Job Description

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A  position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

Position Summary

The IT Operations Supervisor is responsible for operational IT services pertaining to their respective domain. They will lead the team and oversee day to day activities of their assigned operation. They will coordinate cross-organizationally to support changes that impact their operation, and they serve as a coach and escalation point for their teams on outages and problems. They report operational risks, and support service restoration.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Operations Management: Maintain and enforce support procedures. Maintain IT knowledge base information. Oversee, measure and assess performance of services provided by the team. Report performance outcomes and risks, with recommended actions. Lead efforts to identify and deploy continuous process improvement. Serve as an escalation point for service and/or problem resolution. Forecast and manage expenses to budget.

  • Leadership: Lead and manage the performance and development of staff. Lead priorities and manage work performance of staff and managed contractors. Provide leadership as needed across multiple sites, and in alignment with Union or other contracts. Schedule resources to workload.

  • Service Lifecycle: Manage demand for services as it pertains to IT Strategic priorities. Work cross-organizationally to ensure Capital investments have proper engagement from the team for delivery and operation.

  • Subject Matter Expert: Provide expert working knowledge of respective domain to team. Stays abreast of industry and technology trends.

Minimum Requirements

- Bachelor's degree in Technology, Science, Business or related field, or 4 years of experience equivalent to the position.

- Two years of prior people leadership experience.

- Five years of related functional experience.

- Strong communication skills, effective with varying organizational levels and skill sets.

- Strong Relationship Management and collaboration skills, with a track record of working as one team cross-organizationally to drive innovation and business results.

- Knowledge of technical products within the operational domain.

- Experience effectively managing system or equipment change deployment.

- Demonstrated ability to handle multiple activities simultaneously.

- Demonstrated ability to develop effective working relationships with diverse work groups.

- Able to work in accordance with service operation schedules.

- Familiarity with ITIL and/or other formal service management practices.

Preferred Requirements

- Operations Center experience

- Familiarity with ServiceNow

- Knowledge of Agile Methodology

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $81,000.00 to $115,867.00 per year

This position is eligible for the following benefits: Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO), Parental Leave

Benefit plans are subject to change and Xcel Energy has the right to end, suspend, or amend any of its plans, at any time, in whole or in part.

Deadline to Apply: 05/26/24

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