Head of Product Delivery

Recruiter
Broadridge Financial Solutions
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Sep 2017
Closes
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role The Head of Product Delivery will provide vision and leadership for solution development, deployment and maintenance in support of Broadridge's Securities Finance & Collateral Management (SFCM) business. The Head of Product Delivery directs the overall software development lifecycle related to SFCM solutions offered to the market. In addition he / she will work with Broadridge management to develop and implement the technology roadmap in support of SFCM in order to improve cost effectiveness, service quality, and mission development. Responsibilities: Provide leadership, guidance, mentoring and career development to a multidisciplinary team of application developers and quality assurance specialists Integrate several recently acquired SFCM development organizations together in an optimal manner Represent SCFM's technology plans to internal and external stakeholders as required. Oversee budget, staff, output and overall standards and procedures of a substantial application development team located in varied locations and time zones Direct, manage and deliver application development projects through the application of comprehensive software development life cycle processes across the business unit Provide technical leadership and guidance on software development tools, application architecture, technology, application security and optimal development methodologies Manage internal and external SFCM clients' expectations and customer satisfaction Formulate and execute strategy to create a new ASP hosting platform for the SFCM application portfolio Lead the GUI redesign, code porting and system architecture upgrade to consolidate legacy applications into a unified product set Qualifications / Skills / Experience required: Bachelor or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field required Senior experience within a programming and application system environment. Experience with one or more technologies: .NET, Java, C#, Oracle, DB2, SQL Substantial IT experience within financial / investment institutions and leadership experience in a software development organization required. (Experience in a large service bureau or ASP desirable) Experience with managing development or supporting cloud-based or multi-tenant applications and development of APIs, web services Ability to link vision and strategy with overall business objectives and communicate rationale in a compelling, concise manner. A proven progression of successful delivery and support of software applications as an individual, team leader and development manager Ability and willingness to be hands on in software development and technical issues Self-motivated, team player, action-and-results oriented Exceptional project management, planning and organizational skills Strong written and oral communication skills Experience working in a heavily matrixed environment, capable of partnering with and communicating across multiple functions and teams #Dice *LI-JF1