Senior Manager, Financial Enterprise Applications at Zayo (Greater Boulder Area, CO)

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Company Description

Zayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo’s 133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo’s communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, and dedicated Internet access. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.

Job Profile Summary:

Manages multiple teams, usually manages managers, is accountable for the performance and results of his/her team. Sets team level objectives, priorities, and plans. May assign work to various team members. Does exec level reporting within IT and to business teams, conducts regular QBRs with various stakeholders. Contributes input to budget planning. Responsible for hiring, and developing his/her teams; may lead larger programs as required


Stakeholder Management

  • Responsible for providing objective and comprehensive input to senior leadership and executive decision makers

  • Solicits stakeholder input to define comprehensive improvement plans that are consistent and drive standardization across regions

  • Influences and collaborates with multiple stakeholders of multiple portfolios and projects to ensure effective release, change management and that support plans are defined and communicated

  • Creates and drives broad stakeholder communications with respect to portfolio status and budget utilization

Management Reporting

  • Facilitates monthly operational reviews of operational performance and roadmap status

  • Responsible for reporting overall status to GTS senior leadership and executives, within and outside GTS, taking remediation action, when applicable

Resource and Budget Management

  • Ensures resource allocations based on Org priorities

  • Works closely with cross functional Leads & Project Managers to track resource allocation and utilization for portfolio projects

  • Identifies potential budget shortfalls and escalate proactively

  • Manages and/or escalates issues, as needed

  • Provides input to the annual budget planning process relating to project/support/SW maintenance/ Renewals/purchases/etc. for his/her areas of responsibility

  • Reviewal and optimization of budget allocation

System Optimization

  • Monitors adherence to KPIs

  • Performs RCA if metrics are missed

  • Proposes mitigation strategies for missed targets

  • Is accountable for successful implementation of approved system improvement recommendations

  • Drives adoption of best practices and standards

Project / Program Management

  • Responsible for reviewing and approving high level project milestones across the portfolio, provided by Project Managers and technology professionals

  • Responsible for ensuring scope, schedule and resource commitments are delivered across the portfolio

  • Responsible for resolving escalated issues and potential roadblocks

  • Responsible for identifying and mitigating project execution risks

  • Responsible for keeping all executive stakeholders updated on program/project status/risks

  • Responsible for optimizing resource allocation and resolving resource allocation conflicts across the portfolio

  • Guide and /or revise portfolio-level plans, as needed, to ensure they completely capture all activities and eliminate duplicative efforts

R&D / Innovation

  • Drives innovation and provides thought leadership across the teams, rewards innovation, and helps communicate new ideas across teams

  • Fosters and promotes a culture of innovation across local and global teams

Process / Policies / Standards

  • Ensures departmental process/policies /standards are aligned with GTS priorities

  • Defines process goals and measurement standards to ensure compliance

  • Optimizes processes to ensure continuous process improvement to drive process quality and productivity

  • Ensures consistency and efficiencies across standards and policies

Road Map / Planning

  • Responsible for leading strategic planning, influencing and driving prioritization of initiatives with executive stakeholders

  • Responsible for developing and communicating a roadmap of projects and initiatives in support of stakeholder priorities to all levels of the organization

People Management

  • Provides leadership and direction to the team, through senior managers

  • Will likely lead a larger team or multiple teams focused on execution of area or sub-function plans

  • Is accountable for the performance and results of direct reports and maybe a larger or multiple teams, perhaps global

  • Responsible for:

  • Succession planning recommendations and contributing to and driving the people development strategy

  • Performance management of team members, including disciplinary actions and hire/fire decisions/ recommendations

  • GPS process including assessments and Total Rewards allocations of direct reports and reviewing and approving manager recommendations

  • Talent development, including quarterly conversations, career pathways conversations and individual development/growth plans

  • Models the Zayo Culture and Values

Review / Approvals / Escalations / Issues Resolution

  • Leads Senior Leadership and Executive level escalations

  • Drives creation and delivery of executive decision making cycles, with objective and comprehensive presentation of issues, business impacts, options with pros/cons, budgetary estimates, and recommendations

  • Acts as the final escalation point for approving or rejecting security architecture requests

  • Reviews, approves and presents final recommendations to management on security architecture programs and services

  • Approves or rejects revisions to global IT security policies annually

  • Responsible for addressing and resolving complex customer security inquiries in partnership with Legal, Sales, and Operations teams, as final escalation point

  • Reviews, analyzes and decides on acceptance or rejection of audit controls

Vendor Management

  • Approves final vendor selection

  • Executes and guides vendor evaluations by team members, guides recommendations and reviews negotiation communications for executive review

  • Establishes vendor engagement, support and SLA mechanisms

  • Participates in vendor advisory boards and user groups

  • Accountable for creating and negotiating vendor contracts, MSA/SOW, License Agreements, and drives internal reviews with GTS leadership and Legal teams

  • Executes medium-scale vendor evaluations, pricing negotiations and software acquisitions

  • Accountable for vendor performance

Country / Regional Management

  • Manages team of local technology professionals/managers in a given country/region

  • Represents country/regional priorities to the global team

  • Executes against approved initiatives

  • Manages technology and/or human resources in a single location, being familiar with local language, law and regulations, as needed

  • Partners with global technology owners and regional stakeholders, to implement and maintain global technology standards

  • Manages relationships with country/regional senior leadership stakeholders

  • Defines, presents and obtains leadership approval for local execution strategy, aligned to global standards

Applications In Scope:

  • SalesForce

  • Oracle (OFN)

  • OneStream


  • Other applications as needed


  • Experience standing up a global applications team.

