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Lead IT Service Management Analyst - 90255731 - Sandy Springs

Date: Jun 9, 2019

Location: Sandy Springs, GA, US, 30328

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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

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SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
The Lead Service Management Analyst works with business partner (IT) to align technology solutions and/or processes with Information Technology and business strategies. Demonstrates an informed knowledge within the function to resolve problems and assist with improvement of processes, on an ongoing basis. Supports several moderately complex business processes. Serves as a project team member.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform policy review, assessment and authorization of Enterprise changes in one or more technical areas/domains and Facilitate weekly CAB and daily operations meetings
  • Responsible for assisting in the governance of IT dicsiplines, ie. Project Management, Service Management (Incident/Change/Problem), IT Safety, IT Facilities Management, IT Resource Management, etc. Collect, analyze and document service management related activities. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to: (See Amendment)
  • Participates in planning sessions related to projects or new technologies, to implement process improvement within the functional area. Documents discussions and agreements. Facilitate gate review, change advisor boards and IT operational meetings.
  • Helps to establish liaison relationship with business partners and IT departments in order to provide process solutions to meet user needs.
  • Assesses process improvement needs utilizing a structured requirements process (gathering, analyzing, documenting, and managing changes) to assist in idetifying priorities and advises on options.
  • Provides factual content, analysis and other information to guide development projects and enhancements activities.
  • Develops user manuals and knowledge databases and assists in user training.
  • Investigates, resolves and escalates problems. Monitors and analyzes metrics to ensure customer satisfaction and vendor performance.
  • Promotes an understanding of IT Service Management roles, processes and activities to business units and IT departments. Supports and participates in formal reporting related to IT Operations.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, specialized training or equivalent work experience.
  • 7 to 10 years' experience in the IT Service Management field
  • ITIL Certification within 6 months.
  • Experience with one more Enterprise ITSM tools such as ServiceNow, Remedy, SCCD etc.
  • knowledge in one or more related technical and process areas such as: Incident Management, Release Management, Application Development, DevOps, AWS, Network Infrastructure, Servers and Databases etc.
  • Working knowledge within IT operations and/or Service Management functions. 
  • Must possess excellent customer service, strong communication and interpersonal skills, work well with others in an integrated team environment, and must be self-motivated.
  • Experience with development and reporting towards KPI's and knowledge of industry best practise/industry benchmarks.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and train others on existing technologies and processes.
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, work well with others in an integrated team environment, and must be self-motivated
  • May travel up to 10% of the time.
  • After hours and periodic shift work may be required  

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of Six Sigma/Lean
  • ITIL 2011 Intermediate/Practitioner Certification in Release, Control and Validation desired or equivalent
     

Requisition ID:40720
Posting Location(s):Georgia
Job Family/Function:Information Technology 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions.   If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

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