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Senior Consultant, Application

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Shared Services has an exciting new role which will provide technical leadership for the Assets, Institutions, and Pricing (AIP) application.  This key role is responsible for providing strategic direction of all upstream and downstream applications interfacing with AIP, estimating all business project and docket requests, and consulting within the AIP application.  This resource will be responsible for onshore and offshore project resource allocation and oversight.

 

Summary

Analyzes existing and new product software requirements and recommends modifications which will enhance operating capacity and meet business requirements.  Provides consulting/guidance and assistance to the staff in the installation and testing of new system releases and in fine tuning of existing software.  Has specific financial technical knowledge and expertise typically gained through formal education or equivalent experience. Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in own job discipline and basic knowledge of related job disciplines. Solves complex problems. Works independently; receives minimal guidance.  May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or may have accountability for on-going activities or objectives. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

 

Major Duties

  • Acts as technical expert on these applications when interfacing with other teams, both internal and external, and senior management.
  • Partners with Business and internal upstream/downstream IT teams to evaluate complex requirements to develop and deliver strategic solutions as well as defining a strategic roadmap to modernize the applications.
  • Lead projects involving industry vendor data feeds with direct communication with the external vendors
  • Identifies appropriate technical solutions that provide business value while mitigating technical debt and designs system requirements for complex software development projects.
  • Engages in high level break/fix support during Production Firecall scenarios and assists with Production issues when higher level analysis is required.
  • Works within an Agile scrum team framework. Taking stories and tasks through sprint, participates actively with product backlog refinement, daily standup, and sprint planning meetings.
  • Coordinates with Software Quality Management teams on SIT and UAT testing dependencies and timelines
  • Integrates non-functional requirements in major projects/dockets
  • Reviews application vulnerabilities, assigns resources for remediation
  • Ability to think strategically and tactically, with effective decision-making skills.
  • Ensures adherence to organizational policies, guidelines and processes
  • A positive goal orientated attitude with a focus on delivery

 

Knowledge and Skills

  • Hands-on experience in various mainframe technologies (COBOL, DB2 stored procedures, JCL, CICS Webservices, MQ, SCLM) as well as Unix shell scripting
  • Deep understanding of database and technologies in the industry including, RDBMS, SQL, BI tools (IDM Data studio, SOAPUI) and performing tasks related to database design, data analysis, data quality
  • Knowledge of project management methodology, effective communication, influencing, and organizational skills, must possess initiative to accomplish tasks and make decisions.
  • Knowledge of full software development lifecycle
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Serves as a resource or "go to person" within a group

 

 

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline and 8- 10 years of solid, diverse work experience in all aspects of systems programming, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Experience and understanding of Agile and DevOps methodologies and frameworks
  • Provide guidance and direction to teams on technologies and the right way of doing things and acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience
  • Experience in leading contracting staff (both located in the U.S. as well as India)
  • Experience in working in the custody financial services industry

 

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With over 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!                

We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why we are honored to receive the following awards in 2021:

  • Gender Equality Index Member, Bloomberg
  • Top Financial & Banking CompanyBlack EOE Journal, Hispanic Network Magazine, Professional WOMAN'S Magazine

 

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of America’s best banks and most sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today.

 

 

 

 

 

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