Our global insurance client has a contract need for a Duck Creek architecture consultants and Duck Creek developers for contract to hire role - can work remote permanently if you can travel occasionally to client in NJ. Send your resume ASAP for consideration.
The Duck Creek Platform Solution Architect (this role) will be responsible for the architecture, design, performance, build, deployment and support of core insurance platform built on Duck Creek Technology. A suitable candidate is a successful experienced and accomplished technology leader with significant practical hands-on experience, to lead the team to deliver and drive the design as well as implement the state of the art underwriting & distribution capabilities across multiple technology domains. This role will be required to plan, manage, monitor as well as influence, differentiate, and guide technology teams. This role will also be responsible to establish robust platform capabilities to create exceptional customer experiences.
This position will actively collaborate with Enterprise Architecture, Information Security, Data & Analytics, Digital Technology and other shared services teams to build the next generation application platforms for Duck Creek Technology utilizing Cloud and Non-Cloud infrastructures. This role is also responsible for all integrations and interfaces upstream as well as downstream supporting business objectives. This role will be a partner with business architecture and enterprise architecture team to define optimum application and solution architecture to meet current and future underwriting and policy admin platform needs.
This role requires thought leadership, change orientation, seamless execution, strong relationship management and effective communication capabilities.
Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:
: Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or another related field. Business Administration (MBA) is preferred.
: At least 12 years of experience as a Solution Architect, leading technical teams with strong software engineering background
: Minimum 10 years of industry experience in system development and implementation preferably in insurance or financial services industry.
: At least 7 years of experience in insurance technology projects/programs
: At least 7 years of experience with Duck Creek Policy Platform
: At least 7 years of experience in engineering, designing and implementing large & complex system & application architectures
: At least 5 years of experience in performance engineering & optimization of distributed systems in API based architectures
: At least 5 years of experience leading systems integration projects with many internal and external interfaces
: At least 5-10 years of hands on experience in technology stack such as Microsoft.Net, Java, ASP.NET, IIS, BizTalk, MQ, SQL Server, HTML, XML, CSS, XSLT etc.
: Knowledge of message bus technologies (Kafka, MQ, Amazon SQS, etc.)
: Hands on knowledge of Duck Creek Policy v6.x, Anywhere API, Duck Creek Author, Duck Creek Express, Duck Creek Platform Suite
: Superior communication skills and ability to interact with colleagues at all levels
: Experience with systems integration (Policy, Billing, Claims, Reinsurance, third-party systems)
: Good knowledge of Data & Analytics technologies such as Data Lakes, Business Intelligence Tools, Predictive Models, 3rd Party Data.
: Good knowledge of Microservices & API Mgmt., Java Script Frameworks such as Angular, Cloud Platforms such as Microsoft Azure is preferred.
: Ability to motivate team members and effectively delegate responsibilities to ensure timely delivery.
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