Santander Bank, NA Application Development Manager in Dorchester, Massachusetts

Application Development Manager - 1804051



As a member of the Technology organization, you will be part of the team that serves the needs of Santander Bank, N.A., including products and services for personal, business and corporate customers. Our people are at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to teamwork, and we encourage collaboration and innovation to be a smart, customer-focused and solutions-oriented organization

The Technology Team supports the development, implementation and ongoing maintenance of all banking systems. This team has the expertise and commitment to develop high-quality solutions to meet the needs of a fast-paced and complex operating environment.

The Application Development Manager will be responsible for managing and leading a team of ambitious technology professionals as they deliver a wide range of application or system solutions. The Application Development Manager will also be responsible for the Project Management oversight of


  • Lead development teams and own responsibility for the delivery of development solutions and component/unit testing efforts.

  • Oversee and report on project status, manage project team resources and assignments, ensure project milestones are met and up to standard.

  • Work with technology partners to develop the content for development and solutions design deliverables, ensure project estimates cover all activities within scope, including project management and application development, software quality assurance reviews, and vendor and contract management activities.

  • Ensure all requirements, project plans, and changes to commitment are communicated to all affected team members.

  • Define the Application Development Strategy and manage resources, vendors and service level agreements.

  • Coordinate with relevant stakeholders to support and develop sound business cases with an on-going focus on reusability, scalability, innovation and enterprise-wide solutions.

  • Ensure the project team follows all quality assurance processes.

  • Drive stakeholder communications, develop effective stakeholder management required for team delivery.

  • Act as an escalation point for all risks and issues affecting the development team, and for working to define and implement mitigation strategies.

  • Control change to development project scope through accepted change management processes, impact assessment and documentation.

  • Responsible for delivering in line with financial forecast and plan, and achieving benefits targets as defined for Application Development teams.

  • Manage and track costs in line with investment governance to deliver agreed outcomes and service-level within budget.

  • Oversee demand management and project intake process, ensuring the development team can deliver on intake requirements and financial cost estimations are reviewed and approved.

  • Identify all development related project dependencies and risks and ensures mitigation/contingency plans are in place for identified risks.

  • Responsible for management of the overall development and design teams providing both leadership and technical guidance.

  • Set targets and objectives for the team, and deliver results.




  • Bachelor’s degree in a computer and/or finance or accounting related fields

  • 10+ year’s relevant experience.

  • Deep expertise in and experience with technology standards and leading large and varied teams of professionals in large-scale applications/projects across multiple areas involving significant scope and complexity.

  • Readiness and motivation to direct and manage a large and diverse group or team of IT professionals (e.g. up to 50) focused on complex development, system enhancements, new releases, large-scale applications, projects across multiple product lines, businesses, involving significant scope and complexity.

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of businesses and/or organizational practices and disciplines.

  • Advanced knowledge of external competition, industry and/or market trends.

  • Experience and natural affinity for providing operational team direction and working autonomously in a management role, and can collaborate effectively with others to establish and execute on common goals.

  • Previous experience managing and leading Business Intelligence and Analytics teams

  • Proficient in data transformation (ETL) tools such as Informatica, SSIS or equivalent system

  • Experience in developing and/or supporting Accounting, Finance or Investments systems

  • Have project leadership ability and business acumen

  • Ability to deliver effectively in a fast pace environment

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • More than 5 years of software development experience in an agile team

  • Experience in PL/SQL (Oracle) or T-SQL (Microsoft SQL Server), Data Warehouse, ETL, Markit EDM, BusinessObjects, UNIX shell scripting or Hadoop framework components

At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We actively encourage everyone to apply.

Job : IT & Systems Control
Primary Location : Massachusetts-Dorchester


Organization : Technology (5900)
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : Jun 15, 2018, 7:29:03 PM