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Solutions Architect at Marsh & McLennan Companies in Hoboken, New Jersey

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Job Description:

Guy Carpenter is seeking candidates for the following position based in Hoboken:

Solution Architect

What can you expect?

  • You will be responsible for applying Information Technology best practices, principles, theories, and concepts for building software products and Enterprise solutions.
  • Ability to develop solutions from ground-up by leveraging suitable modern technologies, and/or current reusable artifacts.
  • Develop and implement systems architecture that will meet business needs.


What is in it for you?
  • Work with high-performing colleagues and grow your expertise
  • Work in a highly desirable corporate culture that rewards superior performance with career mobility
  • Have exposure to various training and development opportunities
  • Develop and implement systems architecture that will meet business needs.
  • Competitiave Benefits


We will count on you to:
  • Analyze current technologies used within the company and determine ways to improve
  • Document and monitor requirements needed to institute proposed updates
  • Work closely with Information Technology professionals within the company to ensure hardware is available for projects and working properly
  • Propose and establish framework for necessary contributions from various departments
  • Account for possible project challenges on constraints including, risks, time, resources and scope
  • Work closely with project management teams to successfully monitor pro gress of initiatives
  • Provide detailed specifications for proposed solutions
  • Review proposed designs and technical solutions for suitability
  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; and investigating problem areas.
  • Recommend technical improvements to systems within processing environments as business or processing requirements change.
  • Participate in change release planning discussions, scrum meetings, and key system workgroup meetings.


What you need to have:
  • Minimum of five years of experience in at least two IT disciplines - technical architecture, application development (web, mobile, etc.), integration architecture
  • Experience working on cloud infrastructure and cloud services preferred
  • Current understanding of best practices regarding system security measures
  • Experience in software engineering and design architecture
  • Advanced understanding of business analysis techniques and processes
  • Professional experience working with and analyzing computer hardware and software
  • Industry experience in end-to-end solution design and development of Microservices, service-oriented architecture (SOA) and object-oriented programming (OOP) models
  • Sound knowledge of various security models and best practices including but not limited to Application security, Authentication, Authorization, SSO, database level security, encryption schemes & standards
  • Working knowledge of SQL and Postgres databases
  • Working knowledge of networking, firewalls, load balancers etc.
  • Experience with large-scale, high availability server architectures
  • Experience in CI/CD pipeline to deploy applications, preferably in the cloud
  • Extensive knowledge and experience working with operating systems
  • Knowledge and skills in dimensional modeling highly desirable
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Strong team work and collaboration skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering preferred


Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, a leading global risk and reinsurance specialist, has over a 90-year history of providing integrated solutions to the (re)insurance industry. With over 2,300 professionals in more than 50 offices around the world, Guy Carpenter delivers a powerful combination of broking expertise, strategic advisory services and industry-leading analytics to help our clients achieve profitable growth. As our clients' most trusted and valuable reinsurance broker and strategic advisor, we leverage our intellectual capital to anticipate and solve for a range of emerging strategic business challenges and opportunities. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. Visit www.guycarpenter.com for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @GuyCarpenter

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 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: http://www.mmc.com/. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity.

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliatesare EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.