Job Family: Information Technology
Designs, analyzes and supports the company's information technology structure, systems and processes. Acquires, designs, implements and operates the company's information technology resources (e.g., computer hardware, operating systems, communications, software applications, data, databases, etc.). Deploys, acquires, maintains and ensures security of information technology assets. Plans and tests processes to ensure compliance with system requirements, business objectives, security standards and other technical requirements.
Job Function: Software Engineering
Responsible for designing, developing, implementing and updating electronic data systems in accordance with the needs of the company. Activities include evaluating, scheduling and resourcing development projects, investigating user needs, writing, testing and maintaining computer programs, and preparing systems documentation. Executes technical plans, system analysis, detailed design specifications, development, unit and component testing.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Monitors and evaluates the performance of staff and business processes to assist in streamlining tasks and initiating new or revised systems.
Defines the application architecture and manages the lifecycle of improvements, upgrades and continuous maintenance.
Researches technologies and best practices to support continuous improvements in systems and applications quality, efficiency, ROI, etc.
Leads team members on data analysis and integration of applications.
Provides technical documentation updates to the latest enhancement or release.
Ensures that the team follows standards for development tools/platforms/methodology/controls to ensure efficiency, quality and consistency in application development.
Ensures that projects follow specific project plans and time lines; delivers status reports, issues log and generate appropriate documentation
Ensures that project work meets all contractual service levels associated with quality estimation and incident resolution.
Manages external vendor relationships with contract administrators to review/negotiate/revise relevant contracts.
Designs and implements applications to meet business SLAs.
Directs and reviews the work of the team and provides training to enhance knowledge and skills.
Other duties as assigned.
Manages subordinate managers and professional staff. Is responsible for the strategic guidance, development and evaluation of employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Santander's policies and applicable laws.
Bachelor's Degree: in Computer Science or equivalent technical discipline.
or equivalent work experience
5-9 years Experience managing systems architecture and software design and development.
Experience managing an application development team.
Skills & Abilities
Able to build solid, effective working relationships with others.
Able to analyze and resolve complex issues and problems in a sound and timely fashion.
Able to assimilate research data from a variety of sources, analyze, and recommend appropriate courses of action to take.
Able to coach others in the development of their skills.
Able to constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines. Able to design applications using new or existing methodologies. Able to adjust readily to change and adapt as needed.
Able to express ideas clearly and convey necessary information.
Able to identify areas of risk/concern in area of responsibility.
Able to identify needs and opportunities and develop action plans to address.
Able to interact effectively with all levels of management.
Able to think strategically and tactically. Able to work independently with minimum supervision.
Able to prepare/analyze appropriate reports and other business correspondence.
Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion.
Frequently: Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing, and walking.
Occasional moving and lifting of equipment and furniture is required to support onsite and offsite meeting setup and teardown.
Physically capable of lifting up to fifty pounds, able to bend, kneel, climb ladders.
This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.
The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.
Santander Consumer USA