active Directory

Interview process

Our technical recruiter will call you to discuss your interests and experience. After the call, our hiring managers will review your information and make decisions on first round interviews. Managers will typically conduct a phone or virtual interview if the candidate is not local and then schedule an onsite interview with the team prior to make a final offer decision.

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