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State Farm Insurance Companies, IT Analyst-Solutions, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 10952

Sun, October 11, 2015

Explore this position and learn how to apply via BTT Gateway Job ID 10952

This same commitment to our work force is how we got here and how we stay here. Our 90-year track record highlights State Farm as an employer of choice committed to providing career opportunities that last a lifetime. 

From diverse backgrounds and talent, to meaningful work and comprehensive benefits, "Like a good neighbor..." isn't just a slogan. It's who we are and how we do business. 
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WHAT ARE THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION? 
• Provides IT product and/or process subject matter expertise necessary to support design, development and execution of IT Solutions (e.g. service management, service delivery, IT architecture, Implementation Coordination, Release Coordination) 
• Applies IT knowledge and skills to propose action, designs, provide technical coordination, or conduct implementation activities to drive IT solutions 
• Creates, analyzes, coordinates and documents complex IT projects, products and processes and provides resolution recommendations 
• Conducts research, gathers and interprets requirements, conducts analysis and/or develops recommendations and artifacts related to IT processes and/or products 
• Coordinates communications for service and small to medium size projects, and manages change adoption needs and communications 
• Creates/updates reports, and proposes action or solution options and/or implementation plans to assist leadership in decision-making and drive the work to conclusion 
• Acts as a liaison/coordinator within the Systems Department, other Departments, as well as entities outside of State Farm 
WHAT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS ARE NEEDED TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS POSITION? 
• Knowledge of the State Farm Systems Department (IT) structure and processes 
• Decision making skills 
• Ability to determine target audience and create communications that are clear, concise and understandable 
• Ability to establish strong working relationships with internal and external associates 
ITEMS OF NOTE 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 
State Farm is an innovative Fortune 50 organization with a work environment that values small teams and collaboration, encourages diversity of thought, and incorporates new ideas. This opening is for an entry-level IT Analyst. IT Analysts support the development and execution of IT solutions. 
Specialties may include: 
* IT Governance Risk & Compliance -Apply information security domain knowledge by facilitating the review, development, implementation, and documentation of IT policies, procedures, processes, programs, and practices to guide State Farm toward compliance with industry laws, regulations, and frameworks 
* Solutions - Provides IT process and/or product subject matter expertise necessary to support development and execution of IT solutions (e.g. service management, service delivery, IT architecture, Implementation Coordination, Release Coordination) 
Preferred Qualifications: 
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems, Business Information Systems, or closely related field 
*Academic success in key IT coursework 
* Overall understanding of Information Technology and the ability to coordinate, design, and manage IT processes and work 
* Ability to quickly adapt to a changing environment 
* Strong communication skills, both verbal and written 
* Willingness and ability to learn new technologies 
* Strong technical problem solving skills 
* Strong critical thinking and analysis skills 
This position will have an 18-month incumbency period for a lateral move and a 6-month incumbency period for a promotional opportunity (beginning on the effective date of the position) which must be met before the employee can post for any other State Farm position. The incumbency period does not affect the at will relationship between State Farm and the employee and does not create an employment contract, nor contractual rights. 
BENEFITS: TOTAL REWARDS 
Our Total Rewards benefits package includes: 
• Competitive starting salary 
• Annual merit reviews 
• Annual bonus potential 

You may also be eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, Vision, 401(k) Plan, Credit Union, a fully funded retirement pension plan, and more. 
For more information about our company, careers and Total Rewards, visit www.statefarm.com/careers. You can also learn more about what to expect from our employment process here. 

State Farm Insurance is an equal opportunity employer 

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