I'm currently looking to recruit a Systems Integration Manager for a very successful Life, Pensions and Insurance company based in central Edinburgh. The role is an initial 6 month contract and sits inside IR35. The role is paying up to £420 per day.
Key Responsibilities for the System Integration Manager
· Engages with technical design teams, delivery teams, project managers, and Operational Change & Readiness colleagues, to ensure understanding/definition of Service Models, testing and provision of evidence of service operational acceptance criteria (OAC) and agree processes for testing that criteria are met. Criteria may include user training and documentation, sign off by business or project managers, and agreement to go live date, technical support documentation accepted by support functions, impact on any vendor SLA's and team OLA's are agreed with all stakeholders, and updating of service catalogue & configuration management system/documentation as applicable, and promote wider understanding of new technology/tools in place.
· Leads Service Model definition and OAC validation meetings - examines evidence and evaluates the quality of project outputs against the agreed service acceptance criteria, to ensure that the service is ready to go live and everything is ready to support this service.
· Acts as service / operational architect on projects to ensure that the required service levels are attainable at an affordable cost and considered in the technical design.
· Reviews project deliverables such as those from systems development, implementation and maintenance activities. Ensures that business continuity planning and disaster recovery requirements are identified and that plans are developed to implement solutions are signed-off by the organisation's management.
· Extensive architectural and technical understanding of a range of technologies including Cloud solutions.
· An understanding of technical risk management and resolution including an appreciation of end-to-end service delivery and critical business processes.
· Develops and manages defined communication channels and stakeholder groups, proactively seeking to identify potential demand. Builds long-term strategic relationships with key staff in the organisation.
· Contributes to the decision-making processes related to business change, and the planning and implementation of change.
· Works within a defined organisation governance framework, which may be under the oversight and/or direction of a project/programme management office.