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Opportunity

We help you build your career on your terms. The opportunity to achieve, grow and excel is unparalleled at CA Technologies. We offer challenging work as well as tons of learning options, mentoring programs and stretch assignments that put your career in your hands. Here, each person defines their own path—with lots of guidance and support. Add great benefits and work/life flexibility to the mix, and you’ve got a dream job.

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Put your passions to work, build your experience and network globally in ways you’ve never dreamed.

Life at CA Technologies is never dull. One minute you’re knee-deep in a brainstorming session to solve complex business issues and the next you’re painting a house for a local charity.

 

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We work with you so that you get the most out of working with us.

With amazing benefits like access to our global Health and Wellness and employee assistance programs, onsite fitness and CA Montessori Children’s Center, we’ve got you covered.

We also know that finding a good balance between work and play is important, and time away from the day-to-day to recharge is an integral component of a successful career.

Almost every company has time-off benefits, but CA Technologies offers a generous and flexible time-off policy that you don’t have to wait a year to use. Employees generally receive generous time off as approved by their manager and sick time.

The benefits below are for the United States.

Please select your area to find the benefits CA offers in your region:


Work Life Balance

Work/Life Balance

  • CA Montessori Children’s Center * (Six weeks – six years)
  • Summer & holiday camps*
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • Time off and Sick Time
  • Phase-back program (transitioning back to work after Family Medical
  • Leave for the birth, adoption or placement of a child)
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Discounted goods and services*
  • Food or Beverage Benefit*
  • Fitness Centers* & Fitness benefit
  • *Available in certain large US offices only

Global Benefits

CA Global Benefits

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Global Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • CA Together – Volunteering 3 days
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Matching Gift
  • Service Anniversary day

Health and Well-being

Health & Well-being


Voluntary Benefits

Voluntary Benefits

  • Tuition Reimbursement Assistance

Financial and Retirement

Financial & Retirement

  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Workers Compensation
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • CA Savings Harvest (CASH) Plan/401(k)
  • Short Term Disability
  • Paid Family Medical Leave (including maternity, paternity and adoption)
  • Legal Services plan
  • Social Security
  • Unemployment Insurance

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Diversity

At CA Technologies, we believe in community—respecting diversity of thought and experience in all of our employees. We support each other to do amazing work as well as challenge and encourage each other as we create the future. Together.

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Giving Back

As a company, we know that our most valuable donations are those made by our employees who give their time and talent throughout the year to help those in need. Last year, we set a record with more than 1,400 volunteers participating in over 60 formal corporate volunteerism events and projects around the globe.

Our Corporate Social Responsibility program is driven by the core philanthropic focus of improving the lives of underserved children and communities around the globe.

We are committed to advancing social, environmental and economic sustainability through activities including partnerships and philanthropic support to community organizations worldwide; in-kind donations of CA Technologies products and services; and employee volunteerism and matching gifts.

Through the advancement of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning, our goal is to help to transform the lives of young people and encourage the development of future leaders in IT.

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How to Apply to a Job in Five Minutes at CA Technologies

How to Apply to CA Technologies

  • Once you’ve discovered a role you’re interested in – click on Apply Now and select how you would like to submit your supplication.
    • By selecting to apply with a social profile the portal will request you to sign in to the social media site and use any relevant information to help complete your application.

  • To create a profile using only your email address choose the Apply Now option from the drop down and fill out the requested information.

  • By selecting to apply with a social profile, you will only need to create a password. The other information will populate from your social profile.

  • In the “My Documents” tab, you have the option to upload a resume and a cover letter.

  • Fill out the information requested in the “Profile Information” tab.

  • Fill out the information in the “Job-Specific Information” tab.

  • Once you have filled out the information, hit submit at the bottom of the page.

Resume tips and LinkedIn tricks from Craig Fisher, personal brand pro

Candidate Toolkit Resume Tips

Do you ever find that submitting your resume to an online application is like dropping it into a black hole?  Maybe your resume isn’t getting the attention it should.

Your odds of getting an interview go way up when a recruiter or hiring manager can find your resume easily online.  Especially if they can find what they are looking for in it quickly and easily.

Skill keywords are crucial for getting your resume noticed.  Where they are placed is equally important.  You must explain properly what you have done and for whom.

At the top of your resume in the summary area, you should list the required skills for the job for which you are applying.  Next to each of these, you should list the number of years experience you have with that skill.  If you have no experience with that skill, just say so, or say “knowledge of” or “training in.”  Also list any core skill that you possess that may be relevant to that job with the years experience next to it. Ditch the generic summary at the top of your resume.

