AVP, JEE Application Engineer - Digital Solutions

Confidential Company  •  MD and 3 other locations

5 - 7 years experience  •  Financial Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18
Confidential Company
MD
5 - 7 years experience
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18

Role Summary/Purpose:

The AVP, IT Application Engineer – Digital Solutions plays a pivotal technical role within Synchrony Financial in successfully hosting several client-facing platforms and delivering high-quality solutions on those platforms.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead teams in building new web solutions/platforms and enhancements, working closely with requirements analysts, testers, and the customer in an agile development practice
  • Develop functional and technical specifications from business requirements
  • Help create project estimates and plans. Represent engineering team in project meetings and solution discussions
  • Ensure application quality and adherence to performance requirements
  • Responsible for documentation, code reuse, re-factoring and design patterns standards compliance
  • Ensure high standards of availability, scalability, and extensibility of internally developed applications
  • Work closely with an experienced staff comprising both Synchrony resources and/or 3rd party contractors
  • Help define measurable goals for the team
  • Communicate the status of technical stacks and initiatives to stakeholders and leadership
  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies while maintaining proficiency in existing technologies
  • Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 1) Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field, with a minimum of 5 years of experience in Information Technology; OR 2) In lieu of the Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 9 years of experience in Information Technology
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in full stack development using JEE technologies
  • Experience developing n-tier web applications including web services
  • Minimum 2 years of application designexperience using Design Patterns, UML, component architecture, unit/functional testing, and/ or databasedesign/tuning
  • Strong working knowledge of the Financial Industry and Consumer Lending
  • Experience in designing and developing applications using microservices architecture and cloud based technologies
  • Experience in Agile application development methodology

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to achieve results in a cross-functional matrix organization involving multiple technologies, personnel and processes
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Training and/or Certification in JEE and web based technologies
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