Manager, Applications Manager, Applications …

Northern Trust
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Northern Trust
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Manager, Applications
Manager, Applications New 📅 81676 Requisition # 📅 5 days ago Post Date About Northern Trust: Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 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 Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018. We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world’s most admired and ethical companies. Build your career with us and apply today. Who We Are Digital Experience Solutions is a multidisciplinary development, design and research team dedicated to delivering innovative, differentiated and exceptional experiences to Northern Trust’s clients and employees. Digital Experience Solutions is committed to growing and supporting a diverse team, with a collaborative environment that provides educational and career growth opportunities. As an Application Development Manager, you will lead cross-functional, Agile teams in the development of large-scale web and mobile applications that address and anticipate needs for Northern Trust’s Corporate & Institutional Services clients. What You Will Do The Digital Experience Solutions Application Development Manager is a strong communicator who leads with empathy, takes ownership of projects, encourages teams to mature our agile environment and: • Contributes to an open culture that enables employees’ development through direct but kind feedback, promotes diverse perspectives and fosters a sense of curiosity and optimism • Collaborates with the Business Unit’s Digital Product teams to define a strategic plan for business digital capabilities • Manages an employee and contractor staff of 15+, supporting their career development and offering hands-on training • Develops periodic goals, organizes workloads, sets priorities and monitors project and support activities to ensure timely and accurate completion of work • Manages business partner and vendor relationships • Completes capital and expense budget planning • Ensures compliance with all audit, security and risk management requirements • Defines and monitors metrics to improve applications’ stability and availability, as well as sustain and improve cost efficiencies and productivity gains Your Knowledge and Skills As an Application Development Manager, you must have experience with at least some, but not all, of the following: • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience • Experience supporting teams and mentoring developers on the application of Lean, Agile and continuous learning practices • 3-5 years of experience in application development management • Experience managing a website application team • Strong leadership and organizational skills with ability to structure efficient, collaborative and effective teams • Knowledge of web application concepts and modern architectures • Knowledge of various website application designs and programming techniques • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills • Business knowledge of financial services applications • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and develop innovative solutions to meet project expectations • Strong client management skills and competencies, attention to detail and the ability to be proactive, prudent and confident in time-critical pressure situations • Experience managing and implementing website security and risk agendas The following nice-to-haves represent just a few of the other experiences that may be relevant to this position: • Experience transforming application teams to use contemporary delivery methodologies and technologies • Experience transforming cultures from manager-directed to self-driven teams We’re interested in learning more about the experiences that you would bring to Digital Experience Solutions at Northern Trust. Apply here, or check out our other open positions at northerntrustcareers.com.
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