• Enterprise Architect

    Location US-OH-Richfield
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/25/2019 1:39 PM)
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  • Overview

    National Interstate is a member of Great American Insurance Group. As one of the leading commercial transportation insurers in the nation, we offer risk financing solutions in all 50 states tailored to meet the needs of a wide variety of transportation classes. Our offerings include traditional insurance and innovative alternative risk transfer (ART) programs, including more than a dozen group captive programs catering to niche wheels markets. We are proud to be a multiple Northcoast 99 winner and Cleveland Plain Dealer Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio. It is because of our talented and dedicated team that we are able to live out our company values of integrity, transparency, fairness, accountability, empowerment and collaboration with each transaction we make. 


    Are you looking for an opportunity to shape an industry? We are currently looking for a dynamic and passionate Enterprise Architect to drive business results through the application of world-class systems and technology. This position offers the right candidate an extraordinary opportunity to make a significant impact across all levels of our organization, as well as the Commercial insurance space. You will be challenged to use your considerable technical and communication skills to solve tough problems and lead the evolution of our IT Systems landscape. Your work will help shape the future direction of our company and set the standard for the insurance industry to follow. If you are ready to join an engaging and driven team such as ours, we would love to hear from you!


    • Leading efforts to identify systems that will maximize the value of IT spend
    • Ensures business and IT are in alignment by linking business mission/strategy to IT strategy
    • Identify necessary changes to the Enterprise Architecture to meet the organization’s evolving business requirements
    • Consulting with team members and the Senior Architect to create high-level comprehensive solution designs
    • Analyzes the cost and benefits of Information Technology initiatives that are aligned to business strategies
    • Proactively researching and prototyping emerging technologies to improve our business
    • Advancing National Interstates AI and deep learning programs
    • Ensuring application security by designing appropriate threat models and testing for exploits
    • Designing approaches to achieve information dominance by leveraging data from IoT devices, third-party data feeds, in-house data stores, cloud systems and many other channels
    • Mentor and provide technical and/or business training to IS professionals
    • Performs other duties as assigned



    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Math or Information Technology field from a 4 year college or university is strongly preferred.
    • 8- 10 years of direct IT Systems architecture experience
    • Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills in order to lead discussions, give dynamic presentations, persuade, influence, teach and operate smoothly with all levels of our organization.
    • Deep understanding of how to present data, harvest, store and exploit it
    • Strong knowledge of architectural tasks such as modeling, threat analysis and design patterns
    • Understanding of Salesforce CRM technology
    • Experience working with Cloud technologies such as Microsoft Azure or Amazon AWS
    • Experience working in a highly distributed, Microservice oriented environment
    • Working knowledge of data transformation and discovery tools such as Informatica and Cognos
    • Strong problem solving aptitude and eye for detail


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