Vice President, Solutions Development 7/28/2018

Aon New York, NY

New York, NY
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


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Aon is looking for a Platform Development Manager

As part of an industry-leading team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions supporting our Solutions Development team, in New York. As a Platform Development Manager you will report directly to the Solutions Development Managing Director and have a number of direct reports which include mid to senior level developers.

Join Stroz Friedberg s Solutions Development team and lead our effort to create new customer-facing web applications. You will apply your expertise in software development, web application architecture, and cybersecurity, and define a 21stcentury platform for Aon s cyber risk management business. You will grow and manage a development team, and work in concert with subject matter experts in digital forensics, incident response, cybersecurity, cyber insurance, and source code analysis. You will deliver applications that convey deeply technical facts and analyses to a variety of consumers, from risk managers to senior attorneys and C-level executives.

The Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:

* Lead and coordinate technical teams creating a robust platform within Amazon Web Services for the delivery of pioneering web applications that cross the boundaries of cybersecurity, cyber insurance, digital forensics, incident response, and intellectual property.

* Own the architectural design and development processes for Aon s cyber platform of web applications and services.

* Manage one or more product development teams and set the standard for an outstanding agile product development process.

* Work with Project Managers, product director, and business owners to develop achievable, ambitious project roadmaps.

* Coordinate work between your teams and external business and development teams to assure that projects adhere to a consistent, well-defined reference architecture.

* Design identity and access management principles for platform products.

* Adapt and apply cutting edge computer science to highly technical domains.

* Lead code reviews, review test suites, profile components, and take ownership of our software, source code, tools, and processes.

* Design and implement AWS/Cloud based DevSecOps processes and tools.

* Supervise and mentor other developers.


* 5+ years of experience designing and delivering platform solutions.

* Proven excellence in architectural design of cloud software.

* Experience leading and managing small to medium size development teams.

* Experience developing authentication and access management services for enterprise solutions.

* Strong proficiency with client-side JavaScript and browser technologies, as well as contemporary server- side technologies.

* Solid understanding of Amazon Web Services (AWS) including VPC, ELB, IAM, KMS, EC2, Config, CloudTrail, CloudFormation, Lambda, and others.

* Experience with the development, deployment, and automation of DevSecOps in an enterprise cloud based environment.

* Strong knowledge of technology and security topics including network and application security, infrastructure hardening, security baselines, web services, and database security.

* Proficiency with version control, automated testing, and collaborative development.

* Comfort with agile development and flexibility in adapting to fluid methodologies.

* Excellence in verbal and written communication.

* The proven ability to see things as they should be, and to realize that vision.

* Generosity, enthusiasm, and team orientation.

Desired Skills

* Confident, open-minded, nimble problem solving.

* Experience delivering revenue-generating B2B applications.

* Strong proficiency in the fundamentals of computer science.

* Background in domains of cybersecurity, insurance, risk management, and business consulting.

* Experience deploying within AWS or Azure infrastructures and with containerization tools.

* Experience with patent applications and managing an intellectual property portfolio.

* Enthusiasm for innovation and team collaboration.

* Design and implementation of advanced and intuitive data visualizations.

Education Required

* BS or BA in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Statistics, or equivalent work experience.

Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, or domestic partner status. Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.


Aon plc (NYSE:Aon) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

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