We are seeking an Applications Development Manager to join Zions Bancorporation. The Applications Development Manager plays a key role in managing a staff of application software developers and for successfully delivering software applications and/or integrations to meet business objectives for the Retail Digital Banking Platforms team. The Applications Development Manager is responsible for software development activities and processes.
This position will provide the opportunity to work with a cross functional team to develop and support a widely used customer facing family of applications. The successful candidate will work with a variety of disciplines to negotiate schedules and strategies for implementation and integration of software features and components. Daily opportunities for creative thinking and problem solving.
The Applications Development Manager will:
Provide software development expertise to actively contribute to the teams' deliverables
Track and continuously improve project quality and team productivity
Function as the initial and ongoing contact person for projects requiring technical resources
Software application responsibilities may include one or more of the following portfolio areas: Channel, Deposits Operations, Bankcard, Lending, Credit, Finance, Compliance, Treasury Management and/or Information Technology
Partners with the Project Management Office, Infrastructure, Business Analysis, Quality Assurance and Application Support areas to deliver software applications
Keep abreast of development best practices and techniques as well as providing for staff૿ technical education and training. Hire and provide performance management of staff members including recommendations for successor development.
Plan, coordinate and direct software activities in accordance with PMO Project Delivery Process (SDLC)
Create department cost center budgets and ensure adherence to budgetary and financial processes and deadlines
Contribute to and share responsibility for developing and accomplishing departmental and strategic objectives and initiatives
Work closely with decision makers in other department divisions to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost effective technology solutions
Meet with application and system owners to determine needs, solicit feedback on service levels and implement solutions to address issues
Other duties as assigned
Technical Experience and Qualifications:
In-depth knowledge of software architecture, technical software design, and development required
General technical knowledge of networks, distributed and mainframe platforms, and associated development environments.
Ability to use industry software design tools and software development tools.
General knowledge of web services, middleware, SOA and related technologies.
Requires a Bachelor's in Computer Science, Information Technology with emphasis in Software Development and 6+ years working experience with IT application development, database technologies such as Oracle, managing multiple large, complex projects or other directly related experience
Programming/Python/Scripting - Example - Basic knowledge of programming language like Python
Integration Fabric - Understanding of a restful services architecture and how that relates to Data as a Service
Cloud Architecture - Strong knowledge of Public Cloud Platform (AWS, Azure, GCP)
CI/CD Pipeline - Ability to design and direct the management of a software product for continuous integration/continuous delivery while adhering to policies and standards for risk and safety
Site Reliability - Understanding of reliability needs and strategies
Virtualization/Containers - Experience with containerization of applications
Excellent project, time management skills and organizational skills with the ability to exercise independent judgment, effectively prioritize, and execute tasks while under pressure.
Excellent management, collaboration, interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written with the ability to communicate effectively with business and technical staff and management
Ability to set and meet goals and maintain high quality work standards.
Proven ability to identify, analysis and solve problems.
Strong attention to detail.
A combination of education and experience may meet qualifications.
Location: This position is located at the Zions Technology Center in Midvale, UT. We have a hybrid schedule of 4 days in the office and 1 day at home if you are within the Salt Lake area.
The Zions Technology Center is a 400,000-square-foot technology campus in Midvale, Utah. Located on the former Sharon Steel Mill superfund site, the sustainably built campus will be the company's primary technology and operations center. This modern and environmentally friendly technology center will enable Zions to continue to compete for the best technology talent in the state while providing team members with an exceptional work environment with features such as:
Electric vehicle charging stations and close proximity to Historic Gardner Village UTA TRAX station.
At least 75% of the building is powered by on-site renewable solar energy.
Access to outdoor recreation, parks, trails, shareable bikes and locker rooms.
Large modern cafe with a healthy and diverse menu.
Healthy indoor environment with ample natural light and fresh air.
LEED-certified sustainable building that features include the use of low VOC-emitting construction materials.
Zions Bancorporation is transforming what it means to work for a financial institution. We operate in a fast-paced, information-driven environment, which means we need people who bring diverse experiences, perspectives, and expertise to meet ever-changing demands. Your ability to adapt, learn innovate and collaborate with a dynamic team helps us provide exceptional service to our customers and communities.
Zions Bancorporation is committed to helping our employees grow, develop, and advance in their career. Our Workforce of the Future, DEI and UpSkilling initiatives allow you to network across the organization, volunteer in our community, and build your technical and soft skills. We believe that investing in your success and well-being is an investment in our customers and our business.
Together we are building a culture that values diversity, celebrates growth and creates a space of belonging for all our team members. Our people are what set us apart and make us great.
Apply now if you have a passion for impactful outcomes, enjoy working collaboratively with co-workers, and want to make a difference for the clients and communities we serve.
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - START DAY ONE!
Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
Health Savings (HSA), Flexible Spending (FSA) and dependent care accounts
Paid Training, Paid Time Off (PTO) and 11 Paid Federal Holidays
401(k) plan with company match, Profit Sharing, competitive compensation in line with work experience
Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions
Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying employees
Employee Ambassador preferred banking products
Employees may, at the company's discretion, be eligible to receive a cash bonus award
Zions Bancorporation, N.A. is one of the nation's premier financial services companies with annual net revenue of $2.9 billion in 2021 and more than $90 billion of total assets. Zions operates under local management teams and distinct brands in 11 western states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. The Bank is a consistent recipient of national and state-wide customer survey awards in small and middle-market banking, as well as a leader in public finance advisory services and Small Business Administration lending, ranking as the tenth largest provider in the U.S. of the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program loans. In addition, Zions is included in the S&P 500 and NASDAQ Financial 100 indices.