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Solution Architect

Johnston, Rhode Island

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You’ll quickly learn that we’re not like other property insurance companies. We’re guided by the belief that most losses can be prevented. So we do everything we can to understand your business needs and reduce your risk.

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  • Client/Customer Focus
  • Decision Quality
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Change Agent
  • Communicates Effectively

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Account manager
employee since 2008

My parents have always instilled in me the concept of working hard, having fun, thinking long term and planning for the future. FM Global is exciting, innovative and dynamic, and with so many professional opportunities here, it's also a company where you can spend your whole career and never get bored. I remember back during one of my initial interviews with FM Global, a manager shared that over 80% of the office staff had been with the company since they graduated college. That kind of longevity is one of the reasons I decided to work at FM Global. I'm proud to work for a company that invests in its employees and trains them to be the best. The willingness to learn is universal, the exposure to knowledge is infinite and the different career paths are endless. The opportunities to think long term don't get much broader.


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  • Career Development

    Your time at FM Global should be valuable and enriching, with plenty of opportunities for skills development and career growth.

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Job ID 2018-7266 Date posted 07/12/2018 Locations Johnston, Rhode Island;

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Overview - External:

FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.

We are undergoing a business technology transformation to improve how we deliver technology solutions to our clients and employees. This transformation includes the formation of several new Solution Architect positions. These positions will report to the Sr. Chapter Lead for Architecture.  

Responsibilities - External:

The Solution Architect is a technical leader, partnering with business application Product Owners and working across multiple Agile product development teams to design and implement solution architecture that enables quality, security, and extensibility of highly integrated applications. The Solution Architect is accountable for architectural decisions at the solution level and driving Agile software development practices including continuous integration and delivery, and test automation. The Solution Architect is keen to actively help development teams solve complex challenges and comply with security standards. The Solution Architect plays a key role through collaboration with Enterprise Architects to ensure alignment of solution architecture with enterprise architecture strategies, roadmaps, and principles. 

Qualifications - External:

  • Education:  Bachelor's degree, or similar experience, preferably in an Information Services related discipline.  Advanced Degree is desirable. 
  • 10+ years of application development with enterprise scale business applications in agile or iterative development environments. 
  • 5+ years of designing, developing, and implementing business solutions from concept through to production.   
  • 5+ years of leading business application development teams of 10+ team members.   
  • Experience designing and building technical solutions with modern, enabling technologies and processes e.g. cloud computing, continuous integration/continuous delivery, virtualization, object-oriented software design and development, .Net Stack, JavaScript frameworks, REST services, standards-based authentication and authorization protocols. 
  • Experience with Agile development and working with Product Owners, Scrum Masters, development teams, Enterprise Architects, and DevOps. 
  • Ability to break business concerns into logical deliverables. 
  • System development and integration patterns and best practices. 
  • Strong communication skills: oral presentations, writing, negotiation, active listening, influence positive team dynamics. Can tailor message to audience. 
  • Strong understanding of past, current, and future technology trends. 
  • Experience mentoring and developing technical team members. 
  • Experience engaging with end users for requirements and feedback. 
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