What sets Bank of the West apart from other banks is our team
members–they embody the optimistic spirit of the West.
There is a spirit here that drives us to do more. Our team of
more than 10,000 employees is vital to the success of our Bank. They reflect
our modern western values—straightforward, entrepreneurial and optimistic. We seek to create a corporate culture that
fosters and rewards excellence, encourages creative thinking and respects
diversity – an environment where team members are engaged, supportive of one
another and enthusiastic about serving our customers.
Bank of the West offers the stability of a company that has a
135 year history and is part of BNP Paribas, a European leader in global
banking and financial services and one of the 6 strongest banks in the world.
We offer opportunities across our diverse business lines – Retail Banking,
Commercial Banking, National Finance, and Wealth Management.
Job Description Summary
We need an innovative, passionate, leader who will lead the
development and software engineering on the Digital Banking Technology
platforms, such as our Mobile, Online Banking, Online Account Opening and
Customer facing public web sites. The Digital initiatives are the among the
bank's top priorities for leading and transforming our bank into the future.
Working closely with our amazing Digital and Banking teams to forge new
capabilities that will digitally transform the company.
Responsible for directing and coordinating activities toward
achieving information systems and corporate objectives.
Responsible for the design, development, implementation and
support of technical systems and applications.
Recommends, supports and coordinates all technical
development resources for Digital platform initiatives. Provides pre and post implementation
assessments of quality and benefit. Requires external and internal customer
interface, excellent presentation skills, strong "service" mindset
with proven performance in the development and maintenance of systems.
Essential Job Functions
- Drives the planning process for
future in-house development and growth of the business through digital
- Partner with our Digital Channels
team and lines of businesses to improve customer experience through digital technology
- Manages work queues and prioritizes
to achieve maximum utility of resources and optimum delivery time. Utilizes productivity
tools, measures and procedures.
- Provides technical expertise in the
examination and definition of objectives for existing or proposed systems and
in the design of improved systems utilizing information services.
- Develops and manages direct operating
expense financial plans for the group and allocates funds within the budget.
- Develops recommendations of capital
- Plans, coordinates and schedules
investigation, feasibility studies and surveys, including the economic
evaluations or proposed technology-based products and services to determine
cost, benefit and applicability.
- Works with the executives of business
units to coordinate the prioritization of application software projects.
Develops cross system impact plan and coordinates with information systems
- Participates with all areas on
information systems to design and maintain overall application software and
Other Job Duties
- Supports training and professional
development for staff members as needed to perform job duties
- Manages employees through
subordinates, usually other managers. Establishes performance goals, allocates
resources, and monitors progress and risks. Develops recommendations/action
plans. Assesses overall performance of units and develops/monitors action
- Creates quality standards group.
- Maintains a working knowledge of
current and emerging technologies. Interprets their applicability to short and
long-term bank needs.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
External Required Experience
- Requires 12+ years digital
technology, mobile and online banking experience
- Typically has mastery level knowledge
and skills within a specific technical or professional discipline with broad understanding
of other areas within the job function.
- Complete knowledge of information
systems in the financial industry with experience in large scale, mid-range and
- Proven track record in developing and
managing diverse technologies and systems.
- Extensive banking systems knowledge.
- Experience in developing business
- Ability to manage multiple, complex,
concurrent systems and projects.
- Experience with managing vendor
services and relationships.
Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud
to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to
any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative
Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.
Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified
applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco
Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all
state and federal laws and regulations