Sirius Computer Solutions Analyst - Managed Services Operations (IBM Power or Mainframe) in Helena, Montana
The primary purpose of this position is to perform technical tasks, which are related to the operation and monitoring of assigned technologies for the managed services customer base in accordance with established procedures, guidelines, schedules, and checklists.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Service Delivery - 60% Job Weight
Accountable for successful collaboration with Customers, Suppliers, and fellow Employees to prioritize and deliver services that meet or exceed the business
Delivers services within defined SLAs and security/compliance requirements
Completes/ensures completion of daily operational documentation and transfers knowledge to next shift
Provides tier-1 support for incoming calls received via telephone, e-mail, and Web portal. Addresses and resolves problems as appropriate, referencing supplied training material and customer documentation; documents all issues by utilizing appropriate ticketing application; escalates issues to Managed Services Engineers as appropriate
Completes assigned customer workload, including, but not limited to, monitoring and investigating system alerts and events and assigning resources appropriately
Ensures issues are communicated to customers in a timely and effective manner
Interfaces with customers, various managed services staff personnel, and third party vendors to resolve issues
Analysis - 20% Job Weight
Study, interpret, and develop a thorough understandings of incidents, problems and opportunities through systematic analysis
Regularly review reporting from monitoring and ticket applications. Analyze data to identify trends and opportunities for service improvement
Review operations business processes for ability to address customer needs, identifying areas where processes need to be enhanced or better documented
Design - 10% Job weight
Engineer tactical and strategic solutions that meet or exceed the business need with attention to simplicity of design and ease of use. Use balance of both technical and business acumen to arrive at solutions
Partner with the Operations Specialist, Sr. Analyst and Managed Services Continuous Improvement team on creation/streamlining of support processes .
Leadership - 10% job weight
Enable and Lead Change, Service Recoveries, Projects and/or Co-workers. Engage in communication that drives understanding, alignment and informed decision making
Hold self and others accountable for quality & timeliness of work products
Communicate process changes, customer environment changes, and information on Managed Services projects/initiatives to team members in a clear and timely Ensure understanding, listen to concerns, and relay team feedback to management
Constructively communicate process improvement opportunities such as, but not limited to: customer support documentation, support work flows, coverage model changes, and implementation of new tools and technology
One of the following:
Applicable Operations work experience in a “Managed Services” environment, OR
Associate’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field, OR
Two (2) years college coursework in a technical field
At least six (6) months of Information Technology work experience. This requirement can be fulfilled via completion of the Sirius Academy program
Experience with two or more of the following technologies:
IBM Power i (System i) systems and associated peripheral hardware and software
IBM Power p (System p) systems and associated peripheral hardware and software
IBM System z systems and associated peripheral hardware and software
Other Position Requirements
Proven ability to collaborate 360 degrees
Demonstrated sense of accountability and ability to produce results
Demonstrated adaptability; able to be flexible in dealing with people and unexpected situations
Proven attention to detail
Experience in monitoring applications such as Nimsoft Unified Management, Automate, or similar
Experience in help desk applications such as Service Desk Express (SDE), Remedy, ServiceNow, Heat, or similar
Demonstrated ability to multi-task
Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision
Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated customer service skills
Demonstrated ability to establish positive working relationships and work as a team player
Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, )
- Experience in a managed services environment
Data Privacy and Security :
All Sirius employees are responsible to safeguard the information and information systems that they use or handle in the execution of their duties. Employees are obligated to know and perform their duties in accordance with Sirius policies, standards, and procedures related to security and report security violations to the appropriate Sirius
Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. Other data privacy and data security related regulatory training may be required based on your role or assignment
The position is part of a 7 day per week, 24 hour per day managed services operations. To provide the required coverage, must be willing to work other shifts including weekends, holidays, and overtime.
The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.
Sirius is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.
Client Focus - Gains insight into customer needs. Identifies opportunities that benefit the customer. Builds and delivers solutions that meet customer expectations. Establishes and maintains effective customer relationship
Action Oriented - Readily takes on challenges, without unnecessary planning. Identifies and seizes new opportunities. Displays a can-do attitude in good and bad times. Steps up to handle tough issues.
Collaborates - Works cooperatively with others across the organization to achieve shared objectives. Represents own interests while being fair to others and their areas. Partners with others to get work done. Credits others for their contributions and accomplishments. Gains trust and support of others.
Instills Trust - Follows through on commitments. Is seen as direct and truthful. Keeps confidences. Practices what he/she preaches. Shows consistency between words and actions.
Communicates Effectively - Is effective in a variety of communication settings: one-on-one, small or large groups, among diverse styles and position levels. Attentively listens to others. Adjusts to fit the audience and the message. Provides timely and helpful information to others across the organization. Encourages the open expression of diverse ideas and opinions.
Tech Savvy - Anticipates the impact of emerging technologies and makes adjustments. Scans the environment for new technical skills, knowledge, of capabilities that can benefit business or personal performance. Rejects low-impact or fad technologies. Readily learns and adopts new technologies
Nimble Learning - Learns quickly when facing new situations. Experiments to find new solutions. Takes on the challenge of unfamiliar tasks. Extracts lessons learned from failures and mistakes.
Ensures Accountability - Follows through on commitments and makes sure others do the same. Acts with a clear sense of ownership. Takes personal responsibility for decisions, actions and failures. Establishes clear responsibilities and processes for monitoring work and measuring results. Designs feedback loops into work.
Courage - Readily tackles tough assignments. Faces difficult issues and supports others who do the same. Provides direct and actionable feedback. Is willing to champion an idea or position despite dissent or political risk.
Decision Quality - Makes sound decisions, even in the absence of complete information. Relies on a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment when making decisions. Considers all relevant factors and uses appropriate decision-making criteria and principles. Recognizes when a quick 80% solution will suffice .
Self Development - Shows personal commitment and takes action to continuously improve. Accepts assignments that broaden capabilities. Learns from new experiences, from others, and from structured learning. Makes the most of available development resource
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)