Major Incident Response Lead at NBCUniversal (Remote)

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Company Description
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It's our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU's vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It's what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.
Job Description
The Major Incident Management Lead is responsible for providing governance and oversight of the Major Incident functions within Enterprise Technology. This role will help manage the global Major Incident Management process, the delivery of Major Incident Management services, and will be accountable for defining and managing integrations between technology MIM procedures and the wider Operations and Technology framework. You will be working across the global Enterprise Technologies organization and with internal and external groups to ensure delivery and success. You will also help partner and support the wider Service Management team to help deliver on Service Management Enterprise Services as needed. You are passionate about Major Incident and willing to get hands on to ensure delivery of service and improvements. You are a leader who enjoys influencing others and problem solving and are usually the person others seek for support and advice. You also demonstrate executive presence that instills confidence in subordinates, peers, and senior leaders that you are proficient and dependable in the execution of your duties. This role will be also responsible for the design and management of automating Major Incident related services across the organization through analysis of related policies, procedures, and processes in order to improve how these services are delivered to the business.
Responsibilities Include the following:
  • Manage the delivery of the Major Incident Management functions, hands on as required.
  • In the event of an outage, ensure the restoration of normal service operation as quickly as possible to minimize the impact on business operations.
  • Ensure the delivery of clear communication for major incidents, keeping all key stakeholders informed to agreed and appropriate levels throughout the incident lifecycle.
  • Provide updates to clients and leadership by way of outage notifications to keep them informed of progress to resolution and/or workarounds that have been implemented.
  • Identify and implement continual service improvement opportunities across the Major Incident, Crisis Management, and wider Service Management functions.
  • Serve as an escalation point for 3rd party provided Major Incident functions.
  • Prepare internal reports for Major Incidents and review with Executive Management.
  • Partner with Service Management Ops colleagues to help deliver on Service Management Enterprise Services as needed.
  • Manage core Major Incident functions to ensure compliance to SLAs and contractual obligations.
  • Promote the Major Incident process within the wider Enterprise Technology, Enterprise Applications, Media Operations and Crisis Management community, and client teams.
  • Collaborate with Technology Resolver Teams and Business Stakeholders to understand required service level indicators and to ensure service level objectives are met in terms of impact to service.

  • An experienced Major Incident Manager with hands on experience.
  • Strong practical ITIL/ITSM skill set with operational background.
  • 5+ years-experience running and operating enterprise scale Global Major Incident Management and managing a team.
  • 3+ years-experience in a technical role(s).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of incident management practices, activities, techniques, and tools within a large, complex organization.
  • Have excellent problem-solving skills to help with investigation and resolution of major incidents and root cause.
  • Demonstrated experience of managing 3rd parties & vendors within a Service Delivery of Infrastructure remit.
  • Candidate must have excellent communications and facilitation skills to lead outage calls as well as to draft periodic updates to business stakeholders on progress to service restoration.
  • Be available for periodic 24x7 on-call shift lead coverage.

  • Experience with collaboration tools such as MS Teams and Slack and ITSM ticketing tools such as ServiceNow.
  • Be proficient with PowerPoint, Excel, and other MS Office products such as OneNote.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $120,000 - $140,000.
Additional Information
NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
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