Guardian Life Insurance Company
Guardian Life Insurance Company is looking for a Apptio Technology Business Partner #JobHuntingInPagosaSprings #JobSeekerNearPagosaSprings
Apptio Technology Business Partner – (20001228)Description
We are seeking a dynamic and energetic individual with a strong technology and financial management background to help operationalize a Technology Business Management solution (Apptio).
This position has oversight for the analysis and translation of business needs into business/technical requirements.
Leads teams and other resources to ensure alignment of technical solutions with business requirements for complex issues (quantity and magnitude).
Works on analysis of complex issues and coordinates the documentation of business needsParticipates in the creation of technical documents and high level solution designsParticipates in the development, testing and implementation of system specifications.Recommends best practices for delivering business solutionsActs as Subject Matter Expert in systems and technologiesBetter align IT plans to changing business prioritiesImprove cross-functional planning, agility and transparencyEngage stakeholders to drive accountabilityPartner with stakeholders to enhance Technology Business Management TaxonomyFacilitate benchmarking and trend analysis of IT CostsPartner with stakeholders to identify and realize opportunities and mitigate riskApptio Specific RequirementsCollaborate with IT Finance on IT Total Cost of Ownership, Financial metrics, and cost transparency initiatives.Import, transform, rationalize and automate data flow from systems of record such as General Ledger, Fixed Assets, ServiceNow, Centralized Application Repository, Asset Manager, etc.
EducationBachelor s Degree requiredGraduate degree or Professional IT Certifications preferred
Work Experience10+ years of related Financial Planning & Analysis work experience, preferably as part of IT Finance in the insurance / financial services industryDemonstrated progression of professional responsibilityAdvanced analytical and big data analysis skillsAbility to work efficiently and effectively with multiple levels of management and staff across the organizationUnderstanding of IT infrastructure domains including data centers, network/communications, server utilization, virtual environments, storage, and application developmentKnowledge of IT services and financial management processes and best practices such as budgeting, cost allocations, capital & operating expense handling, program portfolio management, and application/infrastructure support.
Special Licensing Or Certifications
Have or work towards achieving a TBMA certificationStrong ITIL or Service Management background preferredKnowledgeRequires knowledge of system development life cycle and implementation methodologiesDemonstrates understanding of core business functionsSkillsPrevious experience with Apptio requiredStrong skills and experience in formulaic logic such as MS Excel if statements, v-lookup, pivot tables, macros, etc.Experience in data transformation using MS Excel or AccessKnowledge and application of relational database conceptsRequires excellent verbal and written communication skillsGood with data analytics and data mining.Previous experience working with scripting, report building, etcAbout GuardianGuardian has been helping people protect their futures and secure their lives for more than 150 years. Every day, we serve approximately 27 million people through a range of insurance and financial products. As one of the largest mutual insurance companies, we know what matters most: putting the needs of our customers first. Because everyone deserves a Guardian. Learn more about Guardian at guardianlife.com
Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
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