Provide technical leadership for teams that accelerate digital transformations for banks
What you actually do:
Work with world class delivery teams to successfully deliver digital transformation projects with the world’s largest and most complex banks. With the Operations Manager and Delivery Manager, form a management team that runs multiple delivery teams. Provide direction and oversight to the development teams to ensure success.
Lead or support initial technical requirements gathering sessions
Manage and mitigate technical risks in projects
Ensure overall strategy for projects is aligned with standards
Provide clear technical strategy to Projects
Ensure technical solution is correct for all engagements / projects
Evaluate technical level of teams and escalate when necessary
Identify and drive technical improvements
Manage, protect and mentor technical leads across a variety of technology
Sign off project / engagement estimates
What you've done:
Designed web based architectures that are production ready; covering security, deployment, performance, caching, sizing, scalability, and service availability;
Managed C level external and internal stakeholders
Delivered projects using Agile development methodologies
Had experience in one or more consultancy roles
Had hands on experience developing complex web and / or mobile applications
What you need:
Have broad, operational knowledge of application servers, databases, load balancers and other infrastructure components required to deploy web applications in a highly available and scalable environment
Define, refine and ensure implementations meet Non-Functional Requirements
Have a broad knowledge of the Java EE platform
Have excellent communication and presentation skills in English and be equally comfortable in a deep dive technical workshop and a board level sales presentation
Lead, guide and govern development team leads
Lead DevOps to define and implement CI / CD pipelines
Have a demonstrable understanding of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Knowledge of architectural frameworks and best practices
Define omni-channel solutions that deliver across device including desktop, tablet and mobile.
Work with QA lead to define test strategy
Experienced with Enterprise Integration Patterns and Frameworks
What we'd like:
Have experience in Spring, Maven, Jenkins.
Created solutions for financial services, especially banking
Experience with Portal / Web Content Management
Familiar with architectural patterns such as Microservices, CQRS, event sourcing
Experience with virtualisation technology such as Docker, Vagrant, Ansible
Experience using API gateway, service registry, etc.
As part of project teams, willing to travel up to 20-30%.
As a consultancy role, willing to travel 20-50%
About Backbase Professional Services
The Professional Services team are the experts that guide projects to success. We have dedicated specialists in UX design, lean development, digital marketing, and web project management - guaranteeing projects are implemented as quickly and smoothly as possible. We ensure our customers’ get the most out of their online platform by sharing our knowledge and years of experience with front- and back-end development, best-practice implementation processes, enterprise architecture and digital marketing. Backbase's experts help bring our customers’ ideas to life and guide projects to success.
If this job appeals to you and you think you are up for the challenge, please use the apply button on this page.
For more information please contact Petra Wijnholds by email: petra(at)backbase.com