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Technology Department Leader

Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000 branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.------------------Edward Jones is looking for a Department Leader to help support innovation and growth within the Development Experience Environments and Test Data Management team. The Department Leader plans, directs, and manages a team of associates and contractors who are responsible for supporting current Development, Test, UAT and Preprod environments used by the Edward Jones development The responsibilities include maintaining and optimizing current environments to support development needsResponsible for developing and executing future environments strategy including design and maintenance of environments in cloud, Operations, Regulatory Compliance, Support, Security, Quality, Disaster Recovery.Responsible for the build out and management of Test Data Management team and best practices. Responsible for developing TDM strategy as well as managing test data on all platforms using TDM tools, automate test data refresh and creation processUnderstanding of agile software development methodologies and processes within IS (change management, QA, Project Life Cycle, etc.)Required understanding of design, installation, maintenance, retirement of Enterprise Level Development Environments (Dev, QA, UAT, Prod)Required understanding of both technical and operational components of infrastructure- including hardware, software, policies, processes, data and equipment for business effectiveness.Required understanding of creating and using of test data (TDM)Knowledge of change management process in non-prod and prod environments.Knowledge of capacity management, resource forecasting, trend analysis, dashboarding and monitoring of systems in prod and non-prod environmentsRequired understanding of DevOps technologies related to or dependent on the team's systems.Required understand of creating, modifying complex environments in cloudKnowledge of Configuration Management platforms and Cloud Technologies.Knowledge of developer tools and their interactions, infrastructure dependencies, system controls, monitoring, etc. Bachelor's degree preferred or related work experience. 10 years of experience directly related to Information Systems technology with at least 5 years of Leadership (or equivalent) responsibilities preferredUnderstanding of the department---s systems, processes and technologies2021 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For-- By Great Place to Work-- and FORTUNE Magazine --- Edward Jones was named No. 20 on the list. From FORTUNE --2021 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.2021 Corporate Equality Index --- Edward Jones joins the ranks of 767 major U.S. businesses that received top marks in the Foundation---s 19th annual scorecard on LGBTQ workplace equality.From The Human Rights Campaign. All Rights Reserved2021 Training Top 100 list - Edward Jones ranked No. 19, up six spots from last year in its 21st consecutive year on this prestigious list.J.D. Power, 2021 --- Edward Jones has ranked "highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms" in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study. Edward Jones received the highest score among employee advisors in the J.D. Power 2007,2008, 2010, 2012-2015, 2017-2021 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Studies of employee advisors--- satisfaction among those who are employed by an investment services firm. Visit for more information.Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:Salary: $128299 - $218456Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Downers Grove , Technology Department Leader, IT / Software / Systems , Downers Grove, Illinois

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