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Business Operations Specialist

Primary Location Plano, Texas Additional Locations Date posted 02/21/2019
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Job Tite: Business Operations Specialist

Location: Plano, TX

Role Overview:

The Operations Specialist will play a key role in administering the operations, planning, tracking, reporting and processes that drive McAfee’s Consumer ODR business activities. You will assist in the planning and tracking of marketing and engineering supporting activities and provide regular reports/analytics on key operational and strategic performance indicators.

You will serve as go-to-partner to all cross functional internal stakeholders, facilitating alignment between global and local internal teams dedicated to marketing, engineering, finance, product, and other functions.

Company Overview:

With the mission of capturing the biggest market share in the area of cyber security, network security, endpoint security, threat research, malware research, cloud security, we work together for a common goal of shaping the company’s future by designing and building the best in class robust and scalable security products for consumer and enterprise customers. As industry top performers, we aim to develop optimized high performance system software solutions with high availability and reliability.

About the Role:

  • Understand, monitor and support the quarterly operating expense (opex/software/travel/staffing/marketing) budgeting process in the following ways:
    • assist team to meet required timelines by defining, communicating and tracking adherence to workback schedules
    • prepare submission and team budgeting templates
    • provide analysis to support management decision making
    • reporting of actuals to budget throughout the quarter
    • identify opportunities for savings and efficiencies
    • identify and implement process improvements
  • Support the organizations resource hiring, tracking and reporting process.
  • Key liaison with vendors and internal stakeholders ensuring purchasing and payment tracking, completion and adherence to budget.
  • Continually enhance and improve partnerships with functional stakeholders across the team.
  • Manage communication and recognition activities for the team.
  • Organize and prepare required materials for business activities such as recurring operating meetings and quarterly leadership forums.
  • Design, develop and maintain core operations processes to support collaboration and communication throughout the marketing, engineering and operations teams. Create and implement scalable processes to drive team efficiency.
  • Provide operational support to major projects as requested by management.

About You: 

  • Bachelor's Degree, applicable certification or equivalent.
  • 2+ years’ experience in a marketing, finance or engineering operational role.
  • Demonstrated strong partnership and communications skills, across organizational levels and departments.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office tools.
  • Experience with reporting tools such as Tableau and Power BI.
  • Must be a self-motivated with a can-do attitude and collaborative work style.
  • Working knowledge of Confluence, Jira, and other project management tools.
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven ability to implement process improvements and be a hub for team efficiency.
  • A process-oriented brain; you’re always looking for ways to measure, automate, and improve internal marketing activities and processes.
  • Highly organized, great attention to detail and deadline driven.

Company Benefits:

Our corporate culture and values are central to McAfee’s philosophy. Every day we embrace a more diverse workforce and inclusive environment. We are encouraged to bring your true selves to work. Our wide range of social communities & programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits, all allow our employees to feel valued as people, while enjoying positive and challenging work. Check out more: Careers & Life at McAfee.    Perks include:

  • Pension / Retirement Programs
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage Programs
  • Support for Community Involvement and Programs

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Shift 1 (United States of America)

Primary Location:

US, Texas, Plano

Posting Statement:

McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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