Have passion for technology and innovation? The Institutes have an exciting opportunity for an innovative IT professional to oversee enterprise architecture for a transformational industry-wide effort to develop and apply Blockchain technology. The Blockchain IT Architect/Project Manager will lead vendor development of the IT applications for a new entity called RiskBlock, a consortium of insurers, reinsurers, brokers, agents and other industry organizations, led by The Institutes. We are looking for a forward-thinking IT leader to leverage their knowledge and oversee the redesign of more efficient interaction among risk and insurance industry organizations using Blockchain technology.

Essential Responsibilities:
In conjunction with external consultants, oversee creation a blockchain framework and oversee, design and build blockchain solutions for the risk and insurance industry.
Define best practices for blockchain technology adoption and implementation.
In conjunction with external consultants, develop and implement a transaction model and standards plan for blockchain applications.
Lead vendor development of IT applications.
Collaborate with use case working groups to review requirements and define next-gen system solutions addressing Blockchain market needs.
Provide code reviews across all areas of the build, release, and operations to ensure that blockchain applications meet business needs.
In conjunction with an external vendor, maintain and support the blockchain framework and use cases over time.
Maintain The Institutes’ membership in the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance.

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree preferred.
7+ years of IT experience
Experience with blockchain platforms, Ethereum and smart contracts preferred
Experience in a fast paced environment
Vendor management experience
Experience leading large IT initiatives

The Best Part? The Benefits!
To enforce the importance of work-life balance, employees enjoy excellent benefits, including:

Free breakfast and lunch every day!
401(k) plan with company contribution up to 16%
Generous time off package that includes paid vacation, personal, sick and holidays
Paid parental leave
Tuition reimbursement
Medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage
Free on-site fitness center
A beautiful 1.25-mile long walking path!

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About The Institutes

As the industry’s trusted and respected knowledge leader, The Institutes and our affiliates are committed to meeting the evolving professional development needs of the risk management and insurance community. We prepare people to fulfill their professional and ethical responsibilities by offering customer-focused and innovative educational, research, networking, and career resource solutions.