Production Control Analyst - Entry Level (Charlotte, NC)

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Job Description

The Opportunity

Consumer connectivity is growing every day—across our cars, smartphones, homes, and in virtually every aspect of our lives. We recognized this trend when we launched Drivewise in 2010, and we haven't stopped accelerating since. When you join our technology team, you'll have the freedom to dream up amazing innovations and explore new technologies. We're looking for technology visionaries who aren't afraid to rethink the way things work.

Today, our telematics sensors now connect more than 1,000,000 consumers, and our mobile user experiences are helping to make our customers' driving experiences more informative, engaging, and fun. So we're not overpromising when we say that at Allstate, you can make an impact on the future of the driving experience and in how consumers connect across the Internet of Things.

The Role

The Production Control Analyst (PCA) is responsible for the operation of all technical infrastructure and the day-to-day operations of the organization's IT systems. The PCA is accountable for maintaining the development, test, and production environment through scheduled maintenance, incident management, change management, problem management, configuration management and vendor relationship management. The PCA also engages in the support of disaster recovery activities.

The Job

The PCA Analyst is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Production Control for low to moderate complexity situations and incidents. The PCA Sr. Analyst assists in planning all batch job processing work. They fulfill standard work requests and identify/ rectify low to moderate complexity operational exceptions and error conditions.

Responsibilities

  • Work with others to plan, low to moderate complexity system maintenance and installation work.
  • Manage, prioritize, and respond to low to moderate complexity inquiries by helpdesk, specialists and others. Implement daily production schedule activities across all platforms.
  • Perform routine, day-to-day procedural activities for low or moderately complex incidents and situations, which may include recovery support to the rest of Operations.
  • Collect operational data and create/maintain operational, compliance, regulatory, and control documentation.
  • Fulfill standard work requests (e.g. job scheduling requests of low to moderate complexity, program transmittal installation or backout).
  • Identify and rectify the basic operational exceptions and error conditions. Manage the diagnosis and resolution of low to moderate complexity events or incidents. Make changes and recommendations for improvement, when appropriate.
  • Conduct investigations into low to moderate complexity operational problems and make proposals for improvement and automation.

Job Qualifications

  • Education: College degree or equivalent work experience;
  • 0-2 years' experience in computer operations or production control environment
  • Target Start Date: May/June 2018
  • Graduating senior
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong decision making and analytical skills

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The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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