Start a Rewarding Career with Alliant

Why Alliant?

We’re not a typical financial institution – we’re better. We’re an innovative, fun-loving, highly-engaged group of professionals that are committed to our company and the communities we do business in. We love to recognize and celebrate each other.

 

Over 90% of our employees say we are a great workplace that is focused on our mission, vision and the future of banking.

 

What will your day look like?

You will be responsible for executing the Data Strategy of the company through the management of the Enterprise Data Warehousing (DW)/Business Intelligence (BI) environments and duties.    Manages a team of DW/BI Engineers, working closely with Sr. Data Architect and Information Management Director, that documents technical/user requirements; design and build data models and related security for analytics; design and build ETL processes; design, build, and test user-facing reporting/analytic applications; and successfully complete rollout, training, and support to ensure that best practices are followed during design and development. This position requires candidate to have an established background in managing large data environments, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment.

Responsibilities

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  • Provide guidance and support of Business Unit and Project Development Teams for the Enterprise Data Warehouse
  • Prepare and present comprehensive scope and definition documents that detail project objectives, scope, reporting strategy, resource requirements, and stakeholders
  • Define and gain concurrence on success criteria for delivery of the project, and the ways in which success will be measured
  • Define tasks, milestones, and deliverables that meet stated project objectives
  • Identify staffing resources requirements and skill sets required to meet project goals, and work with Staff Augmentation Services when extended resources are required
  • Develop and maintain project schedules, and manage resources including coordinating time tracking for team members, adjusting assignments as necessary to accommodate issues, scope or timeline changes, revised work estimates and/or resource availability constraints
  • Collect and analyze actual costs, time and scope to ensure delivery against the operating plan
  • Develop and maintain risk analyses, risk mitigation strategy, capacity plan, and issue logs
  • Resolve issues as they develop, and insure the proper communication of resolutions
  • Manage consulting services, including development of statements of work, engagement and management of contractors, and monitoring of work against the SOW
  • Assures adherence to DW/BI methodology standards, best practices, and project procedures
  • Specify the quality assurance process that will ensure the overall quality and continual improvement of the project deliverables
  • Responsible for managing the Data Services corporate and technology goals of multiple high-level projects
  • Conduct feasibility and requirements meetings with project owners in support of the requirements engineering process
  • Act as liaison between Business users and the Project Development Team
  • Mentor Business users on proper procedures for Information Systems related projects, including requirements definition and testing
  • Develop and maintain project schedules, and manage resources including coordinating time tracking for team members, adjusting assignments as necessary to accommodate issues, scope or timeline changes, revised work estimates and/or resource availability constraints
  • Research industry leading DW/BI systems, software and analytic application systems, prepare presentations and business cases for sponsors and stakeholder groups
  • Develop and maintain Data Services Strategic Plan
  • Apply great management practices in leading an engaged workforce as defined by Q12 Gallup process to effectively deliver the value of this function
  • Provide a structural and consistent approach to ensure that individual development plans are in place, performance management is consistent, performance management process is respected and followed
  • Coaching and feedback are provided on a regular and dynamic basis
  • Develop and manage employee engagement strategy while facilitating ongoing, meaningful recognition of team and individual successes
  • Provide leadership and direction to employees to ensure personal growth and goal achievement

Qualifications

What makes you a great fit?

You’ll be a great fit if in addition to the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or a related field, 10 years of Technical Management experience, and you have:

  • Minimum five years of experience as PM for DW/BI projects using a formal software lifecycle development methodology and project management required
  • Minimum three years of experience implementing DW/BI initiatives as a DW, ETL, and/or BI technical lead using current best practice methodologies and tools required
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working within the ITIL framework including incident, service, problem, and change management processes and procedures preferred
  • Advanced study or certification in DW, ETL, BI, Cloud and Hadoop/Big Data or data management preferred. Demonstrated experience with Microsoft SQL Database 2008/2016 that supported complex database architecture at the enterprise level
  • Working experience in Informatica and SAP Business Objects, Hadoop, Cloud and Tableau preferred
  • Experienced in delivering technical releases and projects in a cross-region, multi-time zone environment
  • Previous experience working in a financial institution, highly preferred
  • Must be well organized and detail oriented, highly preferred
  • Excellent relationship management and customer service skills
  • Self-motivated and able to deliver to strict schedules, as well as work with and incorporate input from other areas
  • Ability to communicate and present at all levels of an organization
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including translating complex technical concepts and issues into effective business cases for non-technical audiences required
  • Expert skills with Microsoft Office including Visio and Project required
  • Strong analytic skills required
  • Group facilitation, mediation, and conflict resolution skills required

When you’re happy, we’re happy!