  • Experience migrating to the Oracle Cloud environment.

  • Experience standing up new modules in Oracle.

  • Experience administering SalesForce in 2000+ Enterprise Environment.

  • Bachelor's degree in programming, computer science, MIS or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience leading teams and business systems analysis projects.

  • 5+ years' experience working in the telecom environment required.

  • Expert in SDLC; expert understanding of at least one methodology and strong conceptual understanding of at least one other (Waterfall, Agile, etc.).

  • Solid foundation in project management methodologies with experience managing small to medium sized projects.

  • Ability to work effectively through collaboration across disciplines, feature teams, and partners.Familiar with proprietary software development and Cloud Computing concepts.

  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) or Project Management Professional (PMP) desired.

  • Base salary range: $98,700-$131,600

Benefits, Rewards & Wellness

  • Annual Incentive Plan (AIP) - Full-time Zayo employees are also eligible for discretionary AIP which is based on the performance of the Company, an employee’s business segment, and the individual employee

  • Sales Incentive Plan - Full-time Zayo sales employees are also eligible for discretionary incentive cash compensation through our Sales Incentive Plan

  • Excellent Health, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Retirement 401(k) Savings Plan

  • Fitness membership discounts

  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave

Please note, in accordance with Zayo's commitment to providing and maintaining a workplace free of recognized hazards, all U.S. and Canadian employees and any employee, vendor, customer, or visitor who enters a Zayo office or facility in the U.S. and Canada must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of such vaccination. If you are hired by Zayo, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ApexLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SalesforceCRM


In Colorado we have campuses in Downtown Denver and on 29th Street Mall in Boulder, where employees can benefit from access to restaurants, retail, fitness and more!

What are Zayo Perks + Benefits

Zayo Benefits Overview

Zayo Group is committed to providing our employees with a benefits program that is both comprehensive and competitive. Our benefits program offers health care, dental and vision coverage, as well as financial security to our employees and their families.

Volunteer in local community
Provides up to 16 hours a year to volunteer in the community
Partners with Nonprofits
B Strong, Greenhouse Scholars, A Precious Child, AMP the Cause, There With Care, Boulder Parks and Rec, and many more....
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Employee Resource Groups Mental Health & Disability Advocacy | Pride | Women's | Multicultural | Veterans | Sustainability
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Employee Resource Groups Mental Health & Disability Advocacy | Pride | Women's | Multicultural | Veterans | Sustainability
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) enable you to put aside money for important expenses & help reduce your income taxes at the same time. Zayo employees can contribute up to $2,850 annually.
Disability Insurance
Short & Long term disability insurance are a free company provided benefit to all full time employees. They cover 60% of annual salary up to $5000/$10000 monthly maximum payout
Dental Benefits
Preventative, minor, and major dental services and treatments are covered under Zayo's plans.
Vision Benefits
The vision plan covers routine eye exams and also pays for all or a portion of the costs of glasses or contact lenses if you need them.
Health Insurance Benefits
Each person's health care needs are different. That's why our medical plan offers multiple options (3) so that you can choose the coverage level best-suited to your personal situation.
Life Insurance
Your family depends on your income for a comfortable lifestyle and for the resources necessary to make their dreams a reality! Zayo offers Basic Term Life and AD&D as well as supplemental insurance.
Pet Insurance
Offered at a discounted rate to all Zayo employees
Wellness Programs
We offer incentives for employees to participate in many wellness activities.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Do you love working out? So do we which is why Zayo offers access to group fitness sessions and company-sponsored events, such as the B Strong Ride.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Zayo Group offers a 401(k) plan through Fidelity. Eligible employees may join the plan as soon as administratively feasible after their date of hire and may contribute up to the IRS limit of $19,000.
401(K) Matching
Zayo matches 50% of employee contributions up to 4% with a cap at 2% match.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Zayo employees receive between 0 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
We encourage our employees to give back to our communities by providing 4 hours of Volunteer Time Off per quarter.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Zayo Group offers the option to elect Commuter Benefits which helps you pay for public transportation and parking costs while commuting to and from work using pretax dollars.
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted twice monthly and include alcoholic and non-alcoholic options.
Parking is available at Zayo offices.
Recreational Clubs
Love sports? So do we! We offer a variety of options to get involved with your co-workers outside of the office.
Fitness Subsidies
We strongly believe that there is nothing more important than the health and well-being of our employees and families. To promote health and fitness, Zayo has partnered with GymPass.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
The tuition reimbursement program provides an opportunity for Zayo employees to further their education and to apply to be reimbursed for eligible education expenses.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Zayo is committed to providing opportunities for employees to expand and grow their knowledge base through lunch and learn sessions.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning

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