Lead, SW Support at Northern Trust in Chicago, Illinois

Posted in General Business 9 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Responsible for application development. Role focuses on maintaining / enhancing applications for non-legacy / non-mainframe systems. Examples of languages utilized are: Visual Basic, Power Builder, SQL Windows, C CORBA, COM, C++, Visual C++, Smalltalk Java, Java Script, Java Swing, HTML, DHTML, Perl / CGI, EJB, XML, ASP, XLS, JSP, JNI, RMI, and Cold Fusion. Also, responsible for web development. 1. Operates independently; has in-depth knowledge of business unit / function2. Evaluates and makes recommendation on techniques, practices, or technologies that would enhance business needs. Also does work to ensure continuous process improvements.3. Communicates with systems, vendors, and partners at all levels in the business unit, and clients about new technology/systems issues that would enhance current practices/maintain system availability and service level agreements. 4. Provides input into strategic planning and long-range direction for technology in the business unit. 5. Acts as the technical or business consultant on project development/production health, new techniques and the implementation of new processes. 6. Develops or maintains computer programs, including designing, coding, testing, debugging, and installation as needed. 7. As subject area expert, provides comprehensive, in-depth consulting and leadership to team and partners at a high technical level8. Carries out activities that are large in scope, cross-functional and technically difficult9. Role is balanced between high level operational execution and development, and execution of strategic direction of business function activities10. Conducts preliminary analysis 11. Responsible for direct interaction with different committees and/or management12. Strategic in developing, implementing and administering programs within functional areas
A College or University degree and/or relevant 5-10 years proven work experience is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are requiredIn-depth Functional / Industry Knowledge is requiredHighly flexible and adaptable to changeTechnical skills / systems knowledge is required

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