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Operations Manager - System Support

Position Summary: 

The Operations Manager-System Support position is responsible for managing people and processes used for verifying and validating hard-copy document and computer processing setup.  They assist in problem resolution in a production environment for high-stakes educational testing projects. The position requires experience with the Questar proprietary software and processes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares initial set-up of software applications for internal users 
  • Analyzes live data and implements corrective procedures and/or actions
  • Provides ideas and assists in implementation of new processes/procedures to improve efficiency of operations
  • Reviews project schedules to ensure tasks are documented and meet target dates for project requirements
  • Provides project analysis to assist in risk management and mitigation
  • Provides ideas and assists in implementation of new processes/procedures to improve efficiency of operations 
  • Provides training to newly-hired Systems Analysts
  • Conducts Quality Control reviews of live data and initiates corrective action as required
  • Maintains documentation associated with position, department and projects
  • Attends daily and weekly departmental meetings and weekly project status and client meetings if System Support input is required
  • Provides performance feedback and completes annual reviews on team members

 

The statements contained herein reflect the principal function and most significant duties of the job, but should not be considered to be an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.   Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other areas to cover absences or relief to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. 

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Science or Business field; Bachelor’s Degree preferred

 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5-10 years experience with data collection (hardware systems and web applications) and data processing systems
  • Extensive background in Microsoft Office products, especially MS Excel and MS Access
  • Proven experience with quality control processes and attention to detail
  • Proven capability of training peers on task-oriented jobs and ability to develop and maintain documentation

 

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Experience developing and implementing a quality control plan to validate expected system outputs
  • Ability to think logically, critically and constructively about complex problems and propose/document solutions that address client requirements.
  • Self-motived with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, manage changing priorities and work flexible hours to meet the needs of time sensitive projects

Other Requirements:

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require sponsorship now or in the future.
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