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Alliant Energy Manager Information Technology in Madison, Wisconsin

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At Alliant Energy, our purpose is to serve customers and build stronger communities. We are passionate about powering beyond the market challenges of today, while powering what's next in energy. When our employees say "I am energy", it means they take pride in the work we do when disaster strikes, as well as all the days in between. We want you to be safe, happy and healthy. That's why we prioritize safety, offer volunteer opportunities and provide competitive pay, comprehensive health and retirement benefits, tuition reimbursement and paid time off.

Alliant Energy is hiring for a Manager Information Technology who is responsible for leading a team through the end-to-end delivery of the product or service. This position drives discussions with customers and business stakeholders to understand needs. This role defines and prioritizes the team's scope to achieve business success by using Agile methods to provide customers and employees with technology solutions. This position is responsible for coaching and mentoring team members to maximize the value of the products and services.

What you will do

Performs all leadership duties including, but not limited to, hiring and rewarding talent, fostering an inclusive and safe workplace, partnering with employees to set clear goals and expectations, providing timely and specific feedback on performance, developing improvement plans to address performance gaps, addressing conflict with care and respect, identifying opportunities for growth and development, embracing and modeling a mindset of lifelong learning, ensuring employees report to work fit for duty, adhering to our Code of Conduct and modeling Alliant Energy’s Core Values at all times.

  • Manages the lifecycle of product or service including maintenance, patching, and new version introductions.

  • Leads and participates in technology planning processes to align on priorities across IT services.

  • Focuses on outcomes and objectives and key results (OKRs) to deliver cost-effective, customer-driven technology solutions by developing long-term strategic relationships with customer and industry leaders.

  • Responsible to business leaders for development of solutions, scope development, prioritization, and delivery of systems and functions.

  • Jointly develops plans and solutions in a timely and cost-effective manner and is responsible for ensuring the most effective utilization of product group resources.

  • Provides leadership and direction for the communication and implementation of new practices to increase organizational performance and success within IT.

  • Provides direction to teams and ensures solutions and development options meet customer needs, are appropriately prioritized, and are delivered in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Leverages Sourcing department and manages vendor relationships and agreements to ensure quality services are provided in a cost-effective manner and agreed-upon service levels and contract terms are met.

  • Engages in other duties as needed that support Alliant Energy’s Values and helps deliver on our Purpose to serve customers and build stronger communities.

Required Experience

  • 8 years of professional experience.

  • 3 years of supervisory experience or equivalent. (Equivalent supervisory experiences may include project management, providing work direction, leadership experience through temporary assignments, roles in the community or external organizations, or other demonstrated leadership experience.

  • Experience in managing and executing solutions to diverse and complex business problems that enable business strategies.

Preferred Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree Information Technology, Business Administration, or related field Preferred

  • Master's Degree Preferred

  • Agile methodology experience.

  • GIS experience

  • Utility experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated effective leadership skills, with the ability to manage projects and employees at multiple locations.

  • Demonstrated ability to establish relationships with others and use those relationships to successfully execute projects that align with business strategy and fit within the organization.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of information technologies and methodologies including knowledge of technology application platforms and infrastructure, and current technology solutions and application to business operations.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop short- and long-term strategic plans and translate those plans into action.

  • Demonstrated financial skills such as budgeting and basic accounting.

  • Demonstrated ability to use computer software programs (e.g., e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and project management).

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment.

Key Skills

• Agile Methodology • API Integration • Artificial Intelligence • Cloud Architectures • Cloud Computing • DevSecOps • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) • Software Testing • Stakeholder Management • System Migrations • Systems Integration • Vendor Management • Leadership

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Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.

Disclaimer:

The above information on this description has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Alliant Energy and subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Applicants in need of a reasonable accommodation for any part of the hiring process, please email talent@alliantenergy.com.

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