We are currently hiring an IT Manager for our Corporate Headquarters located in Kansas City, MO.
You will have the opportunity to Manage the Core Technologies group and will be responsible for leading and developing the team supporting both distributed and mainframe applications system development of core financial transaction systems with an emphasis on ACH, ARP/SMS, Check Processing, and Lockbox Applications. Position will also act as a Sr Technical and Project Lead as required, designing and developing the most complex programs from inception through completion. Additional responsibilities include: Develop key performance measurements and drive accountability with team, guiding staff to ensure project completion consistent with established deadlines. Audit programs written by programming staff and ensure compliance with corporate standards. Works directly with business unit personnel, product managers, systems analysts and technology planners to endure developed systems meet business objectives. Analyze and review existing information systems to determine steps needed to deliver quality data to target information medium, and to increase operating efficiency and/or adapt to new requirements. Review and ensure detailed design documentation is complete for applications programming. Complete feasibility studies on major projects or company initiatives. Maintain knowledge of database design, data normalization and relational database concepts. Develop and maintain logical and physical recovery procedures for application systems. Ensure and create as needed software engineering processes, practices and operations to ensure reproducible development and high quality while keeping costs under control.
What you’ll need:
-Demonstrated experience with developing and delivering commercial financial software required.
-Proven ability to function independently and perform complex study & design activities, as well as user consultation also required.
- Strong logical and analytical skills, as well as strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) at all levels of the organization essential
-Bachelor’s in Computer Science or relevant field with 8 yrs relevant professional work experience preferred
-3 years management experience
- 5 years experience in Credit Card Processing preferred.
-Working technical knowledge for applicable languages and databases (Cobol, CICS, JCL, DB2 and other distributed applications platforms) preferred.