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IT Manager, Cloud FinOps

This position is for an IT Manager. The Enterprise Technology office is continuing to focus on IT business transformations and our move the cloud is an integral part to running an efficient IT.  As ERIE delivers more in the cloud, the financial analysis of how that spend is organized, defined, and optimized requires additional supervision and leadership.  This opportunity is for a manager who will be accountable to enable ERIE to maximize business value by aligning engineering, finance, technology, and business information/processes to deliver data driven business insights.
Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience in financial analysis of technology costs.
  • Previous supervision of financial reporting processes.
  • Previous Cloud Financial Management (finops) experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages overall operations of designated area of authority. Interviews, hires, trains and directs personnel. Prepares and conducts performance assessments, coordinates discipline and oversees Employee development as required.
  • Designs, develops, modifies, adapts and implements short- and long-term solutions to execute and achieve the vision for area(s) of responsibility focused on continuous improvement. Adapts plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges. alignment to overall division and corporate strategies.
  • Implements resource and policy formation in functional areas of responsibility. Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plan; receives guidance from senior manager.
  • Manages relationships with multiple audiences including business and IT partners up to the Director. Periodically works directly with Agents, Policyholders for feedback, input or problem resolution. Serves as the day-to-day relationship manager with vendors. Could manage one or more vendor contracts.
  • Ensures responsible functions quality and service level standards are on par with division and corporate standards.
  • Provides input to the annual budget, ensuring that performance objectives are met at the lowest cost. Continually monitors expenses throughout the year and revises expectations as needed.
  • Keeps abreast of emerging trends, disciplines and technologies. Uncovers and implements strategies to compete and remain competitive in the industry.

 

The first five duties listed are the functions identified as essential to the job. Essential functions are those job duties that must be performed in order for the job to be accomplished.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other duties as requested by their supervisor, or as become clear.

Competencies

  • Collaborates (Leader)
  • Self-development (Leader)
  • Customer Focus (Leader)
  • Instills Trust (Leader)
  • Persuades (Leader)
  • Drives vision and purpose (Leader)
  • Decision Quality (Leader)
  • Nimble Learning (Leader)
  • Cultivates Innovation (Leader)
  • Develops Talent (Leader)
  • Plans and Aligns (Leader)
  • Values Diversity (Leader)
  • Ensures Accountability (Leader)
  • Optimizes Work Processes (Leader)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, or four-year related experience required. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Prior supervisory or leadership experience required. In-depth knowledge of related IT disciplines required.
  • Seven years experience in related IT function or seven years business experience and successful completion of ERIE’s IT Leader Program required.
  • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and database software required.
  • Completion of relevant designations or training preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting/Moving 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
  • Lifting/Moving 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
  • Ability to move over 50 lbs using lifting aide equipment; Occasional (<20%)
  • Driving; Rarely
  • Pushing/Pulling/moving objects, equipment with wheels; Occasional (<20%)
  • Manual Keying/Data Entry/inputting information/computer use; Occasional (<20%)
  • Climbing/accessing heights; Rarely

To request a modification to this listing please email jobs@finops.org

  • Company: Erie Insurance Group
  • Published: 20th January 2024
  • Closing Date: 30th March 2024
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Manager
  • Salary: $104,838.00 - $167,468.00 *
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None