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Polarion ALM Administrator in Foster City at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/23/2018

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    Foster City
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    At least 1 year(s)
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Job Description

As a Polarion ALM Administrator, you will be responsible for co-defining and implementing product lifecycle "processes that work" in Polarion for the various engineering teams: software, firmware, hardware, and vehicle engineering. You'll have the opportunity to work with a wide array of teams to act as a process efficiency multiplier by leveraging Polarion's capabilities and to help ensure that the final product reflects the original requirements.


  • General administration (configuration, workflows, reports, templates, access, permissions, etc.)

  • User training, development of how-to's, and process improvement

  • Updating template/project configurations, workflows, and work item meta data

  • Coordinate security and software updates with internal IT

  • Addressing backup, performance, and archiving of data with internal IT and Siemens

  • Developing dashboards and Live Reports that support engineering and managing needs

  • Handling ticket reporting through GTAC

  • Work with external suppliers for Polarion onboarding and training as part of a supplier portal within Polarion

  • Work with internal engineering teams to define and implement processes that support the following activities for information stored within Polarion: approvals/signoff, configuration/change management


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline, or Associate's degree in a technical technical discipline

  • Previous job experience with Polarion performing the responsibilities listed in this posting for at least 12 months

  • Experience using Polarion within a regulated industry (medical device, aerospace, financial, automotive, etc)

  • Experience in handling performance of Polarion system, ability to troubleshoot Polarion performance issues, comfortable making back-end changes to Polarion and coordinating security updates.

  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Flexibility, willingness to learn, and a demonstrated ability to come up to speed quickly on new technologies and technical issues.

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced startup environment.