Careers

Pursue a meaningful career

At the FAIR Plan, we believe that your career is in your control. We offer our employees the chance to pursue a meaningful career in the insurance industry and offer a comprehensive benefits package.

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Benefits

The FAIR Plan promotes work-life balance through a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • 401K matching up to 6 percent
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Pension Plan
  • Competitive Salary
  • Sick Pay
  • Healthy work-life balance

Job Openings

Take a look at positions posted below for availability and complete job descriptions.
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We wish you all the best in your career!

  • Accountant

    Position Summary:

    The Accountant is responsible for W-9 maintenance and 1099 reporting for vendors and brokers, as well as commission accounting. Assist with the unclaimed property check reissuance process.

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for requesting and maintaining W-9 information for vendors, brokers and assist with vendor maintenance in the general ledger, premiums and claims systems.
    • Assist with 1099 process with software vendor including TIN matching, 1099 forms submission, IRS withholding notices and remittance of funds to IRS, if any.
    • Process daily transactions for commission accounting (i.e. payments, withholdings, and resolution of commission inquiries).
    • Process timely transmission of cash disbursements, voids, etc. to the bank.
    • Assist with preparation of journal entries for company credit card transactions.
    • Perform as a backup for processing daily transactions in accounts payable (i.e. obtain approvals and issue checks).
    • Support timely and efficient accounts payable daily and month-end close processes.
    • Assist with the unclaimed property process by timely reissuing checks and updating information in unclaimed property software.
    • Process and upload disbursements using Integration Manager (Great Plains).
    • Assist external auditors during audit time.
    • Adhere to Federal and State laws and regulations.
    • Any other duties needed to help fulfill the Association’s Mission, abide by the Association’s Values and fulfill the Association’s Strategic Objectives.

    Knowledge and Skill Qualifications:

    The individual in this position must meet the following general requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Accounting.
    • 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Proficient to advanced Microsoft Excel and Word skills.
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains, including the Payables Module.

    Knowledge of 1099 filing software (SOVOS) desirable.

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  • Accounts Payable Supervisor

    The Accounts Payable Supervisor is responsible for the accounts payable process, including processing of invoices and payments, W-9 maintenance and 1099 reporting for vendors and brokers, as well as commission accounting. They will oversee the unclaimed property check reissuance process.

     

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities

    • Ensure timely and efficient accounts payable daily and month-end close processes.
    • Supervise daily transactions in accounts payable (i.e. approval of payments and accurate recording of expenses) and commission accounting (i.e. payments, withholdings, and resolution of commission inquiries).
    • Supervise timely transmission of cash disbursements, voids, etc. to the bank.
    • In charge of creating wire disbursements for approval by management.
    • Maintain, reconcile and prepare journal entries for company credit cards transactions.
    • Supervise the unclaimed property process to ensure timely reissuance of checks and updating of information in unclaimed property software.
    • Responsible for maintaining accurate W-9 information for vendors, brokers and supervising vendor maintenance in the general ledger, premiums and claims systems.
    • Responsible for working with 1099 software vendor to complete TIN matching, 1099 forms submission, handle IRS withholding notices and remittance of funds to IRS, if any.
    • Responsible for maintaining fixed assets schedules and preparation of fixed asset journal entries.
    • Provide information and reconciliations for financial audits and Department of Insurance examinations.
    • Responsible for calendar and fiscal year accounts payable close process in general ledger.
    • Ensure proper maintenance, filing, and storage of records in accordance with department record retention guidelines.
    • Supervises and develop Accounting staff. Provide direction and guidance as needed to accomplish team goals.
    • Assist in implementation of automation efforts to streamline Accounting processes, including enhancements to accounts payable workflows.
    • Liaise with bank personnel concerning disbursement transactions and with government agencies in matters of levies and other inquiries.
    • Responsible for annual review, counseling and performance management of Accounting Staff.
    • Adhere to Federal and State laws and regulations.
    • Any other duties needed to help fulfill the Association’s Mission, abide by the Association’s Values and fulfill the Association’s Strategic Objectives.

