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2017-12-152018-01-14

Cloud Service Manager

National Grid
Hicksville, NY
  • Job Code
    20172185
Company
Description: Description About the Position: Inthis role you will be a member of the Cloud Center of Excellence with workingknowledge and experience in Hybrid Cloud adoption and deployment.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Plan, build anddeliver the cloud vision by providing technical expertise and guidance in cloudtechnologies. Provide proveninfrastructure deployments through continuous configuration automation(patterns and repeatable code). Provide operational support for Cloud environment, inclusiveof network, storage, compute, OS, and application services Work with business units to enable migrations from on premisedeployments to a public cloud environment. Develop an agile deployment process to improve time to marketfor infrastructure request. Work with a team of Architects and Engineers to developapproaches for cloud services. Able tocorral and coordinate significant volumes of information and provide insightsinto both qualitative and quantitative data. Provideoutputs that can contribute to management of the live services. Develops ownideas, or the ideas of others, making all the necessary observations and testsand carrying them through to a full practical demonstration, wherever viableand feasible. Where necessary, designs data collection tools and techniques forboth qualitative and quantitative data. Identifiesand responds to the key business drivers and those areas of business need whichare not adequately supported by current and planned IT, within the strategicplanning time frame. Develops the strategic response to the businessrequirement, and produces business cases for recommended new applications ofinformation and communications technologies. Reviewsnew business proposals and provides specialist advice on informationmanagement, including advice on and promotion of collaborative working andassessment and management of information-related risk. Developsmodels and plans for the implementation of the strategy, taking advantage ofopportunities to improve business performance.
Qualifications Knowledge & Experience Required: Well versed incloud constructs from AWS, Azure and other Tier 1 providers. Proven abilitywith java, powershell or 3 rd party software tools to create anddeploy infrastructure as code. Proven design,planning and implementation experience with all infrastructure componentsincluding Storage, Network and Compute technologies. Experience withenterprise architectures a plus Experience indeveloping low level designs Work as part ofa team to execute regionally while maintaining a global view. An up to dateknowledge current technology and IT service management A demonstrationof keeping abreast of trends in the IT industry A provenknowledge of working in a multi partner outsourced environment A sound graspof utility business and partnering and knowledge ofthe full IT lifecycle will be essential. Demonstrates consistentalignment with the core National Grid Leadership Qualities, Creates the Future, Consistently DeliversGreat Performance, Builds Relationships, Develops Self and Others. Keeps overallobjectives and strategies in mind, is not unnecessarily deflected by matters ofdetail. Keepscommercial aspects continually in mind when taking actions or making decisions. Is proactive,takes action and anticipates opportunities. Acquiresunderstanding of the underlying issues in complex problems or situations bycorrectly relating these to simpler or better understood concepts, models orprevious experiences. Relevantregulatory and industry standards and good practice. In particular ITIL. Familiar with third partyproducts and services and service level agreements knowledge. Techniques forensuring that full account is taken of customers’ real and stated needs in thedelivery of IT services. Methods and techniques for structured reviews,including reviews of technical diagrams, test plans, business cases and anyother key deliverables. Examples: peer review, formal technical review. Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Experience in Service Architect / Service Strategist disciplines in an IS function. ITIL v3 certification highly desirable.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that value s a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion t hat drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Job : Strategy & Architecture Primary Location : NY-Hicksville Other Locations : NY-Syracuse, MA-Waltham Organisation : IS Service Delivery Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Aug 18, 2017, 6:05:41 PM Unposting Date : Ongoing

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