EY Life Insurance - Life & Annuity - Technical Engineer - Manager - Open Location in Des Moines, Iowa
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LIFE INSURANCE - LIFE & ANNUITY - TECHNICAL ENGINEER - MANAGER (OPEN LOCATION) - MA, CT, NY, NJ, NC, SC, FL, GA, KY, OH, IL, IN, WI, MO, TX, AZ, CA, MN
EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (“FSO”) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of events that have reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!
Our Life Insurance Transformation practice is currently hiring for a Manager Technology Consultant to advise our life insurance clients on transforming their life insurance, annuity, group benefits, and retirement operations and systems. This includes the transformation of business processes, systems, and technology improvements.
In this role, you will help our clients achieve their desired goals and business objectives and in return, you can expect to learn leading practices in technology transformation, delivery, and exposure to a wide variety of business challenges that are solved using digital and transformational technologies. There are also opportunities to collaborate with market leading technology product platforms in shaping their roadmap and helping our clients implement their platform.
Your Key Responsibilities:
Manage large, multi-phase projects, communicate with and manage client expectations, build the project team, and manage scope, risk, budget, and timeline activities
Provide high-level technology assessments, planning, recommendations, and project management with a focus on developing and achieving client goals and objectives
Identify key client risks and opportunities, determine client needs utilizing standard assessment techniques and tools, use innovative approaches to evaluate and validate needs, analyze and develop recommendations for the client in the context of the engagement
Implement and oversee the quality of deliverables and effectively manage the team and day-to-day relationships to ensure exceptional performance
Participate in business development and presentation of proposal activities
Provide project status reporting, metrics, billing, and client progress reports
Ensure engagements are clearly documented
To qualify for this role you must have:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related disciplines
Insurance industry (preferably life & annuities, group benefits, individual life, or retirement services) experience
7+ years of consulting experiencing working on a strategy, transformation, or solution delivery project with diverse teams and roles
Willingness and ability to travel 80%
Strong oral and written communication skills including executive presentation skills
Experience assessing and improving business processes, systems, and associated technologies
Understanding of Insurance and Annuities products and life cycle processes
Experience with one or more of the following policy administration systems: FINEOS AdminSuite, ALIP, GIAS, DXC wmA/CyberLife, LifePRO, FAST, Infosys McCamish, InsPro, Majesco, OIPA, Alis, Wyde, Andesa
Experience with one or more of the following new business, claims, and underwriting systems: Limelight Health, FINEOS AdminSuite, iPipeline, nbaccelerator, Concentrix, Insurance Technologies, ClaimVantage, Vue
Experience supporting business development activities (e.g. pursuits, proposals, presentations)
Ideally, you’ll also have:
Master’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related disciplines
Program/Project/Workstream management experience in an on-shore/off-shore model working with clients and third-party vendors
Experience leading Agile projects, on-premise/hosted technology transformation programs, legacy migration, and Life Insurance IT vendor package implementation projects
Some experience or exposure to one or more of the following: application servers, database, development tools, middleware and integration technologies.
Experience in roles such as IT or Business Architect, Business Analyst, Developer (preferably Java / J2EE or Java based languages)
What we look for
We’re interested in passionate leaders with strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the life insurance, annuities, and retirement industry. If you have a genuine passion for helping businesses achieve the full potential, this role is for you.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
• Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
• Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
• Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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