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Senior Architect in Philadelphia, PA at Radian Group Inc

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

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Job Description

This position will :
. define and architect Business Rules Engine and Pricing Engine solutions in line with Radian’s enterprise IT vision and strategy.
. execute technical proof of concepts (POCs) and work on sets of Java/J2EE application as well as IBM Operational Decision Management (ODM) Rule applications.
. collaborate with other team members (application engineers and architects) to produce solid technical designs of highly maintainable applications for Continuous Integration platform by anticipating future changes
. articulate and educate on technical and architectural concepts to a variety of audiences, including developers, architects, IT operations and management
. architect innovative, scalable and extensible solutions to support the business in a rapidly changing market

The candidate should also have experience with machine learning and be familiar with deploying technology solutions on a broad scale. "

What you will do:

  • Will design business rules and pricing solutions using IBM ODM (Operational Decision Management) - BRMS execution/business object model, integration, customization, Rule/Decision Service optimization
  • Will develop the Application Architecture to be referenced by developers within Radian and by external application development partners; incorporating industry standard  frameworks, design patterns, and development best practices.
  • Will participate in all development, design, prototype build, code, document, unit test phases  by conducting design and code review
  • Will provide technical oversight on projects while effecting an enterprise-wide appreciation for strategy, processes and enabling technologies
  • Will Conduct technical wellness feature planning sessions and provide direction to ensure understanding of the technical deliverables
  • Will contribute to the assessement and the performance tuning of application solutions

Who we are looking for:


  • Minimum 10 years of IT Architecture and Application Development experience with 3+ years of consistent record of contribution, leadership and impact
  • Strong knowledge of Architecture frameworks, IT methodologies and systems technologies
  • Demonstrable Agile Software Development experience
  • Demonstrable Service Oriented Architecture and Design experience
  • Experience working with multiple high visibility projects running concurrently.
  • Experience working with IBM ODM / Jrules 8.5, 8.8 and 8.9
  • Deep knowledge of Java
  • Experience working with Rule based Pricing engines/frameworks strongly preferred
  • Experience working with Machine Learning Algorithms
  • Solid experience in the financial/insurance industry.
  • Solid experience in supporting architect and/or development teams.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong Consulting, Facilitation, Negotiation, and Presentation skills
  • Very strong influencing and conflict resolution skills
  • Very strong architectural background
  • Strong foundation on architecture framework
  • Strong  project and program management skills

Prior Work Experience

  • Technical:   10 - 15 years
  • Supervisory:   3 - 5 years

Education and Credentials

  • Required:    Bachelor’s Degree,  Concentration in Information Systems or related
  • Preferred:    Master’s Degree,  Concentration in Information Systems


  • 1500 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

EEO Statement

Radian complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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