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Project Manager

Noida, India | Oracle

  • Industry:
    Information Technologies
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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Problem Manager with 10 years or more of IT operations, process analysis, design or re-engineering experience. Demonstrate deep knowledge of IT processes and frameworks (SDLC, ITIL, COBIT etc.), with application of quality initiative utilizing Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen or equivalent process improvement methodologies.

This role needs to have a good understanding of the IT infrastructure components (servers, network, storage, middleware/database, application software and data center facilities) and processes followed in software development and IT operations, as well some of the tools used to implement and manage them. They should have spent at least 6-8 years hands-on in software development, engineering or operations to gather this understanding.

The role will be responsible management of Problem investigations from start to finish by facilitating root cause investigations and managing the implementation of corrective and preventative measures. Responsibilities include the following:

You will be working with Tier 1, 2 & 3 support teams for Applications and Infrastructure to review, agree and implement permanent solution for "Problem" tickets

Drive efforts to improve overall application stability and availability for applications and supporting infrastructure by ensuring Problem resolution

Monitor metrics and drive continuous infrastructure and application improvement efforts across team to achieve SLI/KPI for Problem Management

Facilitating and coordinating technical problem review meetings includes leading and facilitating post mortem investigations of critical incidents, and managing root cause analysis between technical teams

Initiating actions to fix interruptions to service caused by errors/faults in the IS infrastructure

Production of statistics and reports to demonstrate performance of the Problem Management process

Work with process owners and stakeholders to re-engineer processes to be simple, nimble, repeatable, measurable, achievable and continuously improved

Eliminate complexity in Technology's ability to deliver IT services, while meeting service level agreements

Identify areas of improvement within the Technology processes using metrics and Six Sigma, Kaizen or similar techniques and deliver improvements in process, tools and quality of adoption

Behavioral Competencies:

Highly respected by others; inspires others; generates innovative solutions; leads boldly

Customer Focused - Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Good listener, follows through on commitments and honors confidentiality

Ability to work autonomously to meet the business demands, and be an effective member of the team

Ability to deal with and manage conflicting priorities and to make business critical decisions independently when required, or escalate when appropriate to immediate manager

Suggest comprehensive metrics that can be actionable and promote positive behavioral changes; Baseline, improve and re-measure success. Work with the Metrics team to deliver them and use for continuous improvement

Manage relationships with other process management teams to provide a consistent delivery framework

Work with the requirements, documentation and training teams so processes are implemented in the tools, documented and process users trained in their use

Evangelize the virtues of IT process management and create a collaborative environment

Work independently to research subject matter. Interact with IT development, operations, IT quality and product management groups to obtain and exchange information

Proactively escalate problems and issues


Bachelor degree in Engineering related to Information Technology

10+ years' experience in IT Operations in a technical SME role

7+ years' experience in IT process management/re-engineering initiatives

ITIL Foundation Certified with at least one intermediate certification. ITIL Expert certification is a bonus

Lean or Green Belt Six Sigma certified. Black Belt certification is a bonus

Experience using and administering Service Now especially Problem Management workflow

High level technical understanding of IT services and their components such as servers, networks, database/middleware, data center facilities, and software development lifecycle

Good track record for innovation and measurable process improvements

Strong Technical Writing; Presentation and Communications skills across multiple levels of the organization, including senior management. Must be able to articulate messages across a variety of audiences and document a detailed meeting minutes for the daily Major Problem Management meetings.

Self-driven and ability to work independently

Have great degree of technical understanding and literacy

Flexible working hours to accommodate diverse geographic locations

Strong customer service, analytical, research, interpersonal and problem solving skills required

Experience working with multicultural teams in diverse geographic locations preferred

Working knowledge of MS-Office products for Windows including Word, Excel, Visio and SharePoint

Ability to describe problem initiative as Epic and organize user stories and tasks using JIRA boards

Ability to define initiatives, measure progress and enhance business outcome utilizing agile and scrum technics

Working knowledge and experience in describing problem initiative as epic and organize user stories and tasks using JIRA boards

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Coordinates all aspects of internal information system-specific projects from initiation to delivery. Projects often involve network, server, or software implementation and upgrades, PC deployment and the like.

Coordinates work performed by IT staff and internal customers/partners by defining project specifications, performing feasibility and needs/impact assessments. Develops detailed project plans and manages all implementation processes including resource allocation, progress tracking, monitoring change control process, testing, documentation, training and on-time delivery within budget constraints.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. Typically seven years of project management, product design or related experience needed.

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