IT Program Manager, Hosting
March 17, 2017
Novelis is the world’s premier producer of rolled aluminum and the global leader in aluminum recycling. Drawing on our expertise, commitment to innovation and world-leading technology, we deliver sustainable solutions for the most demanding applications, including automobiles, beverage cans, architecture, and consumer electronics.
With industry-leading assets and technology, we produce the highest-quality aluminum sheet and foil products for customers in high-value markets including automotive, transportation, packaging, construction and printing. Our customers include major brands such as Agfa-Gevaert, Alcan, Anheuser-Busch, Ball, BMW, Coca-Cola, Crown Cork & Seal, Daching Holdings, Ford, General Motors, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lotte Aluminum, Kodak, Pactiv, Rexam, Ryerson, Tetra Pak, ThyssenKrupp and others.
Much of our aluminum is re-created from material already in the world today, saving natural resources and allowing for the creation of consumer products that have a lower environmental footprint.
Manage the Migration of datacenters in various locations to the Microsoft Azure Cloud and Oracle Cloud datacenters
Transition all Application Disaster Recovery Solutions to Cloud solutions
Consolidate 300 Application Databases to optimize Database Licensing favorable to Novelis usage
Assist with contract language/ negotiation with both Managed Service Providers and Infrastructure as a Service Cloud Services (e.g. Microsoft and Oracle)
Define, design and communicate appropriate artifacts that allow the smooth transition and execution of applications to a cloud based infrastructure
Develop, maintain and track progress metrics related to all cloud projects and sub-projects; review and take action as necessary to keep the project on schedule, and within budget and scope
Identify problems and recommend corrective actions in order to facilitate smooth execution
Define, design and communicate appropriate artifacts that allow the smooth transition and execution of applications to a cloud-based infrastructure
Develop project customer satisfaction rating and measurement process through customers surveys
Manage project tracking, CPIs and KPIs in accordance with departmental methodology to ensure the quality of products and services delivered
Create a three-year cloud strategy with a rolling six-month technology review to ensure Novelis Infrastructure Services is getting the highest and best use of public/private cloud technologies
Ensure that SOW (statements of work) are executed for all projects resulting in consistent approach to scope, timing and deliverables.
Work with project team, customers, and management to prioritize requirements, develop, and maintain detailed project plans using standard PMI tools
Work with Business Systems Analyst to define and document appropriate DITL (Day In The Life) Test Plans that will be required to verify customer experience in the public cloud
Determine resource roles needed and work with management to onshore/offshore required project team personnel
Work with Novelis Enterprise Architecture Team, Cloud Providers, Managed Service Providers to provision the appropriate number of Cloud sites supporting Novelis globally
Maintain all Run Rate reductions in Infrastructure strategic cloud initiatives to ensure Cost/Benefit assumptions delivered to the Executive Committee are realized.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Business Administration
- Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Engineering advanced degree preferred
- 3-5 years’ experience in migrating application systems to the public cloud
- Familiar with consumption based computing offered by public cloud providers
- Knowledge of ITIL v3 IT Service Management; Certification desired
- PMI Project Management Certification
- Senior level of experience with project management tools and Excel pivot tables
- Experienced managing dept. budgets and initiatives
- Proven leadership ability and exceptionally self-motivated and self-directed
- Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to articulate IT Infrastructure with a variety of business audiences
- Ability to motivate in a team-oriented; collaborative environment
- Keen attention to details
Facilities, Amenities or Infrastructure
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Novelis has approximately 11,600 employees in 25 operating facilities on four continents and is investing close to $1.5 billion in global rolling and recycling expansions to meet the growing demand for our premium product.