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Product Delivery Manager - IAM Directory Services

Company: EDWARD JONES
Location: Mount Auburn
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.Product Delivery Managers (PDMs) are ultimately responsible for the success, execution and quality of our Technology Systems (TECH) Identity & Access Management (IAM) Directory Services delivery team. This role will have significant strategy, technical, thought and people leadership responsibility in a matrixed team structure and environment.As a Production Delivery Manager, you will lead change to implement, configure, enhance, and support the Identity and Access Management (IAM) Directory Services product team using leading-edge technologies (Radiant Logic, Active Directory, & Azure Active Directory). In this role, you will work closely with members of the IAM teams, enterprise architecture, business leaders, product owners, and scrum masters including continual strategy setting and evaluation of delivery team structure in alignments with firm needs and direction.PDMs will have dual responsibilities - product delivery management over one or two durable product teams focused on digital platforms and experiences, along with people leadership for the technical associates within those teams.In the product delivery management portion of the role, this leader will be responsible for:

  • Provide technical guidance, leadership, and insights on IAM Directory services including technologies such as Active Directory/, Azure Radiant Logic, and LDAP
  • Continual strategy setting and evaluation of delivery team structure in alignment with firm need
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong partnerships and relationships with Products, QA, UX, PMO and Enterprise Architecture
  • Removing obstacles and coordinating resources to continually increase team throughput, predictability, and quality
  • Reducing cycle times and improving usability scores by driving improvement of all things related to the SDLC for teams in their remit
  • Working with Technology shared services teams to remove impediments and obstacles for improvement of product delivery and cycle time
  • Setting of product team success measures to deliver the right value to our clients
  • Contribution and maintenance of a product technology roadmap and backlog and the application of architectural standards in the team's deliverables
  • Develop and execute on-going improvements for processes related to the team (e.g., incident management escalations)
  • Deep understanding of the product team's systems, processes, priorities, and technologies while representing these aspects to all levels of Technology leadership
  • Guide teams to do their work in a way that minimizes key-person dependencies and knowledge silos
  • Representation to ensure firm and division processes are followed and risk is reduced by the product team (e.g., compliance change management, information security, etc.)
  • Ability to hold teams accountable for setting and achieving Service Level ObjectivesIn the people leadership portion of this role, this leader will be responsible for:
    • Coach and mentor each team member through observation and timely feedback
    • Identification of key team positions and develop ready-now successors
    • Develop and execute on-going improvements for processes related to the team (e.g., resource management and support processes).
    • Establish and maintain effective communications and relationships across teams, departments, vendors, and other divisions
    • Must be able to establish and maintain effective relationships with vendors while aligning to the firm's objectives
    • Provide leadership, development, and mentoring to associates through actions.
    • Lead by example, demonstrating firm valuesWhat You'll Need:
      • Bachelor's degree required or related work experience
      • Minimum of 5 years of experience directly related to Information Systems technology with at least 1 year in a leadership role (mentoring associates, lead analyst, project leaders, etc.) preferred
      • Demonstrated knowledge of directory serivces implementation and operational industry best practices and technical expertise
      • Deep, experience based expertise on all aspects of SDLC best practices
      • Practical understanding of agile product development principles and values
      • Financial Services or other regulated environment experience and/or industry license(s) preferred
        • 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2022, published Fortune July 2022, Great Places to Work - data as of March 2022. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
          • Edward Jones was recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine. The privately held firm ranked No. 2 overall, in its fourth appearance on the list.2022 Fortune Best Workplaces for Women, published September 2022, research by Great Places to Work -, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
            Edward Jones has been named to the 2022 Best Workplaces for Women list by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine, ranking No. 45.2022 Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For, published April 2022, research by Great Place to Work -, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
            For the 23rd time, Edward Jones has earned a spot on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For - ranking by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine. Edward Jones ranked No. 35 on the prestigious 2022 list.2022 Best Places to Work For LGBTQ+ Equality, Great Place to Work - in partnership with Human Rights Campaign Foundation, published Equity Magazine January 2022, data as of July 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
            Edward Jones scored 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) the nation's foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. The ranking designated Jones as one of the best places to work for LGBTQ+Equality.Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
            Salary: $106916 - $182047
            Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Decatur , Product Delivery Manager - IAM Directory Services, Executive , Mount Auburn, Illinois

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