    Knowledge and Skill Qualifications

    The individual in this position must meet the following general requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Accounting.
    • 5 to 7 years of Accounts Payable work experience, with 1-2 years of Accounts Payable management experience
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Proficient to advanced Microsoft Excel and Word skills.
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains, including the Payables Module.

    Knowledge of 1099 filing software (SOVOS) preferable.

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  • Sr. Claims Examiner (Remote for CA Residents)

    Position Summary:

    Reviews, evaluates and processes insurance claims and makes recommendations for resolution.  Examines, and authorizes insurance claims investigated by independent adjusters.  Interacts with independent adjusters and policyholders to oversee the review of claim forms and other records to determine insurance coverage and that payment recommendations and settlements have been made in accordance with company practices, procedures, and Fair Claims Settlement Practices regulations.

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Examine moderate to complex claims investigated by independent adjusters to determine the extent of insurance coverage and validity of the claims.
    • Review and adjust moderate to high reserves submitted by independent adjusters to ensure reserving activities are consistent with company policies.
    • Reviews reports submitted by independent adjusters, verifies coverage, and authorizes timely payments to policyholders
    • Maintain contact with independent adjusters, policy holders, vendors, or brokers when necessary.
    • Promptly negotiates settlements, making sure that the settlement reflects the actual insured losses while ascertaining that the insurer is protected from invalid claims.
    • Confer with Claims Management and legal counsel on claims involving litigation.
    • Enter claim transactions, such as payments, reserves, notes, and other documentation in a clear and concise manner.
    • Investigate, evaluate, and adjust claims, applying technical knowledge and human relations skills to promote fair and prompt settlement of claims.
    • Conduct daily diary reviews on claim files to insure status letters are sent to policyholders timely and in accordance with Department of Insurance regulations.
    • Pay and process claims within designated authority level.
    • Supervise independent adjusters to ensure they have followed CFP IA Guidelines.
    • Verify and analyze data used in settling claims to ensure validity and that settlement is in accordance with company practices and procedures.
    • Maintain compliance with the Department of Insurance and Company procedures.
    • Understanding of fraudulent and illegal practices.
    • Reviews independent adjuster’s correspondences to policyholders for accuracy and completeness. Communicates to adjusters and/or others involved to secure missing information.
    • Adhere to Federal and State laws and regulation.
    • Any other duties needed to help fulfill the Associations Mission, abide by the Association’s Values and fulfill the Association’s Strategic Objectives.

    The individual in this position must meet the following general requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
    • 5 to 7 years of property claims adjusting experience and excellent customer service.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Working experience with MS-Office (especially Word and Excel).
    • Comprehensive understanding of policy contract/statutes and claims processes.

    Certified in CEA and Fair Claims Settlement Practices.

    Email Resume
  • Claims Examiner Trainee

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Claims Examiner Trainee will process insurance claims for property or commercial losses based on coverage, appraisal, and verifiable damage. Interacts with independent adjusters and policy holders, reviews claim forms and other records to determine insurance coverage, payment recommendations and settlements have been made in accordance with company practices, procedures, and Fair Claims Settlement Practices regulations. (Located in Ontario, CA for 6 months, then Remote thereafter. Trainee class begins 10/4/21)

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Investigate, evaluate, and adjust claims, applying technical knowledge and human relations skills to promote fair and prompt settlement of claims.
    • Adjust reserves and provide reserve recommendations to ensure reserving activities are consistent with company policies.
    • Enter claim transactions, such as payments, reserves, notes, and other documentation in a clear and concise manner.
    • Examine claims investigated by independent adjusters, including further investigation of questionable claims to determine payment authorization.
    • Conduct daily diary reviews on claim files to ensure status letters are sent to policyholders timely and in accordance with Department of Insurance regulations.
    • Pay and process claims within designated authority level.
    • Supervise independent adjusters to ensure they have followed CFP IA Guidelines.
    • Comprehensive understanding of policy contract/statutes and claims processes of the CFP.
    • Understanding of fraudulent and illegal practices.
    • Maintains compliance with the Department of Insurance and Company policy & procedures.
    • Reviews reports submitted by independent adjusters, verifies coverage, and authorizes timely payments to policyholders.
    • Reviews independent adjuster’s correspondences to policyholders for accuracy and completeness. Communicates to adjusters and/or others involved to secure missing information.
    • Promptly negotiates settlements, making sure that the settlement reflects the actual insured losses while ascertaining that the insurer is protected from invalid claims.
    • Confer with Vice President of Claims and legal counsel on claims involving litigation.
    Email Resume
  • Claims Examiner (Remote for CA Residents)

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Process insurance claims for property or commercial losses based on coverage, appraisal, and verifiable damage.  Interacts with independent adjusters and policy holders, reviews claim forms and other records to determine insurance coverage, payment recommendations and settlements have been made in accordance with company practices, procedures, and Fair Claims Settlement Practices regulations.