Make sure each skill that you have listed at the top is also shown in the body of the resume in each job where you used that skill so that the reader can see where and how you used each of these skills.  Under each job description, have a summary of skills used.  List the skills again, along with any other skills that were used during that job.

After the title and company name for each job description in the body of your resume, write a short paragraph with details about what the company is and does, and what your main job duty was there.  Although you may think it’s obvious, not every reader of your resume will understand what that company is and what your role was unless you spell it out specifically.

Don’t make the reader do any extra work (like having to click a link to find out more about a company you worked for) to understand exactly what you did and for whom.
In your bullet points under that short paragraph do not just list what you were responsible for.  List accomplishments.  Use numbers and descriptive words to show what your impact was.  “Increased sales” is not enough.  “Increased sales by 15% over 6 months” is better.

Repeat everything you have now done on your resume in your LinkedIn profile.  Use the information that you might include in a cover letter in the top summary portion of your LinkedIn profile.  Include your keywords there, too.  Start the “skills used” section under each job description with your name, like this:

Craig Fisher: Talent Acquisition Manager, Talent Attraction Strategist, Recruiting/Sales Manager, Sales, Business Development, Recruiter, Headhunter, Executive Search, Staff Augmentation, Information Technology Consulting Services; Contract, Temp-to-Perm / Contract-to-Hire, & Full-Time Staffing Recruiting; Executive Search. CIO, CFO, CEO, ERP, Oracle, SAP, Peoplesoft, .Net Application Developers, Project Managers, Business Analysts, DBAs, Software Package Installation/Configuration, Social Media Recruiting/Branding/Twitter Strategy Training

You need keywords that will be specific to what you do in order to help separate your resume from the thousands of resumes that are less specific.  A good recruiter will narrow their search with less generic keywords.  Having these listed multiple times in your resume will help it come up at the top of the search results in Google, Linkedin, Job Boards, and company databases.

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Resume tips and LinkedIn tricks from Craig Fisher, personal brand pro

Candidate Toolkit Resume Tips

Do you ever find that submitting your resume to an online application is like dropping it into a black hole?  Maybe your resume isn’t getting the attention it should.

Your odds of getting an interview go way up when a recruiter or hiring manager can find your resume easily online.  Especially if they can find what they are looking for in it quickly and easily.

Skill keywords are crucial for getting your resume noticed.  Where they are placed is equally important.  You must explain properly what you have done and for whom.

At the top of your resume in the summary area, you should list the required skills for the job for which you are applying.  Next to each of these, you should list the number of years experience you have with that skill.  If you have no experience with that skill, just say so, or say “knowledge of” or “training in.”  Also list any core skill that you possess that may be relevant to that job with the years experience next to it. Ditch the generic summary at the top of your resume.

Make sure each skill that you have listed at the top is also shown in the body of the resume in each job where you used that skill so that the reader can see where and how you used each of these skills.  Under each job description, have a summary of skills used.  List the skills again, along with any other skills that were used during that job.

After the title and company name for each job description in the body of your resume, write a short paragraph with details about what the company is and does, and what your main job duty was there.  Although you may think it’s obvious, not every reader of your resume will understand what that company is and what your role was unless you spell it out specifically.

Don’t make the reader do any extra work (like having to click a link to find out more about a company you worked for) to understand exactly what you did and for whom.
In your bullet points under that short paragraph do not just list what you were responsible for.  List accomplishments.  Use numbers and descriptive words to show what your impact was.  “Increased sales” is not enough.  “Increased sales by 15% over 6 months” is better.

Repeat everything you have now done on your resume in your LinkedIn profile.  Use the information that you might include in a cover letter in the top summary portion of your LinkedIn profile.  Include your keywords there, too.  Start the “skills used” section under each job description with your name, like this:

Craig Fisher: Talent Acquisition Manager, Talent Attraction Strategist, Recruiting/Sales Manager, Sales, Business Development, Recruiter, Headhunter, Executive Search, Staff Augmentation, Information Technology Consulting Services; Contract, Temp-to-Perm / Contract-to-Hire, & Full-Time Staffing Recruiting; Executive Search. CIO, CFO, CEO, ERP, Oracle, SAP, Peoplesoft, .Net Application Developers, Project Managers, Business Analysts, DBAs, Software Package Installation/Configuration, Social Media Recruiting/Branding/Twitter Strategy Training

You need keywords that will be specific to what you do in order to help separate your resume from the thousands of resumes that are less specific.  A good recruiter will narrow their search with less generic keywords.  Having these listed multiple times in your resume will help it come up at the top of the search results in Google, Linkedin, Job Boards, and company databases.

