Director, Technology - Technical Resiliency
Full-time, Direct Hire
Washington, DC - Relocation Assistance Available
BC Management, Inc. Job Order #2881
Position: Director, Technology-Technical Resiliency
Location: Washington, DC (relocation assistance provided)
Industry: Financial Services/Commercial banking
Salary: DOE (base, bonus and excellent benefit package)
Travel: Occasional (domestic)
* Candidates must be authorized to work in the USA.
* Offer will be contingent on passing a background check.
As the Director, Technology-Technical Resiliency, the position will provide leadership and subject matter expertise on Technical Recovery including overseeing technology recovery initiatives and designing and implementing disaster recovery strategies, best practices and policies. This position reports directly to executive level Technology leadership. The successful candidate will plan, direct and manage one or more major functions and/or programs within the technology organization to ensure its effective operation in line with goals and objectives. Provides leadership across cross-functional teams. Actively contributes to long-range strategy planning and develops and implements the policies, procedures and systems required for maintaining and developing the overall technology strategy and goals. Plan, document, and manage the performance of subordinate managers and/or staff.
KEY JOB FUNCTIONS
•Lead, manage, and oversee projects, initiatives, and daily operations related to: assessing business and technology processes and functional needs for the enterprise; designing and implementing the optimal mix of system components to support the functional needs; managing the system development/enhancement lifecycle ? from business and systems requirements analysis through development; testing, quality assurance, post-deployment support, managing a portfolio of internal controls around business processes, systems, and data
•Lead, and oversee the project management lifecycle from conception through completion that includes assessing business requirements, scoping and planning projects and initiatives, budgeting, forecasting, tracking and reporting project status, managing deliverables, and assessing customer satisfaction.
•Responsible for the development of best practices and guidelines for existing or new technologies within responsible area(s).
•Researches and selects vendors regarding the development of technical solutions, as needed, in conjunction with executive management.
•Reports to executive management on major accomplishments, issues and concerns.
•Plan and manage the unit's budget; approve expenditures or budget transfers.
•Represent the unit as an expert or resource to cross-functional project or coordinating teams and report to senior management on the unit's production, activities, and efforts.
•Plan, document, and manage the performance of subordinate managers and/or staff. Conduct talent management activities including mentoring, training, or providing technical growth opportunities.
•Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
•8+ years of related experience
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
•Previous experience as a leader and subject matter expert (SME) defining and implementing Disaster Recovery strategies, with particular focus on Technical Resiliency best practices, policies, and industry standards.
•Strong stakeholder management capability required, with particular focus at the executive level
•Extensive program management experience
•Demonstrated experience developing best practices and guidelines for existing or new technologies
•Previous experience managing a budget including approving expenditures and/or budget transfers
•Previous experience managing teams including planning, documenting and managing the performance of subordinate managers and staff and conducting talent management activities
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex or handicap. Our client maintains a drug-free workplace and perform pre employment substance abuse testing.
To apply to this position please visit http://www.bcmanagement.com/search-jobs.html and enter the job number #2881.
To learn more about the position, please contact Alicia Stevens - BC Management Inc. at [email protected] or +1 562-260-6791.