Computer Operations Engineer

Safeway Phoenix, AZ
Computer Operations Engineer

Albertsons-Safeway Company is one of the largest food and drug retailers with 2,300+ stores. The Albertsons-Safeway family of brands includes some of the most prominent brands in food retailing, with a growing base of loyal shoppers. Thanks to the professionalism, diversity, spirit and friendliness of our people, we have locations across the U.S.

The Information Technology Department has an opening for a Computer Operations Engineer. This position is located in Phoenix, Arizona.

Position Purpose

This position is responsible for management of the Data Center Operations staff and delivery of IT services at the expected service levels to the organization. Responsible for all shift personnel, day-to-day activities and deliverables, ensuring all service levels are met and adverse customer impacts of service disruptions are minimized.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Manages a large, enterprise operation, ensuring service levels are met and adverse impacts are kept to a minimum.

* Oversight of both Phoenix and Manila Command Centers. Coaching and mentoring team for optimal productivity. Develops training plan based on Operator skill levels. Evaluates performance and takes action based on expected levels of performance.

* Supporting merger efforts through various IT projects

* Must support all key ITIL disciplines and processes.

* Drives service restoration for all technical interruptions while mentoring others on the process and expected results.

* Works toward continuous operational and process improvement while maintaining 100% compliance with quality and legal standards.

* Accountable for technical and service monitoring, detecting and incident handling for all technology related incidents.

* Measures team's success and overall delivery of services.

* Collaborates with other teams and customers to improve service and increase value of Data Center Operations.

* Reports to Management on service interruptions and impact to Customer base.

* Drives improvements in automation and monitoring.

Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in related field.

* 5+ years experience as a Data Center Operations Manager/Supervisor in a large, enterprise environment.

* Experienced leading special projects and tasks that support Data Center Operations.

* Previous retail experience desired.

* Must have working knowledge of Data Center automation and monitoring, including service level based monitoring.

* In-depth knowledge and proven experience in trouble shooting, problem determination, root cause analysis and rapid problem resolution.

* Must be knowledgeable on complex networks, open systems and mainframe computing services.

* Must have a thorough understanding of ITIL; Incident, Problem, Change, Configuration Management principles.

* Must possess strong leadership abilities to lead service restoration efforts across the organization.

* Strong communication skills required; written and oral communications.

* Ability to effectively communicate to Sr. IT and Business on problem status and approach to corrective action.

* Ability to support change while motivating and mentoring others.

* Demonstrates a high level of energy with the ability to multi task, results driven and able to work under pressure.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting careersatsafeway.com

Diversity is fundamental at Albertsons-Safeway. We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. A diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.

The Albertsons-Safeway policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected status.

We support a drug-free workplace -- all applicants offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test before they are hired.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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