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Portfolio Tool Technical Administrator & Developer (Clarity)

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Software Engineering, IT
Bloomington, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024
Portfolio Tool Technical Administrator & Developer (Clarity)

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: US-IL-Bloomington
COUNTRY Technology is hiring a Clarity PPM Technical Administrator & Developer. In this role, you will be integral to the support and continued evolution of a highly visible and strategic Project and Portfolio Management application (Clarity) as we develop and roll out its capabilities across the company. As we increase our use of Clarity, we’ll look to you as our technical SME to evaluate, recommend, and design solutions that meet current and future state requirements. You will help execute the implementation of the desired solutions and capabilities and be a key resource in troubleshooting and solving application issues.
In this role, you will:
  • Develop expertise in Clarity PPM to provide application support.
  • Continue developing expertise in the functional areas of portfolio management, reporting, and financials to drive the implementation of new Clarity PPM functionality.
  • Configure and customize Clarity PPM components including objects, portlets, process workflows, lookups, etc.
  • Mange the technical aspects of the Clarity PPM upgrades.
  • Provide hands-on Clarity PPM support and training for users across a wide range of roles.
  • Communicate effectively with coworkers, stakeholders, and other parties.
  • Represent end users interests when implementing functional changes, including those done in partnership with vendor partners.
  • Actively contribute to the stability, support, and maturity of Clarity.
  • Create and maintain informational resources, training material, job aids, etc.
  • Monitor a shared support mailbox, working directly with users on Clarity issues.

This position offers a hybrid work schedule and can be based out of our corporate office in Bloomington, IL.

How does a Clarity PPM Technical Administrator & Developer make an impact?

  • Designs solutions after gathering business and technical requirements.
  • Develops software solutions that are high performing and meet technical standards.
  • Supports testing and problem solving/debugging of solutions.
  • Implements software solutions following best practices.

Do you have what we're looking for?

  • Hands on expertise with all aspects of implementations, requirements gathering & analysis, design, configuration, and testing.
  • Experience with some of the following:
    • SQL
    • Java or similar language
    • XML / Jelly
    • APIs/Integrations
    • Reporting
    • Clarity/Rally or similar tool experience
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office (with advanced proficiency in MS Excel), MS Teams, MS SharePoint, and MS Project.
  • Excellent troubleshooting abilities and analytical skills.
  • Proven oral and written communication skills.
  • Project management, agile, and organizational skills.
  • Enthusiastic about process improvement, collaboration with others, and strong people skills.
  • Typically requires 4 years of relevant experience or a combination of related experience, education and training.

This position is part of a job family. Placement will be determined by skills and qualifications of the candidate.

Why work with us?

Our employees and representatives serve nearly one million households with our diverse range of personal and business insurance products as well as retirement and investment services. We build relationships and work together to create a stronger, more secure future for our clients and our communities. We’re a big company, yet small enough you can make an impact and won’t get lost in the shuffle. You’ll have the opportunity to learn and grow throughout your career, either within this role or by exploring other areas of our business.

You’ll be able to take advantage of our benefits package, which includes insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, disability, and life), 401(k) with company match, parental leave, paid time off, paid company holidays and time off to volunteer in your community. Please click here to learn more about who we are and the many benefits we offer our employees.

COUNTRY Financial is committed to providing equal opportunity in all areas of employment, and in providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, disability, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. #LI-AH1

Come join our team at COUNTRY today!

COUNTRY Financial does not generally sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.