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 Software Solutions Engineer/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.
This individual will be a part of the Commissions IT team comprised of Business Systems Analysts and Developers. As a Solutions Architect, you will design, develop and support full stack web applications using a variety of technologies and development platforms, preferably using Java, Node.js and AWS cloud. This role will help architect new solutions, while also supporting and enhancing existing systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Architects complex projects across multiple systems and leads the development team in designing, building, testing and deploying software releases to support business objectives.
*Acts as a lead to the group on new technologies and industry trends; tries out new tools, technologies and makes recommendations on technology solutions for our applications *Partners with business and other IT teams in designing and implementing the solutions that streamline applications and data; makes informed decisions on issues such as sacrificing speed for quality and when to apply an appropriate technology *Has expert-level knowledge of latest technology currently in use by team; leads peer review meetings, provides input, receives feedback and implements necessary changes for design and code reviews *Partners with DevOps and infrastructure teams to implement deployment automation, infrastructure and security needs *Acts as subject matter expert for overall system solution; provides long term technical strategy for application integrations and software; identifies potential long-term problems ahead of time and designs software to alleviate those problems *Designs component-based software solutions with the intent of creating reusable components, or pieces of functionality *Designs software that is highly available, scalable and fast *Responds promptly to production outages, investigates root cause and suggests appropriate resolution *Participates in on-call rotation for nightly batch cycle
FACTORS FOR SUCCESS *Two plus years as a Technical Lead or Solutions Architect *Five plus years of hands-on Java development experience *Two plus years of Node.js & Angular development *AWS, Azure or other Cloud platform experience *Proficiency with SDLC methodologies including Waterfall and Agile *Object-oriented analysis, design and SOA know-how *Exposure to microservices, web service development (SOAP, REST/JSON) and XML based configuration *Understanding of relational database concepts; experience with MySQL, Postgres and MS SQL Server preferred *Advanced SQL and database design skills *Fluency in developing and deploying on Linux and Windows environments *Experience supporting apps with a batch component (nightly scheduled jobs) *Excellent oral and written communication skills; positive, team-oriented attitude *Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field *Previous experience in Financial Services industry and specifically with incentive compensation systems a plus
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 well being 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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