Head - Application Management
at Techequity in India - Delhi

Head - Application Management at Techequity in India - Delhi

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Posted on November 15, 2017

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JOB SUMMARY:


Responsible for ensuring that all applications in Production run smoothly.



KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:


 Develop and implement strategies and associated tactical action steps to accomplish the Information Technology mission

 Responsible for ensuring that the System Design of the Core Application and the Satellite systems is scalable and robust

 Responsible for ensuring that the cost estimates given by software vendors for development of new systems and enhancements are competitive and reasonable

 Responsible for coordinating the development of new systems and enhancements

 Responsible for System Integration Testing of all applications

 Responsible for performance management of the Technical Lead Team and the MIS Reporting Team

 Responsible for system support for all applications running in Production

 Responsible for interfacing with Data Centre and Networking team IT services team

 Responsible for all parameters set ups in test and production environment

 Responsible for ensuring that the business gets the required MIS reports from the various application systems



MEASURES OF SUCCESS:


 Performance Measures

o Number of defects in production should not be more than the defined SLAs

o Identified defects should be resolved within defined SLAs

o The System Response Time should be as per the defined SLAs

o The System Uptime should be as per the defined SLAs


 Execution Measures

o New applications and enhancements should be developed as per approved Project Plan

o New adhoc MIS reports should be developed within the defined SLAs


 Leadership Measures

o Project management and SDLC (System Development Life Cycle) techniques should be inculcated into the team

o Team should develop Life Insurance Domain Expertise


 Cost Measures

o The cost of developing new applications and enhancements should be within the approved project costs.


o User Satisfaction Measures

o Users should be satisfied with the implementation of the various new applications and enhancements. This measure would be more of a subjective nature.

o Users should find value in the adhoc MIS reports developed by the MIS Reporting Team



OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:


 To maintain a healthy working relationship with the outsourced software vendors

 Responsible for evaluation of new solutions and software vendors

 Drive Technology Planning and Budgeting Process

 Responsible for overall performance, cost and delivery of business applications

 Act as a thought leader to India business functions on technology applications



LEADERSHIP/CRITICAL POSITION:



JOB REQUIREMENTS


MINIMUM EDUCATION:


 Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Engineering from a reputed institute

 Or, a MCA from a reputed institute

 Or, a CA

 A MBA (with an Engineering degree) from a reputed institute would be preferred



MINIMUM/SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE:


 Great than or equal to 7 years of relevant experience

 Worked on RDBMS (preferably Oracle), C and web-based Applications J2EE / JAVA, Web sphere

 Should have managed multiple large sized projects or an SBU in a technology organization

 Must have worked in financial services domain with a broad based exposure to all functions

 Should be working or should have worked with large reputed organizations



KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: (Refer to the competency model for the position)


Competency Level

Have a good understanding of technology management

Ability to exercise financial prudence and cost management

Ability to think strategically

People Management Skills

Ability to handle tight deadlines

Ability to handle pressures, especially in a Production environment

Familiarity with Accounting Entries

Proactive thinker

Ability to learn and comprehend new Products/Systems

Ability to work in a team as well as lead a team



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