Full Time / Aliso Viejo, CA
For more than 150 years, Pacific Life has offered innovative products and services including life insurance, annuities, and mutual funds, along with a variety of investment products, all of which provide The Power to Help You Succeed. We firmly believe each employee plays a part in our continued growth and success, and we pride ourselves in providing a work environment that is challenging, inclusive, collaborative, and results-oriented. With a powerful past and a strong future, Pacific Life offers an environment where you're empowered to achieve your personal best. In return, we look to your passion and insight to help us grow. For additional company information, including current financial strength ratings, visit www.PacificLife.com.
Currently, we are seeking a talented Lead Architect to join the Life Insurance Division in Aliso Viejo, CA. The Life Insurance Division works with financial and insurance professionals to give families and businesses the life insurance coverage needed to help meet important financial protection, wealth accumulation, and wealth preservation goals.
POSITION SUMMARY Responsible for partnering across our product, Innovations, and technology teams to bring innovative solutions to bear, whether through Third-Party Administrators (TPAs), other external or internal partners, with a particular focus on the new Bite-Size product offering. Includes working with peers across IT to manage the delivery and support of internal technology solutions leveraging TPAs as well as coordination of TPA developed solutions. Evaluates new opportunities based on strategic need and provides input into the division's IT strategy.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
*Partners with key business stakeholders to understand current & future business needs and provides sustainable & cost-effective technology solutions involving the division's third-party administrators (TPAs) *Oversees technology matters related to the division's IT Product TPAs; including integration design, delivery of technical requirements, SLA and escalation management *Leads the IT team supporting the division's TPA integration technology platforms; including architecture, analysis, development, testing and production support *Provides architectural and technical guidance to team as needed *Evaluates new TPA opportunities based on strategic need *Remains current on TPA trends and capabilities; incorporating relevant data into the division's IT strategy *Serves as a liaison between the Enterprise Architecture and managed delivery teams; translating relevant components of the technology strategy to ensure alignment of solutions and deliverables.
FACTORS FOR SUCCESS
*Ability to thrive in an agile environment and quickly adapt to changes in business demands *Outside the box thinker with a balanced approach to R&D and a pragmatic approach to developing solutions *Ability to apply and execute strategic direction and business objectives *Comfortable managing through ambiguity while information necessary to deliver a comprehensive solution evolves *Capable of solving complex problems in areas outside of domain expertise *Ability to multi-task and juggle competing priorities *Comfortable working in a fast paced, goal-oriented & outcome focused environment with limited supervision *Comfortable working on a team geographically dispersed across the US and around the globe
Join the Pacific Life team and watch your career grow! We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes: * Competitive salary and bonus program * Medical, dental, and vision as part our commitment in investing in the health and wellbeing of our employees * Two retirement savings plans: 401k savings plan with company match and Company Retirement Contribution (company-paid) * Generous vacation time and holiday pay * And much more!
Pacific Life Insurance Company is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at Pacific Life Insurance Company.
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