Senior Software Developer - Clarity
Alpharetta , Georgia
September 24, 2016
Position Description

Position Purpose:

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    Business Description:

    Reporting into the Enterprise Technology Group’s Corporate Systems organization, this role is critical to ensuring a successful rollout of the Clarity tool to multiple business units (BUs) within Fiserv. This position includes leading the effort with business unit representatives to gather and understand business, functional and technical requirements. The Clarity Implementation at Fiserv has 8,400 users and is slated to reach 10,000 by 2018.  The primary function of this role is to partner with our user base and assist them as they mature and grow their project, portfolio and resource management processes.  The Clarity team supports 16 Business Units today and this position requires organization, patience, above average communication skills, and the desire to work in a fast pace environment on multiple projects with frequently changing priorities. 

    Essential Job Responsibilities:  

  • Frequent interactions with Fiserv staff to assess, recommend, and develop solutions to automate, integrate, and enhance the existing configuration systems and processes. 
  • Possess CA Clarity system implementation experience and understand of the software lifecycle development and release management principles.
  • Understanding of industry best-practice Project Portfolio Management (PPM) processes.
  • Hands on experience working individually with small teams to support existing applications and has growth potential in having lower level associates report to them.
  • Managing the technical work and resources for a project.
  • Ability to work efficiently and productively without direction or guidance
  • Ability to learn quickly in a fast paced environment and resourcefulness regarding research documentation, etc.
  • Performs other duties as required

    The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities.

    Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field.

Job Related Experience:

Configuration (75%)

  • Clarity experience in a service provider or large scale enterprise environment
  • Gather user requirements and translate into Clarity functionality & best practices
  • Technical expertise in CA Clarity product including custom objects, timeslices, portlets, GEL Scripts and XOG
  • Development experience with Jaspersoft, Crystal Reports or Business Objects or strong understanding of database concepts (Oracle, generic SQL, relational modeling/DB design) is a plus.
  • Organize, lead and participate in technical related meetings with IT and Clarity technical representatives
  • Contribute to policies and procedures surrounding use of Clarity application modules
  • Designs and implements best practices around Clarity from the support and maintenance point of view. (i.e. time slice configurations, data mart configurations, process cleanup, disk space, etc.)
  • Extensive knowledge of Demand Manager, Project Manager, Process Manager, Resource Manager, Portfolio Manager, OWB, Reporting and WEBI, and Portlets within Clarity

Support & Training (25%)

  • Assisting users with leveraging additional functionality in Clarity.
  • Configure new users and permissions, security groups, rights management, job scheduling/monitoring, maintenance scheduling
  • Ensures daily processes are being executed successfully
  • Debug problems reported by user community
  • Team Lead or project lead experience preferred.

    Additional Skills/Knowledge:

  • Work effectively with middle to senior level Technical and Business leaders
  • Capable of exercising extreme discretion and independent judgment
  • Ability to communicate, both verbally and written, with a high level of confidence
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic work environment
  • MS Office skills especially Excel

Travel Required:

  • Travel 10% to 15% of the year

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