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Digital Solutions Designer


Position ID: J0817-0384
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Job Location: Toronto or St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Division: Digital
Region: Atlantic
Job Category: Digital
Number of Positions 1

Keeping You Moving:

RSA is one of the world’s leading multinational insurance groups with over 300 years of experience and over 20 million customers worldwide.Our people are committed to building a dynamic internal culture where our people love what they do and feel motivated to keep things moving – for customers, for their colleagues and as part of their own growth and development. In RSA, employing positive people is how we achieve success. You will be working in an environment that encourages you to do great work and you constantly will be faced with fresh challenges that have a direct impact on our business. We believe your personality and passion will keep RSA and our business moving forward. At RSA we have a culture that supports and rewards high performance with a competitive reward policy for top performers. Our rewards package includes competitive compensation, work / life balance, opportunities to learn and the chance to make a difference working for a worldwide industry leader.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Director Digital Development & IT Integration, the successful candidate will strategically apply a design solution process to our Digital project deliverables. You will create comprehensive end-to-end solution and coordinate relevant stakeholders as required to support development initiatives. As an influential team member, you will be responsible for developing detailed solution design and act as Digital SME through the design and development lifecycle.

Who you are:

Your enthusiasm is infectious. You challenge the status quo. You find solutions to problems. You go the extra mile to exceed customers’ expectations. You get things done the right way. You represent our brand with passion and pride. You are a team player. You have fun and you make work fun for those working around you.

What you will achieve in this role:

• Think strategically and apply a design solution process to Digital project deliverables
• Bridge the gap between customer needs, commercial viability, and technical feasibility
• Create solution options and a comprehensive end-to-end solution and coordinate relevant stakeholders as required to support development initiatives
• Develop detailed solution design and act as Digital SME through the design and development lifecycle
• Provide initial scope and estimates for new projects and initiatives for the development / design component of the overall plan working with relevant team members / stakeholders
• Work with business owners and development team to define metrics and performance goals
• Experience and success working in an Agile development environment
• Deliver effective and efficient solutions which meet key project milestones
• Continuously enhance knowledge / expertise in own area and keep current with leading edge technologies, emerging trends / developments and grow expertise of the business, applications, infrastructure, analytical tools and techniques

What you bring to this role:

• University Degree in Computer Science or a degree in a related discipline or equivalent training and experience
• Strong understanding of Agile and Scrum
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability and willingness to work under pressure for sustained periods of time on multiple projects
• 7+ years' experience as a key SME on Digital technology projects
• Strong technical, analytical, organizational and problem solving skills.
• Advanced knowledge of technology standards (e.g. infrastructure, architecture, processes, applications)
• Subject Matter Expert who consults with clients and/or project teams, assuming the lead design/analyst role.
• Ability to develop strong relationships with peers, internal and external customers and IT partners.
• Proactive team player with effective time management skills; ability to work independently, manage multiple deadlines/projects and keep key players informed
• Highly organized, self-motivated, customer oriented and be able to work independently as well as within a team and with internal business and technology partners at all levels
• Ability and willingness to maintain knowledge and skills through efforts during and outside of work hours
• Financial Industry experience is an asset

Other Information:

Applicants agree that by providing personal information in response to this ad, and otherwise in any recruitment process with RSA or its affiliated companies (the “Company”) such personal information may be retained and used for a period of one (1) year from the date of this application, for the purpose of consideration for employment opportunities which may arise during that time period, unless an applicant notifies the Company to the contrary.We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.We invite you to learn more about us at our Career Site, www.rsagroup.ca, where you can apply on line. RSA group of Companies is strongly committed to diversity and welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities, members of the LGBT community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.RSA group of Companies will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.If you have difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email AODA@RSAGROUP.CA or call us at toll free 1 (800)-855-0511. Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.

Skills:
  • Analytical skills
  • Data Architect
  • Digital Marketing Strategies
  • Information Technology
  • Problem solving skills
  • Relationship Building/ Management
  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Written Communication skills


Where did you first learn about this position?*

Applicants agree that by providing personal information in response to this ad, and otherwise in any recruitment process with RSA or its affiliated companies (the “Company”) such personal information may be retained and used for a period of one (1) year from the date of this application, for the purpose of consideration for employment opportunities which may arise during that time period, unless an applicant notifies the Company to the contrary.




Johnson is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.