Lincoln Financial Group Manager, IT Domain Services in Topeka, Kansas
Alternate Locations: Work from Home
Work Arrangement: Work from Home
Relocation assistance: : is not available for this opportunity.
Pay Range: $63,100 - $137,900
Bonus Potential: 10%
Requisition #: 70753
The Role at a Glance:
In this position you will manage a team and processes for your assigned area(s) of Information Technology (IT) infrastructure responsibility. You will plan, organize, and manage operations to ensure the stable operation of the organization's IT infrastructure including Domain Services. You will also manage and support the day-to-day tasks, projects, and operations of the Domain Services Team. The ideal candidate would be proficient in Production, Accountability, Transparency, Communications and Customer Service.
What you'll be doing:
Maintains knowledge on current industry and emerging technology developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions for on-premises Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Azure Active Directory (cloud), Azure Key Vault, Secrets Management and LDAP environments.
Continually seeks opportunities to improve and simplify our existing Active Directory and domain services architecture, implementation, and operational state.
Develops comprehensive test cases to include testing scenarios for both normal and degraded (e.g., disaster recovery, continuity of operations, data recovery, performance, and capacity planning.
Identify and recommend process improvements that significantly reduce workloads or improve quality across for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Serve as a resource to team members and internal/external stakeholders on more complex assignments/projects for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Manages and evaluates individual/team performance and takes appropriate action to meet and/or exceed performance standards for assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Manages assigned area(s) of responsibility to ensure workloads are appropriately balanced among team members.
Oversees the resolution of operational issues, communicates status to impacted customers and management.
Builds relationships and partners with various Information Technology teams.
Ensure that top talent is hired and retained for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Build organizational capability within their assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Ensure Domain Services resources maintain compliance with service level agreements.
Advise support staff concerning administrative procedures, escalated technical issues, and priorities.
Monitor and prepare reports on progress, work trends, and problems.
Manage multi-site operations 24/7 with the support of Technical Leads and direct reports.
Responsible for the development and ongoing financial management of IT Domain Services budgets and finances.
What we’re looking for:
7 to 10+ years of IT management experience that directly relates to the specific responsibilities of this position required, with at least 3 to 5 years demonstrated in a leadership role
4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's)
Ability to interpret and apply common sense understanding to carry out a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Demonstrated ability to identify and recommend processes improvements.
Demonstrated strong relationship management skills with internal clients (e.g. senior management, peers and colleagues); proven ability to develop creative and collaborative approaches.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
What’s it like to work here?
At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.
What’s in it for YOU:
A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career
Leadership development and virtual training opportunities
Competitive 401K and employee benefits (https://hrdirectdocs.lfg.com/misc/HR/Recruiting/BenefitsResourcesGuide.pdf)
Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program
Tuition assistance program
A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations
Effective productivity/technology tools and training
Work from Home : Employees will work from home and are not required to work in a Lincoln office on a regular basis.
Lincoln will evaluate the following when setting the successful candidate's wage rate:
• Prior work or industry experience.
• Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
• Unique skills
About The Company
Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.
Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $324 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2021.
Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America and Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine as well as one of Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.
Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive (https://www.lfg.com/public/aboutus/companyoverview/diversityinclusion?audience_page_id=1422918942386) environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/lincolnfinancialgroup) , Twitter (https://mobile.twitter.com/lincolnfingroup) , LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/4307?trkInfo=tas%3Alincoln+financial%2Cidx%3A3-1-3&trk=tyah) , and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/lincolnfingroup/) . Sign up for email alerts at http://newsroom.lfg.com
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Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.
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Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.