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CNO Financial Group Principal Solution Architect, Digital - Remote from any US Eastern or Central time zone location in Carmel, Indiana

CNO’s IT team is hiring a Principal Solution Architect, Digital to be responsible for serving as the lead architect for all IT programs and projects related to enhancing our digital customer experience (CX). This person will be responsible for working closely with our business partners to understand their needs and priorities related to digital CX. This architect will also need to provide strong technical leadership on assigned projects to guide the implementation to meet the desired business and IT outcomes. This person will need to be able to articulate a multiyear future state architecture in the digital CX space and understand how multiple individual projects will be used to drive toward that vision. This person will be leading large projects (i.e. scope is typically between $5M and $20M) with large resource footprint, high risk and/or complexity. This role will be an influential voice in guiding and implementing CNO’s digital CX strategy.

As a Principal Solution Architect, Digital , your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing technical expertise and leadership on a series of projects impacting how we interact with consumers.

  • Collaborate with various stakeholders from IT and Business, particularly Marketing and Operations, to implement projects to advance the company’s digital engagement capabilities.

  • Execute and lead projects with large resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity.

  • Drive adoption of the digital engagement platform across the organization.

  • Collaborate closely with our data architecture teams to develop solutions that enable the easy collection and usage of data within our application portfolio.

  • Accountable for proof of concepts and reference architectures on marketing technologies.

  • Provide leadership to solution architects to convert these reference architectures into implementation architectures.

  • Work with partners and IT teams to create success criteria and goals to ensure success of various projects.

  • Ensure diverse elements of enterprise architecture ‘fit together’ to form a rational cohesive whole at CNO.

The Principal Solution Architect, Digital position is well-suited for you if you:

  • Hands on experience with enterprise marketing capabilities including campaign management, customer data platforms, and website development.

  • Good communicator and collaborator working with a diverse group of stakeholders across CNO business units, IT, and multiple vendor partners.

  • Able to provide vision on how to solve multiple complex problems in a way that delivers value to our business along the way.

  • Experience facilitating discussions with senior leadership regarding technical / architectural trade-offs, best practices, and risk mitigation.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree, in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology (OR) 3 Years of additional IT experience preferred

  • 15+ Years of IT experience

  • Hands on implementation experience of enterprise marketing automation or campaign management platforms such as Pega Customer Decision Hub, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, or Adobe Experience Platform

  • Experience integrating systems and data together to create a cohesive experience for both internal and external stakeholders

  • Experience and mastery of at least one major programming language

  • Leading highly available and fault-tolerant enterprise and web-scale software deployments

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and other business-related software

  • Ability to work with a virtual and remote international team

At this time, CNO is not mandating its associates to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. However, this is an evolving situation, in the future CNO may require its associates to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodations required by applicable law.

This role is full time work from home (WFH), also known as Remote. This role can be performed from any US based location within the central or eastern time zone. CNO Financial Group offices reopened in April 2022 and we are pursuing a hybrid working model. Associates who live within a 60 mile radius of a corporate office (Birmingham, Carmel, Chicago, Philadelphia, Orlando and Milwaukee) will have access to come into that Office up to 2 days/week, and work from home at least 3 days/week. Work cannot be performed from outside of the United States.

CNO provides life and health insurance, annuities, financial services, and workforce benefits solutions through our family of brands and supported by our associates and agents. Our customers work hard to save for the future, and we help protect their health, income and retirement needs with 3.2 million policies and more than $35 billion in total assets. Our 3,400 associates, 8,600 exclusive agents and independent partner agents guide individuals, families and businesses through a lifetime of financial decisions.

We are financially strong and well positioned for continued growth, and we are grounded in our core values of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I); Integrity, Customer Focus, Excellence, and Teamwork. We have offices in more than 260 communities in the U.S., including our headquarters in Carmel, Indiana, and corporate offices in Birmingham, Chicago, Philadelphia, Orlando and Milwaukee.

At CNO Financial Group, we’re always looking forward—to the security and stability we help create for our insurance brands’ customers, and the growth we create within our own company. We're looking for ambitious people who want to do more. We'll provide you with opportunities to grow your skills through challenging professional experiences.

If you're looking for a culture that encourages development, helps you reach your potential, and rewards you for your contribution, then CNO Financial Group is right for you. For more information, visit

ReqID: POS-19557

Category: Information Technology

Job Type: Full-Time

Additional Locations: Chicago, IL; Philadelphia, PA; Virtual, IA; Virtual, KY; Virtual, NE; Virtual, NC; Virtual, OH; Virtual, SC; Virtual, TX; Orlando, FL; Birmingham, AL; Milwaukee, WI