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OIPA Configurator III (Remote or Hybrid)

3700 S. Stonebridge Dr., McKinney, Texas
Job number: 15119

Job Description:

OIPA Configurator III (Remote or Hybrid)

Primary Duties & Responsibilities


Reporting to a Manager or Director of IT Application Development, the OIPA Configurator will work directly with members of the business and technical teams to gather the business and technical requirements used to configure the OIPA system. Work will include project work related to implementing new functionality as well as maintenance and support work for existing functionality. Configurators will work independently or as part of a team that includes functional and interface configurators as well as system architects and product team members.


  • Work on problems involving the evaluation of specifications for complex business requirements and processes (new, enhancements, maintenance), and develop and prepare technical solutions and documents.
  • Perform functional gap analysis, review design documentation and participate in design reviews
  • Review and interpret architectural and technical design documents to develop complex OIPA transactions and processes using best practice OIPA configuration techniques
  • Design logical queries to facilitate calculations, reporting and complex formulas
  • Research and correct defects
  • Work with peers to identify standardization opportunities
  • Defects attributed to assigned tasks should not exceed 25% of the original work done to complete the task
  • Train and mentor other team members
  • Develop Technical Design Documents
  • Perform code reviews
  • Lead other configurators during some phases of projects and production support
  • Defects attributed to assigned tasks should not exceed 15% of the original work done to complete the task
  • Strong understanding of OIPA database schema and relational objects inherent to it
  • Develop AsFile, Real-time and Push integration services
  • Research and evaluate system capabilities for integrating product, service and technical solutions to enable business partners
  • Experience with REST services with proven ability to implement solutions
  • Expertise in entity based logical modeling and data throughput optimization
  • XSLT and OIPA configuration expertise required

Required Skills


  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to align business intent with system behavior
  • Adhere to defined OIPA integration best practices
  • Ability to productively work under Agile project methodologies
  • The PAS project will follow the appropriate Globe SDLC guidelines
  • Provide reasonable and accurate estimates for assigned work
  • Complete work within committed timeframes and budget
  • To ensure the program management team can make timely decisions all configurators must ensure project artifacts such as estimates, work completed, work remaining, task status, etc. are maintained on a daily basis
  • Risks that would impact the delivery of the assigned tasks on schedule are immediately communicated to the project management and/or program management team

Applicable to all employees of Globe Life & Accident and its subsidiaries:

  • Reliable and predictable attendance of your assigned shift
  • Ability to work full time and/or part time based on the position specifications.

Required Knowledge & Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science, Math, Statistics, , Finance, Computer Science, or other equivalent working experience
  • Excellent working knowledge of insurance life and health products for individual, group and worksite markets
  • At least 8,000 hours (4 years) of hands on configuration experience on life or health products using OIPA V10 or V11
  • LOMA certification and knowledge of typical insurance business functions including: underwriting and policy issue, payment processing, monthaversary, anniversary, disbursement, withdrawal, correspondence, nonforfeiture, lapse processing, state reporting, billing, policy servicing,  product set-up, , health claims processing, life claims processing
  • Knowledge of Oracle SOA and BPM will be an asset
  • Ability to prepare and/or review complex design diagrams
  • Knowledge of OIPA interface configuration

Location: 3700 S. Stonebridge Dr., McKinney, Texas

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Savings and Investment Plan (401K) - Eligible employees may begin participating in the plan on the first day of employment.

Pension Plan - Eligible employees who complete one year of service with the Company become participants in the Pension.* (Not available to Cleveland Employees)

Medical - Benefits are available to all eligible employees and qualified dependents the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Dental** and Vision - Eligible employees and qualified dependents are able to enroll the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Our FSA has two components, Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts. These accounts allow employees to set aside a portion of their earnings on a pre-tax basis to cover out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service.

Health Savings Accounts (HSA) - A pre-tax Health Spending Account (HSA) is offered to those who enroll in the High Deductible Plan. It allows you to pay for health care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service. Company contributes to HSA.

Short-Term Disability - Eligible employees may be entitled to salary continuance during periods of temporary disability. Benefits are based on employee status and years of service.*

Group Life and Long-Term Disability** - Eligible employees may elect life insurance and long-term disability coverage the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Vacation and Paid Holidays - Employees are eligible for vacation upon the completion of six months of employment. In addition, the Company offers eight paid holidays.

Education Assistance - The Company supports employees who wish to continue their education to secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers. We offer a reimbursement program for expenses incurred through approved institutions of learning. In addition, Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and International Claim Association (ICA) program courses are offered after the completion of six months of services at no cost to the employee.

Fitness Reimbursement - Eligible employees are able to receive up to 100% reimbursement for monthly dues (employee only).

Supplemental Plans** - Cancer, Heart/Stroke, Accident.

*Please note, some benefits may vary by subsidiary. Please be sure to clarify with the Human Resources Department.
**Company paid benefit

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Now that I've applied, what happens? - You will receive an immediate response from our system. Someone from our Talent Acquisition Team will review your qualifications and skills. If you're a good fit, we'll contact you to conduct an initial interview by phone, followed by assessment testing and an in person interview(s).

How do I get the contact information of the hiring manager for the job I am interested in? - It is our policy not to give contact information to external applicants. If, after you apply, it is determined that your skills and qualifications match our hiring needs, you will be contacted directly for an interview by someone on our Talent Acquisition Team.

I've been interviewed, what's next? - If selected, we'll extend a conditional offer. Then, pending a successful background check and drug screen, we'll confirm a start date.

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