Be responsible for designing, coding, testing, implementing, maintaining, and supporting application software that is delivered on time and within budget. Work closely with customers, business analysts, technology, and project teams to understand business requirements, drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions that are aligned with business and technology strategies, and comply with the organization's architectural standards. Provide technical guidance to the development team through the full software life cycle.
Work with leader to prioritize and manage work requests submitted by business. Collaborate with internal technology cross-commits, vendor, and business teams to understand requirements and recommend appropriate solution that is scalable and aligned with POA vision.
Create low level design documents (including code samples/outlines) and detailed engineering specifications based on complex business, user, and non-functional (e.g., performance, reliability, balance, and controls) requirements. Write code that adheres to coding standards, procedures, and techniques. Maintain the integrity of existing program logic according to specifications.
Creating mapping specifications by converting business requirements, building data flow diagrams for projects, and presenting it to leaders. Performs data analysis required to troubleshoot data related issues and assist in the resolution of data issue.
Actively participate in the code review process to ensure development work adheres to standards and specifications (including peer review and code review external to team). Ensure the quality of work completed by vendor partners. Write and/or revise system design documentation and operations documentation to include providing required input into operation support manuals.
Unit test all code and programs prior to releasing them to quality assurance. Quickly resolve all unit test issues. Assist quality assurance in identifying test cases and creating/mining test data to enable a thorough test of all development deliverables. Respond to all inquiries and issues in a timely manner as developed code/program moves through the testing process.
Provide direction to junior offshore team members of the application development team. Influence the shaping of standards and tools. Provide governance oversight to ensure project adherence to development strategy, standards, policies, tools, and procedures. Guide the development team to consistently apply appropriate development principles and standards during all phases.
Work in partnership with the project team and business to fully understand project goals and requirements and use this knowledge to effectively plan and execute the development process. Participate in project design walkthroughs. Evaluate interrelationships between applications to determine whether a change in one part of the project would impact or cause undesirable results in related applications and design for effective interfaces between interrelated applications.
Improve the health of system assets by identifying enhancements to improve performance, reliability, and resource consumption. Track exceptions to standards (e.g. security gaps) to ensure they are addressed in a planful and timely fashion. Evaluate and troubleshoot root-cause analysis for production issues and system failures; determine corrective action(s) and propose improvements to prevent their recurrence.
Maintain up-to-date business domain knowledge and technical skills in software development technologies and methodologies. Provide input in the selection, implementation and use of development tools and best practices. Work effectively in a team environment to ensure that solution delivery is on time, within cost estimates and meets business needs.
Performs other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree or equivalent (4-years) in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field; or related work experience.
5+ years of relevant experience required.
Knowledge of Python programming (2 years +) and commonly used packages (Numpy, Pandas, boto3)
Hands-on experience with SQL database design (Experience in No-SQL experience is a plus).
Experience in data integration/ migration projects.
Experience in handling unstructured data (XML's, JSON) data.
Experience in Financial domain, writing ETL mapping specifications and data analysis.
Work experience on ETL tool - Informatica and Unix Scripting.
Lead technical discussions with users on deliverables and requirements
Proven experience in delivering in an on-site offshore model working with multiple vendor partners
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Financial Services industry specific knowledge (financial asset management) that includes a working knowledge of industry standards is a plus
Knowledge on Vestmark accounting system is a plus
Knowledge of Java programming is a plus
Experienced in Agile Projects, JIRA, Workfront.
Certifications in Cloud Services; SQL; Python is a plus
Experience in using ServiceNow (or other change management tool); Bitbucket (or other code management tools)
Experience on Job Scheduling tools like TWS or Tidal is a plus
Flexible in working with Operations Support team to fix the Production incident.
About Our Company
The Ameriprise Financial Technology team mission is to create innovative technology solutions and engaging digital experiences for our clients, advisors, and employees. We embrace an inclusive and collaborative culture that allows us to partner across the business and lend our expertise in the areas of corporate computing, network infrastructure and security. We celebrate the unique qualities and reward the contributions of our talented, passionate employees. If you're motivated and want to work for a strong, ethical company that cares about you and your community, take the next step with Ameriprise Technology.
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