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Investigate, evaluate, and adjust claims, applying technical knowledge and human relations skills to promote fair and prompt settlement of claims.
    • Adjust reserves and provide reserve recommendations to ensure reserving activities are consistent with company policies.
    • Enter claim transactions, such as payments, reserves, notes, and other documentation in a clear and concise manner.
    • Examine claims investigated by independent adjusters, including further investigation of questionable claims to determine payment authorization.
    • Conduct daily diary reviews on claim files to ensure status letters are sent to policyholders timely and in accordance with Department of Insurance regulations.
    • Pay and process claims within designated authority level.
    • Supervise independent adjusters to ensure they have followed CFP IA Guidelines.
    • Comprehensive understanding of policy contract/statutes and claims processes of the CFP.
    • Understanding of fraudulent and illegal practices.
    • Maintains compliance with the Department of Insurance and Company policy & procedures.
    • Reviews reports submitted by independent adjusters, verifies coverage, and authorizes timely payments to policyholders.
    • Reviews independent adjuster’s correspondences to policyholders for accuracy and completeness. Communicates to adjusters and/or others involved to secure missing information.
    • Promptly negotiates settlements, making sure that the settlement reflects the actual insured losses while ascertaining that the insurer is protected from invalid claims.
    • Confer with Vice President of Claims and legal counsel on claims involving litigation.
    • Adhere to Federal and State laws and regulation.
    • Any other duties needed to help fulfill the Associations Mission, abide by the Association’s Values and fulfill the Association’s Strategic Objectives.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Working experience with MS-Office (especially Word and Excel) is required.
    • 3 to 5 years property claims experience and excellent customer service.
    • Comprehensive understanding of policy contract/statutes and claims processes.
    • Certified in CEA and Fair Claims Settlement Practices.
    Email Resume
  • Claims Supervisor

    Position Summary:

    Supervises a team of examiners in the investigation of insurance claims for property or commercial losses based on coverage, appraisal, and verifiable damage.  Provides leadership to their assigned team to assure maximum quality and efficiency and adherence to Department of Insurance regulations and internal Claims practices and policies.

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:  

    • Adjust reserves and provide reserve recommendations to ensure reserving activities are consistent with company policies.
    • Confer with Claims management and/or legal counsel on claims involving litigation.
    • Enter claim transactions, such as payments, reserves, notes, and other documentation in a clear and concise manner.
    • Examine claims investigated by examiners, including further investigation of questionable claims to determine payment authorization.
    • Apply claims technical knowledge and human relations skills to promote fair and prompt settlement of claims.
    • Conduct daily diary reviews on claim files to insure status letters are sent to policyholders timely and in accordance with Department of Insurance regulations.
    • Review and approve claims within designated authority level.
    • Supervise examiners to ensure they have followed CFP IA Guidelines.
    • Verify and analyze data used in settling claims to ensure validity and that settlement is in Understanding of fraudulent and illegal practices.
    • Maintains compliance with the Department of Insurance and Company procedures.
    • Supervises team of claims examiners, verifies coverage, and authorizes timely payments to policyholders
    • Reviews examiners correspondences to policyholders for accuracy and completeness.
    • Communicates to examiners and/or others involved to secure missing information.
    • Promptly negotiates settlements, making sure that the settlement reflects the actual insured losses while ascertaining that the insurer is protected from invalid claims in accordance with company practices and procedures.
    • Evaluates, coaches, and leads assigned examiners in accordance with company human resources and claims processes and procedures.
    • Leads and participates in special projects to improve department quality, efficiency, and customer service.
    • Adhere to Federal and State laws and regulation.
    • Any other duties needed to help fulfill the Associations Mission, abide by the Association’s Values and fulfill the Association’s Strategic Objectives.

