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  • 270 East Kilbourn Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI 53202

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Solutions Architect

MGIC • Milwaukee, WI

Posted 11 days ago

Job Snapshot

Degree - 2 Year Degree
Banking - Financial Services, Real Estate - Property Mgt, Computer Software


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Job Description

About Us:

We are a private mortgage insurer with $193.5 billion primary insurance in force covering approximately one million mortgages (as of November 30, 2017). MGIC provides a critical component of our country’s residential mortgage finance system, protecting mortgage investors from credit losses. Mortgage insurance from MGIC also benefits consumers by making affordable low-down-payment mortgages a reality. Bottom line…We put people into homes sooner! #WeAreMGIC

A day in the life of our Solution Architect: (roles and responsibility)

As a member of the Data & Analytics team, the Solution Architect evaluates business objectives, design technical solutions, and contributes to the delivery for a variety of information management needs. These include use cases for business intelligence, master data, data warehousing, and big data.

The Solution Architect is part of an Agile delivery team and promotes Agile tenets and principles, including emerging designs, refactoring of technical debt, and Minimum Viable Product concepts. They demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in their daily work, resilience to change, and accountability both at a personal and team level.

As an expert in MGIC’s Data & Analytics technology stack including Cloudera and Informatica, they assist with development, testing, and deployment as needed. As a senior team member, they coach and mentor team members in best practices and industry standards.

Maintainability, extensibility, and security are of paramount importance to the Solution Architect as they guide the Data & Analytics team towards a DevOps culture of advanced test automation, monitoring, and operational excellence. They maintain robust technical and non-technical documentation, and contributes to troubleshooting, support, and operational activities as required.

The Solution Architect communicates solutions to both technical and non-technical audiences. They collaborate with partner teams including enterprise architecture, engineering, system administration, and business units.

What’s in it for you?
•Competitive Salary & Benefits
•Profit Sharing
•401(k) with a company match
•Pension Plan
•On-site Fitness Center and Classes (corporate office)
•Paid-time off and paid company holidays
•Paid Parental Leave
•Tuition reimbursement

What we’re looking for: (requirements)

•Requirements include a Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Information Systems. Additional years of related work experience may be substituted for education beyond an Associate Degree.
•The candidate is versatile team player, focusing on achieving outcomes through teaming and collaboration.
•Qualified candidates have demonstrable experience with Hadoop and ETL tools, with Cloudera and Informatica preferred as well as relational databases such as Oracle and DB2.
•Expertise in Solution Design practices and techniques is required.
•Experience working on Agile project teams, applying Agile tenets to data modeling and solution design is required.
•Familiarity with end-user BI and analytic tools, such as Tableau and SAS, is a plus.
•Exposure to test automation, continuous delivery, and a DevOps culture applied to data management solutions is a plus.
•Exceptional written and verbal communication is a must, with a demonstrated ability to express technical concepts to a non-technical audience.

A little more about us!

Our headquarters are located in downtown Milwaukee, a place that offers something for everyone with its big-city attractions and small-town atmosphere. MGIC is a seven time recipient of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Work Places award. This is an award based on the opinion of our company's greatest asset, our talented and dedicated workforce! We are committed to being an active and positive member of the local Milwaukee community. Along with our co-workers, we support many local initiatives including:

•United Way
•United Performing Arts Fund
•Habitat for Humanity
•Junior Achievement
•Public Television Channel 10/36 Auction

MGIC offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical and dental insurance, pension, profit sharing and 401(k) savings. We offer an on-site fitness center, wellness initiatives and a business casual dress policy.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment background and substance abuse testing.

For additional information about MGIC and to apply, please visit our Web site at

MGIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Job ID: 10352
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