Sr Specialist, IT Operations

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Job Description

TITLE: Sr Specialist, IT Operations
LOCATION: New York, NY or Centennial, CO
GRADE LEVEL: 09 (internal use only)

• Collaborate and contribute across multiple Service Management disciplines including Configuration Management, Incident, Problem and Change Management
• Ability to work in a fast pace environment while juggling multiple tasks
• Work with multiple teams across different regions to execute and complete work
• Problem solve for solutions; identify short and long-term paths.
• Work with team to define key metrics and provide weekly reporting across service area to meet control requirements and objectives
• Manage communication across the service area and make it available on the company intranet
• Support areas including application on-boarding and off-boarding. Assist with configuration management activities as part of on-boarding and off-boarding activities.
• Facilitate triage sessions for Level 2 Triage Committee during service outages, high severity incidents and events and escalate to Level 3 wherever necessary as part of supporting Incident Management
• Work on daily Change Management tasks including coordinating changes for multiple products
• Monitor resolution progress of all incidents (irrespective of severity) logged and work to define trends through the Incident Defect process
• Facilitate Root Cause Analysis sessions and document Root Cause Analysis Report for identified events along with the possible corrective actions as part of Problem Management
• Work with teams to identify areas for process optimization

• Technology - Knowledge and understanding of cloud technologies and DevOps framework. Ability to master technical skills like AI/ML, Python, etc. Motivated to pursue technology certifications and self-learn skills to support strategic initiatives.
• Intermediate Skills - Strong working knowledge of configuration and asset management. Ability to support teams to complete day to day activities.
• Quality - Demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail at all times; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
• Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities and takes ownership of tasks at hand; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
• Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.
• Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

• Degree in a computing related discipline; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Good to have Skills
• Strong written and verbal communication; ability to work across multiple teams
• Strong understanding of technical aspects of all platform layers (web, application, middleware, database etc)
• Working understanding and experience in the areas of Incident, Problem and Change Management

Minimum and Preferred Experience/Skills
• 1-3 years of relevant experience with Bachelor's degree.
• Experienced in ITIL; ITIL certification preferred
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills and great attitude towards Operations
• Very good verbal and written communication skills
• Technical acumen and understanding of application and infrastructure technologies including Cloud, network, storage, application development and DevOps
• Understanding of application and infrastructure technologies including Cloud, network, storage, application development and DevOps
• Accountable, detailed oriented, hard-working, organized and responsive
• Promotes a culture of continuous improvement and service excellence
• Strong team player with the ability to easily collaborate
• Experience with industry leading ISTM COTs packages including ServiceNow
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office collaboration tools including PowerPoint and Excel
• Experience in one of the following IT Service Management areas - Incident Management, Problem Management and Change Management
• More than 2 year experience using ServiceNow and its key functions

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Job ID: 256148
Posted On: 2021-02-11
Location: New York, New York, United States