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Sr. Analyst -Managed Services Converged Infrastructureat CDW Careers

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Delivery Engineering
Chicago, Illinois
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The primary purpose of this position is to perform technical tasks, which are related to the operation and monitoring of assigned technologies for the managed services customer base in accordance with established procedures, guidelines, schedules, and checklists.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Service Delivery - 60% Job Weight

  • Accountable for successful collaboration with Customers, Suppliers, and fellow Employees to prioritize and deliver services that meet or exceed the business needs.
    • Delivers services within defined SLAs and security/compliance requirements
    • Completes/ensures completion of daily operational documentation and transfers knowledge to next shift
  • Provides tier-1 support for incoming calls received via telephone, e-mail, and Web portal. Addresses and resolves problems as appropriate, referencing supplied training material and customer documentation; documents all issues by utilizing appropriate ticketing application; escalates issues to Managed Services Engineers as appropriate
  • Completes assigned customer workload, including, but not limited to, monitoring and investigating system alerts and events and assigning resources appropriately
  • Ensures issues are communicated to customers in a timely and effective manner
  • Interfaces with customers, various managed services staff personnel, and third party vendors to resolve issues

Analysis - 20% Job Weight

  • Study, interpret, and develop a thorough understandings of incidents, problems and opportunities through systematic analysis
    • Regularly review reporting from monitoring and ticket applications. Analyze data to identify trends and opportunities for service improvement
    • Review operations business processes for ability to address customer needs, identifying areas where processes need to be enhanced or better documented

Design - 10% Job weight

  • Engineer tactical and strategic solutions that meet or exceed the business need with attention to simplicity of design and ease of use. Use balance of both technical and business acumen to arrive at solutions
  • Partner with the Operations Specialist, Sr. Analyst and Managed Services Continuous Improvement team on creation/streamlining of support processes.

Leadership - 10% job weight

  • Enable and Lead Change, Service Recoveries, Projects and/or Co-workers. Engage in communication that drives understanding, alignment and informed decision making
    • Hold self and others accountable for quality & timeliness of work products
    • Communicate process changes, customer environment changes, and information on Managed Services projects/initiatives to team members in a clear and timely manner. Ensure understanding, listen to concerns, and relay team feedback to management
    • Constructively communicate process improvement opportunities such as, but not limited to: customer support documentation, support work flows, coverage model changes, and implementation of new tools and technology

Basic Qualifications

  • One of the following:
    • Applicable Operations work experience in a “Managed Services” environment, OR
    • Associate’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field, OR
    • Two (2) years college coursework in a technical field
  • At least six (6) months of Information Technology work experience. This requirement can be fulfilled via completion of the Sirius Academy program
  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies:
    • VMware
    • Citrix
    • Cisco Networking
    • EMC Storage
    • Windows server

Other Position Requirements

  • Proven ability to collaborate 360 degrees
  • Demonstrated sense of accountability and ability to produce results
  • Demonstrated adaptability; able to be flexible in dealing with people and unexpected situations
  • Proven attention to detail
  • Experience in monitoring applications such as Nimsoft Unified Management, Automate, or similar
  • Experience in help desk applications such as Service Desk Express (SDE), Remedy, ServiceNow, Heat, or similar
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to establish positive working relationships and work as a team player
  • Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a managed services environment


This position exists to provide technical consulting solutions to customers and as such requires the ability to travel to and from customer sites and interact with customers on an ongoing and regular basis.

The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.

Date Posted: May 05, 2023
Job Category: Engineering
People Leader v. Individual Contributor: Individual Contributor
Travel Percentage: 0
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