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Availability Manager (Government)

Columbia, Maryland

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AT&T Global Public Sector is a trusted provider of secure, IP enabled, cloud-based, network solutions and professional services to the Department of Defense . We are dedicated to recruiting, developing and empowering a diverse, high-performing workforce that is passionate about what they do, committed to our shared values and dedicated to our customers’ mission

RIS I is the delivery of regional IT services to the end user. We offer support of end user devices including desktop, workplace peripherals, and voice and video devices. We support local and campus area networks, including wireless and cable plant.

AT&T has a need for an Availability Manager reporting to the Operations Lead, supervising the 24x7 centralized operations staff in the activities associated with the identification, prioritization, and resolution of operational issues to ensure service levels and objectives are met. Refers issues to Tier 3 staff for resolution as required, tracks and monitors response/resolution time, and verifies user acceptance.

Description of Job Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Implementing moderately complex core business processes and assists in process improvement initiatives to enhance customer service. Identifies process matters of significance or enhancements and implements.
  • Leading Incident Response during critical outages and ensuring proper notification to management and customer POCs.
  • Evaluating employees to enhance their performance, development, and work product. Addresses performance issues and makes recommendations for personnel actions.
  • Leading incident response during critical outages and ensuring proper notification to management and customer POCs.
  • Preparing Daily Report on Incidents/Change/Problem tickets and SLA status
  • Preparing summary report on all Major incidents occurring on shift
  • Preparing Operations Center scheduling
  • Must be able to communicate professionally with all levels of personnel from technicians to senior management.
  • Strong time management, communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Strong troubleshooting and technical skills in networking and desktop support.
  • Experience with enterprise management monitoring tools such as HP Openview, Solarwinds, or Splunk a plus.
  • Experience with ITSM tools such as Remedy, Service Now, Service Manager, or equivalent required
  • Experience scheduling in a 24x7 environment
Required Clearance: Candidate must be clearable.

Required Qualifications:Shall have seven (7) years of experience that may include a combination of work history and education. A master’s degree is equivalent to 6 years of experience, a bachelor’s degree is equivalent to 4 years of experience and an associate’s degree is equivalent to 2 years of experience. The degree must be from an accredited college or university. Must have experience working with customer technology and support requirements.

Desired Qualifications:
ITIL v3 Foundations certification, Red Hat Certified Administrator (RHCA), Microsoft Solutions Associate (MCSA), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), or similar certification desired

AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state and local laws.

AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V


Job ID 1963018 Date posted 01/16/2020

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Pros

I believe in AT&T and know they are at the edge of technology. The company believes in their people and offers all kinds of training to enable us to take on new jobs and to stay at the front of technology. The software defined network which we are building is the newest technology and AT&T has been involved since early 2000s. You have a great deal of autonomy at AT&T as long as you get the job done. You have the ability to do different jobs and to be challenged at all times.

Cons

I really have little negative to say about AT&T I have worked here for 35 years on March 23rd of 2016.

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