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IT Manager (Foreign Banking)

New York, NY 10004 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 05/18/2018 Job ID: 12358 Industry: Information Technology
  1. Manage Run (Data Centre ops, local PC & network support)
  2. Embed and strengthen the service management and change management process
  3. Manage ongoing projects which are small changes or URF’ s in nature or upgrades
  4. Create a roadmap for current and future portfolio of applications deployed in New York
  5. Establish understanding of the regulatory landscape around information technology and data in banks, and identify risks, mitigants and opportunities
  6. Ability to manage IT vendors on an ongoing basis (key relationship connects, commercials and support model)

 

Key Result Areas
  • Establish and update project plans with actual and forecasts, manage deviations from plan, report to respective stakeholders, and escalate decisions
  • Provide coaching and mentoring, build, maintain and improve guidance to project team members.
  • Provide project evaluation criteria to transfer knowledge and skills regarding projects assessment and resulting actions.
  • Maintain & publish progress reports of all assigned projects highlighting deficiencies and potential threats to project plan.
  • Escalate obstacles, conflicts, constrains to appropriate level of authority.
  • Ensure adherence to the documentation, reporting, audit & MIS established standards in delivery of assigned projects.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

·          8-10 years in diverse banking departments preferably covering Operations.

·          Should have worked in an IT enable banking environment such that the incumbent understands the system architecture of banking system in general.

·          Project management experience & skills.

·          University graduate in Computer Science or equivalent qualifications.
  1. Manage Run (Data Centre ops, local PC & network support)
  2. Embed and strengthen the service management and change management process
  3. Manage ongoing projects which are small changes or URF’ s in nature or upgrades
  4. Create a roadmap for current and future portfolio of applications deployed in New York
  5. Establish understanding of the regulatory landscape around information technology and data in banks, and identify risks, mitigants and opportunities
  6. Ability to manage IT vendors on an ongoing basis (key relationship connects, commercials and support model)
  • Administer all systems and related MIS runs in an efficient and timely manner such that it conforms to the requirements of Central Bank and Bank? s Policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate and execute Disaster Recovery Process, testing and compliance in the event of real disaster.
  • Ensure branch network, firewall, intrusion detection standards and compliance.
  • Ensure that Network Interface between different financial networks / Central Bank are up and running.
  • Coordinate with users, vendors for testing and implementation of new systems.
  • Review Regulatory examiners/ HO & IA audit exceptions, responding where appropriate and taking corrective action to mitigate exceptions.
  • Recommend cutting edge technologies to HO for effective delivery of service.
  • To interact with local vendors on software and infrastructure upgrades.
  • Manage IT department in a professional way which includes backups, PC support, amendment and enhancements

 

 

Manage Disaster Recovery center systems?

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  • Administer different applications implemented in the branch.
  • Ensure End of day data backup restore is done.
  • Administer network security, intrusion.
  • Execute disaster recovery testing to ensure compliance in case of real disaster.
  • Provide software support to the Branch personnel.
  • Ensure that start of day, end of day, end of month, half yearly and yearly processing have been conducted successfully.
  • To ensure that daily back up before and after each end of day processing is taken without error(s) of all server based application, and the back up is kept in safe custody at off site locations.
  • To ensure that all computer generated reports have been printed successfully and distributed accordingly.
  • To ensure that problems referred to MIT, HO or local vendor has been resolved.
  • Testing of enhancements / software version upgrades (sent by MIT, HO or local vendor, payment systems) in test environment before implementation in live environment.
  • To ensure that maintenance agreement is in place for all computer hardware and software.
  • To ensure that licensed copies of software are being used in the branch.
  • Ensure that proper operating environment is provided for safe operation of computer equipment.
  • Provide adequate and effective control, security and backup for all programs and data files.
  • Evaluate new technical development in line with Bank? s automation plans and objectives.
  • Ensure integrity and correctness of data. Take remedial measures in case of any discrepancies/ short comings.
  • Ensure service delivery levels do not suffer on account of system break down.
  • To ensure regular security and service patches, antivirus software updates/upgrades are applied on desktops and servers at India branches.
  • Identification, evaluation and co-ordination of installation of Computer Hardware, Software, Network LAN and Electronic Mail.
  • The position requires a minimum of 8 years relevant experience including at least 3 years in banking environment.
  • Strong inter-personnel, communication, analytical and organizational skills required.
  • Should have thorough knowledge about Banking products and procedures

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Matt Eidlen
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Matthew Eidlen has more than 10 years of recruitment and temporary staffing experience. He is a graduate of The College of Staten Island/City University of New York with a major in Economics and Marketing. He has developed an expertise in recruiting talent in the areas of compliance, mortgage services, litigation support, and all areas of operations and risk. He provides both temporary and direct hire recruitment services. He provides temporary staffing and permanent recruiting services to our expanding client base.

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