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Irving, TX Contract Posted: Friday, 9 November 2018
 
 
Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for an Business Lead - Cloud Services for a contract assignment with one of our premier financial services clients in Irving, TX.

Responsibilities :
  • Support external cloud: Infrastructure Operations, Infrastructure Planning & Engineering, Infrastructure Client Services, Infrastructure Business Services
  • Act as a Point-of-contact for all business management information requests
  • Operate as an integrator/coordinator for engaging other Business Service and Technical Operations teams
  • Recommending cloud cost reduction measures to ensure optimal configuration from budgetary perspectives
  • Performing external cloud infrastructure billing and optimization activities; maintaining cost information on a daily basis using native cloud service provider (CSP) tools, third-party, or custom tools
  • Provide timely, accurate management, analysis and reporting of Technology Operations business results
  • Be accountable for the continued improvement to the quality of the management reporting through leading initiatives to implement relevant changes to the current reporting
  • Prepare performance reports and ad hoc requests
  • Translate executive vision into technical requirements and subsequent deliverables.
  • Collaborate with IT Executives and Finance on IT Total Cost of Ownership, financial metrics, and cost transparency initiatives.

Required Skills:
  • External Cloud Cost Control Specialists (IT Business Tech Lead) EXPERTISE
  • ABSOLUTE MUST HAVE APPTIO (Enterprise App designed to assess & communicate the costs of IT services)
  • Financial experience - familiarity with Budgetary Planning and Cost Reporting;
  • Proven leadership experience - Knowledge of approaches, tools, and techniques for gaining the cooperation and support of others;
  • IT Systems Management knowledge - Knowledge of the asset and process management practices, requirements, and support services for the IT function;
  • Experience in working in a Matrix Environment;
  • Ability to build and use effective working relationships within own department and across line, functional and geographic reporting lines;
  • Conflict Management experience - Knowledge of tools and techniques for anticipating, recognizing and effectively dealing with existing or potential conflicts at the individual, group or situation level;
  • Strong interpersonal relationships skills - Knowledge of approaches, tools and techniques for working with individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Experience using Apptio Software as a Service or comparable solution
  • Strong understanding of external cloud technology and industry trends for public cloud providers
  • Ability to effectively communicate to internal clients through all available mediums (verbal, listening, writing, presenting)
  • Strong Financial/Technology/Business Financial Knowledge
  • Demonstrate success in managing deliverables within aggressive timeframes; ability to cope under strict time restraints.
  • Demonstrate project management experience and detailed knowledge of products, risks, processes, and client base
  • Working knowledge of the financial services industry and financial products
  • BS/BBA degree focused on mathematics, finance, industrial engineering, computer engineering or equivalent combination of education/experience
  • Willingness to stay on the leading edge of technology by learning new techniques
Preferred Skills:
  • AWS or Microsoft Cloud Certification desired
  • MBA preferred

SGA is a Certified Womens Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities.

Irving, TX, United States of America
IT
SGA
NT18-03871
11/9/2018 1:53:40 AM

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