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Enterprise Applications Architect - Remote

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Work type: Full Time Regular
Location: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Categories: Information Technology, Remote Work

The Architect is responsible for the identification, analysis and translation of business drivers into business information and technical architecture requirements while providing a customer perspective and input into I/S decisions. Provides overall direction, guidance and definition of an architecture for a defined scope to effectively support the corporate business strategy and realize the target architecture. Performs work in I/S in some or all of the following Architecture specialties: Enterprise, Data, Infrastructure, Cloud or Security. Has deep technical skills with multiple technologies. Applies advanced skills within progressively widening scope. Maintains knowledge of business processes, emerging technologies and industry trends. The recommendations and decisions made in this position can have significant impact on Enterprise measures and operations, including but not limited to finance, business, I/S capabilities, and direct impact to our customer experience and service. Operates at an advanced technical level. Develops knowledge of multiple technologies and emerging technologies to support strategic initiatives.


WHAT YOU'LL DO - General

  • Performs complex to highly complex architecture activities independently. Creates and executes delivery of architecture principles, practices and patterns. Participates in strategic business and I/S planning activities.
  • Leads research, analysis, and translation of business drivers into business, information, and technical requirements that can transform a domain. Uses research and awareness of external advances to establish and sustain credibility as an Architecture partner and advisor.
  • Completes assessments of strategies and initiatives with documented evaluations and recommendations.
  • Facilitates what-if / white-boarding sessions to explore and share architecture concepts with peers and stakeholders. Identifies, evaluates and participates in innovation proof of concepts (POCs). Advises on architectural impact and POC considerations.
  • Defines overall direction and creates business and enterprise architectures to effectively support business strategy through the delivery of models, frameworks, and other artifacts that guide the organization and effectively support the corporate business strategy.
  • Leads, advises and contributes to I/S and business plans and strategies. Called upon by peers to provide unbiased guidance; focusing on enterprise considerations. Develops and executes the enterprise architecture practice.
  • Contributes to the creation or maintenance of Architecture Principles, Practices and Patterns. Provides evidence of conceptual designs, models and frameworks.
  • Documents contribution to business and technical architectures, strategies and initiatives. Documents proposals addressing current and future state architectural changes that have business and technical impact.
  • Coaches others to research and continue learning. Mentors peers and business partners.
  • Creates and delivers architecture tools and target architecture framework training. Contributes and builds the team's breadth of knowledge by sharing new discoveries and developments.
  • Leads the adoption of architecture concepts across the community. Leads discussion forums and communities (internal/external) to advance the knowledge and understanding of the architectural practice. Collaborates with members of the community to co-create and promote reuse of architecture assessments. Partners with community and teams to promote and govern architecture practices.

WHAT YOU'LL DO - Enterprise

  • Leads, prioritizes and develops the overall enterprise architecture (EA) discipline for the enterprise.
  • Plays a key role in leading and progressing architectural plans and activities in the organization.


  • Leads the design and development of the private cloud, public cloud and hybrid cloud integration.
  • Contributes to the overall enterprise cloud smart target architecture.
  • Serves as the leader for matters related to public and private cloud administration and services.
  • Works with Cloud Security Architects, Enterprise Architects, Cloud Center of Excellence and other I/S and Business leaders to ensure alignment with cloud objectives while enabling business goals in cloud and supporting technologies.


ABOUT YOU - General

  • Ability to demonstrate a thorough understanding of all domain-specific areas of architecture.
  • Proven ability to share perspectives and guidance.
  • Deep business acumen.
  • Accomplished interpersonal skills and presentation skills.
  • Effective use of visualization (arch. models) to explain and gain buy-in for change.
  • Advanced architecture skills, knowledge, and experience and proven ability to apply these to a progressively widening scope of specialties.
  • Ability to perform complex to highly complex architecture functions independently.
  • Expert mentorship, leadership and advisor skills.
  • Expert knowledge of evolving trends, innovative advances, emerging technologies and potential industry disrupters.
  • Ability to engage others in thinking differently; able to use a 'what-if' approach for discussions with partners and peers.
  • Has established external contacts who offer innovative ideas and opportunities.
  • Minimum number of years of experience: 10 to 15 years' experience preferred.

ABOUT YOU - Enterprise

  • Enterprise Architects exhibit a solid understanding of the organization's business objectives and processes, and what drivers and trends are influencing the industry and ecosystem. Enterprise Architects have a solid understanding of political and cultural aspects of the organization.


  • Cloud Architects maintain a strong knowledge of current and emerging cloud best practices and offerings and leverage that knowledge to contribute to cloud architecture, policies and standards.
  • You help promote a culture of diversity and inclusion within the department and the larger organization. You value different ideas and opinions. You listen courageously and remain curious in all that you do.
  • You are able to work remotely and have access to high-speed internet.


  • Broad knowledge of insurance and financial services products, the insurance industry, related legislation, and business operation procedures and practices.
  • Experience in effectively specifying, constructing contract options, and managing 3rd party engagements and implementations.


  • A diverse workplace where associates feel a sense of belonging.
  • An organization that feels like a small, close-knit community and has the strength of a Fortune 500 company.
  • Tuition reimbursement, training and career development.
  • Comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance.
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and childcare needs.
  • 401(k) plan with a 2% company contribution and 6% company match.
  • Competitive pay with an opportunity for incentives for all associates.
  • Flexible work schedules with a healthy amount of paid time off.
  • For more information regarding available benefits, please visit our Career Site.
  • Salary Range: $140,000 - $160,000
  • Pay commensurate with experience.


Mutual of Omaha serves more than 4.8 million individual product customers and 39,000 employer groups. Our legacy of stability creates an environment where every associate is encouraged to experiment, innovate and grow in their own unique career path.

From day one, you’ll have the tools to be your best self at work. Here you’ll do meaningful work and your talents will have a positive impact on peoples’ lives as we help our customers protect what they care about and achieve their financial goals.

Each associate is a unique contributor to creating a diverse, dynamic, thriving and inclusive workplace. We want you to become engaged … feel a sense of belonging … and contribute to the company’s exceptional future.

Join forces with a company that can AMPLIFY YOUR STRENGTHS AND EMPOWER YOUR CAREER.

For inquiries about the position or application process, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 4:30 pm CST we will reply within 24 hours.

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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