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Position Overview Chief Technology Manager Location: Pune Corporate Title: DIR Application and Integration Platforms – Engineering Director The Chief Technology Office (CTO) provides Technology infrastructure, Shared Services, Platforms and capability across the entire bank. Within CTO, the Application and Integration Platform (AIP) group is responsible for delivering a number of strategic, mission critical platforms and products that support our bank-wide application ecosystem incorporating our PaaS, Messaging, Web Hosting and Grid computing capabilities. AIP is responsible for the Product Management of these platforms including Engineering, Operating and Architecting the roadmaps of the underlying platforms and products ensuring stable, resilient and performant platforms that align with the bank’s overall IT strategy and vision. We are looking for a highly experienced, visionary individual to lead AIP who will take accountability for its people, processes and products. What we’ll offer you As part of our flexible scheme, here are just some of the benefits that you’ll enjoy Best in class leave policy Gender neutral parental leaves 100% reimbursement under child care assistance benefit (gender neutral) Flexible working arrangements / Work from Home Option (if necessary) On job training on various International Reporting Standards relevant to the profile Sponsorship for Industry relevant certifications and education Employee Assistance Program for you and your family members Comprehensive Hospitalization Insurance for you and your dependents Accident and Term life Insurance Complementary Health screening for 35 yrs. and above Key responsibilities As a leader, and senior representative in India, you will be partnering with the product owner, operations, clients and your peers in : Engineering Capability: In depth understanding of a selection of enterprise application platforms Multi-tenant containerised solutions (Kubernetes OKD) Web hosting infrastructure (Tomcat) messaging solutions (MQ / Solace) monitoring solutions (Geneos / splunk) Demonstrable experience implementing service-oriented architecture – preferably for (integrating) above mentioned products Demonstrable interest in, and focus upon, technology, trends and emerging themes – focusing on cloud native alternative (preferably GCP) Responsible for designing and delivering significant components of engineering solutions to accomplish business goals, including active participation in their design, investigating re-use and ensuring that solutions are fit for purpose, maintainable and can be integrated successfully into the overall solution and environment with clear, robust and well tested deployments. A track record of proven evaluation of the suitability of designs and solutions (encompassing: functional, non-functional, resilience and self-healing requirements) Desire to build, evolve and support an in-house development capability, instilling the need for agility. Team Management Strong focus on engineering culture – attracting, nurturing and retaining talent with an inclusive mind set and embracing a diversity of thought. Coaching the team(s) in self-organisation, cross-functionality and self-sufficiency encouraging an inquisitive mindset and pride in our technology solutions. Removing impediments to the team’s progress. Facilitating a metrics-focused culture to ensure engineering delivery is “quantifiably” of appropriate quality. Coaching the team(s) in organisational environments in which the end state is not yet fully adopted and understood. Operational Accountability Ensuring platforms remain resilient and performant in line with agreed SLAs and OLAs Support operational teams and act as a point of escalation for Incident, Problem and Change Management activities Ensuring all platforms remain compliant with standards and policies Identifying opportunities for efficiency improvements via automation and repeatable patterns Instill a SRE culture and mindset Risk Management Own the Risk posture of the group including owning and remediating all Audit Findings and Action Plans assigned to underlying platforms Interlock with relevant Risk forums groups to ensure that the Risk posture aligns with the bank’s Risk Appetite Pro-actively seek out opportunities to mitigate Risk as part of Product evolution and lifecycle Financial Management Accountable for the financials of the group incorporating CTB and RTB Accountable for ensuring the Group complies with Headcount targets, location strategy and D&I targets Work with the relevant COOs to review run rate and cost forecasts Product Management Ensure that all Product Management complies and aligns to the banks’ Product Management framework Instill a client-centric culture that puts the client / consumer at the heart of the Product Lifecycle Support Product Owners to develop robust Product Roadmaps that align with customer needs and the bank’s strategy Focus on the full Product Lifecycle including structured deprecation of legacy products and building robust business cases for new product options Your skills and experience Experienced practitioner with experience or interest in delivering enterprise grade application platforms, including: Multi-tenant containerised solutions. Web hosting infrastructure messaging solutions. monitoring solutions. Experience with SOA design and implementation to deliver products that are consumed as platforms. Engineering capability with an interest in active participation, team development, coaching, mentoring and project delivery. Engineering transformation encompassing location transition knowledge transfer agile working practices Sound understanding of development and operation collaboration in agile engineering paradigm An attention to detail, combined with a focus on a strategic picture and inter team co-operation to ensure successful execution Experience of working in a highly regulated industry with evidence of managing audit / regulatory issues End to end platform ownership experience (build to operate) including evidence of building out product roadmaps, managing high performing teams and delivering measurable value Personal Characteristics Passionate about technology, and the contribution that automation and robotics can make Developing others through training, coaching and mentoring while also continually looking for ways to self-develop Ability to articulate a credible vision of future direction and outcomes Excellent communication and problem-solving skills with team culture Ability to self-motivate, self-reflect and adapt Have credible stories to share of being involved in failed and successful transformation journeys and the associated lessons learnt. How we’ll support you Training and development to help you excel in your career Flexible working to assist you balance your personal priorities Coaching and support from experts in your team A culture of continuous learning to aid progression A range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs About us and our teams Please visit our company website for further information: l Our values define the working environment we strive to create – diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer. We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Click to find out more about diversity and inclusion at Deutsche Bank.

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