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Solutions Architect

Company: ISO
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

ISO, a Verisk business, has been a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk since 1971. For a broad spectrum of commercial and personal lines of insurance, ISO provides statistical, actuarial, underwriting, and claims information and analytics; compliance and fraud identification tools; policy language; information about specific locations; and technical services. ISO serves insurers, reinsurers, agents and brokers, insurance regulators, risk managers, and other participants in the property/casualty insurance marketplace. To learn more about ISO please visit us at: We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.

It's the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It's why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It's the aim of our "returnship" program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it's what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers' problems.

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work - Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We've been recognized by Forbes as a World's Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk's Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.

Job Description

We are looking for a Solutions Architect to identify technology solutions to the suite of business and product applications and upcoming business/product opportunities. This includes identifying solutions to deliver new capabilities and business value, identifying solutions to simplify our existing technology portfolio, providing architectural guidance across multiple simultaneous business and technology initiatives. You will work on an architecture team that serves multiple technology teams and business teams to deliver flexible and extensible systems across the insurance and rating value stream from data acquisition through content and analytics development and production through to content and experience delivery. This will require analysis of business requirements and system requirements, prototyping and architecture design work.

  • Analyze current technologies used within the company and determine ways to improve
  • Analyze current technologies used within the company and determine ways to architect them towards new business and product opportunities
  • Document and monitor requirements needed to institute proposed updates
  • Propose and establish frameworks for necessary contributions from various departments
  • Design and develop solution and solutions architectures for projects. This may include the delivery of risk reduction prototypes and/or provide oversight of architecture analysis by the application team.
  • Identifying and developing opportunities for technology solution reuse, migration, or retirement.
  • Account for possible project challenges on constraints including, risks, time, resources and scope
  • Work closely with project management teams to successfully monitor progress of initiatives
  • Provide detailed specifications for proposed solutions
    • Proven work experience as a Solutions Architect, Data Architect, or similar role
    • Experience working with Public Cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP). AWS experience preferred.
    • Experience in defining and delivering large-scale, multi-year data transformation roadmaps in a highly matrixed structure.
    • Experience gathering and analyzing system requirements
    • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Project management and leadership skills are essential
    • Experience developing IT and cloud infrastructure
    • Master's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering preferred
    • Current understanding of best practices regarding system security measures
    • Experience in software engineering and design architecture
    • Positive outlook in meeting challenges and working to a high level
    • Advanced understanding of business analysis techniques and processes
    • Professional experience working with and analyzing computer hardware and software
    • Extensive knowledge and experience working with operating systems
      Additional Information

      Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

      All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

      Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

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      At Verisk, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. Effective November 15, 2021, and subject to applicable law, all prospective hires for office based roles or roles that support any of our businesses' government contracts will be required to demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, or qualify for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement, as a condition of employment. Hired candidates who do not demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will no longer meet the requirements for employment and their offers of employment will be immediately rescinded, in accordance with applicable law.

Keywords: ISO, Jersey City , Solutions Architect, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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