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Sr ITSM Engineer, IIat CDW Careers

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Information Technology
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Fueled by our shared passion and expertise, CDW delivers innovative technology solutions for our customers. We’re also committed to fostering an environment that embraces collaboration, celebrates integrity, inclusivity, and individuality, and paves the path for personal and professional growth. Experience a life in balance and join us on the journey forward.  

Our IT Service Management (ITSM) team composed of highly skilled Incident, Problem, Change and Event Management professionals. We are seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to join our team. As a Senior ITSM Engineer, you will be responsible for managing and improving the delivery of CDW’s internal IT Service Management services, help identify and address potential systems issues, and ensure our systems are set-up to properly alerts our technical teams. You will work closely with our technical teams to ensure that our systems are monitoring and alerting efficiently and effectively.

You will be responsible for managing the process to define the end-to-end lifecycle of incidents, events, problems, and changes within the organization to ensure effective resolution and prevention of future occurrences. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in IT service management, incident / problem / change event management, with the ability to lead and coordinate cross-functional teams to drive continuous improvement within the organization.

What you will do:

  • This is a strategic and hands-on position where you will work closely with cross-functional teams to develop and optimize Service Management Processes (Incident/Problem/Change/Event management), drive continuous improvement, and enhance our proactive capabilities.
  • Monitor system management consoles and respond to alerts.
  • Facilitate Major Incident conference calls independently performing multiple roles including, Situation Leader, Scribe and Communications to executive Leadership.
  • Lead and coordinate the end-to-end incident management process, from detection and diagnosis to resolution and post-incident analysis including RCAs to ensure correct monitoring and automated alerting is in place to prevent any repetition.
  • Help increase problem tracking and root cause analysis and availability of products across Technology.
  • Proactively detect and prevent future problems/incidents and initiate the Problem Management process to allow quicker diagnosis and resolution.
  • Conduct weekly Change Advisory Board calls, etc. and tooling automation (requirements, testing, adoption) to support Change Management Operations.
  • Develop trend analysis and prepare service improvement plans to address identified gaps.
  • Implement and enforce OLAs/SLAs to ensure effective governance of change requests through the Change Management lifecycle.
  • Define and inspect metrics, KPI, and trend reports for use in the problem management process.
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders, including senior management, department heads, and external partners, to ensure their support and engagement in incident management initiatives.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, staying abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices to enhance incident management capabilities.
  • Create dashboards and reports to provide insights into operational performance and health.
  • Build automation to optimize processes and workflows within our on-call systems and monitoring platforms.
  • Complete any assigned project work or tasks, with a view to improving existing processes, capabilities and seek out automation opportunities.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to ensure that incident learnings are integrated into the software development lifecycle to improve overall system resilience.
  • Ability to support on-call rotation and off-hours support as required.

What we expect of you:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Business Management or a related discipline preferred and 7 years of direct experience in Change, Incident and Problem management methodologies and processes. Or,
  • 11 Years of Information Technology to included, 7 years of direct experience in Change, Incident and Problem management methodologies and processes.
  • 3 years of technical experience: systems engineering, SRE, DevOps, software engineering
  • 4 years of direct experience with ITSM tools (ServiceNow, a plus)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders including senior leadership.
  • Strong ability to understand, accurately translate and produce technical information for a general and business audience.
  • Strong experience with change, incident, and problem management principles, methodologies, and tools.
  • Experience using configuration and change tools to include such as ServiceNow Change and CMDB and or related tools.
  • Experience with project delivery methodologies (Agile, Scrum).
  • Hands on experience with monitoring and performance monitoring tools: DataDog, Dynatrace, Splunk, etc.
  • ITIL v3 Foundation Certification, a plus.
  • Certification in Project Management, a plus.
  • Experience implementing continuous process improvements within a configuration, change, release, or asset management program, a plus.
  • Cloud certifications (Azure, AWS, GCP), a plus.
  • Direct experience scripting in two of the following languages: Python, PowerShell, Bash, a plus
  • Proficient at technical and business writing, a plus.

About us   
We make technology work so people can do great things.  
CDW is a Fortune 500 technology solutions provider to business, government, education, and healthcare organizations across the globe. At CDW, we make it happen, together. Trust, connection, and commitment are at the heart of how we work together to deliver for our customers. It’s why we’re coworkers, not just employees. Coworkers who genuinely believe in supporting our customers and one another. We collectively forge our path forward with a level of commitment that speaks to who we are and where we’re headed. We’re your long-term, full-stack, full-lifecycle technology partner. We have the experience, expertise, scale, relationships, and deep industry knowledge to bring just about any vision to life. Together, we can deliver the full promise of what technology can do. Together, we Make Amazing Happen. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.   

Date Posted: May 15, 2024
Job Category: Engineering
People Leader v. Individual Contributor: Individual Contributor
Travel Percentage: 0
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