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Sedgwick IT Software Architect in Topeka, Kansas

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IT Software Architect

Caring starts with you

Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do, and we start by taking care of you, our valued colleague. A career at Sedgwick means experiencing our culture of caring. It means having flexibility and time for all the things that are important to you. It’s an opportunity to do something meaningful, each and every day. It’s having support for your mental, physical, financial and professional needs. It means sharpening your skills and growing your career. And it means working in an environment that celebrates diversity and is fair and inclusive.

A career at Sedgwick is where passion meets purpose to make a positive impact on the world through the people and organizations we serve. If you are someone who is driven to make a difference, who enjoys a challenge and above all, if you’re someone who cares, there’s a place for you here. Join us and contribute to Sedgwick being a great place to work.

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PRIMARY PURPOSE : To design and maintain robust, scalable software architecture for one or more elements of CMS software systems; to oversee programming, implementation and maintenance revisions of specified projects; and to evaluate technologies and provide consultation regarding applications and systems needs related to these elements.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensures software scalability and data integrity throughout all claims-related applications.

  • Ensures software compatibility and alignment with overall business, IT andinfrastructure strategies.

  • Identifies and directs implementation of strategies throughout Sedgwick systems for maintaining data and application integration.

  • Collaborates with management and colleagues throughout Sedgwick and develops overall designs and defines projects for implementation of strategic technology initiatives.

  • Consults with project managers to keep informed of active and future projects and to identify areas of overlap.

  • Assists as needed in implementation of large client programs involving numerous interfaces or system modifications.

  • Prepare As-Is, To Be, Gap Analysis, charts, diagrams, and tables that depict present and proposed systems.

  • Lead multi-disciplined teams in completing projects across the enterprise.

  • Lead teams in diagnosing and fixing production issues.

  • Manages analyst/programmers as needed.

  • Reviews software change requests to identify duplication, similarities, and feasibility and recommends specific actions needed.

  • Provides recommendations toward prioritization of tactical and strategic change requests.

  • Assists in projecting software and hardware requirements for applications throughout Sedgwick.

  • Skills and Knowledge

  • High level knowledge of software development areas including software development life cycle methodologies, specification development, security, application modularization and logic specifications

  • Expertise with multiple programming languages including C#, Java, Progress ABL, JavaScript, Python, or TypeScript.

  • Expertise with Subversion, GitHub, or Azure DevOps.

  • Expertise with large SQL Server, Oracle, or Progress databases in an enterprise environment.

  • Understanding of cloud technologies, especially as it pertains to Azure.

  • Knowledge of Microservice frameworks preferred.

  • Knowledge of emerging technologies preferred.

  • Strong skills developing architecture diagrams and documentation.

  • Proven track record of designing and implementing enterprise level applications.

  • Strong oral and written communication, including technical writing skills and presentation skills

  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

  • Leadership/management/motivational skills

  • Analytical and interpretive skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent negotiation skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

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