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Working experience with MS-Office (especially Word and Excel) is required.
    • Property claims experience and excellent customer service.
    • Comprehensive understanding of policy contract/statutes and claims processes. Previous claim handling experience in Property Field, SIU and Subrogation Claim Handling.

    Certified in CEA and Fair Claims Settlement Practice

    Email Resume
  • Commercial Property Examiner (Remote for CA Residents)

    Position Summary:

    Reviews, evaluates and processes complex commercial insurance claims and makes recommendations for resolution.  Examines, and authorizes commercial insurance claims investigated by independent adjusters.  Interacts with independent adjusters and policyholders to oversee the review of claim forms and other records to determine insurance coverage and that payment recommendations and settlements have been made in accordance with company practices, procedures, and Fair Claims Settlement Practices regulations.

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Manages a caseload of commercial property claims from assignment through resolution.
    • Examines commercial claims investigated by independent adjusters to determine the extent of insurance coverage and validity of the claims.
    • Reviews and adjusts commercial loss reserves submitted by independent adjusters to ensure reserving activities are consistent with company policies.
    • Reviews reports submitted by independent adjusters, verifies coverage, and authorizes timely payments to policyholders
    • Reviews independent adjuster’s correspondences to policyholders for accuracy and completeness. Communicates to adjusters and/or others involved to secure missing information.
    • Promptly negotiates settlements, making sure that the settlement reflects the actual insured losses while ascertaining that the insurer is protected from invalid claims.
    • Collaborates with assigned internal personnel and/or legal counsel on claims involving litigation.
    • Investigates, evaluates, and adjusts claims, applying technical knowledge and human relations skills to promote fair and prompt settlement of claims.
    • Oversees independent adjuster files to ensure they have followed CFP IA Guidelines.
    • Verifies and analyzes data used in settling claims to ensure validity and that settlement is in accordance with company practices and procedures.
    • Maintains compliance with the Department of Insurance and Company procedures.
    • Identify fraud or illegal activity indicators and follow internal processes to refer the questionable claim to the appropriate personnel for follow up.
    • Adheres to Federal and State laws and regulation.
    • Any other duties needed to help fulfill the Associations Mission, abide by the Association’s Values and fulfill the Association’s Strategic Objectives.

    Knowledge and Skill Qualifications:

    The individual in this position must meet the following general requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
    • 5+ years of property claims adjusting experience, including 2+ years adjusting commercial property claims.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Working experience with MS-Office (especially Word and Excel).
    • Comprehensive understanding of policy contract/statutes and claims processes.

    Certified in CEA and Fair Claims Settlement Practices.

    Email Resume
  • Property Content Specialist (Remote for CA Residents)

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    The Contents Specialist is responsible for supporting insurance claims activity and assisting in the resolution of content claims.  Interacts with independent adjusters, internal claims examiners, and policy holders, reviews claim forms and other records to determine contents insurance coverage, payment recommendations and settlements.

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Investigates, evaluates, and adjusts large contents claims, applying technical knowledge and human relations skills to promote fair and prompt settlement of claims.
    • Ensure all contents settlements have been made in accordance with company practices, procedures, and Fair Claims Settlement Practices regulations.
    • Utilizes available tools and deprecation guidelines to price out large content inventories.
    • Conducts daily diary reviews on assigned claim files to ensure status letters are sent to policyholders timely and in accordance with Department of Insurance regulations.
    • Pays and processes large contents claims within designated authority level.
    • Identifies fraud or illegal activity indicators and follow internal processes to refer the questionable claim to the appropriate personnel for follow up.
    • Maintains compliance with the Department of Insurance and Company policy & procedures.
    • Escalates any claims involving litigation to management.
    • Adheres to Federal and State laws and regulation.
    • Any other duties needed to help fulfill the Associations Mission, abide by the Association’s Values and fulfill the Association’s Strategic Objectives.

    Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

    • High School Diploma or its equivalent required.
    • 1+ years Property Claims or equivalent experience.
    • Experience with XactContents preferred.
    • Proven attention to detail and time management skills.
    • Proficient with MS-Office (especially Word and Excel).
    • Achievement of or actively pursuing a Property Casualty Insurance preferred.
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  • Large Loss Property Claims Examiner (Remote for California Residents)

    Reviews, evaluates and processes complex insurance claims and makes recommendations for resolution.  Examines, and authorizes insurance claims investigated by independent adjusters.  Interacts with independent adjusters and policyholders to oversee the review of claim forms and other records to determine insurance coverage and that payment recommendations and settlements have been made in accordance with company practices, procedures, and Fair Claims Settlement Practices regulations.

     

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Manages a caseload of high complexity property claims from assignment through resolution.
    • Examines large loss claims investigated by independent adjusters to determine the extent of insurance coverage and validity of the claims.
    • Reviews and adjusts large loss reserves submitted by independent adjusters to ensure reserving activities are consistent with company policies.
    • Reviews reports submitted by independent adjusters, verifies coverage, and authorizes timely payments to policyholders
    • Reviews independent adjuster’s correspondences to policyholders for accuracy and completeness. Communicates to adjusters and/or others involved to secure missing information.
    • Leads a team of independent adjusters as assigned during Catastrophe and /or high claims volume time periods.
    • Collaborates with assigned internal personnel and/or legal counsel on claims involving litigation.
    • Investigates, evaluates, and adjusts claims, applying technical knowledge and human relations skills to promote fair and prompt settlement of claims.
    • Oversee independent adjuster files to ensure they have followed CFP IA Guidelines.
    • Verifies and analyzes data used in settling claims to ensure validity and that settlement is in accordance with company practices and procedures.
    • Maintain compliance with the Department of Insurance and Company procedures.
    • Identify fraud or illegal activity indicators and follow internal processes to refer the questionable claim to the appropriate personnel for follow up.
    • Promptly negotiates settlements, making sure that the settlement reflects the actual insured losses while ascertaining that the insurer is protected from invalid claims.

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
    • 5+ years of property claims adjusting experience, including 2+ years adjusting large loss property claims.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Working experience with MS-Office (especially Word and Excel).
    • Comprehensive understanding of policy contract/statutes and claims processes.
    • Certified in CEA and Fair Claims Settlement Practices.

     

    The CA FAIR Plan supports California homeowners in need of fire/property insurance that are unable to obtain in the standard market. We offer a diverse, inclusive environment, fostering teamwork and work-life balance. Join us!

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  • Commercial Underwriter (Remote for California Residents)

    The Commercial Underwriter evaluates submitted Commercial applications to determine risk acceptability.  He/she handles all transactions related to Commercial submissions including the classification of these risks used for policy rating.  This person assures that risks meet the FAIR Plan’s eligibility and underwriting requirements by continuous adherence to established underwriting standards.

     

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Reviews new business Commercial applications for eligibility and completeness based on FAIR Plan underwriting requirements.
    • Reviews policy contract language/forms and uses approved classification systems, rating plans and selection standards to determine eligibility and proper classification for rating.
    • Applies knowledge of insurance principles and coverages.
    • Applies available underwriting tools to guard against adverse risks.
    • Reviews policy contract language/forms and uses approved classification systems, rating plans and selection standards to determine eligibility and proper classification for rating.
    • Identifies, evaluates, and makes underwriting decisions according to FAIR Plan underwriting guidelines and program eligibility
    • Responsible for complex underwriting tasks.
    • Provides technical assistance / training to internal and external customers regarding basic coverage definitions, policy and endorsement provisions, and underwriting acceptability for commercial property coverages.
    • Reviews, evaluates, and monitors inspection reports for compliance and loss prevention.
    • Performs appropriate classification and rate changes upon notification of exposure changes.
    • Evaluates and processes Commercial endorsement referrals and general underwriting correspondence including initial research on Department of Insurance Request for Assistance letters received on Commercial policies.
    • Handles renewal referrals from internal business units to ensure correct rating for Commercial policies.
    • Evaluates existing procedures and recommends adjustments to ensure compliance with applicable guidelines and regulations and to streamline processes.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Underwriting Manager or the Vice President of Underwriting.
    • Adheres to Federal and State laws and regulation.
    • Any other duties needed to help fulfill the Associations Mission, abide by the Association’s Values and fulfill the Association’s Strategic Objectives

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    • 2+ years of Commercial Underwriting, or equivalent, experience.
    • Knowledge of Commercial Property products and coverages and the Principles of Insurance.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Proven decision-making skills with minimal direction.
    • Proficient with Computers and Microsoft Office suite.
    • Demonstrated understanding of Commercial Rating principles.

