Allstate

Arity-Enabling Technology Lead Consultant

Posted on Sep 11 271 views Chicago, IL


Founded by The Allstate Corporation in 2016, Arity is a data and analytics company focused on improving transportation. We collect and analyze enormous amounts of data, using predictive analytics to build solutions with a single goal in mind: to make transportation smarter, safer and more useful for everyone. At the heart of that mission are the people that work here—the dreamers, doers and difference-makers that call this place home. As part of that team, your work will showcase both your intelligence and your creativity as you tackle real problems and put your talents towards transforming transportation. That’s because at Arity, we believe work and life shouldn’t be at odds with one another. After all, we know that your unique qualities give you a unique perspective. We don’t just want you to see yourself here. We want you to be yourself here.

The Team

As a member of the Operational Excellence team, you’ll help make sure the entire Arity team is enabled and empowered to get things done! It’s our job to ensure Arity is an industry leader both in terms of the products we offer, and by the way in which we deliver and deploy them to our customers. We are one-part business - for example, contracting with customers and suppliers, and one-part risk managers - tackling tough issues like data security and privacy. Our top candidate embraces ambiguity and change.  He/she can see the big picture, understand all the implications that need to be addressed, and lead the team to overcome any hurdles to achieve Arity’s goals. Sound like you?  Let’s talk! .   

The Role

The Operational Excellence Lead Consultant- Technology, also known as our Enabling Technology Lead Consultant is a high- exposure role that has responsibility for understanding employee and business technology needs and working cross functionally to ensure those needs are met.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to manage all aspects of a technology application lifecycle.  You will also be responsible for identifying and implementing improvements and administering software and technology programs for the Arity business.  

Responsibilities

  • Understand employee and business technology needs
  • Work cross functionally within Arity and within Allstate Enterprise Technology to achieve goals
  • Advocate for software platform updates and improvements
  • Responsible for managing the software vendor relationship and licensing
  • Identify opportunity areas and challenges, and offer solutions and ideas for continuous improvement
  • Leads and manages initiatives project/programs of moderately high complexity and impact with little support or direction from others
  • Accountable for understanding business objectives and how the projects/program delivers them
  • Drive adjustments in projects/program to more effectively achieve desired business results 
  • Predict risk areas, design mitigation/contingency strategies and execute on these strategies; Engage appropriate stakeholders in risk identification and mitigation.
  • Own the development and maintenance of program deliverables (e.g. artifacts, process flows, reports, training, project updates); Coordinate, document, and communicate project plans and requirements
  • Customize solutions for complex issues, involving Arity level considerations 
  • Manage concurrent projects / initiatives and drive the achievement of projects
  • Proactively identify, resolve, and escalate (as needed) projects/program risks/issues
  • Drive project execution, direction, and oversight throughout project lifecycle to meet applicable business requirements
  • Deliver project results through leadership and influence rather than authority and control
  • Deliver project communication on complicated projects and issues in an easily understood simplified style to any audience
  • Adapt and respond to changes both inside and outside the projects
  • Monitor results to ensure initiatives achieve intended outcomes and identifies opportunities to enhance process design and efficiency
Qualifications

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  • Experience with Project or Program management
  • Experience with cross functional relationships
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years in application management; 3+ years in selected application
  • Experience in an Agile Scrum environment preferred 
  • Knowledge of JIRA / Confluence
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Intermediate presentation skills
  • Ability to measure, evaluate, and act on results 
  • Strong Office skills 
  • Strong experience in time and task management
  • Attention to detail

Nice to have:

  • Microsoft office
  • Mac
  • Teams
  • Zoom
  • Salesforce

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

That’s the day-to-day, now let’s talk about the rest of it. As we mentioned, Arity was founded by The Allstate Corporation. But you’ll be working for—and at—Arity. It’s the best of both worlds. You’ll get access to the full suite of Allstate benefits and work in a fast-paced startup culture. That’s more than just free breakfasts and brain breaks. It’s a culture that encourages you to be you.

Sound like a fit? Apply now! We can’t wait to meet you.

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