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Irving, TX Contract Posted: Friday, 9 November 2018
Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for an Business Lead - Cloud Services for a contract assignment with one of our premier financial services clients in Irving, TX.

Responsibilities :
  • Support external cloud: Infrastructure Operations, Infrastructure Planning & Engineering, Infrastructure Client Services, Infrastructure Business Services
  • Act as a Point-of-contact for all business management information requests
  • Operate as an integrator/coordinator for engaging other Business Service and Technical Operations teams
  • Recommending cloud cost reduction measures to ensure optimal configuration from budgetary perspectives
  • Performing external cloud infrastructure billing and optimization activities; maintaining cost information on a daily basis using native cloud service provider (CSP) tools, third-party, or custom tools
  • Provide timely, accurate management, analysis and reporting of Technology Operations business results
  • Be accountable for the continued improvement to the quality of the management reporting through leading initiatives to implement relevant changes to the current reporting
  • Prepare performance reports and ad hoc requests
  • Translate executive vision into technical requirements and subsequent deliverables.
  • Collaborate with IT Executives and Finance on IT Total Cost of Ownership, financial metrics, and cost transparency initiatives.

Required Skills:
  • External Cloud Cost Control Specialists (IT Business Tech Lead) EXPERTISE
  • ABSOLUTE MUST HAVE APPTIO (Enterprise App designed to assess & communicate the costs of IT services)
  • Financial experience - familiarity with Budgetary Planning and Cost Reporting;
  • Proven leadership experience - Knowledge of approaches, tools, and techniques for gaining the cooperation and support of others;
  • IT Systems Management knowledge - Knowledge of the asset and process management practices, requirements, and support services for the IT function;
  • Experience in working in a Matrix Environment;
  • Ability to build and use effective working relationships within own department and across line, functional and geographic reporting lines;
  • Conflict Management experience - Knowledge of tools and techniques for anticipating, recognizing and effectively dealing with existing or potential conflicts at the individual, group or situation level;
  • Strong interpersonal relationships skills - Knowledge of approaches, tools and techniques for working with individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Experience using Apptio Software as a Service or comparable solution
  • Strong understanding of external cloud technology and industry trends for public cloud providers
  • Ability to effectively communicate to internal clients through all available mediums (verbal, listening, writing, presenting)
  • Strong Financial/Technology/Business Financial Knowledge
  • Demonstrate success in managing deliverables within aggressive timeframes; ability to cope under strict time restraints.
  • Demonstrate project management experience and detailed knowledge of products, risks, processes, and client base
  • Working knowledge of the financial services industry and financial products
  • BS/BBA degree focused on mathematics, finance, industrial engineering, computer engineering or equivalent combination of education/experience
  • Willingness to stay on the leading edge of technology by learning new techniques
Preferred Skills:
  • AWS or Microsoft Cloud Certification desired
  • MBA preferred

SGA is a Certified Womens Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities.

Irving, TX, United States of America
11/9/2018 1:53:40 AM

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