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Sr. Systems Architect - Woodland Hills, CA


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Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world.

Job Summary

Designs and develops architecture delivery (integration, process, applications, data and technology) with alignment to the enterprise architecture vision, strategy and roadmap.   Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in System Architecture and basic knowledge of related job disciplines. Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market.

Essential Job Functions

Utilizes in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in System Architecture and basic knowledge of related job disciplines to design and develop complex physical architecture to support a specific system/platform. Independently solves complex problems to initiate and perform more difficult technical planning, architecture development and specification modifications. Works independently, receives minimal guidance to execute more complex pilots and assess broad system performance, scalability, and health.  May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or may have accountability for on-going system architecture activities or objectives.   Experience as technical lead in specific technology or platform. Reviews detail design and code to ensure alignment to high level design and architecture. Experience in Ability to deliver technical solution architecture. Certified technician responsible for definition and alignment on system standards and principles. Executes POCs and pilots on platform to highlight quick business outcomes. Establishes and supports definition of Non-Functional requirements. Fosters built-in quality for the ARTs solution. Plans architecture runway as defined by the Enterprise Architect.Actively supports design and steering of CI/CD pipeline.

Physical Actions

Required job duties are essentially sedentary work consisting of occasional walking, standing and lifting and/or carrying 10 lbs. maximum, and seeing.

Physical Environment

Required job duties are normally performed in a climate controlled office environment.

Education Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree preferred with an IT background or emphasis. 

Experience Requirements

Four (4 ) years relevant experience in System Architecture.

Special Skill Requirement

  • Hands on experience in J2EE technologies, web design
  • Experience in Modular software design spanning multiple technology platforms
  • Has project management skills, problem solving skills and excellent communication skills
  • Trouble shooting design flaws and performance bottlenecks
  • Pega Knowledge is a plus
  • Knowledge of integration architecture - Web Services, APIs, Data integration as well as third-party integration tools. 

Additional Qualification

  • Possesses advanced-level understanding of multiple applications within domain and can represent these domains to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Regularly consulted as the subject matter expert in multiple domains.
  • Strong technical acumen to identify process and technical solutions to meet business requirements.
  • Able to assess the state of the application landscape, recommend changes, and lead such changes from concept through deployment.
  • Deep understanding and ability to document and articulate the application architecture for multiple core applications as well as conceptualize and describe high level data flows between systems.
  • Able to communicate effectively with Business partners and participate and contribute to strategic discussions.

Job Location(s): US - CA - Woodland Hills

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