Executive, Technical Fellow

  • USAA
  • Boerne, TX 78006, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance] [Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance]

Job Description

Purpose of Job

USAA Employees: This position will be posted and active until 11:59PM on Thursday, September 17.

Responsible for translating business needs into technical solutions and defining solutions to business problems through reasoned application of information technology. Designs, develops, and analyzes overall architecture of internal systems, including hardware and software. Determines integrated hardware and software architecture solutions that meet performance, scalability, reliability, and security needs. Coordinates design and integration of total system including subsystems. Researches and recommends technology to improve the current systems.

Job Requirements

  • Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role
  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled
  • Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities
  • Leads development and implementation of technical strategies to assure achievement of CoSA/organizational goals
  • Serves as primary consultant to IT, executive management and other personnel in large-scale information technology efforts, which require extremely high degrees of analytical and creative ability
  • Provides authoritative technical advice and expertise to senior management regarding systems development, hardware and software configurations for major corporate information systems
  • Evaluates design and architecture of proposed systems to determine feasibility of new applications and/or assess business impacts on other systems
  • Conducts, advises, consults, and participates in executive meetings and planning sessions. Influences product direction and features for critical vendors
  • Identifies the cause of problems and outages too complex for normal processes and formulates resolutions
  • Conducts independent research, leads task force efforts, and reports to senior management on the specific ramifications of the application of new technologies on the existing technical infrastructure and future architecture.
  • Provides knowledge counsel to executive management on cross-divisional, cross-applications, and cross-technology issues
  • Directs the assessment of integration and supports impacts of new, proposed, and existing technologies, and advises executive management
  • Directs the scope, design, coordination, and implementation decisions concerning integration of the organization s broad spectrum of highly technical and complex computer and telecommunication systems

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor s degree Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Systems/Management or related field
  • 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree

Minimum Experience:

  • 10 years of progressive Information Technology/IT development or implementation/consulting experience
  • 4 years of people leadership experience in building, managing and/or developing high-performing teams
  • Experience collaborating with key resources and stakeholders, influencing decisions and managing work to achieve strategic goals
  • Demonstrated understanding of applications, server technology, networking and/or security
  • Executive level business acumen in the areas of business operations, industry practices and emerging trends
  • Ability to consider process, business impact, timing, budget, organization, strategy, and change management for any technology decision and to be able to explain that to any audience, at any level, of any size.
  • Excellent leadership, creativity, communication, presentation, writing, and collaboration skills
  • Ability to effectively contribute IT Architecture when assigned to provide technical leadership for high level, multi-effort business change and the highest complexity projects and initiatives that are directly linked to published enterprise goals and strategies
  • Comprehensive knowledge of both current and emerging technologies that affect business
  • Certification based on the domain support such as:
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect
  • CTA Salesforce
  • ITIL Master Certification
  • TOGAF 9
  • Zachman Certified Enterprise Architect

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical expertise in Retail Banking Technologies, CC, Mortgage, Deposits, Consumer Loans
  • Experience in delivering to Retail Banking Regulatory Requirements; Dodd-Frank, OCC, Federal Reserve, FFIEC
  • Experience with delivery and responsibility for Executive oversight of Cross Domain Technical Strategy
  • Demonstrated experience leading Technical Architects
  • Technology Portfolio Management experience

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