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Manager, Kronos Technical Support

at GM Financial

Posted: 1/23/2019
Job Reference #: 34287
Keywords: manager

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-TX-Arlington
    Requisition ID
    Employee Type
    Full Time-Regular
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    The Kronos Technical Support Manager is responsible for leading global support activities of the Kronos Technical Support Engineers and contractors who support and provide technical services for Kronos Applications including Workforce Central and related third party applications. The manager is also responsible for overseeing all project related and enhancement related changes and/or break fix activates as it pertains Kronos Applications and or related systems.



    • Supervise Kronos Technical Support Engineers
    • Team Member Development through Directing, Coaching and Supporting as needed
    • Assign / Delegate tasks to team members and consultants
    • Act as an adviser and liaison for the Payroll, Human Resource, and Information Technology teams
    • Serving as a liaison to senior IT management, reporting on the status of global projects, identifying issues and assessing their impact, and proactively recommending solutions
    • Partner with the Project Management Office (PMO) to gather and document business, user and functional business requirements to support upgrades, enhancements, change and/or fixes to existing or new systems
    • Planning, coordinating and monitoring the activities of outside vendors to ensure their ongoing alignment with global project and business goals
    • Manage international customer relationships with supported business groups
    • Assist Quality Assurance Team with developing and executing test scripts to verify all system functionality
    • Develop and maintain Knowledge Management Processes for documentation of supported applications (including but not limited to system documentation, trouble shooting, and audit)
    • Plan, organize and direct the implementation and/or development of supported applications in accordance with strategic business plans and industry standards on multiple large projects
    • Perform the duties of a Kronos Technical Support Engineer as needed
    • Provide After-hours support as needed
    • Work with leadership team to develop and maintain department policies and procedures



    • Advanced knowledge of information technology systems, infrastructure and operations
    • Knowledgeable of best practices in information technology governance and regulatory landscape for financial institutions
    • Significant experience in a large and complex business environment
    • Knowledge of security methodologies, policies, standards and best practices
    • Working knowledge of project management methodology


    • Strong Functional and technical skills in supporting Kronos Applications, specifically Kronos WorkForce Central
    • Experience working as the Lead on a Kronos WorkForce Central Implementation as well as having been involved in multiple implementations
    • Strong technical skills working with Kronos WorkForce Integration Manager (WIM)
    • Strong technical skills configuring and supporting Kronos Approved Automated Data Collection Devices (Time Clocks)
    • Experience working with Microsoft SQL Server database or Oracle database
    • Familiarity with the WorkForce Central Database Architecture (Oracle Database or SQL Server Database) is a plus
    • Experience migrating WorkForce Central from one platform to another is a plus
    • Experience supporting business applications hosted with a third party vendor, Cloud Environment or SaaS is a plus
    • Ability to write complex SQL queries
    • Ability to analyze PL/SQL packages is a plus
    • Good communication skills displaying timely and accurate information sharing with active listening skills
    • Good time management skills and a demonstrated understanding of expected delivery dates and the tasks necessary to achieve objectives


    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • Master’s Degree or ?equivalent experience in computer studies or related Business area preferred


    • 5-7 years experience in the field of the primary group supported required

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