Applications Consultant

A career at The Auto Club Group (ACG) can be satisfying, exciting and rewarding. By aligning your professional development with our business objectives, ACG can help you attain your career goals — and make a difference. Get started by choosing the career that’s right for you.

Tampa, FL

The Auto Club Group

AAA was founded over 100 years ago for the purpose of lobbying for driver and passenger rights, fair laws and safer vehicles — all to better promote the love of the open road and the adventure of driving. Since then, AAA has grown to over 50 million members strong, while providing valuable membership services such as roadside assistance. Additionally, AAA has broadened its horizons to include all types of travel-related services, as well as offer a variety of insurance and financial products and services. Today’s AAA is a national federation comprised of more than 50 individual clubs throughout the United States and Canada. Whether you’re traveling around the world or to the corner grocery store, planning a honeymoon or weekend road trip, learning to drive or in need of a battery boost, the best way to begin your journey is with AAA. http://michigan.aaa.com/

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Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <strong>About ACG:</strong><br />The Auto Club Group (ACG) provides membership, travel, insurance, and financial services offerings to approximately 9 million members and customers across 11 states and 2 U.S. territories through the AAA, Meemic, and Fremont brands. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation and is the second-largest AAA club in North America.<br /><br /><strong>Compensation:</strong><br />The Auto Club Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits packages including a base salary with performance-based incentives; medical/dental/vision insurance, pension, 401(k), generous time off, a complimentary AAA Membership and much more!<br /><br /><strong>Work Environment:</strong><br />Works in a temperature-controlled office environment.<br /><br />
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Serves as a team leader/senior technical team member in the planning, designing, developing, implementing, and/or supporting complex to moderately complex new or revised processes, systems, or networks.</li> <li>Acts as an acknowledged expert in one or more technical specialties and/or mission-critical application systems, and provides leadership in design, development, and application integration.</li> <li>Ensures functional and technical designs support customer requirements.</li> <li>Develops an understanding of the Auto Club Group business strategy and competitive environment and translates and implements business strategies into technology solutions.</li> <li>Provides a high degree of technical and/or application expertise and design/programming leadership.</li> <li>Assists in the development of appropriate audit controls and procedures to ensure the integrity and protection of company resources.</li> <li>Develops work plans and estimates projects and ensures that project team(s) and/or plan deliverables remain on schedule and budget.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <strong>Education:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field or an equivalent level of work experience.</li> </ul> <br /><strong>Experience in/with:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Experience in an insurance environment or other service industry.</li> <li>Supporting, implementing, designing, or developing complex to moderately complex information systems</li> <li>Achieving process change and/or technology solution delivery</li> <li>Communicating regularly with team members and external stakeholders using a combination of meetings, email, documents, and presentations</li> <li>Identifying, analyzing, and resolving complex business/technical problems</li> <li>Technology assessment, recommendations, and selection</li> <li>Providing technical or functional consultation/leadership to project teams</li> <li>Staffing, coordinating/leading a large project team or a variety of small project teams</li> <li>Identifying and analyzing risk, potential impacts, and mitigation alternatives</li> <li>Documenting complex business and/or system processes and component interdependencies</li> <li>Facilitating prioritization and decision making</li> <li>Managing contributions of systems integrators and/or third-party solution providers</li> <li>PC fundamental software tools (e.g. MS Office)</li> <li>Leading multiple contributors to achieve a common goal</li> <li>Project management tools and techniques</li> </ul> <br /><strong>Knowledge and Skills:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Security and control procedures</li> <li>Ability to evaluate a complex system and understand the inter-dependencies between components</li> <li>Analytical techniques to identify trends and produce aggregate representations</li> <li>Understanding of general business functions and concepts</li> <li>Familiarity with IT terminology (e.g., application development, technology infrastructure, information security, and shared services)</li> <li>Developing and maintaining scope, schedules, cost estimates, and resource plans</li> </ul> <br />Important Note: The above statements describe the principal and essential functions, but not all functions that may be inherent in the job. This job requires the ability to perform duties contained in the job description for this position, including, but not limited to, the above requirements. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified applicants, as needed, to enable them to fulfill these requirements.<br /><br />The Auto Club Group, and all of its affiliated companies, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.