IT Service Management Manager (S04479P )

University of Texas at Arlington
September 22, 2023
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Position Information

Posting Number S04479P

Position Title IT Service Management Manager (S04479P ) Department OIT Application Development Location Arlington Job Family Information Technology Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule

Monday to Friday; 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Open to External and Internal FLSA Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Benefits at UTA

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Job Summary

The ITSM Manager provides oversight and leadership to the team that focuses on helping the Office of Information Technology (OIT), assessing problems and opportunities related to IT Service Management (ITSM) function, and developing appropriate solutions on the University's ITSM platform. This role is responsible for ensuring the team addresses OIT's needs by defining, analyzing, documenting, and testing requirements. In addition, the position involves working at a high technical level by gaining a detailed understanding of the platform and its components, capabilities, limitations, and product roadmap.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

ITSM Platform Management

  • Creates the product vision and roadmap that considers customer, end-user, and organizational needs. Develop and execute the strategy while advocating the Product and services to increase adoption.
  • Responsible for ensuring the day-to-day administration of the platform, scheduling upgrades, overseeing release plans and auditing scheduled jobs and current integrations.
  • Provides development resources for the support and maintenance of various ITSM modules, including custom developed applications.
  • Collaborates with the development team by providing guidance according to business needs and requirements for configuration, development, testing, and implementation of additional modules.
  • Collaborates with testing resources and other process owners to ensure test cases are built, provide direction for test automation where applicable and build rigor into the testing procedures.
  • Collaborates closely with Vendor(s) and OIT Vendor Management Office to acquire and maintain the optimal licensing contract that serves OIT's and UTA's goals.
  • Ensures the product is delivering ROI to the organization.
  • Team Management:

  • Manages and leads the ITSM Platform Services team to support the organization by evaluating employee performance and taking required actions to assist their professional development and deliver top quality work.
  • Mentors and coaches team members while helping them achieve their annual goals.
  • Manage the team's resource forecasting and allocation to ensure alignment of top priority projects with the organization strategic goals.
  • Other:

  • Identify, track, and report key performance metrics that are indicative of system, team, and individual performance.
  • Collaborate to develop and implement key processes to support the department roadmap.
  • Perform other duties assigned.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Advanced knowledge and expertise of all phases of the application development lifecycle and project management disciplines including Agile methodologies. - Strong knowledge of Web Application infrastructure including Cloud Service Providers, Application Server, Networking, and Web Application security. - Advanced knowledge in source control tools such as GitHub- Strong knowledge with the design and development of complex systems and object-oriented programming and S.O.L.I.D design principles. - Ability to manage, coach, train, and lead a high caliber and diverse team of professionals. - Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize, balance, and manage multiple efforts. - Excellent interpersonal and customer relationship skills. - Values communication in all directions: up, out, and down. - Excellent conflict resolution skills facilitating timely decisions when needed. - Strong leadership skills to build and empower effective teams and maintain healthy professional relationships with peers, stakeholders, and senior leadership. - Lead by example with confidence, a positive attitude, patience, honesty and integrity, and a strong sense of commitment. - High level of professionalism and ability to adapt and thrive in challenging and dynamic environments.

    Required Qualifications

    Minimum Education Level

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or another related field. Or related work experience.
  • Minimum Years of Experience

  • Three (3) years of experience with ITSM and/or ITIL concepts and framework.
  • Two (2) years of experience in a supervisory role.
  • Two (2) years of experience in a role related to the software development lifecycle
  • Preferred Qualifications

    - 3+ years' experience in an ITSM platform such as ServiceNow.

    - 3+ years' experience in a higher education environment.

    - 5+ years as a software development experience.

    - 5+ years of experience and proficiency with languages, frameworks, and technologies such as

    Java, Python, Node.js, AngularJS

    - 5+ years of experience with PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript

    - Experience using the latest trends in the software development industry, including Cloud and


    - Experience in Test/Behavior driven development.

    - Experience with managing the development of SaaS and cloud-based applications.

    - Experience with vendor relationship management

    - Experience with financial controls and department budget management

    Working Conditions

    Use of standard office equipment, personal computer, and Microsoft office. General office conditions. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.

    Special Conditions for Eligibility Working Title CBC Requirement

    It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.

    EEO Statement

    It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University's compliance with this policy.

    ADA Accommodations

    The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email [email protected].

    Posting Detail Information

    Number of Vacancies 1

    Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Yes Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to Applicants

    Requirement Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How many years of experience do you have in a supervisory role? (Please specify in resume)
  • None/less than 2 years
  • 2 to 4 years
  • 4 to 6 years
  • 6 or more years
  • How many years of experience do you have in a role related to the software development lifecycle?
  • None/less than 2 years
  • 2 to 4 years
  • 4 to 6 years
  • 6 or more years
  • How many years of experience do you have with ITSM or ITIL framework?
  • None/less than 2 years
  • 2 to 4 years
  • 4 to 6 years
  • 6 or more years
  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover/Interest Letter
  • Optional Documents

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