Infrastructure Manager - Application Platform Technologies (Multiple Services and Multiple Levels)
Johnston, Rhode Island
We connect people, processes and technologies. We enable strategy, empower business, and create value for clients, partners and employees. That's what makes Technology at FM Global so exciting. We build resilience and security into all aspects of our technology infrastructure which is the cornerstone from which all other services are provided.
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- Collaboration and Teamwork
- Ensures Accountability
- Technical Knowledge
- Communicates Effectively
- Attention to Detail
- Problem Solving
NATURE IS NOT PREDICTABLE. OUR TECHNOLOGY NEEDS TO BE.
For our 1,800 engineers helping protect our clients' businesses against potential disaster, the ability to reliably transact business from anywhere in the world is critical. That's what makes designing IT systems at FM Global so exciting. My colleagues and I build innovative mobile solutions that ensure critical loss prevention information is never more than a click away. This commitment to protecting our clients' businesses from loss through advanced technology solutions is why I choose to work at FM Global.George — Information Technology Manager — Employee Since 1995
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**This position has the possibility of being remote within the United States**
FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.
The Service Owner is responsible for managing one or more services throughout their entire lifecycle. This individual sets strategic direction, defines service levels, and handles risk associated with a service. The individual will establish and manage a service portfolio with clear metrics, continual service improvement plans, and “voice of the customer” process. The service owner is also responsible for service delivery and will lead a team of assigned resources with the day-to-day support, operations, implementations, and incident management.
Application Platform Technologies – This service owner is responsible for the daily management and support of secure, enterprise-scale cloud and on-premises application infrastructure. Application technology platforms include Azure (PaaS/IaaS), Windows Server, or Linux environments using SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Oracle or RDB databases. This operationally focused agile team provides a set of services such as automation, provisioning, configuration, deployments, upgrades, troubleshooting, monitoring, compliance (vulnerability remediation), and disaster recovery. Key technologies used by the team include Azure DevOps (ADO), PowerShell, IIS, Octopus Deploy, Git, configuration-as-code (SaltStack), infrastructure-as-code (Terraform), and container technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, and AKS. This service owner also sets and measures against objectives (OKRs) in support of organizational performance targets.
Owns the journey service vision and is accountable for the alignment, prioritization of value, and oversight and cost management of all services in the journey. Ensures healthy service backlogs for all services within their journeys while striving for timely delivery, representing the customer and key stakeholders.
Works closely with key senior business and Strategy & business enablement partners for responsible services within scope of responsibility. Actively supports the “voice of the customer” from the business point of view and provides guidance in assessing, mitigating, and managing service opportunities and risks. Defines and aligns the visions for all services within the journey. Engages customers and service teams, and is accountable for the overall service management and brand of the various services within a journey.
Aligns stakeholder input into service and journey vision and roadmaps while effectively negotiating tradeoffs of conflicting priorities based on value to the business and customer. Manages and monitors the value of team delivery and service metrics. Takes advantage of the service KPIs and overall service performance (and other business metrics) to optimize the service.
Reviews and supports the scope and value of the minimum viable product (MVP) as defined by team and Service Owner to ensure alignment with enterprise goals and objectives. Accountable for removing roadblocks, constantly communicating, and gaining alignment on service investments and strategy with senior stakeholders and business partners. Manages overall service delivery, partners with key business leaders to resolve open issues/questions quickly and efficiently to ensure timely delivery by all teams in the journey.
Actively and effectively uses metrics and suggests new solutions to increase the service’s business value and usability. This will be verifying the business value delivered by the service and how it aligns with the client’s strategy. Accountable for maintaining and communicating service vision and roadmaps for all services within the journey. Working with both engineering and operations teams as well as other key areas of strategy & business enablement, reviews and manages delivery, implementation, and operations support plans for services within the journeys. Accountable for service image, branding, satisfaction metrics (e.g. net promoting score/customer satisfaction score for all services in the journeys). Accountable for coaching, mentoring, developing SO talent, and for managing performance of all service owners in the journey.
Cultivates a culture of automation, efficiencies in delivery, communication/collaboration and use of metrics to drive decision making and accountability.
- 5-10 years’ experience in information technology service/product management leadership. Depending on service owner role, the candidate should possessskills in one or multiple of the following:infrastructure/cloud services, application platforms engineering, , reliability engineering, enterprise technology and/or consulting.
- 3 to 5 years’ IT Service Management, ITIL framework, customer experience, and service level management.
- Knowledge of agile practices in an enterprise infrastructure environment is highly preferred.
- A servant leader and role model with exceptional planning, analytical, decision-making, organization, communication, and teamwork skills, as well as strong enterprise infrastructure knowledge with the ability to influence others and build consensus.
- Accountable for supporting enterprise priorities and able to make difficult and quick decisions daily with incomplete information for all services across the journey.
- An empowering and creative leader with mindset with demonstrated willingness to learn and develop others.
- 4 Year College Degree/Bachelors; Information Security / Assurance, Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience or technical training with a non-related degree
We offer our employees a wide range of benefits including career long learning opportunities, tuition reimbursement, 401 (k), pension, flexible schedules, rich health and well-being programs, generous time off allowances, volunteer days and so much more!
FM Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce.
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