     

    The CA FAIR Plan supports California homeowners in need of fire/property insurance that are unable to obtain in the standard market. We offer a diverse, inclusive environment, fostering teamwork and work-life balance. Join us!

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  • Product Manager (Remote for California Residents)

    The Product Manager position is responsible for analyzing and developing product recommendations, including Underwriting guidelines, to ensure a reasonable rate of return for the member carriers. The Manager will use data and insights to develop new business strategies and reporting.

     

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Leads research, analysis, and testing of product changes, roll outs, and channel enhancements.
    • Manages and maintains Underwriting Rate and Rule manuals.
    • Collaborates with actuarial staff to prepare state rate filings and respond to state insurance department inquiries.
    • Conducts research and analysis to provide product and guideline recommendations.
    • Facilitates ad-hoc analysis on specified or varied metrics.
    • Directs team to pull data and analyze metrics regarding Underwriting practices and recommend efficiencies in work processes and vendor/internal tools.
    • Prepares presentations in support of rate changes and other strategic decisions.
    • Uses knowledge of state regulatory guidelines and constraints to assure product compliance.
    • Leads project efforts, collaborating with other departments when needed, to explore business problems, resulting in improvements to underwriting processes and performance results.
    • Ensures timely and accurate application of all underwriting, premium, and policy compliance guidelines and processes supported by meaningful measurements and regular reporting of results.

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    • Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • Minimum 3 years of California property product and/or underwriting experience required.
    • Demonstrates strong understanding of rate making principles and processes.
    • Skilled in research and analysis, forming a business case, recommending process improvements, implementing product changes.
    • Ability to work autonomously and is self-directed in accomplishing deliverables.
    • Strong verbal and written communication.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Proven organization and time management skills.

     

    The CA FAIR Plan supports California homeowners in need of fire/property insurance that are unable to obtain in the standard market. We offer a diverse, inclusive environment, fostering teamwork and work-life balance. Join us!

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  • IT Solution Architect (Remote for CA Residents)

    The solution architect examines functional specifications and translates them into system guidelines that shape project development as well as find ways to align projects with enterprise-level systems. This position is responsible for understanding the business objectives and conducting research on existing systems and/or new technology to devise solutions to meet the business needs.

     

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Collaborates with the business to understand the problem and / or objective needing a technical solution.
    • Comprehend business strategies and requirements and develop necessary designs and plans to ensure projects and solutions satisfy those needs
    • Stays current with new technology to recommend tools to enhance the Association’s efficiency.
    • Leads the design and implementation of new technology to further the Association’s goals.
    • Gathers functional requirements and assess existing systems to develop project specifications and design.
    • Creates technical specifications from business requirements for programmers and other development staff.
    • Coordinates with test analysts to build test matrixes related to projects.
    • Collaborate with IT staff and business partners to create prototypes and proofs of concept as a means of eliciting and defining requirements,
    • Conducts research on existing systems and configurations to determine whether added time and work is necessary to align the project with enterprise-level systems.
    • Directs and oversees the activities of a team of developers
    • Acts as a liaison between the business and development teams.
    • Works with outside vendors to develop and implement specific aspects of the software solution.
    • Mentor, educate, and train colleagues as requested

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related field.
    • 5 years’ IT experience, with at least 3 years as a solution architect or equivalent experience.
    • Experience leading and implementing large technology projects.
    • Demonstrated project management and business analysis skills.
    • Property and casualty insurance background a plus.
    • 2+ years or Visio or equivalent diagramming experience
    • Understanding of cloud computing platforms employing virtual desktops
    • Sound knowledge of Microsoft SQL databases
    • Onbase content and workflow management software a plus
    • In-depth understanding of system integrations and use of Application Programming Interfaces (API’s)
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