Scope of Work
The primary role of the Lead Design Engineer is to develop and document architectural design solutions for the most complex Group Insurance IT projects. For this specific job, the Lead Design Engineer will be working on Disability Claims related IT projects. The Lead Design Engineer must take business requirements, knowledge of current and future state GI technology platform design and business capabilities, knowledge of enterprise architectural standards and working knowledge of contemporary architectural principles (SOA, Open, Plug and Play, etc.) into account to design solutions that are compliant with Client’s architecture and can be implemented in a cost effective manner.
The result of the lead design engineer’s analysis and architectural specifications must be documented into design documents that are consumed by development and IT operational teams for implementation. Analyzes business requirements and defines information systems technical solutions to address complex business needs (projects are technically difficult, requiring innovative and creative solutions and frequently involve multiple platforms, software, hardware, technologies and tools). As part of the design documents, creates functional and non-functional specifications based on business requirements, in-depth knowledge of business capabilities and technical expertise in systems solutions. Ensures the design specifications incorporate continuous delivery principles (ex: microservices) to support code development and deployment that meet DevOps standards.