Mercer is the global leader for trusted Human Resources and related financial advice, products and services. In our work with clients, we make a positive impact on the world every day. We do this by enhancing the financial and retirement security, health, productivity and employment relationships of the global workforce. Mercer has more than 19,000 employees serving clients in over 180 cities and 40 countries and territories worldwide. If you thrive on challenge, are passionate about ideas, love solving problems and truly enjoy connecting with people, we encourage you to explore the hundreds of job opportunities available through Mercer. Our core strengths in consulting, outsourcing and investments place Mercer in a unique position to help our clients achieve the extraordinary - and extraordinary results require extraordinary people. Mercer is an operating unit of Marsh & McLennan Companies.
Marsh & McLennan Companies is a leading global professional services firm with roots dating back to 1871. We employ over 50,000 employees in more than 100 countries with annual revenue exceeding $11 billion. Marsh & McLennan Companies is the parent company of a number of the world's leading risk experts and specialty consultants, including: Marsh, our insurance broker and risk advisor; Guy Carpenter, our risk and reinsurance specialist; Mercer, our provider of HR and related financial advice and services; and Oliver Wyman, our management consultancy.
The IT Architect provides architecture skills and support to deliver cross-business solutions and to support Line of Business/Function projects. They will also own and maintain the technology roadmaps for one or more technology domains. These roadmaps guide the delivery of technology and solutions, including projects to establish Shared Technology Services. The IT Architect will also be responsible for:
ngaging with service providers to drive value and direct the development or operation of services
Working with solution architects to communicate and support adoption of enterprise standards and best practices
Researching technology offerings and assessing their potential benefit to Mercer
Leading Proof of Concept projects to validate benefits, coordinating with business units and service providers as needed
Conducting due diligence reviews of M&A or partnership targets, engaging business and technology support as required
Providing critical review and feedback on Mercer technology proposals or initiatives
Providing technical expertise to other projects on a consulting or trouble-shooting basis
Performing architectural modeling and design using visual tools and written documentation
Designing software components, processes and data flows to meet system functional requirements
Understanding and applying Mercer standards and best practices
Defining and implementing flexible, reusable, maintainable architectures
Participating in process activities, such as proposal development, defining and documenting solution designs, leading the development or deployment of components/systems, and ensuring quality of technology deliverables
Providing technical leadership on multiple concurrent projects, managing delivery of enterprise architecture led initiatives, providing estimates and status on work
Keeping current with industry trends, while mentor more junior technology team members
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or related field required. Masters degree preferred.
7+ years experience in both software development and design, 3+ years experience in applications architecture.
Proficient to advanced experience in Microsoft concepts (.NET 4.0 / 4.5, COM+, Refection, MSMQ, C#, XML, Threading, ASP.NET, SQL Server).
Strong software design skills.
Development tools experience (Visual Studio, UML design tools, deployment and packaging).
Experience in system integration (Windows, Unix, TCP/IP, Messaging/Scripting), Java and J2EE technology.
Single Sign-on, SAML 2.0
Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, pension and 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at:
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Information Technology/Software Development
Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates
are equal opportunity employers