Enterprise Architect Lead – Security

OneAmericaIT & Cybersecurity 9+ Years

Job Description

At OneAmerica, we deliver on promises when customers need us most.  We believe the best way to serve our customers is to know that every individual, employee, family and business we work with has unique personal and financial goals.  We keep our promises, so we can help them achieve their goals and realize their definition of financial success.

Job Summary

The Information Technology department at OneAmerica is currently on a journey to transform our current capabilities to become a digitally enabled organization.  We are shifting from stand-alone systems to collaborative intelligent solutions that work together to deliver workflow management, customer engagement, data and innovation. Our Enterprise Architecture team have the potential to shape the future by solving thought-provoking problems and using transformational technologies to further enhance our integration capabilities in this journey.  You’ll have the chance to thrive in a culture of ownership and delivery as these efforts continue to expand. These opportunities can enable you to be at the center of a groundbreaking transformational success story at OneAmerica. Fueling this transformation are our greatest assets, our people, who are key to the success of delivering on our promises when customers need us most. As a result, we remain committed to embracing the values of our associates while advancing OneAmerica’s goals of Growth, Strength, and Excellence.

The Enterprise Architect Lead will be responsible for driving OneAmerica’s enterprise architecture and roadmap development and adoption within a given business or functional area.  This leader will be the key advocate for enterprise strategy, standards, best practices, patterns and enable the adoption of such in various enterprise programs.  The Enterprise Architect Lead stays abreast of both business and technology in a given business/technology area and uses that knowledge to define and drive new solutions to deliver value for our business faster and more cost efficiently. This particular role will have a focus in the area of cybersecurity and infrastructure.

Responsibilities include:

Define the strategic direction of security & infrastructure capabilities and technical standards to ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of information throughout the enterprise.
Strategically lead multiple efforts, or a single large effort, of analysis, design, scope, and approach of security solutions.
Provide technical governance and consultation throughout the enterprise.
Liaise among architecture and IT security & infrastructure groups
Lead & support the strategic planning efforts
Collaborate with other EAs, application and data architects, Solution Architects, Cloud Architects to advocate/promote standards and best practice, and develop re-useable patterns and drive solution pattern adoption within OA
Perform feasibility studies of potential solutions
Identifying the best technical solutions that can be rolled out efficiently and, in a cost-effective manner
Lead and advise teams building solutions on various platforms, including design, planning, management, maintenance and assessing systems for potential weaknesses or issues.
Collaborate across organizational functions to identify communications, change management and training needs driven by the adoption of integration technologies
Facilitate technical and design discussions with IT executives to help the enterprise improve outcomes through new technologies and best practices
Ensures appropriate operational procedures, processes and tools are in place and appropriately managed.
Job Requirements

Required Education and/or Certifications

Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or a related business discipline or equivalent work experience in addition to role specific certifications and education

Recommended Education and/or Certifications

Masters or other related advanced degrees
Preferred Certifications: CISSP-ISSAP, GDSA, CCSP, one or more Enterprise Architecture frameworks (TOGAF, SABSA, FEA, Zachman, etc.)

Required Work Experience

10+ years' experience with IT Infrastructure, Security, Operations, or Integration engineering
10+ years' experience in designing and implementation of complex IT systems or consulting experience with distributed applications or systems architecture
3-5 years of experience in solution architecture
Experience in implementing SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS Architectures
Experience driving discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation
An expert communicator up, down, and across reporting lines
Organized and detail-oriented, able to work well under deadlines in a changing environment
Ability to coordinate and lead cross-functional teams
Well organized and possess outstanding follow-through and attention to detail.
Strong interpersonal communication and diplomacy skills, as well as a passion for leading
Familiarity with insurance, financial services business processes a plus
Or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background

Posted On

January 13, 2023