02 Jan
Java Software Development Consultant
Connecticut, Windsor , 06006 Windsor USA

Together we fight for everyone's opportunity for a better financial future. We will do this together - with customers, partners and colleagues. We will fight for others, not against: We will stand up for and champion everyone's access to opportunities. The status quo is not good enough we believe every individual and every community deserves access to financial opportunities. We are determined to support both individuals and communities in reaching a better financial future. We know that reaching this future depends on our actions today.Like our Purpose Statement, Voya believes in being bold and committed to action. We are committed to a work environment where the differences that we are born with - and those we acquire throughout our lives - are understood, valued and intentionally pursued. We believe that our employees own our culture and have a responsibility to foster an environment where we all feel comfortable bringing our whole selves to work. Purposefully bringing our differences together to positively influence our culture, serve our clients and enrich our communities is essential to our vision. Are you ready to join a company with a strong purpose and a winning culture? Start your Voyage - Apply Now Please Note: This position allows 100% remote work from home or allows work to be performed in any of our major office locations with a hybrid schedule. The individual must be available to work Eastern Standard Time hours as business requires . Profile Summary: This is an exciting opportunity for a Solutions Architecture Consultant to provide technical and architectural leadership for cloud and data engineering teams and co ordinate with business partners, product owners, and other technology stakeholders to evolve data, cloud, and API engineering strategy, roadmaps, and engineering practices for Voya Financial's Wealth Solution Technology T eam. This role is accountable for proactively and holistically leading or supporting data strategy and architecture related deliverables that enhance business model, processes, organization change, platform/technology adoption to disrupt and achieve targeted business outcome including delightful customer experience across B2B and B2C. This individual is responsible for driving and leveraging technology, platforms, and engineering to enable the organization's future-state business capabilities, which can enable business processes or practices that, in turn, drive the organization's targeted business outcomes. Profile Description:

  • Defines systems, technical, and application architectures for new strategic initiatives; develops and maintains an architectural blueprint and evolutionary roadmap that defines and communicates the strategic direction for these architectures in support of business and technical strategies; explains how the roadmap maintains and delivers cost effectiveness, business capability, and competitiveness.
  • Creates solution options and solution architecture, adhering to architectural standards and the technology roadmap, and minimizing technical debt; Participates in application rationalization and the development of application architecture roadmaps for business capabilities.
  • Designs and Develops solutions that involve complex, multi-system integration, possibly across BUs or domains like customer engagement, data insights, customer servicing, and financial transactions.
  • Responsible for all aspects of API design from product-centric thinking including scalability, reliability, and monitoring.
  • Achieves organizational goals by defining, integrating, and enhancing comprehensive data strategy and architecture to support APIs, applications, platforms, and databases.
  • Leads design efforts, defines end-to-end architectures, provide oversight, and performs research and PoCs around Cloud and Data Engineering and presents proposed recommendation and implementations architecture around APIs as part of data integration strategy for applications, platforms, and databases.
  • Ensure security related to non-functional requirements are factored in solutions for APIs, applications, platforms, and databases
  • Ensure adherence to regulatory and data privacy requirements/guidelines for systems and data.
  • Establishes overall systems architecture vision and ensures specific components are appropriately designed and leveraged; contributes to the holistic vision of Wealth Solutions Architecture and Engineering.
  • Champions and responsible for enterprise level technology and architectural standards, guidelines, principles, frameworks, and reference models
  • Defines data architecture for design and integration of applications/systems/platforms by analyzing information requirements, studying business operations and user-interface requirements.
  • Improves data architecture by tracking emerging technologies and evaluating their applicability to business goals and operational requirements.
  • Communicates technology needs and strategy to fellow members of solution architecture, enterprise architecture review board and executive leadership
  • Continue to enhance business and technology domain knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, and participating in professional organizations.
  • Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative, independent judgment and building the consensus with multiple teams.
Knowledge & Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering, or information systems; master's degree a plus
  • 8+ years of experience designing and building large scale high-performing business applications, enterprise data warehouse and business intelligence solutions - preferable public cloud-based technology stack - Azure/AWS/Google Cloud Platform.
  • 5+ years' experience with web services/micro-services/API standards (like Open API specification) and related technologies (HTTP(s), REST, JSON, WS) with leverage API frameworks - Python, .NET Core, Java, SpringBoot, GraphQL, and Node JS; batch/ETL and streaming data integration technologies, Data API's, data privacy, and compliance
  • 2 years' experience migrating on-premises application, data, and analytic workloads to public cloud (AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Azure) and expertise with cloud management, monitoring, and optimization.
  • Expert knowledge and application of Micro-service design principles and best practices: bounded contexts, resiliency, API spec driven design, and API Gateway/Management patterns.
  • Understanding of cloud technologies to support API deployment and management using - Spring Cloud, App Services, Serverless, Function/Logic Apps, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Apigee API Gateway etc.
  • Understanding of cloud technologies in Azure Cloud - Data Factory, Batch, Databricks, streaming via EventHub, Data Lake Storage, Spark etc. - to design modern data analytics platform to support Data Visualization, Traditional Reporting, Advanced Analytics and Operational Data Stores
  • Expert level experience data strategy including hands on development skills and experience.
  • Strong understanding of DevSecOps concepts with automaton and awareness of OAuth mechanism supported by Apigee like platform.
  • Thorough understanding of data analysis, business principles, and operations
  • Expert level knowledge of existing, new, and emerging technologies and being able to apply them to new business designs and business models.
  • Expert level experience developing and monitoring delivery of efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems.
  • Understanding of industry standards like LIMRA/Accord, Open Banking, OpenFinance API Framework, Finance Data Exchange (FDX), DTCC / NSCC, Payments, NACHA APIs etc. will be considered big plus
  • Understanding of financial services industry domains - Retirement, Workplace Solutions, Group Benefits, Wealth Management will be big plus for this role.
  • Demonstrate problem-solving capability
  • Ability to clearly communicate / present technical information - technology and business leaders
Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $99,710 to $137,100. Voya pay is based on several factors including but not limited to location, education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to the base salary, Voya offers incentive opportunities based on each role to reward achievement of annual performance objectives. A list of additional benefits can be found on our job posting and also on our Voya career page. All benefits are subject to eligibility requirements.#LI-BP1Be Well. Stay Well. Voya provides the resources that can make a difference in your lives. To us, this means thriving physically, financially, socially and emotionally. Voya benefits are designed to help you do just that. That's why we offer an array of plans, programs, tools and resources with one goal in mind: To help you and your family be well and stay well.What We Offer
  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance plans
  • 401(k) Savings plan - with generous company matching contributions (up to 6%)
  • Voya Retirement Plan - employer paid cash balance retirement plan (4%)
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250/year
  • Paid time off - including 20 days paid time off, nine paid company holidays and a flexible Diversity Celebration Day.
  • Paid volunteer time - 40 hours per calendar year
Learn more about Voya benefits (download PDF) Critical Skills At Voya, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture:
  • Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.
  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals.
  • Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions.
  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.
Learn more about Critical Skills Equal Employment Opportunity Voya Financial is an equal-opportunity employer. Voya Financial provides equal opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, disability, veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other status protected by state or local law. Reasonable Accommodations We are committed to maintaining a diverse workforce. This commitment governs all decisions related to employment, including selection, development and compensation. It also includes an employee's request for reasonable accommodation. All employees will be treated in a manner free from discrimination or harassment. Voya is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please see our resources for applicants with disabilities . Misuse of Voya's name in fraud schemes

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