EB Gateway Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mutual of Omaha that is focused on delivering innovative services and solutions to the employee benefits industry.
The Application Solution Architect will develop application and business integration solutions. The position will use a variety of programming languages, platforms and technologies to provide business solutions to customers. This position will need significant knowledge across business areas and applications to successfully deliver innovative solutions including major system implementations and enhancements, application system interfaces, functions, and features.
Responsible for the development, maintenance and integration of applications and systems that support the business operations using required tools and languages.
Responsible for developing and utilizing improved techniques for designing, developing, testing, and debugging applications including assisting with issues.
Responsible for understanding business objectives and current business challenges within the supported business area and providing consultative leadership to customers on desired application enhancements.
Responsible for acting as an internal consultant and mentor to more junior staff as well as providing project-level leadership, guidance, and direction.
Responsible for analyzing complex business and technical requirements to identify and evaluate alternatives for business application development and integration.
Responsible for providing leadership to project teams through design, estimation, coordination & definition of tasks; will often include articulating and advocating for new technical and non-technical ideas.
Responsible for maintaining short-range (6-12 month) view of technology, industry trends, business needs, and application requirements.
Responsible for complying with all Company Information Services policies and standards.
Responsible for ensuring appropriate security and privacy measures are implemented on technology solutions to protect Company data from intentional or accidental misuse.
8 years web development experience including
4 years VB.Net experience
Worked on at least one VB.Net upgrade
Strong communication and problem solving skills
Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes in assignments
Ability to adapt quickly to new technology and business requirements
Awareness of different technologies
Bachelors Degree in related system and/or business related field of study (or equivalent work experience)
Experience in re-engineering/optimizing a .net Web/SQL application to achieve automation, scalability, and efficiency
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of On-line Enrollment Software
Experience emailing from a web platform
Benefits industry experience
Experience with Crystal Reports
Ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills to include speaking in front of a group.
Strong analytical skills and sound decision-making abilities.
Strong customer relations skills (with all levels of internal and external customers).
Strong leadership skills.
Physical Requirements for primary Accountabilities, % of work period:
Key-boarding/Writing/Pinching (working primarily with fingers) > 66% of the time
Handling (working primarily with hands such as grasping, turning, sorting) 1-33% of the time
Sitting > 66% of the time
Standing/Walking 1-33% of the time
Talking (required use of voice) 34-66% of the time
Near Vision - Visual Acuity at 20 inches or less > 66% of the time
Far Vision - Visual Acuity at 20 feet or more 1-33% of the time
Hearing 34-66% of the time
EB Gateway Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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