IT Architect for Life Insurance Projects

Job Title: IT Architect for Life Insurance Projects
Industry: Management Consulting
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Contract: Permanent
Level: Mid to Senior Level

Company Background:
A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, the company is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. The company enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. They are driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of over 200,000 team members in almost 50 countries.

The Role:
• Responsible for creating an architecture bird’s-eye view and preparing a solution architecture document
• Develop a business case to support technology evaluation and to properly adopt or reject technology
• Provide important solutions to clients, including:
• Enterprise / technology architecture planning, scope, and quotation
• Data modeling
• Plan for high availability, low fail-over applications
• Logical architecture design
• Performance / capacity planning
• Interactive communication with clients to collect related technical information required for solution concept design
• Helping clients launch technology standards and cross-product technologies and design compliance
• Utilize future technologies to provide all kinds of innovation
• Work with global teams to leverage solutions and knowledge

Key Requirements:
• At least 7 years of architecture design / 設計 system design experience in large-scale system development projects
• Experience in architectural design using SOA, Micro Service and API methods using Java technology
• Experience with many system development projects such as system integration and construction at a life insurance company. You also have sufficient experience in estimating, dependency management, team coordination, DevOps tools, etc.
• Those who have business English conversation skills are better. (Can read and write English)

Preferred Skills:
• Insurance Knowledge ( LOMA or Japanese Insurance program by LIAJ)
• Having project experiences in the areas of enterprise Java application development with hands-on experiences for Application Server, IBM MQ、Oracle Database.
• Experiences on IBM or TIBCO ESB
• IBM/Mulesoft/Google API framework
• Knowledge on ETL tech (either IBM and/or Informatica)
• Experience on ODS/Data layer architecture
• Knowledge on Data Governance
• TOGAF 9.0 certification
• Good understanding of JS framework (React) and peripheral technologies (Node.js, etc.)
• Good understanding of concepts and configurations about Docker/Container bases and virtualization
• Building architecture views and preparing solution architecture documents
• Taking technology decisions, assisting in technology evaluation, making business cases for technology decisions
• Providing vital solutions to the client by carrying out Enterprise/Technology Architecture Planning, Scoping and Estimating, Data Modeling, planning High Availability and low Failover Applications, Logical Architecture Design, Performance / Capacity Planning
• Interacting with client to gather relevant technical information required for conceptualizing solutions
• Helping customer to establish technology standards, cross-product technology and design compliance.
• Staying abreast with the upcoming technologies and its utilization for all possible innovations
• Utilizing solution and knowledge built by the collaboration with our global team

Language Proficiency:
Proficient in Japanese and English will be required, at least Business level both in writing and speaking