As an Engineering Director, you will work with business and IT leadership to understand IT business strategy and their implication to applications in our portfolio. You will be accountable to technology Management for end to end application scoping, planning, development, implementation and post-implementation maintenance and support. You will meet regularly with technology managers and deal directly with infrastructure management within GTI to prioritize work, and ensure system stability and ongoing maintenance is performed with regards to other business and technology deliverables.
You will prioritize and manage work to move resources where necessary to higher priority projects and deliverables. You will work with Release Managers/PM's to assure work is being delivered correctly and on-time for the coordinated release schedule and delivery framework, in addition to overseeing the pipeline of requests for ad-hoc and small enhancements. You will manage the issue resolution process, enforcing adherence to process and procedures. You will negotiate appropriate support commitments for existing products; and interact with the PMO Management team and client users to understand and prioritize demand and suggest enhancements.
You will manage individual workload and work with the teams to deliver on project milestones; identify/mitigate risks to delivering solutions on time; and act as a leader, providing support for multiple teams. You will oversee activities of the teams as applicable, and provide individuals with constructive feedback as it pertains to team performance; coach staff in technical matters and delivering on other job-related responsibilities; conduct performance reviews, appraisals and personal development planning with each team member; and promote effective teamwork and resolve issues.
The portfolio this position will be responsible for will include but not limited to applications that support credit card authorizations, core-cardholder, risk-strategies, modeling, marketing and point of sales authorization.
Job Roles & Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include creating a positive employee experience and building high performance teams, driving business results by:
- Leading data discussions
- Assisting in setting technical direction within the organization
- Guiding technical decisions to support long term strategy
- Developing individual’s skills and helping staff plan long-term career goals
- Holding routine discussions with staff on objectives & provide regular feedback
- Communicating clearly and often about priorities, the controls agenda, and desired behaviors
- Managing people & resources efficiently and appropriately
- Supporting a climate where people of diverse backgrounds and opinions are valued
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