MARSH & MCLENNAN COMPANIES, INC
SVP - Digital Platforms and Integrations
At a glance
Location: US-AZ-Phoenix Map
Posted: 08/10/2018
Closing: 09/09/2018
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
MARSH & MCLENNAN COMPANIES, INC
Job description
The role drives business and technical capability definition and development in our Digital Platforms space. The candidate will play a key leadership role on Digital Cloud and Integration team that partners with Product Owners, Enterprise Architects, Infrastructure Engineering, Scrum Masters, business partners, and external service providers to assess the technology landscape, identify future capabilities, held define strategy, architecture and drive the implementation of the digital platforms. The role is required to lead a set of teams that drive the build the Digital Platform and deliver a wide ranging platform services and software solutions.  This role will work on next generation platform services and process that support Business to Business and Business to consumer to enable web and mobile applications.  The role is expected to challenge the teams to think differently to achieve desired business outcomes, foster culture of quality, and mentor other employees to develop architecture expertise.  
Responsibilities

  • Management of development teams responsible for designing, developing, testing and supporting the software assets in an Agile environment
  • Assess the current state of business processes across and recommend solutions to increase business agility and revenue
  • Responsibility for development teams and technical strategy across multiple platforms, including Web and Mobile.
  • Financial forecasts and resource tracking
  • Drive the design and architecture of the software assets to ensure that it is most up-to-date, leveraging the latest best practices
  • Champion software engineering culture
  • Recruitment of software engineering talents to the team
  • Creating a continuous learning environment to ensure that the software engineers are trained on the technology stack being adopted
  • Drive internal developer community to encourage sharing and crowdsourcing of latest engineering best practices and
  • Lead multiple software engineering scrums teams of 8-12 people based in US and I India.
  • Drive greenfield development of the software assets and relevant frameworks
  • Drive technical vision and vision, technology stack selection and R&D of emerging technologies as it relates Insurance and ecosystems (API-driven)
  • Drive improvements in our development practice of continuous delivery and promote cloud computing and open source solutions where applicable.
  • Partner with business stakeholders to deliver the necessary digital solutions
  • Partner with the technology teams of external Ecosystem partners to deliver seamless and integrated solution
  • Partner with relevant Digital transformation vendors to incorporate relevant solutions via API
  • Resource planning, recruitment and key talent development
  • Performs code reviews as required

Qualifications
Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
  • At least 12+ years of relevant application development experience of mission critical
  • Experience in Agile development practices
  • Experience in large scale development using some of the following technology stack
  • Java, Spring, Spring Boot
  • Javascript (AngularJS, ReactJS)
  • Kafka, Redis, NoSQL,  MongoDB,
  • Experience with Blockchain technologies
  • Working knowledge of Machine Learning concepts
  • Expert in leveraging continuous integration and robust build/test automation, with a preference for cross platform stacks and containerization (Jira, Git, Jenkins, Sonar) to create a true DevOps culture
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment both as an individual contributor and a technical lead
  • Prior hands-on experience mobile and web applications
  • Change agent
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a global, virtual organization
  • Driven major changes in technology architecture to one that is truly Agile which incorporates cloud native architecture patterns in a distributed environment)
  • Driven major technology team culture change to become a truly Agile team which is self-organizing, truly DevOps and believes in everything automated
  • Extensive, demonstrable experience building complex consumer facing digital products and internal facing systems across web and mobile applications in demanding environment.
  • Experience in a leadership position responsible for building, motivating and leading high performing development teams by example
  • Experience in public cloud technology stacks of Amazon Web Services, and Microsoft Azure
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in API management platforms, API design standards, patterns, best-practices, API governance, API security standards and implementation (Oauth)
  • Passionate about software engineering best practice include Agile,  continuous delivery, micro services, measurement and software.
  • Very strong analytical skills to be able to manage complex problems using a number of techniques.
  • Ability to demonstrate influencing and negotiating skills to align a number of potentially conflicting views with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Sets challenging team and individual objectives and trusts people to get on with them, shares clear expectations about required performance levels, rewards success and addresses performance issues quickly and fairly, treats team members with honesty, respect and compassion. Implements HR processes where suitable.
  • Challenges systems, processes and people in order to achieve business objectives
SVP - Digital Platforms and Integrations