Software Engineering Group Head II at SunTrust (Raleigh, NC)

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Language Fluency: English (Required)

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

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Plan and direct software engineering services for a major line of business or multiple lines of business to meet strategic and operational goals. Set the vision; establish effective standards/ processes; set/monitor
quality performance expectations/results. 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 and data 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 innovation.
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. Lead staff (to include development, counseling, conducting performance appraisals, setting performance expectations etc.) and evaluate processes on a regular basis. Implement new or improved processes or procedures that improve quality of work produced by the unit or eliminates/reduces operating expenses.
8. 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.
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: Fifteen years' experience managing software engineers and systems analysts, Ten years' relevant business experience (i.e. making technical-related decisions on the business side), Five years' 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. Banking or financial services experience, especially in a particular niche area.


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.

Thank you for your interest in Truist! BB&T and SunTrust have come together in a transformational merger of equals to create Truist, the premier financial organization in the country. You may notice references to our legacy company names, BB&T and SunTrust, in places throughout this site. All such references should be understood to refer to Truist moving forward while we continue to transition to the Truist name.

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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 401 open jobs at SunTrust, click here.
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