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Lincoln Financial Group Sr. Life Underwriting Technology Consultant in Kansas City, Kansas

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Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Level: P4

Requisition #64850

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

Role & Responsibility

The Role

As the Sr. Life Underwriting Technology Consultant, you will provide subject matter expertise and direction on complex underwriting technology projects and initiatives for Lincoln’s Life Solutions Underwriting & New Business area. You will also advise and collaborate with business stakeholders to define and validate complex underwriting technology solutions that meet the needs, goals, and objectives for Individual Life Underwriting & New Business.

Responsibilities

Maintains knowledge on emerging technology and collaborates with leadership to incorporate emerging technology into current or future solutions

Develops complex underwriting technical solution requirements

Using structured requirements process, clearly articulates, documents, and validates complex underwriting technical requirements

Advises and provides expertise to appropriate internal stakeholders to assess and deliver proposed complex underwriting technical solutions which meet business requirements and/or which integrate process, business rules and business data with technology

Provides direction and collaborates effectively with appropriate stakeholders on complex issues and conflicts that impact time, cost, scope, quality and risk of assigned projects

Determines and advises the most appropriate technical response to identified complex problems, issues and/or defects by assessing impact and prioritization

Provides complex technical research and analysis to support business/underwriting operations needs and presents findings to management or project leader

Determines complex underwriting best practices and suggests how to improve current practices

Provides a complex understanding of the business usage of information technology (IT) and helping underwriting technology add value to the business

Serves as a mentor and shares knowledge with more junior team members

Directs and/or participates in the planning/estimating of projects

Delivers training on technical changes and new innovative processes implemented for underwriting technology platforms

Provides subject matter expertise on all automation initiatives, process improvements, and innovations within the underwriting organization

Represents Office of the Chief as business owner of the automated rules engine; participates in updating underwriting rules as needed/required

Participates in vendor review and change processes in collaboration with vendor management teams

Owns underwriting system changes requiring BWRs, prioritization, and training for underwriters

Develops and delivers presentations to internal stakeholders

Education & Experience

Education

4 Year Bachelor's degree or 4+ years of equivalent work experience

FALU Designation preferred

Experience

5 – 7+ Years of experience of Individual Life Underwriting

3 – 5+ years of experience in business systems analysis preferred - that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position

1+ years of experience in automated underwriting technology (writing rules and updating automated rules engine)

Experience with leading major underwriting initiative and demonstrated leadership experience

A track record of driving change and process improvement

Project management experience preferred

Proficient in Microsoft Excel

Experience with mentoring / delivering training of process workflows and system changes

Demonstrated record of consistently meeting or exceeding performance goals and expectations

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

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Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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