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Network Operations Center Manager Job

Job Grade: R
Hierarchy:  Yes - We may hire at a higher level 
Union Position: Non-Bargaining

 

 

Position Summary
The IT Operations Manager is responsible for operational IT services and corresponding SLAs 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 manage cost of the operation, 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.
  • 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.
  • Four years of prior people leadership experience.
  • Seven years of related functional experience.
  • 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.
  • Proficient experience and knowledge of the OSI Model.
  • Demonstrated experience effectively managing system or equipment change deployment.
  • Experience in the use of system monitoring tools.
  • Strong time management skills, technical aptitude and analytical abilities.
  • Able to work in accordance with service operation schedules.
  • Familiarity with ITIL and/or other formal service management practices.

 

Preferred

  • Experience in an operations center environment

 

 

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Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.

 

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 || United States (US) || Technology Services || 56765:IT-Network Operations Center || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
 

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $87,000 to $123,666 per year

 
This position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - 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, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave

 

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Requisition Number: 44374

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.

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

 

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