VP, Application Delivery Manager (Core Banking)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • United Overseas Bank
  • 25 Nov 17

VP, Application Delivery Manager (Core Banking)

Job Objective:

Responsible for all aspects of software development and support (L3) for multiple applications from functional specifications to production implementation and post implementation support; using established methods and technologies with off-the-shelf or custom solutions delivered using a combination of internal staff, contractors and vendors.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Work with a team of subject matter experts business analysts, architects and software developers to deliver projects and change requests. Provide solutions, cost estimates, functional and design specifications
  • Manage business stakeholders expectation and establish best or alternative solutions that are feasible within the technology and timeline constraints
  • Review solution design and effort estimates from the team and prioritize projects and change requests assigned to the team
  • Drive consistency in solution design and delivery across applications and development teams
  • Manage delivery of initiatives - projects and change request. Responsible for planning, manage vendor and in-house development, solutioning, implementing and maintaining software applications systems.
  • Drive adoption of methods (E.g. Agile) and industry practices to improve quality and productivity outcomes
  • Select, train, develop and manage technical team members in a conducive team environment
  • Lead multi-vendor teams to successfully deliver solutions, manage multi-vendor teams to work amicably to support the bank's commitments
  • Work with Test manager to formulate comprehensive system test plan aligned with project scope/Change request, quality requirements and targets
  • Anticipate and resolve any development issues or risks either independently or together with the relevant stakeholders and propose alternative solutions as necessary
  • Resolve issues ensuring escalation and communication to stakeholders as necessary
  • Lead or contribute to cross-team improvement initiatives relating to methods, tools, people, architecture, project management and governance

Job Responsiblities:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science/engineering
  • Minimum 10 years of working experience in application development and implementation, particularly in ecommerce, Branch Teller systems, customer eDelivery related projects
  • Working experience in application development using Java, .NET, MQ,
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience working with LUW platforms; knowledge with LAMP stack is a plus.
  • Working experience with Pitney Bowes solutions (eStatement, eDelivery,etc), Branch Teller System solutions.
  • Working experience with Channel standin switch(e.g. NCR Authentic Switch) is a plus
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in an Application Development Manager role for large/complex projects involving multiple technologies
  • Experience in managing vendor project implementations
  • Extensive exposure with project SDLC methodology - initiation, planning, tracking, requirement analysis, design, development, testing, implementation on open system (Linux, UNIX systems / Wintel)
  • Keep abreast of technology trends in application development
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills - demonstrating outside-the-box problem solving skills. Must be attentive to details.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • A strong and assertive communicator in speaking and writing