As a thank you for joining our team, you’ll benefit from:

  • Competitive medical, dental, and free vision benefits
  • Competitive compensation plan
  • Contributions towards gym memberships
  • Generous PTO and banking holidays off
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Technology we use

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Location

1600 Golf Road, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

What are Alliant Credit Union Perks + Benefits

Alliant Credit Union Benefits Overview

Alliant constantly works on improving its Employee Value Proposition. Our Human Capital Group team seeks ongoing employee feedback to continue to raise the bar on employee-focused benefits, making updates to the existing and adding new benefits every year.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Alliant participates in local volunteer activities such as Fantasy Flight, Plane Pull, Feed My Starving Children & more. In addition, we offer 8 hours of paid volunteer time benefit for all employees.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Alliant has Employee Events & Community Engagement team, the ACU Foundation, Brand Journalism/Alliant Reporters team, on-site Toastmasters club & Women's Resource Group.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Alliant employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their medical FSA and $5,000 to dependent care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 66.7% of annual salary up to $10000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Preventive services covered at 100%, Basic services covered at 80%; Major restorative services covered at 50%; Orthodontics covered at 50%
Vision Benefits
Alliant offers free vision benefits to its employees. The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams after $10 copay and $150 for glasses and contact lenses annually.
Health Insurance Benefits
Our insurance policy covers up to 85% of out of pocket expenses.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 1 times an employee's annual salary.
Pet Insurance
Our pet insurance policy covers up to 90% of out of pocket expenses.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Alliant matches 100% of employee’s contribution up to 5% of salary
401(K) Matching
Alliant provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Fidelity. We match 100% of contributions up to 5% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
In four out of the last five years, Alliant’s bonus payouts were above 100% with the 2018 bonus payout at 113%.
Match charitable contributions
The Alliant Credit Union Foundation also matches employee donations made to non-religious, non-political 501(c)(3) organizations up to a total of $200 per person per calendar year.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provide 2 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Alliant provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for up to 26 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Our employees receive between 21 and 31 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Employees can withhold up to $265 per month pre-tax for transit expenses and up to $265 per month pre-tax for parking expenses.
Company Outings
Alliant hosts between 4 and 6 major employee events in a year, including the Annual Volleyball Tournament, annual summer party and employee appreciation day celebration.
Stocked Kitchen
Currently, Alliant offers free snacks, free hot beverages and bottled water during the day, free lunch/food events on occasion and bi-weekly free fruit.
Some Meals Provided
Parking
We offer employees A parking subsidy.
Fitness Subsidies
Alliant reimburses its employees up to $35 per month for gym, health and fitness services and activities.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Alliant offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, onsite training courses and the ability to attend job-related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5250 with a maximum total match of $5250.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Alliant hosts lunch and learn and hour with the leader meetings once per quarter, giving our employees to hear from our executive and senior leadership teams.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Alliant constantly works on improving its Employee Value Proposition. Currently, Alliant offers free snacks, free hot beverages and bottled water, free lunch/food events on occasion, personal concierge service, on-site package/mailing service, massage therapy, discounted ticket sales, car wash, dry cleaning, convenience store, vehicle maintenance, banking and a gym at our headquarters location.

Our company works hard to create a work environment that allows our employees to maintain a healthy work/life balance. We encourage our employees to take advantage of flexible hours and offer an option to work remotely. Alliant also offers a very generous PTO package, which starts new employees with 21 PTO days annualized in their first year of employment.

The well-being of our employees and their families translates to productivity and commitment to their jobs. That is why we constantly work on launching new benefits that will help them find the best medical care at the lowest cost and get the help they need with convenience and without unnecessary stress.

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