Spring Venture Group Solutions Architect in Kansas City, Missouri
Who we are:
Spring Venture Group is a cutting-edge, direct-to-consumer sales and technology company in the insurance space. Powered by our proprietary technologies that combine sophisticated marketing, prescriptive analytics, and sales execution, we help thousands of seniors across the nation navigate the complex world of Medicare every day.
To top it off, we also have an award-winning company culture designed around cultivating and rewarding innovation. Our tech teams emphasize maintaining a start-up culture and an AWS environment, where employees are continually tasked with exploring new and exciting ways to do business.
What We Want:
We are looking for someone with a passion for growth — for themselves, their department, and their company. We are hiring for a Solution Architect, someone who can come in with momentum and intention, someone ready to push our data, systems and engineering teams to greater successes. This position contributes to ensuring the productivity of the application and data engineering groups. In this role, you will have the capacity to truly move the needle of success for SVG, working closely with the director of product delivery and the director of analytics support to implement real, company-wide change.
We proudly maintain developer autonomy in our engineering department. Employees are expected to be self-motivated and metric-driven; they’re encouraged to innovate based on emerging trends and their deep understanding of business objectives. We need someone who can speak conceptually and then with very little direction, actualize and execute innovations with a technology stack and environment that includes Amazon Web Services, a Microservices Architecture, Java/Spring Boot, Python, Messaging technologies, SQL and NoSQL databases, Docker and Single-page UI Applications using Angular.
If you are acutely attentive to detail and have a fierce desire to make a direct impact at an exciting, fast-moving tech company — we want to hear from you.
What You’ll Do
The essential duties for this role include, but are not limited to:
Collaborating to gain consensus and buy-in from all IT staff on technology and software architecture
Work with the VP of Engineering and business stakeholders to understand key organizational strategies to develop responsive, resilient, innovative architectures and business solutions
Support DevOps Engineers to aid solution transitions into operational environments
Execute code reviews and work with development team and Director of Software Development to ensure architecture principles and delivered solutions adhere to the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
Research and develop proof of concepts on new technologies that provide business value
Help Software Engineers resolve design or development problems
Design, develop, and test software systems to meet business needs in compliance with the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
Accurately communicate pertinent information
Assist in the development and implementation of quality improvement efforts
Solve problems and makes decisions on a daily basis relative to architecture responsibilities
Exemplify the desired culture and philosophies of the organization
What You’ll Bring to the Role:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering
10 - 15 years of experience in software architecture or developmental roles
Expert-level proficiency in Java and Java-based web applications
Experience developing Services Oriented Architectures (SOA) with a keen understanding of proper architecture principles that support Microservices architecture
Solid understanding of DevOps principles
Self-starter with the ability to appropriately prioritize and plan complex work in a rapidly-changing environment
Results-oriented with ability to produce products that deliver organizational benefit
Strong critical thinker with problem-solving aptitude
Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical staff
Have a passion for learning new technologies and approaches for solving business problems
Working knowledge of infrastructure including servers, storage, firewalls, load balancers, routers, etc
Req No: 2020-1865
External Company URL: www.springventuregroup.com
Street: 120 W 12th St