• Incident Manager

    Job ID
    US-CA-San Jose
    Network Operations
  • About the Job

    Incident Manager




    • Responsible for decisions related to prioritization and escalation of production incidents, technical and business communication on outages and continuous improvement with resolutions and prioritization.
    • Manages the life cycle of all incident records from escalation to permanent problem resolution and closure.
    • Host incident reviews to determine root cause and action plan towards preventing problem recurrence.
    • Develop, coordinate and promote the ITIL-based Incident Management process, including critical and non-critical incident handling, and continually improve to best practices.
    • Identify trends and potential problem nominations through incident analysis.
    • Provide input on the design and implementation of service stability monitoring, alert notification and escalation mechanisms/processes.
    • Tests and maintains incident response plans and processes to address existing and emerging threats.
    • Train, guide, and advise associates on the incident management processes.
    • Serve as an escalation point of contact for critical incidents.
    • Acts in an advisory capacity and as a liaison for third party incidents.
    • Participation in after-hours incidents when required.
    • Provide updates to senior leadership on incidents, status and team response.
    • Develop and produce metrics reports on application performance and SLAs.
    • Provide Reason for Outage (RFO) and Incident Reports IRs) to customers as needed.
    • Track and publish uptime statistics for company provided services.




    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, related discipline or relevant work experience.
    • 5+ years related experience with a background in IT Operations, including support of applications and services.
    • 5+ years of experience as an Incident Manager working in a medium to large environment.
    • Experience and knowledge of the incident management principles and methodologies.
    • Strong project management skills, including the ability to own and manage multiple incidents simultaneously.
    • Excellent oral/written communication skills with the ability to work with all levels of the organization.
    • An ability to effectively influence others to modify their perspectives, plans, or behaviors.
    • Strong technical skills.
    • Understanding of DevOps philosophy.
    • ITIL Foundations certification.

    About the Company

    ABOUT 8x8

    8x8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT) ​is the trusted provider of secure and reliable enterprise cloud communications solutions to more than 45,000 businesses operating in over 100 countries across six continents. 8x8's out-of-the-box cloud solutions replace traditional on-premises PBX hardware and software-based systems with a flexible and scalable Software as a Service (SaaS) alternative, encompassing cloud business phone service, contact center solutions, and conferencing. 

    ​In today’s competitive market 8x8 continues to deliver service excellence, with a consistent, innovative, cohesive, progressive and dynamic culture.

    For additional information, visit www.8x8.comwww.8x8.com/UK or connect with 8x8 on LinkedIn,

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