IG’s Incident Management team are responsible for ensuring Incidents adversely affecting the business are quickly diagnosed, workarounds are determined, proper root cause analysis is performed and actions are taken to ensure that the incident does not reoccur.
The successful applicant for this role must have strong stakeholder management skills, a strong understand of IT Incident Management and a good understanding of all other Service Management processes
Quickly determine the severity of Incidents, considering business impact and technical complexity.
Effectively coordinate the IT resolver groups working on the resolution of incidents.
Manage all incidents through the incident management lifecycle.
Deliver clear and accurate communication during all incidents to senior management and business stakeholders
Chair war rooms or major incident conference calls and ensure they are working to full efficiency in dealing with major incidents
Prioritise incidents to ensure issues are dealt with relevant to their business impact.
Maintain accurate & up to date records of Incident Management processes and activities.
Drive improvements to ensure that lessons are learnt from incidents and that any work required to prevent a future reoccurrence.
Understand how IG’s core dealing systems and backend processes work.
Ability to lead technical conversations with various technical support groups
Provide training in IT incident management to areas of IT that will benefit from it
Liaise with Change Management for the deployment of fixes or patches needed
Analyse Incident records to establish and report on trends which impact IT Service Availability
Attend Major Incident reviews and provide feedback on how the service was restored
Provide monthly Incident Management reports to demonstrate the effectiveness of the process
Liaise with other IT Process functions to ensure a smooth dovetailing of these processes (Change, Release, Problem)
Essential Skills and Attributes:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
5+ Years’ experience in globally dispersed Service Management teams
Experience of Incident Management in both B2B and B2C environments
Experience of managing a wide spectrum of stakeholders and show an ability to manage upwards
Ability to manage, prioritize and successfully execute multiple tasks and activities
Demonstrate cross-group collaboration and organization skills
Eager to learn and quick to learn
Interest in financial products
Calm under pressure through demanding challenges.
Detail-oriented with the ability to follow processes and procedures
Ability to adapt to changes in processes and products
Ability to resolve problems and own issues until full resolution
ITIL V3 Foundation level (Minimum)
Influencing others without having direct authority
Acting as the final escalation point for stakeholders
Management of other vendors and partners that may need to be engaged
Effective trouble shooting and analytical skills and ability to manage complex and technical projects.
Experience of data analysis and trending with ability to identify improvements and actions
· Knowledge of troubleshooting financial trading platforms.
Previous Major Incident experience or operational experience within a mission critical environment
ITIL processes and terminology consistent with having completed an ITIL Foundation level course
Experience of working in a global organisation and servicing high value/global customers in different geographical locations
Experience of delivering within a multiple service support team, in a complex business environment