AVP, Technology (Network) Engineering

A01 Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co.

If you’re passionate about innovation and love working in an environment where you can constantly improve and adopt new technologies to drive business results, then Nationwide’s Information Technology team could be the place for you!Please Note: This executive position leads our Network teams including: Operations, Security, Observability, and Telephony Infrastructure.


Job Description Summary

Are you highly innovative, with exceptional critical thinking skills? If you have the ability to plan for, embrace and use existing and emerging digital technologies to address the broad servicing landscape and drive alignment and strategic activation at scale, we want to hear from you!

As an AVP, Technology Engineer you’ll lead all systems engineering activities for multiple systems, platforms and engineering/operational support processes. Provides strategic direction and executive oversight to enterprise business units. Approve systems engineering policies, engineering support policies, standards, and procedures. Interfaces with other Technology Community to ensure cross-integration of strategic plans.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Oversees the development and integration of strategic and tactical hardware, software, processes and support structures to meet business goals and objectives within service level agreements (SLA’s) to ensure operations excellence and delivery of daily service.
  • Provides strategic leadership by driving innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Facilitates strategic and tactical planning and policy decision for business unit by providing guidance for the integration of technological and business processes.
  • Provides leadership to direct and indirect reports. Oversees the management of associates including career development, performance management, and pay determination and communication.
  • Is accountable for all financial activities required to operate the environment (budgeting, forecasting, capital spend projections, etc.)
  • ls accountable for operational vendor management and building strong relationships with strategic vendors.

May perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Reporting Relationships:  Reports to Technology leader and leads a team of 20-100 Technology professionals.

Typical Skills and Experiences:  

Education:  Undergraduate studies in MIS, CIS, or related field. Degree preferred.

Experience:  Minimum of 10 years in Technology development or operations. Experience managing large process teams preferred. Demonstrated expertise in multiple process disciplines such as finance or business processes, IT Service Management processes, application development processes, and/or Technology operations processes required.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:  Must have demonstrated knowledge of project management concepts and techniques. Must be fully competent in process development or process operations. Must have strong leadership skills with the ability to work with technical and business teams including virtual teams. Must have the ability to make decisions and recommendations on strategies while considering various options to business units and senior management. Must have outstanding verbal and written communications skills.

Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence.

Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring manager’s leader and HR Business Partner.

Values:  Regularly and consistently demonstrates Nationwide Values.

Job Conditions:  

Overtime Eligibility: Not Eligible (Exempt)

Working Conditions: Normal office environment. Some travel may be required.

 The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job.  Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.


We have an array of benefits to fit your needs, including: medical/dental/vision, life insurance, short and long term disability coverage, paid time off with newly hired associates receiving a minimum of 18 days paid time off each full calendar year pro-rated quarterly based on hire date, nine paid holidays, 8 hours of Lifetime paid time off, 8 hours of Unity Day paid time off, 401(k) with company match, company-paid pension plan, business casual attire, and more. To learn more about the benefits we offer, click here.

Nationwide is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone feels challenged, appreciated, respected and engaged. Nationwide prohibits discrimination and harassment and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to any characteristic (or classification) protected by applicable law.

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