Lead Application Developer - IT
Flagstar Bank FSB

Troy, Michigan

Posted in Banking

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Job Summary
The Lead Application Developer is responsible for leading a team of IT professionals in understanding and supporting the businesses through the design, development and implementation of applications, application enhancements and new capabilities. They are expected to provide technical leadership in every stage of the development lifecycle, from analysis and design to program coding, testing, release and maintenance while adhering to current System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes. They will work closely with various customers including their immediate project teams, business domain experts and other technical staff members. They are accountable for the management, coaching, and development of their teams.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leads and manages a technical team and acts as the primary point of contact for all technical deliverables
  • Solution Design -Translates business and technical requirements into solution designs that satisfy the business needs and comply with approved standards. Reviews functional specifications, creates detailed technical design and technical specifications.
  • Code Development - Ensures development activities are aligned with scope, schedule, priority and business objectives. Oversees code development and unit and performance testing activities. Develops and enhances application code.
  • Testing - Leads validation efforts by performing and/or assisting others in validating the solution performs as expected. This includes and is not limited to system integration testing, performance testing, regression testing, user acceptance testing and defect remediation. Meets or exceeds all operational readiness requirements (e.g., operations engineering, performance, and risk management)
  • Mentoring, coaching, and developing staff and reviews work products from team and vendor consultants.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Completes all required compliance training. Maintains knowledge of and adhere to Flagstar's internal compliance policies and procedures. Takes responsibility to keep up to date with changing regulations and policies.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business, engineering, math or related field plus 10 years of development experience preferred, OR 15 years of comparable work experience.
  • ITIL Foundations preferred.
  • 10 years of developer experience (Finance/Lending industry experience a plus) or 15 years of comparable work experience.
  • 5 years of experience with various Software Development Life Cycle methods such as Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, etc.
  • 5 years of experience designing and building technical solutions using applicable technologies.
  • 5 years of using relational databases and writing basic queries (SQL and PL SQL).
  • 7 years of experience leading others either formally or informally.
  • Excellent communicator - Ability to communicate verbally and in technical writing to all levels of the organization in a proactive, contextually appropriate manner.
  • Exceptional problem solving and analytic skills with proven strength in applying root cause analysis.
  • Proven ability to design and build technical solutions using applicable technologies; ability to demonstrate exceptional coding skills.
  • Strong understanding of relational databases and ability to write basic queries (SQL and PL SQL).
  • Strong experience with web services, executing calls and interpreting responses (SOAP and REST).
  • Exceptional ability in interpreting customer business needs and translating them into application and operational requirements.
  • Ability to prioritize work by dividing time, attention and effort between current project workload and on-going support tasks.
  • Demonstrates strength in adapting to change in processes, procedures and priorities.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • In depth experience with incident management, leading both on and off-hours ad hoc support teams.
  • Strong experience building, writing and executing test cases (using technologies such as HP Quality Center, QTP, Loadrunner, is a plus).
  • Proven ability to establish a high level of trust and confidence in both the business and IT communities.
  • Strength in communicating needs and schedules, as well as ensure that plans are in place and standards are adhered to.
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills at all management levels.
  • Proven ability to coordinate and execute cross- functionally with technical managers, business managers, SMEs, and customers.
  • Strong financial analysis skills and familiarity with financial reporting tools.
  • Proven ability to deliver presentations of complex information to a variety of audiences.
  • Proven ability to manage to a project budget.

For Internal use only: Job Band D

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