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22/07 Shalini Rana
Leadership Hiring at Mancer Consulting

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Director/Chief Technology Officer - Finance Technology - Investment Bank (20-23 yrs)

Pune Job Code: 953850

Director /Chief Technology Officer- Finance


CIO Finance Technology team believes in putting our people and our customers at the center of what we do. We believe in delivering value to our bank by solving the problems we face and creating new opportunities with different perspectives, changing the status quo across our team, business, bank, and industry.

To do this, we work to achieve excellence, through our engagement with our users and teams, improving our way of working and continuously learning, driving to mastery of our art to solve our businesses' most important problems whilst delivering awesome products.

We are close to 450 persons global, diverse and award-winning team, partnering with our business to deliver them a platform of execution for account close, risk close and financial planning processes for the Bank Group.

- Focuses on business outcomes, starting with the goal in mind ('works from the right') with the ability to create strong relationships between the business and teams

- Is passionate about using technology to realize the future of the business

- Innovates for the business, bringing new ideas and technologies

- Continuously improves through life-long learning

- Is passionate about improving our products, our ways of working, each other and ourselves through continuous improvements

- Is seen and see themselves as a pleasure to work with

- Has strong ideas & vision, weakly held with the ability to be flexible

- Values bias for action using safe-to-fail experiments

- Believes in collaboration above all

- Values the whole/team rather than the part

- Believes in and trusts the combined power of teams and a team of teams

- Creates trust in all directions

Key Responsibilities

- Provide leadership to the Architecture and Design Function for CIO Finance which includes open systems, SAP and the Oracle estate across different data centers

- Engage and work with CIO Finance management to define the overall CTO strategy for Finance

- Responsible for driving the roadmaps for CIO Finance applications, specifically current reporting applications and future state reporting platform that includes migration to the public cloud (GCP)

- Build product roadmap for the reporting platform with collaboration with architects from other areas

- Strengthen and run existing forums to drive Application and Infrastructure optimization strategies for CIO Finance through close collaboration

- Ensure compliance with central Architecture and Technology Roadmaps for CIO Finance

- Engage with the business stakeholders as well as central CTO teams to provide input into enterprise-wide strategies for architecture

- Architect the road map for migration of applications to Google Cloud Platform under different models viz. native GCP architecture, hybrid architecture including co-location of infrastructure at GCP, design and support the - heritage- model where GCP us used as IAAS

- Work with application teams and legal teams to devise strategies for managing geographic constraints on data and services

- Understand the FinOps model for applications (on-premise as well as GCP) and help drive down the overall cost of ownership

- Work with CIO Teams to define change budgets for CIO Finance, especially the Reporting platforms

- Partner with Product, Engineering through the SAFE Agile PI Planning lifecycle events to ensure infrastructure requirements are fulfilled by the delivery teams

 Additionally, the role will include management and leadership responsibilities, such as:

- Leading and collaborating across teams

- Team & Talent management

 - Mentoring and coaching, leading by example.

- Discovering new methods, solutions, techniques and helping others to adopt them

- Drive Relentless/continuous improvements

 - Foster a culture of Innovation

Skills and Qualifications :

- 20+ years of HANDS-ON experience in architecting/designing, delivering solutions, preferably for the finance department of a universal Bank.

- Good functional understanding of Accounting, Regulatory Reporting, and Financial planning processes

- Expertise in architecting &/delivering mission-critical solutions for banks within their own data centers as well as on public Cloud platforms (ideally GCP)

- A - product mindset- would be extremely desirable

- A good understanding of infrastructure topics, especially commercial aspects related to SAP, Oracle Exadata, open systems in the public cloud as well as on-premise/hybrid cloud models

- Experience in designing and running different packaged applications such as SAP, Oracle, Openshift/Kubernetes based solutions, different operating systems such as Red Hat, SuSE, Hadoop

- Brings deep industry knowledge across infrastructure solutions across a Banking, especially Finance

- Brings expertise in developing different infrastructure solutions on applications depending on storage, compute, and network needs

- Understands FinOps and overall costs involved in any infrastructure solution

- Good knowledge of applications on SAP especially S4/Hana would be an added advantage

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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