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Application Development Manager (Team Leader)

Company: Fisher Investments
Location: Plano
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

It's an exciting time to join Fisher Investments; we're investing in the future of our firm's technology and information security. Our business is growing internationally, which emphasizes the need to build an unparalleled team that promotes future global growth through strategic solutions and progress.

The Opportunity:

You will report to the AVP of Technology Business Services and lead in designing, developing and implementing an application and business architecture blueprint. You will provide guidance with aligning business processes, information management, applications and technical architectures to support the business strategy. You will be responsible for hiring, terminating, and performance reviews of personnel.

The Day-to-Day:

  • Manage the application development team to ensure quality on time deliverables
  • Support implementation of talent management processes for the application development team
  • Develop a team structure that aligns skills sets of the development team against business deliverables
  • Engage with business and IT initiatives to help ensure solution development is aligned with our goals and architectural principles
  • Lead business process and information architecture design activities
  • Propose informed ideas on technology strategy and direction
  • Contribute to and help coordinate the efforts of the Technology Team
  • Define and coordinate the activities of various architecture working groups
  • Work with technology leaders to decide technology direction, set goals consistent with the business strategy, and communicate progress
  • Develop and deliver communications on the Architecture program to business sponsors, solution developers, and infrastructure engineers
  • Coordinate specific line of business architecture efforts with those of the overall Enterprise
  • Work with the AVP to develop and manage architecture processes to establish sound architectural practices in all phases of the solution development lifecycle
  • Recommend to the AVP the appropriate information and application architecture approaches for distributed component services and information flow
  • Develop and proactively manage the portfolio of application and technology initiatives
    Your Qualifications:
    • 7+ years industry experience with focus on technology architectures
    • Broad technology experience throughout systems development lifecycle, and various areas
    • of technology architecture (infrastructure, application architecture, data architecture, integration)
    • Strong knowledge of processes and technologies used in the securities industry
    • Strong understanding of software application architectures and infrastructure technologies
    • Experience managing development teams to achieve tight time frames on budget
    • Experience with commercial software product development
    • Solid understanding of the investment management and wealth management industry
    • Be a coach, building the design and development skills of other team members
    • Experience in business process modeling
    • Experience in information architecture design
    • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university or equivalent experience
      Why Fisher Investments:

      We work for a bigger purpose: bettering the investment universe. We take great pride in our inclusive culture, our learning and development framework customized for every employee, and our Great Place to Work Certification. It's the people that make the Fisher purpose possible, and we invest in them by offering exceptional benefits like:
      • 100% paid medical, dental and vision premiums for you and your qualifying dependents
      • A 50% 401(k) match, up to the IRS maximum
      • 20 days of PTO*, plus 10 paid holidays (*17 days of PTO and 3 days of sick time for California employees)
      • Family Support programs including 8 weeks Paid Primary Caregiver leave, adoption assistance and back-up child care
      • $10,000 fertility, hormonal health and family-forming benefit
      • Opportunity to participate in our hybrid work from home program. This program is subject to change. Based on tenure and performance eligibility, you will have the opportunity to work from home up to 60 days per year
        FISHER INVESTMENTS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Keywords: Fisher Investments, Plano , Application Development Manager (Team Leader), Executive , Plano, Texas

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