Job Description

Reference # : 19-00477Title : Business Analyst-Expert
Location : IRVING, TX
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 06/24/2019 / 12/30/2019
Our client, a leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 140 countries. They provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

ABSOLUTE MUST HAVE APPTIO (Enterprise App designed to assess & communicate the costs of IT services) EXPERTISE.

External Cloud Cost Control Specialists (IT Business Tech Lead)

Product Management – Application Hosting is seeking a leader that is a strategic thinker with strong execution skills. This person will help manage, implement, and operationalize a Technology Business Management solution designed to position executives with the knowledge to manage and communicate the cost, quality, and value of IT Services. As a specialist you will join Product Management as part of a team of professionals providing consistent business planning and management services for Technology Operations. This person will:

- 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.

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

- AWS or Microsoft Cloud Certification desired
- 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 a Major Global Bank, the financial services industry and financial products
- BS/BBA degree focused on mathematics, finance, industrial engineering, computer engineering or equivalent combination of education/experience (MBA preferred)
- Willingness to stay on the leading edge of technology by learning new techniques


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