Federal Reserve Bank of New York
New York City, NY, United States
May 21, 2020
Sep 03, 2020
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Head of Enterprise Platforms and Capabilities
Utilizes strategic mind-set to lead application development and delivery across the Bank, while galvanizing a transition to new and forward-leaning methodologies for development, e.g., adoption of Agile, more process-based alignment, etc. Collaborates with the new Strategy, Planning, & Innovation (SP&I) and Enterprise Architecture (EA) functions under a re-imagined operating model; as the former determines the ‘what’ (i.e., a prioritized set of projects), Enterprise Platforms and Capabilities owns accountability for the ‘how’ of building solutions in line with business capability requirements, new Bank-wide standards, and reference architectures.
Reports to: Chief Information Officer
Key Relationships: Strategy, Planning, & Innovation; Enterprise Architecture; Chief Data Officer
Roles and Responsibilities:
Application Development and Maintenance:
Effectively manage large teams of application developers, driving not only quality output but a positive environment for the team, retention of top talent, etc.
Lead the organization in transitioning to new ways of developing applications, e.g., adoption of Agile, more process-based alignment, greater focus on build vs. buy, etc.
Work closely with SP&I and EA to determine the ‘how’ of executing upon prioritized projects assigned to Enterprise Solutions under a new and re-imagined operating model
Oversee a large portfolio of strategic ‘change the bank’ type projects
Testing and QA
Manage testing environments to ensure high quality software and operational readiness, especially under the new operating model (i.e., Agile, rapid deployment, ongoing testing)
Lead business/capability-aligned product and platform delivery teams to ensure timely and high-quality delivery of technology services to the Bank
Drive increasing adoption of Agile methods (where appropriate)
Ensure timely and quality provisioning of tooling for data
Works closely with the CDO to ensure innovative and effective approaches to data-related development that fall within the Bank-wide data governance and strategy','!*!
Experience and Technical Knowledge:
Demonstrated ability to think strategically and act as a visionary to guide the direction of a newly created organization with an evolving way of working
Successful track record of leading a large (250 people) organization; experience leading a merger of sizeable, pre-existing organizations (preferred)
Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships across the System and the Bank, balance multiple stakeholder interests, and build coalitions
Strong working knowledge of business-specific processes/capabilities and technology needs
Expert knowledge of waterfall and Agile development methodologies, with extensive experience implementing applications across different technical environments
In-depth experience leveraging new technologies (e.g., AI and ML) for banking applications, e.g., payment and settlement systems, capital markets platforms, etc.
Track record of successful leadership to drive results and proactively manage change in a complex and dynamic organizational, technological and operating environment
Strong collaboration skills, a focus on positive intent and an interest in ensuring strong relationships with an ability to partner effectively with others in the pursuit of common goals
Emotional intelligence, including the ability to build trust in a variety of relationships through candor, reliability and authenticity as well as the capacity to embrace and draw from diversity and inclusion to improve the quality of outcomes
Interest and strong ability in the sustainable and ongoing development of people, technology and other elements essential to achieving results over the long term
Strong business acumen with a proven ability to evaluate the costs, risks and benefits associated with alternative actions before making decisions
Intellectually curious and nimble, with the demonstrated ability to learn, synthesize and apply a range of information and experience quickly in new situations and setting
Outstanding people manager, with inspirational leadership skills. Proven ability to positively coach, lead and develop others to achieve their professional best
Excellent change management skills, including advocating, anticipating and orchestrating change. Creates a team culture that enables staff to achieve results in a changing environment
Highest levels of personal and professional integrity at all times
The ability to obtain and maintain U.S. Security Clearance, which requires U.S. Citizenship
The Federal Reserve Bank offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career. Some perks include: fully paid pension plan, 401(k) with a generous match, comprehensive insurance plans (medical, dental and vision including Flexible Spending Accounts and HSA), commutation assistance, onsite wellness and fitness center, and more!
This position has additional screening requirements due to the information accessed while performing the job. These additional screenings would be initiated at the time of offer acceptance. The screening is in areas such as education/employment verification, criminal history, credit history, and outreach to personal and professional references that you have provided during the pre-employment process.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.','Head of Enterprise Platforms and Capabilities
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Website : http://www.newyorkfed.org