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IT Manager- Automation & Tools Leader Job

Job Grade: S
Hierarchy:  No - We can only hire at the posted level 
Union Position: Non-Bargaining

 

 

Position Summary


Team will be responsible for building and maintain platform applications, systems and processes for consumption by the enterprise.  Leading this team, will require a strong understanding of DevOps and DevSecOps processes as well as technology tooling.  Group will be establishing these processes for the enterprise and require a highly collaborative working environment to ensure successful launch and scalability of these platforms. Also review, implement and recommend new tools to be integrated into the environment to ensure repeatable patterns providing consistent service to all teams.   Team would be responsible for ensuring 24/7 availability of automation tool sets.  Due to the unique nature of this role the leader would be a mix of people leadership and hands-on engineering.


Essential Responsibilities

 

  • Leadership: Lead and manage the performance and development of staff. Lead priorities and manage work performance of staff, vendors and contractors. Provide leadership as needed across multiple sites, and in alignment with Union or other contracts.
  • Relationship Management: Understand the customers’ needs, and partner to deliver innovative solutions. Partner with Supply Chain, Finance, Enterprise Security, Audit/Compliance and other internal groups to drive results.
  • Product Management: Ensure products and services operate in a lean, stable, and adaptable manner. Ensure product delivery and operation are cost effective and within budget.
  • Operations Management: Drive ongoing improvements in IT operational performance. Proactively prevent, and support prompt restoration of service disruptions.


Minimum Requirements

 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Science, Business or related field, or 4 years of experience equivalent to the position.
  • Excellent communication skills, effective with varying organizational levels and skill sets.
  • Excellent Relationship Management and collaboration skills, with a track record of working as one team cross-organizationally to drive innovation and business results.
  • Five years of prior people leadership experience.
  • Ten years of experience with end-to-end service lifecycle, business process, project or product management.
  • Experience with strategic planning, portfolio prioritization, delivery execution, and operations.
  • Experience working within a regulated industry Ability to deliver value in compliance with policies and regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a customer focus, problem solve, and drive continuous improvement to solutions, systems and processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive, adopt, and lead others through change in a diverse and dynamic environment.
  • Exposure to Sourcing and Contract Management practices.
  • Proven ability to attain and hold in-depth acumen in business process, technical knowledge, and architectural topology.

 

 

 

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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.
     

 

Posting Notes:  CO - Denver || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Customer And Innovation || 56770:IT-Infrastructure || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
 

Requisition Number: 26301

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com

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