Transamerica Senior Information Technology Architect in Denver, Colorado

Job FamilyIT Architecture

Job Description SummaryResponsible for creating a solution architecture for development teams that follows the enterprise guidelines and best practices. Responsibilities will also include evaluating new technologies and monitoring existing processes in support of the enterprise architecture program.Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Creates the architectural solution processes for application development in the enterprise.

  • Assists application teams in adopting technology or processes to align with strategic objectives.

  • Assists application teams with implementation of technical solutions to business services within the enterprise architecture.

  • Responsible for architecture and design reviews.

  • Evaluates new products, tools, and applications that will help the division meet its goals.

  • Makes recommendations on enhancements to the enterprise architecture program.

  • May recommend technical standards.

  • Provides training to users and technical staff on new technology and technical solutions.

  • Communicate pros and cons to management of new technology trends

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  • Minimum of 5 years professional IT experience with 3-5 years of applicable development experience.

Technical Qualifications

  • Experience creating detailed solution architecture blueprints for complex, multi-tiered systems

  • Hands-on experience in Java/J2EE, Spring, XML, JSON

  • Proven experience working with Cloud architectures such as AWS or Azure, with a practical knowledge of cloud and hybrid cloud implementations.

  • Experience in working with open source code and frameworks with a focus on learning emerging technologies

  • Well versed in distributed computing principles including micro/mini services using Spring Boot and Camel

  • Knowledge of container based APIs using container frameworks such as Docker or Kubernetes

  • Experience building CI/CD systems using Maven, Git, and Jenkins

  • Working understanding of security principles

  • Experience with reporting/visualization tools such as ELK stack and Grafana

  • Strong interpersonal skills, detail oriented and able to manage/lead groups of people and tasks simultaneously

  • Strong problem-solving ability and analytical skills

  • Required Knowledge of industry standard project execution methodologies like Agile/SCRUM or Agile/Kanban, along with a working understanding of epic, story, and task level sizing and planning activities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Financial Services industry experience desired.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Has appreciable latitude for un-reviewed action or decision.

  • Assignments are broad in nature, usually requiring originality and ingenuity.

Working Conditions

  • Normal office environment.

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Equal Opportunity Employer:

Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC, is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please contact: applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

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At Transamerica, hard work, innovative thinking and personal accountability are qualities that we honor and reward. We understand the potential that is unleashed by leveraging the talents of a diverse workforce. We embrace an environment where employees enjoy a balance between their careers, families, communities and personal interests. Ultimately, we appreciate the uniqueness of a company where talented professionals work collaboratively in a positive environment focused on helping customers secure their long-term financial futures.

Transamerica is a part of AEGON, an international life insurance, pension, and asset management company. The AEGON companies employ approximately 28,000 people and have a strong presence in more than 20 countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.transamerica.com.