This role requires the candidate to lead diverse teams of IT professionals to plan, direct, and coordinate the maintenance, design, installation, and connectivity of large mission critical infrastructure projects across multiple disciplines to ensure the stable operation of the organization's Global IT application portfolio.
Function as an Product Owner/Manager for Infrastructure Currency projects by providing expert level vision and leadership.
Works closely with key stakeholders throughout the organization by effectively communicating, resolving issues and maintaining relationships.
Manage and track global infrastructure projects in Agile or Waterfall methodologies.
Establish, track and prioritize project goals for global technical staff.
Manages project financials and forecasting.
Engage with engineering and project management teams to deliver excellent service to global customers.
Leverage extensive technical knowledge within multiple areas (technical, business, applications, etc.) in support of global infrastructure management activities.
Contributes to the documentation of internal processes and procedures.
Essential Business Experience and Technology Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree required; major in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or equivalent major strongly preferred
Excellent verbal & written communication skills; ability to build and maintain strong relationship with stakeholders; strong influencing and negotiation skills; self-motivated
7+ years of working experience
5 years of direct experience identifying and managing infrastructure currency and technical debt IT infrastructure projects
Experience working in agile frameworks like Scrum
Experience in designing, maintaining and managing global enterprise systems
Skills managing multi-tenant environments across a global footprint including replatforming projects
Experience working with offshore teams and vendors
SAFe® SSM, POPM, SP, PO/PM, RTE Certification(s)
PMI PMP® Certification
Finance/Insurance industry experience
Understanding of DevOps principles
Service Now and Jira Experience
Internal Number: 110384
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