Application Development Manager

Up to £90000 per annum

Application Development Manager

***GBP 90,000 PLUS BONUS/PACKAGE***

***NO VISA SPONSORSHIP***

My Client helps customers navigate the changing FX marketplace – reducing risk and creating efficiencies. Their extensive network and deep market intelligence enable specialists to lead the development of standardized solutions to real market problems. Their innovative, forward-looking products make the trading process faster, easier, and safer.

Essential Function / major duties and responsibilities of the job
Strategic

  • Application Development manager to ensure technology program objectives are delivered by maintaining the SDLC standards defined by audit and regulatory guidelines.
  • Collaborate with technology stakeholders such as AD peers for code review, architecture for design, Global Testing Team for validation and IT security for code scan and Penetration Test coordination.
  • Tracking, reporting, and maintaining corrective action plan for incident/issues/outages that get escalated to Level 3.
  • guidelines to clear the gates to enter the relevant phase.
  • Plan and implement continuous process improvement across AD, engineering and support functions that aid in smooth operation of the service.


Operational

  • Functionally manage a team of developers (offshore and/or onshore) and take lead in all stages of SDLC analysis to implement new functionality for various improvements in the services or applications,
  • Identify gaps in service monitoring; incident resolution technique; plan, implement and coordinate changes to remediate them.
  • Work closely with the Development, QA and Project Management teams for change management function that directly impacts operations of the service and/or application.
  • Oversee technical documents and user guides to accurately represent application changes


Leadership

  • Provide design and implementation guidance and train team members in best practices and quality improvement.
  • Partner effectively with cross-functional teams to ensure all stakeholder expectations are managed.


Requirements

  • Application Development manager in technology with proven track record in building, supporting, and enhancing mission critical systems in the financial/banking domain.
  • Proficient in applications/services hosted on Public Cloud like AWS
  • Full SDLC experience (design through delivery and support) of medium to large scale projects in any management capacity
  • Demonstrated quantifiable results by developing and improving standards, practices, and service procedures.



Knowledge, skills, and abilities / competencies required for successful job performance

  • Application Development experience with strong proficiency in Microsoft Development platforms like .NET and C Sharp language.
  • Demonstrable and proven experience of developing and managing Web Applications built on ASP.NET platform using variety of SDK frameworks like MVC, JavaScript frameworks like Angular.
  • High Proficiency in building back-end Services to Support web-applications using Windows Services. Knowledge of Multi-threading/concurrency is a big Plus.
  • High Proficiency in working with Relational Databases like SQL Server including working with Stored Procedures, Triggers, Query optimization and Entity Framework.
  • Proficiency in building thick-client applications using WinForms and custom UI controls like Telerik and reporting tools like Crystal Reports.
  • Demonstrable experience with scripting technologies including any of the following: JavaScript, CSS, Typescript or Python,
  • Knowledge and familiarity with Secure Coding practices, OWASP guidelines for web applications.
  • Familiarity with deploying applications and services hosted on AWS or other cloud platforms
  • High attention to detail with excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills for incident resolution.
  • Working experience or familiarity with Biztalk orchestration is a big Plus.
  • Familiarity or experience in building JAVA based applications or JDK knowledge is a big Plus.



Personal Characteristics

  • Confident, assertive with the ability to influence those who are not direct reports
  • Champion and drive change in a rapidly developing environment with multiple competing priorities.
  • Result orientated team player.
  • Build consensus to influence both internal and external stakeholders.



McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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