IT Director, Advanced Care
Jackson National Life Insurance Company - Nashville, TN

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Jackson National Life Insurance Company® ("Jackson®") has an opening for a Director

, Advanced Care.

Jackson is one of the nation's largest and fastest growing financial services companies, with over $100 billion in total assets. We offer a range of retirement products and services including variable, fixed and fixed index annuities. Please visit our website at

for more information.

Job Purpose

The Director, Advanced Care is responsible for managing a team that designs and develops new application systems and also maintains, enhances and upgrades existing applications. This individual will also provide performance feedback, handle employee relations, and guide and mentor programming staff. The Manager will lead a programming team by developing strategies for system and process enhancements, participating in the evaluation of business requirements and identifying technical solutions. Provides oversight for the deployment of new systems/software and ensures that implementations and changes to current systems execute accurately and do not adversely impact existing production processing. Monitors system performance and evaluates operational support for production systems to ensure service level agreements are met. The Manager identifies opportunities to leverage system capabilities in support of business initiatives.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities

Manage staff and accountable for personnel actions including hiring, performance and salary reviews, disciplinary action and termination

Participate and oversee project plan design, development, maintenance, and enhancement of various application systems

Implement strategies to improve current processes and procedures and identifies cost reduction opportunities in order to enhance business operations

Manage the selection, procurement, and implementation of application software packages and other programming technologies

Manage budget expenditures and allocates IT resources appropriately


Job Requirements (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

Advanced knowledge and experience with multiple programming languages, tools and technologies

Extensive knowledge of various operating systems and environments

Demonstrated track record of successfully managing large-scale system and project implementations

Knowledge of the financial services industry

FLMI, FFSI or equivalent business experience

Education and Experience Required

Bachelors degree or equivalent experience and education

Minimum 5 years prior experience in application development

Experience serving in a supervisory/management role or experience leading a programming team

Solid experience working with methodologies and designing well-defined project life cycles

Jackson offers an outstanding benefits package including competitive pay, bonuses, comprehensive health insurance benefits, a 401(k) retirement plan with matching, and a college tuition reimbursement program for employees and eligible dependents.

Online applications requested. Contact

for alternate formats for accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Company facilities and campuses are tobacco-free environments.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

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Jackson National Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of UK insurer Prudential plc, offers financial services (fixed, indexed, and variable...