Manages computing environment to protect production systems critical to business success.
Acts as focal point for incident review and escalation if necessary.
Supports a computer operations environment that meets all service level agreements, e.g., 24x7 availability, response time parameters, etc.
and availability targets.
Works across a wide array of product lines and engages various levels of management on a day to day basis.
Is familiar with the ITIL framework, as the Incident Management process is a key input into the established Change and Problem processes.
Develops, coordinates and promotes incident management activities across enterprise and takes responsibility for effective functioning of Incident Management processes across all support areas.
Engagement following onset of a production incident.
Provides immediate tactical response and coordination minimizing duration of service interruptions.
Responsible for daily operations of information technology (IT) and business processing functions.
Manages and directs technical and functional specialists and computer operations staff in restoration of service during an incident.
Partners with IT management to establish strategies and priorities for overall IT operations understanding current and future business demands.
Acts as liaison between inter or intra-datacenter teams for high severity incidents.
Assists in managing and developing tactical plans for Operations.
Provides work assignments for team members.
In conjunction with the problem management function, identifies and implements cost-saving and continuous improvement initiatives within the information processing area.
Develops and maintains departmental standards and procedures.
Consults with other teams on proper integration and correlation of the incident management process and their respective areas.
Maintains awareness of emerging technologies, trends and best practices in computing hardware, software and operational processes.
Provides regular incident bulletins to teams concerning open or ongoing incidents.
Ensures effective and rapid response to major incidents.
Reviews and recommends, as appropriate, changes to support processes to ensure continuous improvement of the incident management process.
Facilitates daily, weekly and monthly tactical meetings as well as creates incident reports as determined by the business.
Works with external clients and other internal teams on an as needed basis.
Other related duties assigned as needed.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT :
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering or Information Technology or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES :
Experience may be limited or no experience but has demonstrated leadership, analytical, and decision-making skills, along with academic excellence.
Considerable knowledge of incident management principles, procedures and techniques.
Considerable knowledge of standards and best practices relevant to the information technology industry, e.g., ITIL.
Knowledge of issue resolution and escalation practices, FIS products and services and IT infrastructure.
Ability to apply analysis and creative thinking when solving problems and conflict.
Ability to provide acute attention to detail.
Ability to communicate effectively to all levels within the organization.
Decision making ability within specified parameters as well as independent and collaborative decision-making skills.
Skilled at identifying and implementing process improvements.
Ability to effectively establish and maintain relationships across the organization.
Strong capabilities in public speaking.
Strong written communication skills.
Solid business acumen and an awareness of business implications of decisions.
Demonstrated skill in timely, proactive, responsive follow-through on deliverables.
Ability to organize tasks and priorities effectively and under minimal supervision.
Proven ability to function in an environment requiring flexibility, good judgment and sound decision-making often based on limited information and / or under extreme conditions.
FIS™ is the world's largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions. FIS empowers the financial world with software, services, consulting and outsourcing solutions focused on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, trade enablement, transaction processing and record-
keeping. FIS’ more than 53,000 worldwide employees are passionate about moving our clients’ business forward. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries, and our technology powers billions of transactions annually that move over $9 trillion around the globe.
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