Technical Manager, Global Data Solutions

IHS Markit
Southfield, USA
May 05, 2022
May 18, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
This position is accountable for the delivery of a portfolio of software development projects and providing leadership and direction for strategic initiatives. The technical manager is responsible for planning, organizing, and motivating project teams to deliver projects to completion.

This person will work closely with business stakeholders, product managers, architects, and development leaders to execute high-impact technical projects. This position is also responsible for career development of direct reports, driving innovation in our processes and delivery methods, ensuring consistency across projects, and reducing our total cost of delivery.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Member of the Development Leadership team, accountable for strategic organizational planning, project prioritization, capacity planning, and the development and communication of goals and objectives for the portfolio team.
  • Provides leadership in the software development life cycle process including analysis, design, solution architect and integration.
  • Works as the key interface with architects and development leads to estimate work, define project milestones and deliverables.
  • Tracks progress, evaluates risk and communicates to management and project stakeholders.
  • Accountable for the accuracy of estimates, validation of project design/approach, and for the on-time, quality delivery of projects executed within the portfolio.
  • Provides oversight and guidance during technology integration efforts.
  • Accountable for assigned budget and responsible for minimizing expenditures and optimizing the utilization resources. Assists in the annual budgeting process by providing accurate forecast data.
  • Provide hands on leadership for large strategic initiatives
  • Responsible for facilitating/brokering communication between the sales and product strategy organizations and all Development teams.
  • Responsible for the establishment and approval of new processes, or changes to existing processes, to ensure a consistent, well managed, cost effective and quality software delivery.
  • Coordinates and facilitates activities and commitments with other departments and/or functions.
  • Exercises the usual authority of a manager concerning hiring, performance improvement plans and reviews, promotions, salary recommendations and terminations.
  • Responsible for the development and growth of direct reports and fostering an environment of learning and collaboration.
  • Manages cross-functional organizational relationships.
  • Responsible for the creation, monitoring, and improvement of all ISO processes that fall within the domain of the COE.
  • Required to be on-call as needed for emergency situations.

  • Interacts with all levels of the sales organization and business owners.
  • Works closely with all line managers, including the Application Architects, Developers, Operations team, Application Support Manager, DMAs, etc.

  • Bachelors' degree in Computer science or Management Information Systems with at least five to seven years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience (systems consulting experience desired).
  • At least 10 years of experience in large scale system implementation efforts following a standard software development lifecycle approach.
  • Strong knowledge of multiple industry software development methodologies, including Agile, RUP and Waterfall at a minimum.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong facilitation skills.
  • Excellent organization and management skills
Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here .

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