Lead IT Analyst at Assurance

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About Assurance
Assurance IQ is a technology company headquartered in Seattle. We were acquired by Prudential (NYSE: PRU) to further the joint mission of improving financial wellness across the world.

Our team of world class software engineers, data scientists, and business professionals work every day to expand our product offerings and the reach of our platform. We simplify the complex world of insurance and financial services into straightforward, valuable solutions to improve people's lives. We start by asking customers a few questions, so our system can learn about their needs; from there, our ground-breaking, proprietary platform takes over and analyzes the thousands of data points that make customers unique. This is how we create custom-tailored plans for each customer; plans built precisely for their needs and budget. Our platform serves as the intersection between customer and seller, technology, and the human touch.

At Assurance, we are innovative, persevering, collaborative, calculated, and authentic, and we're working together to improve the lives of millions!

About the Position
This position is responsible for leading a team of IT Analysts in day-to-day operations, processes, and programs for all levels. The ideal candidate is driven with strong technical and organizational skills to help support our growing internal user base.

Responsibilities

  • Leadership: Leading a team of IT Analysts in day-to-day operations, processes, and programs for all levels; Managing escalations and ensuring all issues are resolved on time; Monitoring team performance and analyzing incidents to provide a high level of customer service while managing incidents and custom projects; Accountable for ensuring performance standards and client service agreements are met; Maintain a professional and upbeat atmosphere; Daily tracking of ticketing system, including active ticket monitoring; Responsible for ensuring staff has the appropriate level of formal or on-the-job training to perform the duties and responsibilities of their job effectively
  • Employee onboarding and offboarding: Setting up accounts and hardware for employees and tearing down the same for departing employees (provisioning accounts; imaging and deploying hardware; retrieving hardware).
  • Automation: Creating and maintaining scripts in Powershell/ Python language to increase efficiency with administrative tasks such as offboarding, gathering AD information, etc
  • Managing hardware inventory: Scanning delivered hardware into inventory; arranging warranty repair and replacement of broken items; cleaning and maintaining stock rooms; ordering necessary equipment; performing physical asset counts and inventory management.
  • IT Documentation: Building, maintaining, and updating detailed internal documentation about Corporate IT processes through Confluence. Documentation should include relevant diagrams, screenshots, and flow diagrams.
  • Employee Support: Working with employees to identify the root cause of issues with hardware, software, break/fix issues, connectivity, peripherals, and IT services.
  • Systems: Working with Microsoft Exchange, Azure AD, Atlassian suite, VMWare Workspace ONE, and other various enterprise applications – managing remote devices, working in Jira ticketing system, updating distribution lists, creating and managing user accounts, room resources, shared mailboxes, etc
  • Projects: Create and assist senior IT members with complex integrations, software implementation, documentation, etc., using appropriate project management techniques.

Qualifications

  • You have extraordinary attention to detail and quality of your work
  • You have experience working with a ticketing system
  • You are flexible with assignments and experienced with prioritizing tasks appropriately
  • You have phenomenal customer service skills
  • You are a motivated self-starter that is curious about technology
  • You have 5+ years of experience supporting the IT needs of an enterprise
  • You have experience leading a technical team
  • You strive for continuous improvement across all aspects of IT
  • You have experience with PowerShell or other scripting languages
  • You have phenomenal in-person, phone, and written communication skills
  • You have experience creating report based KPIs
  • You like automating manual tasks and improving IT operations
  • You are open to a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and on-call as needed

Choose Assurance Because:
· Exceptional base salary plus bonus structure
· Comprehensive benefits which include, medical, dental, vision, 401K and more
· Unlimited paid vacation, sick leave, plus paid holidays.
· Growth opportunities, advance your career rapidly, we offer leadership development training and promote from within.
· Ongoing coaching and career development including individual and group coaching sessions.
· Fast paced, high performance environment.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • DB2Databases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

We're located in the heart of downtown Seattle at the corner of 5th and Madison, conveniently between Westlake Center and Pioneer Square.

An Insider's view of Assurance

What’s the vibe like in the office?

“We're all so friendly and open to working and collaborating. We care for each other's work and personal health so that we can all be strong and grow together. No teammate gets left behind.”

Adrienne

Partner Marketing Specialist

What does your typical day look like?

“If I write code in the morning it often goes out on the same day, impacting thousands of customers and often having a noticeable change on our 'mission control' style dashboards throughout the office.”

Alex

Senior Software Engineer

What makes someone successful on your team?

“Everybody is very smart but not arrogant. In the data team, especially, everybody puts the team first over themselves - there are no egos. It is always about making things better for the team and the business.”

Callum

Director of Data Engineering

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

We are calculated decision-makers. Every idea is a potential experiment waiting to be tested. We drive the business forward by rapidly iterating on several ideas leveraging the data to tell us which direction we should take next.

Megan

Director of Data Scientist

What are Assurance Perks + Benefits

Assurance Benefits Overview

Our Benefits

Flexible Working Environment
Your schedule and working hours are up to you at Assurance. We care more about results than when and where you get your work done, and we find that a flexible schedule can help alleviate the stress of a rigid work-life balance.

Unlimited Time Off
We work hard, so it’s important that we take time to refresh and reset when we need it. We empower our employees to take the time that make sense for them.

Nutritional Snacks and Weekly Lunches
We encourage a healthy lifestyle for employees in all ways that we can, and we don’t want it to be tough to find sustenance when you’re hard at work! We provide healthy, nutritional snacks throughout our office, and outstanding local coffee. We also host a weekly lunch, featuring top local restaurants, to accompany our all-company meeting.

Commuter Benefits
We want to make sure it’s easy for you to get to and from work, so we a provide free public transportation or greatly subsidized parking close to our office.

Inspiring Offices
From the beginning, our founders believed that beautiful, open, inspiring spaces lead to energy and creativity. We seek beautiful office spaces in all of our locations, and in 2020 we’ll be taking occupancy of a stunning new office on the top two floors of Madison Center in downtown Seattle – this space features floor to ceiling windows with stunning 360 degree views of the Puget Sound, and an exclusive private rooftop deck.

Competitive Health Benefits
Access to high quality healthcare is core to our business, and we care that our employees don’t have to worry about visiting a doctor. All employees receive competitive health, dental, and vision benefits packages.

Choice of High-End Equipment
We want to make sure you’re empowered to create amazing things. We give new employees the option of a variety of high-end computers and accessories.

Investment Opportunities
We believe in the importance of investing in yourself in a variety of ways, including financially. We offer a strong 401k plan, with options to invest in traditional, Roth, and after-tax options, all backed by a best-in-class platform from Prudential.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Assurance provides flexible start and end times for our employees
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

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