Kaiser Permanente IT Operations Support Consultant. in Napa, California

This role provides first, second, and third level support to resolve difficult, complex, and sensitive problems with products and applications by meeting customer service standards. This position analyzes and priorities incoming request and applies deep technical expertise to resolve complex problems. This role also provides after hours on call support for highly complex issues that cannot be resolved. In addition, this role provides guidance on how to track and develop documentation and complies information related to new technology. This position also serves as an escalation point and mentor for junior staff.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Conducts or oversees business-specific projects by applying deep expertise in subject area; promoting adherence to all procedures and policies; developing work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; determining and carrying out processes and methodologies; coordinating and delegating resources to accomplish organizational goals; partnering internally and externally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating issues or risks, as appropriate; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; evaluating recommendations made; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others.

  • Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; influencing team members within assigned unit; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership and mentoring junior team members; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and improve opportunity areas; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.

  • Follows and develops standard operating procedures.

  • Analyzes and prioritizes incoming requests and alerts.

  • Provides first, second, and third level support to resolve difficult, complex, and sensitive problems with products and applications by meeting customer service standards (e.g., displaying a positive attitude, actively listening, taking ownership, leveraging knowledge, communicating clearly).

  • Serves as an escalation point and mentor for junior staff.

  • Provides guidance on how to track and develop documentation.

  • Applies deep technical expertise to resolve complex problems.

  • Contributes to and maintains the knowledge repository for highly complex technical support.

  • Facilitates troubleshooting efforts in conjunction with lower level support to identify problems.

  • Provides guidance to meet key performance indicators (e.g., performance, availability, capacity).

  • Compiles information (e.g., procedures, installation, configuration) related to new technology.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) years in a leadership role working with IT or operational teams.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Social Science, Education, Business, Health Care or related field and Minimum eight (8) years IT experience in a support or operations environment. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above)

  • One (1) year working with operating budgets and/or project financials.

  • Three (3) years experience working with IT vendors.

  • Five (5) years experience writing documentation or standard operating procedures related to IT operations and support.

  • Four (4) years experience providing support for client/server platforms.

  • Microsoft certification (e.g., A+, MCP, MCSE, etc.) related to IT support.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: IT Operations Support Consultant.

LOCATION: Napa, California

REQNUMBER: 706376

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.