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VP, Senior Problem Manager

Irving, TX, USA | Citi Private Bank

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
Job Description:
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Throughout the process lifecycle, you will be expected to provide clear executive / business focused write-ups to our partners(post-mortem reports). At any moment, a Problem Manager should be able to discuss the details with the infrastructure or business support units and/or provide verbal updates to mid and senior level management.

The ideal individual for this role will have a good blend of technical and soft skills.Someone who is dynamic, has strong deductive reasoning capabilities, can communicate up/down/across a Global enterprise, drives initiatives from inception to closure and has a strong attention to detail / does not give up until the root cause has been eliminated permanently from the environment. Experience in large scale Business/Technology Operations, Service Management / Continual Service Improvement and/or Business/App Support would certainly be an asset but should not discourage anyone with the core skills described here or below from applying. The role requires extensive research ability, logical analysis, the application of cause and effect, and the tenacity to ask probing questions to uncover the underlying causes. Additionally, high levels of skill and confidence are imperative while conducting problem reviews with the business and technical domain experts. This involves taking lead and directing the meeting, keeping focus and attention on key events and details, all while documenting causes and action items throughout.

Qualifications

Key Responsibilities:

· Lead Problem Reviews of Severity 1, 2 and 3 Major Incidents

· Identify focal points then lead causal analysis investigations to successfully identify the true root causes of problems that impact the Citi Technology Infrastructure Operations and Technology IT estate

Key Responsibilities:

· Lead Problem Reviews of Severity 1, 2 and 3 Major Incidents

· Identify focal points then lead causal analysis investigations to successfully identify the true root causes of problems that impact the Citi Technology Infrastructure Operations and Technology IT estate

· Quickly and efficiently craft cause-and-effect charts for all Severity 1 and 2 issues 

· Ensure necessary reports (RCAs, Post-Mortem Reports) are created to a high standard of written English and delivered in a timely manner

· Develops and cultivates multi-functional / multi-sector partner relationships at all levels of the organization

· Track problem resolution tasks and document evidence of their completion.

· Keep Problem reports (post-mortem reports) current at all times

· Support Problem Management Reporting (Performance Metrics and Customer SLAs)

· Assist the line manager periodically with Audit and Problem governance metrics

· Identify areas of waste and recommend improvements in the form of automation, consolidation or elimination

· Host Problem Management / Operational Excellence meetings with Application / Business / Development areas to track progress of error resolution tasks

· Develop and lead Service Improvement Programs for chronic incidents

· Drive continuous improvements with technology teams from causal analysis investigation

Qualifications:

· Broad experience in an IT - related operational support role

· Fundamental experience with ITIL goodpractices a plus

· Operational experience with Service Management / Problem Management is helpful

· Experience with enterprise level service management tools (e.g., Service Now, BMC Remedy, HP Service Center) preferred

· Highly proficient interpersonal skills and consistent track record facing off with senior Business/Technology partners

· Bi-Lingual (English / Spanish) skills are a plus

· Highly organized presentation, negotiation and customer service skills

· Creative thinker who challenges the status quo

· Strong analytic/diagnostic skills and attention to detail

· Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required


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