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IT Delivery Lead

  • Location: New York, NY, 10018
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Title: IT Delivery Lead
Type: Contract - 6 months
Location: Remote

Our client, a multinational investment bank and financial services holding company, is seeking an IT Delivery Lead.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Work as part of the Edge Perimeter Security team with CES (Cloud, External Network Security).  
  • Deliver Akamai WAF layer 7 & BOT protections for our critical application across the globe.  This service utilizes Akamai Kona Site Defender and Bot Manager standard premium.
  • Consult with IT, Cybersecurity, and application teams to deliver WAF protections for our critical applications.
  • Coordinate and ensure all change management procedures are followed and adhered to
  • Document change controls, progress, updates, upcoming and outstanding deliverables.
  • Work with vendor Akamai to deliver WAF/BOT protections
  • Continuous development and process enhancements across the project
  • Create documentation for the team which is helpful to do the job
  • Ensure Service Delivery Targets are met for services
  • Collaborate and communicate with business stakeholders and IT teams
  • Track improvements & delivery
  • Planning, implementation, and delivery across the globe
  • Analyze, support, and advise the business and application owners                                          
Requirements:
  • Good team collaboration and use of communication tools is expected (Email, IM, video/audio calls, Conferencing via Zoom).  
  • Individuals are expected to be self-sufficient and would be empowered to do so but also work as part of a team.  
  • Experience with Agile working practices, including regular stand-ups and task management.  
  • Experience working with tools such as Jira, Confluence
  • Knowledge and awareness of external perimeter networks and security solutions
  • Experience working within large-scale enterprise IT environment
  • Strong work ethic and interpersonal skills
  • Strong networking and collaboration skills
  • Strong communication skills across organization levels
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and conceptual skills
  • After hours support during delivery  

Nice to have:
  • Specific knowledge with Vendor Akamai Solutions
  • Application awareness and a strong understanding of web services
  • Experience delivering IPv4 to IPv6 migrations