Team Lead - Investment Operations Applications
Invesco - Houston, TX

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Job Summary

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Provide leadership to a development team within the Investment Operations IT Global Technical Services team in the design, development, implementation and maintenance of technology systems.

This includes planning, coordinating, and ensuring the successful completion of technology projects.

Key Responsibilities/Duties

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Ensures business requirements are included in the design of new Investment Operations’ applications and the enhancements to existing applications required to support Invesco’s Investment Operations business processes.

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Prepares programs and systems as necessary to support assigned project tasks.

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Assists in the development and/or delivery of training to clients on new systems as necessary.

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Develops technology project estimates and manages project work plans.

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Assists team leads and managers of other team members with project planning as necessary.

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Works with IT Services management in the development of plans for current and future.

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Manages software contractor and consultant relationships.

This includes managing vendor pre-qualification, coordinating vendor activities and monitoring vendor performance.

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Keeps abreast of current developments and trends in information technology and the Investment industry through networking, continuing education and industry/technology publications.

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Estimates staffing needs and determines work schedules to meet completion dates and technical specifications. Uses superior customer service skills to ensure systems meet the needs of the client.

Develops and maintain team resource plans.

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Reviews and evaluates work and prepares and delivers performance evaluations.

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Confers with and advises subordinates on administrative policies and procedures, technical issues, and priorities.

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Coordinates and leads necessary system upgrades and technology refresh initiatives of in house and vendor applications.

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Enforces IT policies and procedures.

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Understands, adheres to and enforces department standards for architecture, design, development and quality control.

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Performs analytical troubleshooting analysis and resolution.

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Other administrative duties, including but not limited to, budgeting, time and attendance review and approval, and project planning.

Qualifications

Work Experience/knowledge

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A minimum of 7-8 years of professional work experience in an information services environment is required.

Experience must be in roles with increasing level of responsibility in projects and project management.

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Working experience in the financial services industry is preferred.

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Experience with Microsoft technologies is required.

Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required

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Exceptional ability in diagnosing and solving system problems while maintaining professionalism and courtesy.

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Ability to manage projects, establish priorities, meet deadlines and concentrate on detailed information in a fast-paced, demanding work environment with limited resources.

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Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively lead, interact and communicate with a variety of individuals at all technical levels is required.

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Functional knowledge of information technology and technology organizations, along with the ability to manage consulting relationships.

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Ability to learn and adhere to department standards for design, development and quality control.

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Self-starter; shows strong self-initiative to meet project deliverables and overcome issues.

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Able to take ownership and follow through with tasks until completion.

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Able to work independently and with team members (brainstorming, team building activities, etc.).

Formal Education

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A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems or Computer Science is preferred.

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