Director, IT, Corporate Systems
Company: Kemper Corporation
Posted on: February 24, 2021
Location Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America
Category Information Technology Job Id R-20-0011727 Kemper is one
of the nation's leading specialized insurers. Our success is a
direct reflection of the talented and diverse people who make a
positive difference in the lives of our customers every day. We
believe a high-performing culture, valuable opportunities for
personal development and professional challenge, and a healthy
work-life balance can be highly motivating and productive. Kemper's
products and services are making a real difference to our
customers, who have unique and evolving needs. By joining our team,
you are helping to provide an experience to our stakeholders that
delivers on our promises. -- Kemper is seeking to hire an IT
Director, Corporate Systems for our Jacksonville office.--The IT
Director focuses on managing a software development team that
handles enterprise corporate systems software and production
support. The area focuses on all corporate application systems
including HR, Finance, legal and investment applications.
- Manage a team of internal, external employees and contractor
developers to execute various programming projects within the
Corporate Systems area.
- Manage the application development lifecycle for software
projects of varying size and complexity.
- Provide quality, timely and cost-effective Information Systems
services in support of the company mission and strategies.
- Leads coordination of Information Systems resources and
partners with customers, vendors and other Information Systems
- Mentor, manage and lead skilled application developers and
business systems analysts .
- Support and build consensus among business and technology
- Represent the company externally with Industry bodies and other
- 10+ years of personnel management experience
- 10+ years of experience in designing, building, and
implementing software solutions in banking, finance, or insurance
- Education equivalent to a college degree in computer science or
related field, or the equivalent in related work experience
- Experience leading and building Information Systems delivery
- Demonstrated leadership qualities communicating and reporting
at the business and IT executive level
- Experience in software development project management
- Ability to execute on simultaneous projects to successful
- Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) effectively
with stakeholders and senior business leadership of departments and
customers participating in this project
- Ability to organize and work effectively with project teams
made up of internal staff and/or external parties (claims product,
- Demonstrated experience and relevant expertise in the
configuration and deployment of Information Systems business
- Demonstrated experience with vendor management and contract
- Ability to work remote until it is safe to return to the
- Able to handle minimal occasional travel when offices open.
#LI-AK1 Kemper is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All
applicants will be considered for employment without attention to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, veteran, disability status or any other status
protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we
operate. We are committed to supporting diversity and equality
across our organization and we work diligently to maintain a
workplace free from discrimination.-- Kemper does not accept
unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing
agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property
of Kemper and Kemper will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.
Get tailored job recommendations based on your interests. Kemper is
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