Deloitte FSI - Insurance-Strategy & Analytics-Technical Strategy Manager in Chicago, Illinois

FSI - Insurance -Strategy & Analytics Technical Strategy - Manager

Aneffective Manager delivers on strategy with hands on implementation andoperations experience. We work to understand overarching business strategy at adeep level, going far beyond the C-Suite to uncover insights. We createsolutions that are sharply focused while taking the full operating model intoaccount, from people and intellectual capital to technology and processes. Andwhen it comes time to put technology to work, we bring a demonstrated depth ofknowledge to solution design, selection and implementation.

FinancialServices Industry focuseson the most pressing issues in Financial Services, including rapid changes incustomer needs, technology, increased globalization, and financial regulationsMaintains the traditional view of the Industry with slight modifications (e.g.,Engineering and Construction sub-sector has been moved to the Energy, Resources& Industrials Industry) and title changes that align US Consulting withsector terminology used cross-functionally and globally at the firm (e.g.,Investment Management )

Deloitte Insurance sectorconcentrates on delivering core strategy,operations, human capital, actuarial and technology services to insuranceexecutives. Helping clients address a range of critical issues including thosebrought on by globalization, advances in technology, competition and thechanging demands of their customers.

Workyou ll do

As aSenior Manager, you will use the alignment of business and IT Strategy to helpclients take advantage of changing market forces and trends. Our practitionersadvise, develop and execute effective IT visions, strategies and roadmaps, indirect alignment and support of client business and technology objectives. OurFirm s areas of focus include IT Strategy Transformation, EnterpriseArchitecture, Agile Advisory, and Application Strategy, Selection and,Rationalization.



  • 10 years of relevant consulting or industry experience

  • Atleast 4 years of experience managing large technology engagements

  • Aminimum of 6 full life cycle implementations

  • Awillingness to travel 80 - 100% of the time (Monday Thursday/Friday)

  • 8 years experience in IT strategy or IT management roles

-Demonstrated prior experience in managing teams of 10 resources throughdesign, development, and/or operations of complex technology environments(programs, applications, systems and/or infrastructure)

-Executed projects with the following domains: Underwriting, Distribution,Claims, Marketing, Channels, Finance, Billing

-Experience with Big Data, Cloud technologies, Data Visualization or DataWarehousing (Hadoop, Cloudera, Hortonworks, AWS, Azure, GPC, Informatica, SSIS,Tableau, QLIK, PowerBI et all)

-Experience with Insurance Core System Products (Guidewire, Duck Creek et all)

-Demonstrated prior experience in managing technology assessments and developingstrategic recommendations

  • Abilityto articulate leading business issues and trends, including the associatedtechnology implications within one or more industries

-Demonstrated experience in business process improvement, leveraging informationand technology

-Bachelor s Degree

Managers are required to have at least three fulllifecycle project experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • ITStrategy & Transformation Advise, develop and execute effective ITvisions, strategies and roadmaps, in direct alignment and support of businessand technology objectives.

-Enterprise Architecture Deliver effective blueprints that guide the keytechnology decisions of why, what, when, and how to build technologies thatultimately deliver required business enablement, alignment and value.

  • AgileAdvisory Support clients in adopting Agile at scale across their organizationthrough training and coaching and provide support to overcome theorganizational, governance, culture and people challenges associated with sucha transformation.

-Application Strategy, Selection and Rationalization - Evaluate application andpackage investments and solutions to support business needs, enterprise strategyand go forward plans aligning client application initiatives with businessstrategies.


  • Abilityto work independently and manage multiple task assignments

  • Strongoral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio,MS PowerPoint)

  • Strongproblem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise maturejudgment

-Eagerness to mentor junior staff

  • Anadvanced degree in the area of specialization Preferred

-Understanding and experience with IT economics including popular financialmeasures (such as CFROI, TCO etc)

-Experience working in a relevant technical role, either with anotherconsultancy, with a vendor or within an enterprise IT team

-Experience with IT organization design and management principles/techniques aswell as IT management tools (e.g., Mercury, PlanView, ProSight, Niku)

The team


Our Strategy practice brings together several key capabilities that will allow us to architect integrated programs that transform our clients businesses, including Corporate & Business Unit Strategy, Technology Strategy & Insights, Enterprise Model Design, Enterprise Cloud Strategy and Business Transformation.

Strategy professionals will serve as trusted advisors to our clients, working with them to make clear data-driven choices about where to play and how to win, in order to drive growth and enterprise value.

Strategy will help our clients:

  • Identify strategies for growth and value creation

  • Develop the appropriate business models, operating models, and capabilities to support their strategic vision

  • Maximize the ROI on technology investments and leverage technology and Cloud trends to architect future business strategies


OurSystems Engineering team delivers large-scale software applications andintegrated systems, and assists clients with architecture design, assessmentand optimization, and definition. We develop service-oriented architecture(SOA) and other integration solutions to enable information sharing andmanagement between business partners and disparate processes and systems, andwe deliver technology enablement to support CIO services transformation.

SystemsEngineering professionals focus on key client issues that impact the corebusiness by maximizing operational value, driving down the cost of quality, andenhancing technology innovation. Our teams deliver a wide range of services,including application architecture design and optimization, applicationmodernization, business process management and solution integration, customapplication design and development, and large-scale technology delivery programefforts.

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