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Anaplan Solutions Architect or Senior Model Builder


Zurich is currently looking for an Anaplan Solutions Architect to support our Direct Markets line of business. This position would preferably be located at our Schaumburg, IL or Overland Park, KS office and we will also consider a virtual location for a well-qualified candidate.  


As an Anaplan Solutions Architect, you will  design and implement system development projects within the Anaplan platform. This role will undertake the most complex business analysis and software development work requiring a deep knowledge of the Anaplan software program, and ability to translate complex business requirements into elegant design


This team is responsible for Incentive Compensation Management (ICM) and the implementation and administration of multiple incentive plans and related data required to calculate the plans. As the lead developer, this role will be responsible for understanding the plans and then being able to properly implement, maintain, and update them within Anaplan while advising on best practices and quality of production with a long term vision in mind.  Previous experience implementing ICM solutions is preferred.


Additional responsibilities include:


  • Manage enhancements to, and processing within the Direct Markets Incentive Compensation Management System
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to colleagues to support the specification and development of software solutions
  • Partner with the business on their needs and building the functionality within the platform.
  • Troubleshooting/Testing
  • Partner with IT  on monthly releases


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelors Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Software Programming Applications area
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Software Programming Applications area
  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Software Programming Applications area
  • Experience assisting with design, coding benchmark testing, debugging and documentation of programs
  • Experience working with multiple phases of software systems programming applications
  • Experience working with multiple programming languages


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Insurance Industry experience
  • Incentive Compensation Management System exp.
  • Anaplan Model III certification
  • Anaplan Certified Model Builder Certification
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


Compensation for roles at Zurich varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. Compensation provided is a nationwide market range and has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location where the position may be filled.   As required by local law, Zurich provides in good faith a reasonable range of compensation for roles.  For additional information about our Total Rewards, click here. Other rewards may include short term incentive bonuses and merit increases. The starting salary range for the position is: $101,400.00 - $139,400.00.


As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time (


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Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.


As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 


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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg, AM - Overland Park
Remote Working: Yes
Schedule: Full Time
Employment Sponsorship Offered: Yes
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Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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