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Director, Banking Platforms and Services at Silicon Valley Bank in Santa Clara, California

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Silicon Valley Bank serves some of the most innovative companies in the world. Our clients are forward thinkers. True believers. Optimists. Inspired by them, we're changing the face of banking. Our clients have redefined products in many areas of the global economy, and every day we power their ability to do so. And we need leaders with the same can-do attitude as our clients. We're looking for creative thinkers who want to challenge the status quo and create a truly seamless digital banking experience on a global scale.

The Director of Technology will lead and manage the technology teams building world class digital and mobile systems with automated client onboarding and straight thru processing for operational efficiencies.

You will serve as a part of digital technology team and work closely with the Product leadership team to drive overall product delivery. You will collaborate closely with teams across the organization to provide strategic direction and guidance related to the expanding and rapidly evolving digital landscape.

  • Lead the teams building various online and mobile products at a large technology or fintech organizations


  • Lead a team of 15 talented engineers


  • Ensure team delivers with high quality and predictability


  • Partner with Product managers, Sales and marketing teams in developing technology vision and roadmap for digital


  • Partner closely with peer engineering leaders to ensure we operate as a single team


  • Proven leadership with ability to lead multiple teams configurations in a fast-paced multi-disciplinary environment


  • A willingness to mentor people inside/outside of the Information Technology department on best practices, system design principles, and computing industry trends


  • Able to articulate the tradeoffs at the application, system, and department level to the internal customer in a credible way during the whole lifecycle of the technology adoption to decommission. To clearly explain issues of reliability, scalability, and extensibility with respect to a technical solution


  • Demonstrated ability to bring the benefits of technology to solve business issues while also managing costs and risk

    Able to influence decisions at various levels of corporate management



  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


  • Strong negotiating skills

    Minimum Qualifications:



  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience


  • Experience in management, engineering, and technology strategy leadership role


  • Experience in leading, growing and building a large engineering team

    Preferred Qualifications:



  • Experience in building and supporting enterprise level APIs and solutions


  • Experience leading Identity Access Management (IAM) and Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) solutions


  • Experience in building and supporting Robotic Process Automation (RPA) platform


  • Knowledge of document management platforms and operations


  • Deep knowledge of Bank Operations and transaction processing


  • Experience leading agile transformation

    Master's degree in Computer Science or related field



  • Expertise with cloud technologies such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform


  • Experience building Responsive Mobile, Online Applications and API's using a developer platform


  • Exposure to Swagger and Open API banking specifications


  • Experience building microservices and deploying using CI/CD pipeline. Must have managed DevOps teams


  • Experience of software development using Java and UI JavaScript frameworks like React JS, Polymer JS, Angular JS


  • Experience working with teams across multiple locations. Distributed office working experience with a US headquarters


  • Familiarity with business process management and data-driven workflows


  • Excellent technical abilities with strong business, organizational and analytical skills


  • Skilled at identifying and evaluating new technological developments and gauging their appropriateness for the business


  • Ability to conceptualize, launch and deliver multiple IT projects on time and within budget


  • Strong expertise with the end-to-end implications and technologies of all scales