Application Architect

Jacksonville, Florida
Not Specified
Oct 17, 2016
Dec 16, 2016
Job Type
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Career Level
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Position Summary:

We are currently seeking a full time Application Architect to work in our Jacksonville, FL office.

In this role you will be responsible for providing architecture leadership across multiple development teams and working with both IS and Business teams to define their architecture roadmap, solution architecture, detailed design, and hands on development. This position requires strong communication skills and duties include:

• Working with Senior IT and Business Managers to define the strategic roadmap.

• Working with development teams supporting systems for the four P&C companies.

• Collaborating with other members of the Enterprise Architect team on technologies and approaches.

• Participating in Proof of Concept work to evaluate platforms and capabilities.

• Leading a team through the initial stages of a development program.

Position Qualifications:

• 8 or more years of progressively more responsible work experience in a technical discipline.

• Requires experience in Java EE.

• Must have experience with some of the following: Spring, Spring MVC, Angular JS, JQuery, AWS, Ant, Gradle, SOAP Web Services, REST, and ColdFusion.

• Working knowledge of Guidewire Policy Center, Billing Center, and Claims Center is a plus, but not required.

• P&C insurance knowledge is a plus, but not required.

• Proven experience in designing and developing large scale enterprise applications.

• Must have strong presentation skills.

• Application performance analysis and tuning experience.

• Excellent verbal and written skills.

• Experience with Test Driven Development using JUnit and mock object frameworks preferred.

• Exposure to MQ, JMS, and ESB technologies is a plus.

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Our employees enjoy great benefits:

• Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month.
• Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Savings Accounts and various retirement plans.
• Learn and grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid certifications and continuing education programs.
• Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer programs.
• Balance your life with generous paid time off and enjoy business casual dress.
• Protect what you love with discounts on Homeowners and Auto insurance products.
• Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through Kemper Perks.

Kemper at a glance

With $8 billion in assets, Kemper is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in home, auto, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses.

Kemper's underwriting companies* are rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority. Kemper services six million policies and ranks among the top 25 personal lines property and casualty writers.

*Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated.
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