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Team Lead IT – OTC Derivatives

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Responsible for managing an applications group(s) for various projects. Consults with business unit partners to determine the most effective computer utilization. Responsible for phase report studies, time and cost estimates, implementation of new or revised application system and hardware requirements, docket prioritization, and related budget considerations.
 
1. Develops periodic goals, organizes the work, sets short-term priorities, monitors all activities, and ensures timely and accurate completion of the work 
2. Maintains risk management and compliance programs and activities for their assigned group 
3. Provides input and support to budget management process 
4. Identifies business needs and develops conceptual systems design. May also provide input and validate system design 
5. Ensures completion of management status reporting for projects, metrics and availability reporting 
6. Provides Application Architectural oversight to team. Advises systems staff on the impact of systems enhancements to existing designs 
7. Provides project planning including docket prioritization and capital or expense budget considerations 
8. Reviews and negotiates vendor software package contracts. May also direct management of vendor support statement of work 
9. Markets systems products and services to other partners or clients. May also work closely with business unit partners to define and review Service Level Agreements and to ensure services meet or exceed business needs 
10. Communicates with various business areas and outside vendors, consultants, and clients regarding automation needs. May also help identify measures to improve applications stability and availability, sustain and improve cost efficiencies and productivity gains.. 
11. Ensures compliance with all audit requirements including change control procedures and data security. 
12. Conducts performance management and career development processes, provides input for staffing and disciplinary actions and provides hands-on training to staff 
13. Carries out activities that are large in scope, cross-functional and technically difficult
A College or University degree in Computer Science and/or relevant proven work experience is required. Master’s Degree is a plus.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required 
Knowledge of programming languages, various business applications, state of the art technology, and current trends in the computer industry is required to consult with business unit partners to determine effective computer utilization. Knowledge of Derivatives Capital Markets is a must. Asset Servicing/Management experience is a plus.
Knowledge of various application designs and programming techniques, usually acquired through related experience, is required to develop conceptual system design.
Should be abreast with industry trends and standards w.r.t. design and development of software
Analytical and problem solving skills are needed for systems guidance. Preferred prior extreme programming / agile Scrum experience.
Leadership and organizational skills are required to develop periodic goals and to manage and motivate team members towards the goals set.

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