Software Engineering Group Head I at SunTrust (Charlotte, NC)

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Language Fluency: English (Required)

Work Shift:
1st shift (United States of America)

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As a Truist Group Head of Software Engineering for Retail Lending and Servicing, you'll be leading a high energy, collaborative, execution driven technology team to deliver world class products to our clients and teammate.

In this role you will, recruit and develop high caliber technology leaders; Interface with senior executives across the enterprise to develop a strategic plan for delivering Information Technology (IT) solutions which address critical business requirements. Partner with line of business (LOB) leaders to secure the appropriate investment level in technology to achieve business goals and be advocate for the business partners within IT. Maintain a focus on improving delivery effectiveness, software quality, and risk mitigation. Integrate people, process and technology in order to increase client shareholder value.

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

1. Set strategic direction for the assigned work area in alignment with the Business Strategy and Technology standards and provide thought leadership in the development of an enterprise strategic IT plan.
2. Maintain a high level of awareness and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, as well as industry and bank issues, to effectively match them.
3. Broker and direct the design, engineering, implementation, and support of application software solutions in support of corporate objectives, to include determining whether to use internal or external labor, build or buy, leverage Cloud as appropriate, and using a variety of tools, etc.
4. End to end accountability to identify and design solutions that best meet the business needs of the enterprise, with a primary focus on improving software engineering practices.
5. Consult with clients, staff, and colleagues to identify and design solutions that best meet the business needs of the enterprise.
6. Plan and develop budgets and performs salary administration duties to meet budgetary goals.
7. Manage the life cycle of existing application software systems (and monitor the need for new capabilities) to provide cost effective functional, flexible and scalable solutions.

8. Lead teams by encouraging innovation, implementation of cutting-edge technologies, inclusion, outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, self-organization, and diversity
9. Maintain appropriate Risk Profile through owning the first line of Risk defense, proactively identifying risks, and implementing the necessary mitigations where warranted. Partner effectively with 2nd line of defense, Auditor, and regulators to ensure Risk is identified and mitigated appropriately.

Note: The difference between Group Head 1 and Group Head 2 is scope, such as size of budget and headcount, and complexity of the business line and related technologies.

Required Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Equivalent combination of advanced education and related experience, which could include any combination of: Ten years' experience managing software engineers and systems analysts, Five years' relevant business experience (i.e. making technical-related decisions on the business side), Fiveyears' managing a large staff, (including managing managers), and Five years' experience with budget responsibilities
2. Ability to translate enterprise level strategic planning information into software and data management needs, create business plans, and turn them into effective business solutions
3. Executive level communications skills, including, strong negotiation/facilitation/presentation skills and experience negotiating with vendors for relevant products and services
4. Significant knowledge of current and emerging application software products and tools
5. Extensive project management experience to include multi-million dollar projects completed on time, within budget and delivering quality results
6. Strong analytical and architectural skills
7. Ability to manage a high volume of internal client relationships
8. Knowledge of all phases of software engineering life cycle and experience with process improvement models

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Understanding of multiple approaches to Software Engineering.

2. Full understanding of Agile methodology and experience working with Agile teams.

3. Experience building full stack, cloud-based, highly automated solutions

4. Banking or financial services experience, especially in a particular consumer lending and savings products


Visual / Audio / Speaking

Able to access and interpret client information received from the computer and able to hear and speak with individuals in person and on the phone.

Manual Dexterity / Keyboarding

Able to work standard office equipment, including PC keyboard and mouse, copy/fax machines, and printers.


Able to work all hours scheduled, including overtime as directed by manager/supervisor and required by business need .


Up to 75%

Truist supports a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law. Drug Free Workplace.

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More Information on SunTrust
SunTrust operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Atlanta, GA. SunTrust was founded in 1891. It has 15500 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 374 open jobs at SunTrust, click here.
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