Senior ICM Configurator 8/9/2016

Torchmark Corporation Mckinney, TX

Company
Torchmark Corporation
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28673944
AJE Ref #
575828828
Location
Mckinney, TX
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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THE SENIOR ICM CONFIGURATOR will be responsible for designing, developing, implementing and maintaining models with IBM's Cognos Incentive Compensation Management (ICM) system, formerly known as Varicent.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Derive and understand business needs, and document findings
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Conduct discovery, design, build and unit testing activities for prescribed ICM model changes
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Design and implement data extract/transform/load strategies for ICM models
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Participate in creating test plans, test cases, and performing unit and integration testing.
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Assist in planning and organizing tasks, report task progress, coordinate with team members during implementation.
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Support and maintain existing ICM applications - troubleshoot and fix defects, perform maintenance activities.
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Assist business partners with problems and resolve issues independently.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

QUALIFICATIONS:
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5+ years' experience in a software development role.
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Minimum 3-4years of IBM ICM experience designing, developing and maintaining ICM models and reports with at least two full lifecycle implementations of IBM ICM.
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Experience in use of IBM ICM modules (eg: Composer, Portal Access, Task Manager, and Presenter).
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Experience with building import (intra-model & query function) processes, workflow processes, calculation logic, reports and web forms.
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Experience working with relational databases, dimensional databases, and programming concepts.
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Basic SQL query expertise.
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Demonstrated ability to create requirement documents, technical specifications, unit test results, estimation documents, road maps and architectural documents.
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Ability to quickly dissect and fix issues in existing code and configurations
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Ability to translate technical processes/terms for users who don't have technical background.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
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5+ years' experience in a software development role.
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Minimum 3-4years of IBM ICM experience designing, developing and maintaining ICM models and reports with at least two full lifecycle implementations of IBM ICM.
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Experience in use of IBM ICM modules (eg: Composer, Portal Access, Task Manager, and Presenter).
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Experience working with relational databases, dimensional databases, and programming concepts.

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 5+ to 7 Years 4 YEAR DEGREE

INTERNAL SKILLS:

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

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Knowledge of the sales compensation business processes.

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Familiarity with variable incentive compensation applications such as IBM Cognos ICM (previously Varicent) or Oracle Incentive Compensation.

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Knowledge of software development and implementation lifecycles.

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Comfortable with emerging technologies, learning new software, understanding a data model and an object model, writing SQL queries, and writing design specifications.

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Experience with web technologies including HTML and JavaScript

Experience in application support of production systems based on ITIL methodology.

If you have the qualified experience and skills for the position, please email a WOrd copy of your resume for consideration.