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Key Accountabilities and Skills requiredKey specific accountabilitiesProject delivery including design, development, testing (80%)Building effective working relationships with the Mortgages Technology Partners and Business Product Owners to define and deliver Mainframe change for the Mortgages area Product area.Driving change to meet the needs of the Mortgages business and the PCB Technology change agenda.Working with the business to ensure requirements are fit for purpose.Managing the impact assessment of proposed change in the integrated technology environment, in particular understanding the impact of proposed changes on all upstream and downstream systemsManaging the delivery of change in the integrated technology environmentUnderstanding the risk profile of change and ensuring that integrated testing is commensurate with that risk profile.Delivery of all agreed change to time, quality and cost parametersEnsuring that all change is designed and implemented using best practiceEnsuring that all engineering reviews are completed and the introduction of change into the Production environment follows agreed governance processesSupport the Application Management function with problem records and high severity incidents.Project Management i.e. compliance to processes (20%)Actively contribute to Product direction and planning initiativesMaintain the Product roadmap and Product ManualRetain accountability for the product components and interface links with other applicationsProvide product management information to the Product owner. Stakeholder Management and LeadershipCan fully engage with Technology office and business resource and is able to converse in a non-technical conceptual wayCan add value to business by suggesting changes / revised use of applicationIs fully conversant with IT developments in the market place relevant to the business areaCan engage with other relevant IT peers to architect end to end processing of the business areaDecision-making and Problem SolvingCandidate should exhibit adequate logical / analytical reasoning to analyse the project requirements.Can describe specific techniques for isolating a problem and defining resolution approachesWhere high impact incidents occur, takes ownership and fluently applies escalation and notification procedures working closely with the application management function. Risk and Control All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy StandardsYour Skills and Qualifications will include Technical/Functional skillsExperienced with building/testing of complex, multi-platform, distributed applicationsKnowledge of the major tools in a toolkit for the specific application product IBM Zseries mainframe, COBOL, CICS, JCL, DB2, VSAM and preferably Hogan (ILP) as wellHas proven project management / delivery skills, demonstrating an ability to deliver to time, cost and quality parameters with pro-active management of risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies.Experienced with all major development and delivery phases and activitiesHas participated in the full spectrum of delivery activities on multiple development projects Person specification/Soft skillsDrive for resultsProblem Solving skillQuality - High Standards & ControlsLogical, analytical approach to problem solvingEffective team playerFlexible approach and ability to work under pressureConsistent internal customer focus in a demanding environmentSound time management and organisational skillsGood written and oral communications skillsStrong interpersonal and excellent communication skills
Degree: M.Com. (Commerce) | M.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | M.Sc. (Science) | MA (Arts) | MBA/ PGDM | MCA/ PGDCA

Additional Degree: BA (Arts) | B.Com. (Commerce) | B.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | B.Plan. (Planning) | B.Sc. (Science) | BBA/ BBM/ BBS | BCA (Computer Application) | Diploma-Other Diploma | B.Ed. (Education) | BHM (Hotel Management)

Experience: 3-5


Application Programming | Software Engineer
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