Technology Strategy Analyst

Technology Strategy Analyst

Synergis

Atlanta, Georgia

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Technology Strategy Analyst
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Atlanta, GA or Naperville, IL

 

Overview

This individual will be responsible for supporting the leadership and management of Enterprise Technology Strategy efforts within the TO Office of the CIO. Responsibilities include providing thought leadership and ensuring the successful completion of high priority tasks for our Enterprise Technology Strategy Program. In addition, this individual will assist with special projects of a strategic nature directed by the TO Strategic Planning Leader.

Job Responsibilities

  • Strategy Development, Management & Guidance
    • Partner with personnel throughout the Technology Organization and the Business to development and enterprise technology strategies
    • Drive and integrate thought leadership into strategy development activities
    • Facilitate workshops to support strategic development efforts
    • Facilitate and support Enterprise Technology Strategy Meetings involving all levels from staff analyst to senior executives
    • Ensure timely publication and refresh of strategy deliverables
    • Program Management Execution, Setting and Monitoring of Tasks/ Resources/ Deadlines associated with overall strategy development efforts
    • Project Management of Individual Enterprise Technology Strategy Development
    • Guidance for Individual Enterprise Technology Strategy Development
  • Strategic Planning Engagements
    • Facilitate workshops to support strategic planning efforts
    • Ensure timely publication of strategic plans
    • Support TO and Business framing of tactical plans in alignment with strategic plans
    • Support TO and Business efforts in strategic plan refresh
  • Strategy Development and Strategic Planning Methodology
    • Maintain and document Strategy development and strategic planning methodology and process
    • Provide training of strategy methodology
    • Create communication and training deliverables
    • Create templates and examples for deliverables
    • Translate and simplify requirements for continuous improvement of the methodology
  • Strategy Program Governance and Communication
    • Support tracking and oversight of strategy program efforts and associated deliverables
    • Drive transparency and communications across all impacted TO and Business stakeholders
    • Generate, store and update communication deliverables and disseminate to intranet sites for enterprise-wide consumption
    • Create Governance deliverables to demonstrate program status and progress
  • Strategy Implementation
    • Partner with Strategy Owners and Technology Organization Leadership to implement and realize value from strategies
    • Develop consolidated status reporting on strategic implementation progress
    • Work with Strategy teams to apply this model
    • Capture and communicate forward progress and value obtained
  • Participate in other Strategy Collaboration Efforts

Educational Requirements:

College graduate preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, management information systems, computer information systems, or a related discipline.

Experience Requirements:

Experience in developing business and/or technology strategies and associated tactical plans. Strong capability to facilitate workshops and meetings. Excellent communication skills with strong ability for technical writing and polished PowerPoint presentations applicable for Executive-level consumption.

Required Skills:

  • Understand enterprise technology strategy, current industry drivers, and prevalent technology trends
  • Experience with development of strategic plans and tactical planning concepts
  • Experience supporting and/or leading consulting engagements
  • Strong communication including written, oral, and presentation skills
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Design and deliver high quality documentation with great attention to detail
  • Apply knowledge and understanding of business analysis concepts, principles, and techniques to gather, document and manage strategy materials
  • Multitask and change direction in ever changing environment
  • Work proactively, independently or within a team environment
  • Collaborate with all levels of Leadership including executives, Technical Leads, and Business Subject Matter Experts to ensure strategy acceptance
  • Perform technical writing, editing and enhancement of existing materials

Extra Considerations:

  • Project/Program management experience and training
  • Previous Southern Company experience
  • Previous Utilities experience
  • Virtual and in-person work environment; minimal travel may be required

Tools and Certifications:

  • Strong PC skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Visio, Skype, Yammer, OneNote, SharePoint, OneDrive.
  • Certifications PMP, CBAP, Six Sigma are a plus.

 

Synergis serves a myriad of clients across nearly all industries, from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. The outcomes of these relationships are demonstrated in a growing list of more than 300 clients and industry recognition by Inc. magazine and the Atlanta Business Chronicle. From its foundation in 1997, Synergis has been successfully recruiting and placing IT professionals in all areas of information technology. Synergis has been successfully recruiting and placing IT professionals for over 20 years. For more information about Synergis, please visit the company website at www.synergishr.com.

 

Synergis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

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About Synergis

Our digital world has accelerated the need for businesses to build IT ecosystems that enable growth and innovation along with enhancing the Total experience (TX). Synergis partners with our clients at the intersection of talent and transformation to scale their balanced teams of tech, digital and creative professionals.

Synergis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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