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Senior IT Architect

Erie Insurance
Full Time
Erie, PA 16530
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Job description

Division or Field Office:

Office Of The President

Department of Position: Office of the CIO Department

Work from:

Corporate Office in Erie, Pa or Home (within footprint)

At Erie Insurance, you’re not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you’re also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent agencies. Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia. To attract and retain the best talent, we reward our team members with competitive salaries and a very generous benefits package.

For New York City Residents Only: The salary range for New York City residents is $127,850.80- $204,229.20. Starting rate of pay varies and is based on multiple factors, including but not limited to, position offered, location, education, work experience, education, certifications, etc. For information regarding our benefits programs, please visit: https://www.erieinsurance.com/careers/benefits

Position Summary

Creates an environment where full context is provided to drive strategy for moderately complex, transformative initiatives. Develops and validates the IT architecture against requirements of the business for initiatives of moderate architectural impact. Sets direction and achieves alignment around the IT strategy and determines the best path to achieve it. Empowers the organization to efficiently make high-quality technology and process decisions that enable our business vision in environments that require moderate sophistication in relationship building and partnership. May perform duties in one or more of the following practices: Enterprise Architecture, Solution Architecture, and Technology Architecture.

This position will provide Solution Architecture services focused in the Data Portfolio. The hiring manager may consider candidates for remote work.

Preferred skills and experience include:

  • five plus years experience in developing data strategy and solutions;
  • experience in leading executive interaction;
  • and deep data industry domain knowledge including experience developing and presenting industry research and analysis.

Candidates within our operating footprint may be considered for remote work. Current approved states for remote work are: DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, Washington DC, WV and WI. Please note, the list of current approved states is subject to change without notice.

For inquiries regarding additional states in our employment footprint, please contact Talent Acquisition.

Duties and Responsibilities

Applies focus to driving change within people as change leaders, catalyzers, influencers, etc.

Aligns investments to business outcomes by providing the direction and artifacts for how people, processes, technology, and information combine to improve business capabilities.

Actively matures discipline based on industry and internal best practices.

Actively engages with partners to define business outcomes. Clearly articulates business and technical concepts so others can understand the context of our investments.

Provides outside-in (external, industry, customer, etc.) and outcome-based perspective to drive change that reduces expenses, enables business agility, and improves competitive position. Ensures flexibility of change to future-proof investment by providing the ability to re-configure or pivot as necessary with less switching costs.

Drives collaboration across disparate groups on broad topics towards decisionable results and provides appropriate levels of open communication.

Utilizes sufficient facts and sound business judgment to influence decision makers in an evolving environment and captures those decisions in meaningful artifacts. The artifacts are created as written accounts of collaboration.

Forms an effective partnership with other job families for results-driven outcomes. Presents a unified architectural perspective and function.

The first eight duties listed are the functions identified as essential to the job. Essential functions are those job duties that must be performed in order for the job to be accomplished.

The position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other duties as requested by their supervisor, or as become clear.


Self-Development Collaborates Cultivates Innovation Instills Trust Decision Quality Values Diversity Nimble Learning Customer Focus Optimizes Work Processes Ensures Accountability Information Management Skills Job-Specific Knowledge Using Tables And Graphs


Bachelor's degree in IT, MIS, Business or related field, plus five years' related experience, or;

Associate's degree in a technical field, plus seven years' related experience, or;

High School Diploma plus nine years' related experience.

Physical Requirements

Lifting 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%) Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%) Lifting Over 50 lbs; Rarely Driving; Occasional (<20%) Pushing/Pulling; Rarely Manual Keying/Data Entry; Frequent (50-80%) Climbing; Rarely

Nearest Major Market: Erie

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