Farmers Insurance Careers

OpenText Exstream Lead

Woodland Hills, California
Information Technology


Job Description

Requisition ID: 180005SY
  
We are Farmers! 
  
Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world. Start your career at Farmers today! 
  
Job Summary 
  
Manages all aspects of a large scale project or project with a higher degree of complexity and customer impact; accountable for project schedule, financials, and deliverables; plans, monitors, and reports on the status; evaluates and authorizes work requests; coordinates delivery of work from all parties involved; produces reports to relevant level of management; is accountable for acceptance criteria. 
 
Essential Job Functions   
 
  • The ideal candidate will have a track record of successfully leading Agile as well as traditional project management processes, with a strong background in Downstream and output processing.
  • Desired to have expertise in OpenText Exstream, FICO BLAZE Advisor and in general downstream systems software development life cycle.
  • Energetic and self-motivated, the ideal candidate will possess a value-driven & customer centric mindset. The individual will be highly process oriented with experience of successfully implementing complex projects in a large organization.
  • The candidate should be able to manage a team effectively while keeping people informed, while enabling the team to function at an optimal level.  
 
Physical Actions 
 
Required job duties are essentially sedentary work consisting of occasional walking, standing and lifting and/or carrying 10 lbs. maximum, and seeing.
  
Physical Environment 
 
Required job duties are normally performed in a climate controlled office environment.
  
Education Requirements 
  
Bachelors degree or equivalent or specific relevant experience 
 
Experience Requirements 
  
  • Project & Functional experience in Property & Casualty Insurance is desirable
  • 3 years of development experience in downstream systems and proficient structured programming languages (e.g Java, GOSU, C, C++) and tools such as OpenText Exstream, Fico Blaze Advisor.
  • Experience in leading diversified development teams and prioritize deliverables in multi-project environment
  • Ability to manage and track Supplier work assignments and deliverables.
  • Manage multiple and concurrent cross functional project(s) from conception through to completion.
  • Plan, execute, monitor, track and report large-scale technology projects using traditional and agile development processes & techniques.
  • Coordinate and drive project activities to deliver required functionality on time and within budget.
  • Proactively identify and mitigate risks and issues.
  • Understand the “why and what” before the “how”.
  • Communicate effectively and clearly through written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to extract the essence of the business need even if business is providing their requirements in form of a solution.
 
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 

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Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 07/17/2018