See this article on Fishdogs.com >

Follow our #LifeAtCA story on Social Media.

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5 Of The Best Questions Interviewers Love To Ask At An Interview

by Julie McDowell

Candidate Toolkit Interview Tips

There seems to be so much focus on the questions a candidate should ask an interviewer at an interview that I thought I’d turn the tables and share some of the interview questions I like to ask people when they interview with me:

1. “Tell me about a big project which had a major impact on you.”
This is your opportunity to communicate a story to me.  Are you able to articulate what the project was all about, or do you hit me with a bunch of jargon?  What role did you play in the project?  Did the project have a negative or positive impact on you, your team, the company etc.  Were you helping to influence and make change?  Being able to articulate clearly and concisely during an interview and in professional life is important.  Knowing what details to include or exclude says a lot about you.  Just know that if you give me a solid 20 minute monologue, I’m likely to glaze over before determining that your ability to verbally present an executive summary is weak.

2. “If you could work again on an identical project, what would you do differently?”
This should be an easy one, right?  If you always have an eye on continuous improvement, this is your chance to describe how you can reflect on your work and the work of others and make suggestions for delivering better or differently next time.  Be careful with your response though.  Saying “I could communicate better” is likely to lead me to ask “what do you mean by that?”  Saying you wouldn’t do anything differently suggests perfection, and very few projects and situations run perfectly with zero learning points.  This is your chance to be analytical and humble – make sure you take it.

3. “How have you developed yourself in the last 12 months?”
I always want to hire smart people who take responsibility for driving their own success, rather than sitting back and waiting for someone to positively impact them.  People either light up at this question, eager to share the details of their development plan or you can see a look of “oh no” in their eyes as they give a weak overview of a networking lunch they recently attended.

4. “How do you deal with frustrations in your role, so they don’t negatively impact your work and results?”
Everyone gets frustrated at work from time to time – being frustrated makes us human!  How you navigate these challenges and hurdles speaks to the kind of person you are.  You might be someone who shies away from confrontation, or you might be someone who attacks it head on.  I’m trying to understand what frustrates you and evaluate if that’s a deal-breaker for the role you’re interviewing for.  I’m trying to understand how you might collaborate to solve issues.  I’m trying to gauge your resilience and tolerance.  When it comes down to it, we face issues every day that need to be solved – how you approach these issues can be just as important as how you solve for them.

5. “What’s important to you in your next role?”
Recruitment is all about making a good match and making sure that hiring managers and candidates are happy they got a good deal.  This gives you a chance to let me know what’s critical to you and it allows me to circle back with the hiring manager to ensure we can meet your expectations if you’re the person we want to hire.

For me there are no right or wrong answers during an interview.  This is a chance for you to know more about the role, the Company and the people you will be working with and form opinions of those.  Equally it’s my opportunity as the interviewer to try and match you to a role that will make you both successful and happy.  Good luck!

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Interns and Recent Grads

There is no better place to start your career than CA Technologies. Whether you’re currently in school looking for the right internship or are a recent graduate looking for your first corporate role, we have a variety of positions that may be a great fit. It’s our goal to help you build your skills, learn the ropes and have a great time along the way. CA Technologies offers both structured training and mentor programs.


Internship

Internships for Current Students

Want to make an impact with bold ideas and a fresh perspective? CA Technologies offers both summer internships and co-op assignments during the school year to bring you closer to landing your dream job. So let us show you the ropes, help build your résumé and have a great time together along the way.

Become an intern at CA Technologies where you can:

  • Work on real-world projects and provide thought-leadership that shapes the future of our company.
  • Learn firsthand how to work with co-workers of all ages and backgrounds, function in staff meetings, communicate with a supervisor and maybe even navigate an office get-together or two.

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Associate Role

Associate Roles for Recent Grads

Each year, we hire the best and brightest college graduates for associate positions throughout the company. These opportunities suit a wide range of interests: finance, software engineering and everything in between. We want forward-thinking, creatively driven folks with a hunger for learning and a passion for getting results who are ready to launch their career.

Become an associate at CA Technologies where you can:

  • Enjoy structured training and mentoring programs to set you up for success.
  • Work on high-profile accounts and with high-profile partners.
  • Get a shot to progress into new roles as you grow with us.

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