Vice President, Software Engineering (JR1005952)

  • Competitive
  • Edgewood, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Broadridge Financial Solutions
  • 19 May 19

Vice President, Software Engineering (JR1005952)

Broadridge, a global fintech leader with over $4 billion in revenue, provides communications, technology, data, and analytics. We help drive business transformation for our clients with solutions for enriching client engagement, navigating risk, optimizing efficiency, and generating revenue growth. Broadridge employs over 10,000 full-time associates globally with a significant presence in North America, Europe, and Asia. Please visit our website at www.broadridge.com to learn more.

Job Description
Broadridge is hiring. This is an exciting and dynamic opportunity for you to lead our growing Tax Services technology organization based out of our Deer Park, NY location.

  • In this role you will collaborate and partner with the leadership team of Tax to execute on its strategic goals, as well as infrastructure team to deliver service;
  • You'll understand the needs of the client, handle the client relationship and deliver solutions with strong customer and business value;
  • You will offer strategic guidance on application solutions, architectures, governance, quality assurance and business support processes;
  • You will deliver a combined business and IT roadmap to support business and IT strategy for the delivery of increased business capabilities, improved IT operational stability and reduced time and cost of delivery;
  • Develop the technology plan in support of key business objectives and with consideration of external trends and industry advances;
  • Plan and execute development projects, ensure that teams have appropriate products and technical specifications, direction and resources to deliver projects on a bold, but achievable timeline;
  • Direct, run and deliver application development projects through the application of comprehensive SLDC processes;
  • Balance areas' supply and demand by monitoring System Enhancement Requests, work requests, problem reports, resource allocations and ongoing progress towards stated goals;
  • Define and deploy groundbreaking IT capabilities while maintaining service levels;
  • Execute on continuous improvement of the existing software applications and architecture. Ensure quality work consistently;
  • Influence and implement change strategies that will improve end to end execution of IT invest projects to reduce cost, improve quality and time to market;
  • Effectively collaborate with the Architecture and other IT leaders to ensure communication and collaboration across a diverse business and IT community. Form relationships that enable shared solutions across the enterprise;
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance on software development tools, technology and application development methodologies;
  • Provide technology vision and leadership and cultivate culture of empowerment and accountability;
  • Lead multiple directors and managers. Coach, motivate, and lead team members and organizations to their optimum performance;
  • Attract, develop and retain IT staff, primarily in Project Management, Business Analysis, and Development disciplines.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science / related field required (Master's Degree desirable);
  • 15+ years in a leadership role including experience leading a team, setting priorities and plans to meet business goals and objectives;
  • 20+ years within a programming and application system environment (.net, JAVA, J2EE/JBoss application server software, Oracle, DB2, SQL, Greenplum, Informatica); and
  • 15+ years' of relevant IT experience within financial / investment institutions and leadership experience in a software development organization required.

Skills:
  • Exceptional dynamic leadership capability including demonstrated ability to be change agent and influence the direction of the organization while maintaining a culture where associates are recognized as important assets to the organization;
  • Ability to link vision and strategy with overall business objectives and communicate rationale in a compelling, concise manner;
  • Experience setting technology direction with consistent track record delivering large scale IT solutions within a matrixed environment;
  • Deep and comprehensive understanding of the applications functional and non-functional requirements;
  • Experience with managing the development of cloud-based applications and development of APIs, web services;
  • Ability to demonstrate a repertoire of skills such as scheduling, prioritizing, organizing, planning, problem solving, decision-making, financial savvy, attention to detail and follow through.;
  • Capacity to maintain a big picture, strategic outlook with the ability to iterate from company strategy to product development and planning;
  • A proven progression of successful delivery of software applications as an individual, team leader and development manager;
  • Solid understanding of the Agile software development cycle and development methodology;
  • Self-motivated and action-and-results oriented;
  • Well organized, extraordinary communication and presentation skills (effective communicator/presenter to groups of all sizes and levels of management); and
  • Ability to successfully work under tight project deadlines. *LI-ME1