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Assistant Vice President (AVP), IT Delivery – Cloud & Microservices. in Windsor, CT at Voya

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

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Profile Summary

Voya Financial in Windsor, CT or Braintree, MA is looking to hire an Assistant Vice President (AVP), IT Application Delivery -Cloud & Microservices . The AVP will work closely with the Vice President on moving applications to the cloud.

Profile Description

  • Is passionate about hands-on architecture, design, most importantly, coding, and implementing new architecture and design patterns.
  • This position does need to code at times to create actual working reference applications – cloud native.
  • Has depth and breadth of knowledge across multiple software engineering disciplines
  • Is self-driven, actively looks for ways to contribute, and knows how to get things done
  • Values data and truth over ego
  • Has a strong sense of engineering craftsmanship.
  • Believes that good software development includes good architecture, design and testing, documentation, and collaboration
  • Has good communication and reasoning skills, including the ability to make a strong case for technology choices
  • Has ability to build consensus and iteratively improve solutions
  • Firmly believes in leading by influence and by adding value

Knowledge & Experience

  • Leading (Architecting, Designing) major transformative projects converting monolithic complex applications into cloud native.
  • Decomposing Traditional Webservices into Microservices patterns
  • Hands on Implementation experience in CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience in:
  • Programming in complex distributed systems, Message Broker Architectures/ESB/API Mgmt. tools.
  • Leading architecture , Design and Software Development
  • Building consumer-facing web and mobile software solutions at scale
  • Vendor mgmt. experience to move and support Cloud Transformation  for complex applications.
  • Leading engineers and people management
  • Developing and deploying applications on public or private cloud microservices and REST APIs
  • Agile development and methodologies.
  • Leverage the latest technologies when building out APIs such as Spring boot, NoSQL(Dynamo DB, Mongo DB) databases, serverless (AWS Lambda Azure Functions) and established software and design patterns
  • Pivotal Cloud Foundry or AWS, API mgmt. tools
  • Ability to solve complex development problems and produce the highest quality code while striving to push the technical boundaries of online applications
  • Ability to work quickly while maintaining strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication and organizational skills with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced production deadline-driven environment both internal and client facing



Critical Skills
At Voya, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture: 

  • Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.
  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals. 
  • Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions. 
  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.

Learn more about Critical Skills.