AVP, Cloud Solutions Architect

Date: Sep 5, 2021

Location: Dover, NH, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Work from Home (Excluding Colorado)

 

Work Arrangement: Work from Home

 

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

 

Level: P5 

 

Requisition #: 66388

 

About The Company
 

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

 

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The Role at a Glance:

Our Group Protection IT team is growing and we are bringing on an AVP, Cloud Solutions Architect to be a catalyst of our technical transformation within this organization.  This opportunity is available to work from home, or in our Dover, NH or Omaha, NE locations.

Background Details:  

As Lincoln continues in it’s technology transformation, our Group Protection IT team has been leading the way. This opportunity for a principal level architect will help with the strategy and design of the AWS Cloud platform many of our GP solutions are built on.  This particular team is federated directly to Group Protection IT and will create the enablement tools for other software engineers to build the solutions they need.  You’ll have the responsibility to mentor other architects as they create the standard for how solutions are built across all of Group Protection IT.  If this sounds like you, read on!

What you'll be doing:

  • You’re going to partner and provide leadership to multiple agile teams of experienced software engineers, helping enable the teams to move forward with full DevSecOps capabilities in a cloud first environment
  • You’ll have tremendous responsibility of developing and driving a strategic technical roadmap, including elimination of redundancy of applications, reducing technical risks/debt, and building the technical foundation for years to come
  • You will have the opportunity to architect and re-architect applications in an Event-Driven/Service Oriented/Cloud environment.
  • Be on the leading edge of the development of applications as Lincoln moves forward in it’s Cloud Transformation with AWS.  
     

What we're looking for:

Must-haves:

  • Strong background in providing technical leadership to teams of application developers to drive adoption of strategic technical roadmaps.
  • 12+ years of large scale software development or application engineering with recent coding experience in two or more modern programing languages and frameworks such as: Java, JavaScript, C/C++, C#, React, Angular, Node.js, Python
  • 5+ years architecting, designing, and developing applications on the AWS platform
  • Designing and building application using container and serverless technologies
  • Experience architecting highly available systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability and high availability
  • Extensive knowledge of application integration, APIs, and Event-Driven architecture patterns
  • Strong experience with Agile software development methodologies and DevOps practices such as Infrastructure as Code, Continuous Integration, and automated deployments
  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, Information Technology or Computer Engineering or equivalent work experience 
  • Proven ability to collaborate with internal teams, business partners and stakeholders, instilling a collaborative transparent culture that allows the team to be successful and ensures work aligns with strategic and tactical goals.

Nice-to-haves:

  • AWS Cloud certifications
  • Experience leading teams with full AWS development lifecycle delivery, including Infrastructure Provisioning, Automation and Security
     

 

Work Arrangement:

Work from Home : Employees will work fully from home. Their job will not require the employee to come into the office, unless for special circumstances. 

 

 

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

 

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

 

 

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.  If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

 

 

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