Job Description :
Solution Manager

We have an immediate opportunity with a large F500 client in the Farmington, CT area.

We are looking Solution Manager to work at Farmington, CT with one of our major clients. Please go over the details let me know

Solution Manager
Farmington, CT


To provide test environment demand forecast, environment delivery plan/approach and work with the project, development, deployment and infrastructure and application support teams to deliver environment requirements and ongoing management of environments. Responsible for the management of a suite of development and test environments.

Key responsibilities

Manage and own the environment plan to meet the demands of the delivery and service projects
Support complex , multi-stream application test environments
Deliver environment build, manage configuration activity and enable support environments across technology areas such as Windows, Red Hat, VMware, SQL, etc.
Coordinate with different teams (Configuration Management team, DBA’s, Customer Infrastructure teams and Application Development teams )
Coordinate changes to the environments, including patching
Manage all day to day requests for changes to the test environments, including the reuse or decommission of environment when testing is complete
Proactively provide demand and capacity planning in conjunction with Capacity Management
Write and manage the process for tracking releases, upgrades and changes to the development and test environments working with the test team and technical services teams
Manage the test environment configuration, deployment and test activities required to provide a stable test platform working with the Test Manager
Ensure monitoring of environments is conducted.
Provide technical consultancy on environments and software deployment - expertise on underlying infrastructure, technologies and tools (across all IT application development areas)
Support continuous improvement initiatives (keep abreast of industry trends, implement best practice, evaluate new tools and techniques, automate processes, and upgrade underlying technologies)

Key Relationships

Test Manager
Solution Delivery Manager
IT Operations managers
Programme Managers
Solution Designers Experience and Capability Essential
Service management /Environment Management experience
Experience of supporting complex, multi stream application environments
Experience in build, configuration and support environments across technology areas including Windows, Red Hat,
Understanding of end to end Environment provisioning in complex environments
Experience of working the multiple customer as well as vendor teams
Experience of managing all day to day requests for changes to the test environments
Demand forecasting and capacity planning in non-prod environments
ITIL framework (Good awareness or certification) • Experience of the systems development lifecycle, as well as a strong understanding of all stages of a project lifecycle and delivery approaches with appreciation of the Application Test life cycle
Experience in managing a suite of environments and associated tools, methodologies and approaches
Experience of IT architecture and infrastructure
Experience of Cloud and on premise environments, including automated provisioning Desirable
Understand the requirements of an FCA regulated business
Windows, Linux, Oracle, MS SSL, VMware, MQ,
Tools experience such as Chef, SNOW, Qualifications Essential
Relevant technical certification
ITIL v3 certification

For immediate consideration please contact:

UpStream Global Services.
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