Application Development - AVP

Application Development - AVP

State Street Corporation
12-15 years
Not Specified

Job Description



  • Responsible for owning deliverables of the ATS Applications. This role involves in leading and guiding the Application team members. IT functions would include the application development and application support. This role involves in working with business, counterparts and other application owners to understand the business priorities, audit requirements, deliverable capacity and risk assessments in order to provide exceptional deliverable to the business. Candidate should be having strong hands on experience in technologies for application design, development and support. Candidate should possess sound domain knowledge on the projects handled in delivering and supporting the IT functions to our business efficiently
    The candidate should have sound management and leadership skills. He / she should bring out the best from the team and deliver consistently more than expected. He / she would have involved in all the phases of the project especially in large scale application.
    The candidate should also have good technical experience in multiple technology platforms in order to guide the team in building, integrating and supporting the application / platform end-to-end. He / she should be good decision maker and have the ability to execute the team independently.
    The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills that foster close collaboration with various partners throughout the business and technology teams.
    • Work and communicate with all the project stakeholders and business stakeholders
    • Understand the business and IT priorities of the IT functions involved
    • Manage the process using Agile and Lean techniques
    • Manage and lead the project managers / leads who are involved in creating project plans, estimation, executing and delivering the project on time to the business with the high quality
    • Should have hands on experience in end to end application life cycle and Build the model to provide the exceptional technical support to the business
    • Ensure the projects adhere to the required audit requirements based on the audit & compliance requirements
    • Keep the team motivated and carry positive attitude, resolve any conflicts
    • Provide the required technical guidance & support to the team
    • Collaborate effectively with counterparts, business, internal and global teams as required
    • Keep the communication transparent and clear
    • Provide plans and estimation of the IT deliverables as per business priorities
    • Ensure team meets the SLA on the technical support queries
    • Prepare and provide the required management and project status reports and plans to the reporting manager / senior management / stakeholders
    • Communicate effectively in verbal & written communications
    • Be proactive in identifying and communicating the risks
    • Collaborate and communicate well with the internal and global teams as required
    • Lead the DR initiative for the application
    • 12+ years of professional experience in the IT Industry
    • Should be an SME in Database Technologies like Oracle/Sybase, Middleware & Front end Technologies like Java, J2EE etc
    • Should have hands on experience on Unix scripting
    • Excellent management and leadership skills
    • Sound experience in development and support areas in a large scale world class application especially in the finance industry
    • Good experience in practicing the Agile methodologies and taking care of all the phases of the project
    • Good experience in implementing the required practice to adhere Audit and PMO requirements of the projects, and have experience working with audit, compliance and security teams, and prepared to provided required evidences periodically or as required
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills required to liaise with the business, managers, QA, and operations
    • Strong analytic, debugging, problem solving and collaborative skills
    • Good exposure to the system design, system integration, project planning and estimation techniques
    • Should have delivered the project till go LIVE and providing the technical support post production
    • Good exposure to the release management & deployment process
    • Ability to handle and deliver the projects under difficult situations
    • Experience in investment management domain of multiple asset classes
    • Good to have experience of middle office back office application development of Investment Management
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work experience

    Technical Skills
    • Extensive experience in handling multiple IT projects, different platforms, and managing application development / support teams
    • Sound experience in one or more technology streams like distributed systems, databases like Oracle & Sybase, Java Technologies with Struts & GWT framework, data warehouse, unix, reporting, transaction systems
    • Good experience in Agile and SDLC practice in the projects
    • Familiar to various tools managing the project artificats including requirements, testing, release, deployment, monitor and security
    • Familiar to the tools to support the project management

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