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Solution Architect at Sapiens Americas Inc in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Title: Solution Architect

Location: Bethlehem, PA

Company Description

Sapiens International Corporation (NASDAQ and TASE: SPNS) is a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, with a growing presence in the financial services sector. We offer integrated core software solutions and business services, and a full digital suite for the property and casualty/general insurance; life, pension, and annuities; and reinsurance markets. Sapiens also services the workers' compensation and financial and compliance markets.

Our portfolio includes policy administration, billing, and claims; underwriting, illustration and electronic application; reinsurance and decision management software. Sapiens' digital platform features customer and agent portals, and a business intelligence platform. With a 30-year track record of delivering to more than 500 organizations, Sapiens' team of over 3,400 operates through our fully-owned subsidiaries in North America, the United Kingdom, EMEA, and Asia Pacific. For more information: www.sapiens.com .

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Design and build solutions to be deployed within the Sapiens client organizations - including but not limited to Policy Admin, Customer, Rating, Authority, Claims, Billing, Data Warehouse etc.
  • Establishes strategy for the selection of solution architecture components, and co-ordinates design activities, promoting discipline to ensure consistency. Oversees the quality of output arising from solution build and is responsible for acceptance of the technical integrity and architectural compliance of the solution.
  • Evaluates emerging technologies to continuously improve and collaborate with the business to help them support the company growth and strategy
  • Works with Product Architecture to help develop roadmap for future releases based upon client demand, emerging technologies or current solution limitations
  • Works within a team to influence standards for client system architecture that align with current capabilities and future (roadmap) features
  • As part of project team provides support to triage, prioritize and resolve application issues identified by internal and external clients
  • Researches technical defects found during configuration or testing
  • Participates in Technical Detailed Design, and Architecture Code reviews for both input into designs and personal awareness (as part of on-going education)
  • Supports the release development process for solving technical architecture, release build, development environment configuration issues/bugs. (creates a feedback loop from projects back to release management and Product Architects
  • Provides a communications channel to the other projects to promote best practices, configuration standards, lessons learned and bright idea exchange.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Proven skill and passion to improve processes and their outcomes
  • Work closely with senior project management, Product Architecture team; Technical Architects and Business Analysts and clients
  • Travel to work at client sites when required

Experience & Skills:

  • Strong understanding of one or more of the following: Policy Administration, Billing, Claims, Rating in the domain of Property and Casualty insurance for commercial and personal insurance.
  • Bachelor's degree required; Computer Science, Mathematics, Management Information, or Engineering is preferred
  • 10 + years of experience combining analysis, design, development and implementation of large-scale systems (OO and /or distributed component based)
  • Good development experience with OO languages such as Java, (J2EE), C#
  • Good Knowledge of XML and XSLT
  • Strong knowledge of design patterns
  • Good understanding of cloud based hosting paradigm and managed services
  • Good Understanding of Component Architectures and WWW middle and server-side Technologies
  • Good research skills; keep up with software architecture trends and be able to implement those into the group when applicable
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Agile Methodology knowledge, such as Extreme Programming (XP) & SCRUM
  • Leadership experience in assessing staff skill levels, assigning work appropriately, directing team in specific project activities, estimation, and facilitating career development

Preferred:

  • Multiple lines of business in insurance
  • 5 + years' experience with relational databases and database design
  • 2 + years' experience with Web development using HTML/DHTML
  • 1 + years' experience using CSS
  • 1 + years' experience with JavaScript / or other scripting language
  • Knowledge of W3C recommendations and accessibility issues and best practices.
  • Experienced in User Interface design
  • Experience implementing web services
  • Exposure to Service Oriented Architectures and .NET
  • Understanding of UML technologies and Model Driven Architecture
  • Travel Profile: Up to 80% depending on client situation
  • 2 + years' experience configuring one or more Core Suite components
  • Facilitate open sharing, demonstrate collaboration, and produce documentation: Including installation specific documentation ( i.e. conceptual data model, alternate query columns, screen flow, data dictionary etc.

Sapiens is an E-Verified & Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V.

Nearest Major Market: Allentown