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Mainframe/ DB2 Leader

Westfield Center, Ohio



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IT Operations Leader 2 Job Summary

Salary Range: $103,195 - $118,674 - $134,154

The IT Operations Leader 2 leads a team within IT typically composed of individual contributor and leaders that support moderate to complex technology. Responsible for operation, performance and results of their respective team. Collaborates and supports the development and execution of the strategic vision and annual planning for team/department.

Essential Functions (primary functions and/or reasons the job exists in order of importance)

1. Leads the operation, performance, and results of an IT team typically composed of individual contributors and leaders. Typically, supports a technology environment that requires skills of moderate to high level of complexity.

2. Collaborates and supports the development and execution of the strategic vision and annual planning for team/department.

3. Performs human capital management responsibilities including employee selection, performance management, coaching, and development. Manages priorities and workload distribution, and removes barriers that impede progress. Completes all personnel, salary administration, and reporting duties.

4. Performs operational responsibilities that drive team performance and the achievement of service level agreements (SLAs) including planning, execution, process improvement and best-practice sharing.

5. Responsible for the financial management of the team, including adherence to budgets, budget planning, and reporting on status. Manages a budget of moderate complexity that may include managing hardware, software, vendor expenses, and/or possibly a few large contracts.

6. Participates in or leads projects of moderate to high complexity.

Desired Qualifications/Experience/Certification/Education (in order of importance)

1. Minimum of 5 years of IT work experience with demonstrated successful career progression.

2. Minimum of 3 years of project experience.

3. Minimum of 2 years of people leadership experience.

4. Proven ability to solve complex technical problems quickly and efficiently minimizing impact to the organization.

5. Proven ability to work effectively and efficiently across technology areas, independent of organization structures.

6. Proven ability to effectively manage a team and individual performance.

7. Demonstrated strength in organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.

8. Demonstrated focus and commitment to customer satisfaction.

9. Demonstrated understanding of and experience in project management.

10. Demonstrated experience in utilizing Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) or transferable software package.

11. Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Management or related field OR commensurate experience.

12. Valid drivers license and a driving record that conforms to company standards.

Physical Requirements (specific to the role)

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Ability to work effectively in an office environment for 40+ hours per week (including sitting, standing and working on a computer for extended periods of time).

Ability to communicate effectively in a collaborative work environment utilizing various technologies such as: telephone, computer, web, voice, teleconferencing, e-mail, etc.

Ability to travel as required.

This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed in this role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, responsibilities, knowledge, etc. These may be subject to change and additional functions may be assigned as needed by management.

Westfield offers a Total Rewards program that focuses on compensation, benefits and wellness, and includes perks like 401(k), pension plan, annual incentive, education reimbursement, flex-time, onsite fitness center and casual dress. Work-life balance, recognition, and learning and career development are all part of a rewarding career with Westfield.

To learn more about Westfield and the opportunities available, please visit us at westfieldinsurance.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer/minority/female/disability/protected veteran.