Must reside in either the Los Angeles Ca or Denver CO area. This role is 60-70% remote. At DIRECTV, we're connecting the world through the latest tech, top-of-the-line communications and the best in entertainment. Innovation powers all that we do, and our groundbreaking solutions deliver compelling communication and entertainment experiences to millions of customers worldwide. As part of our team, your next big idea could be our newest innovation. Here's your opportunity to combine your passions for entertainment, media and technology to transform our company and your career. Overall Purpose: This career step requires senior level experience. Responsible for managing the procurement and maintenance of hardware and software associated with specific Information Services business solutions, combining technical, financial and business knowledge associated with a particular vendor, agreement, technology or enterprise.Key Roles and Responsibilities: This responsibility includes the entire asset lifecycle process from procurement through payment and ending with retirement. Accountable for providing input to or for developing/making strategic recommendations to Senior Leadership by evaluating comparable software and hardware options, vendor capability and affordability. Experienced in lease processes and procedures, from inception and ending with final reconciliation. Knowledgeable in software license deployment and entitlement best practices, processes and procedures. Manage vendor relationships including the tracking of vendor deliverables. Works with management at various levels in other organizations to quantify, qualify and insure that the client, business case and/or projects requirements are achieved. Responsible for managing a multimillion dollar budget including the developing, forecasting, tracking and analysis of budget (i.e., variance of budget vs. actuals). Ensure all aspects of the process meet and exceed audit requirements (i.e., Internal, External, SOX, etc.) The skill set for this position includes experience with procurement, leasing and payable procedures and applications, ability to read and interpret contractual agreements, software distribution practices, asset data integrity procedures, familiarity with the budget process, knowledge of DTV Corporate financial policies, standard accounting terms and functions, experience in auditing processes and with basic financial planning. Additional abilities required are forecasting, analysis, tracking, and reporting expenditures and may require input and status to client business cases, the Capital and Expense Review Teams, and the Governance Counsel. The incumbent will work with managers both within Asset Management as well as in other organizations to define requirements to acquire systems and software. The Manager keeps Senior Management informed and provides recommendations regarding renewal, acquisition, delivery, budget vs. actuals, and license compliance status and any issues requiring executive oversight or decisions. The incumbents decisions and recommendations can impact the allocation of millions of dollars, both present and future. Job Contribution: Senior level technical expertise. Deep technical knowledge and subject matter expert on DirecTV technologies.
- Taking large data sets and building custom reports that support an actionable item. Organizing the visual layout that makes it easy to read and helps in creating a path forward to resolve a problem or accomplish a task. Able to identify and present discrepancies in a logical manner to highly technical people in an effort to mitigate current or future issues.
- Experience using Service Now IT Asset Management with system integration and implementation skills that support best workflows and functionality for end users. Familiar with industry standards for Asset Management and supply chain logistics. Understanding new requirements and writing user stories that detail the need and use of additional features.
- Vendor management experience (desirable). Knowledge of data attributes from vendor products and the process of cataloging them in a database.