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Director Application Development, .NET

Company: Athene
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.Purpose:Prepares resource plans to effectively accomplish Athene's strategy direction. Plans, leads, and influences multiple complex business and technology strategic and tactical program(s). PERFORMANCE METRICS: Directs efforts of technical teams to successful deliveries. -Delivers projects within defined EPMO fundamental metrics: schedule, costs and resource allocations. Achieves a positive culture measured by team/department feedback. -Demonstrates an influential relationship measured by feedback from business and IT managers. Increases the skill maturity according to plan and metrics defined within centers of excellence. Understands and guides internal policies and procedures (standards, controls, and metrics).Accountabilities:

  • Plans and facilitates the development of a multi-year plan aligning to enterprise strategies, objectives, and goals. -
  • Prepare resource plans to effectively accomplish Athene's strategy direction. -
  • Plans, leads, and influences multiple complex business and technology strategic and tactical program(s). -
  • Empowers team to own and take responsibility for their jobs and goals. -
  • Builds and fosters strong relationship with business areas and IT by influencing a wide variety of stakeholders. -
  • Role model and promotes centers of excellence for domain specific discipline. - -
  • Proactively identifies risks and interdependencies and prevents conflicts or resource contentions before they arise on projects and within the technical team. -
  • A strength to right-size the message to influence the audience. -
  • Stays abreast of industry best practices and influences the use of applicable technologies. -
  • Maintains fiscal budget for strategically aligned team. -
  • Directs program, project and technical teams - both individual contributors and managers. -
  • Formal people management responsibilities. -
  • Ensures adherence of internal policies and procedures (standards, controls, metrics and budget). -Qualifications and Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent of education and work experience.
    • 7+ years of technical/professional experience required.
    • 5+ years of direct team leadership and personnel management required.
    • Expert in Systems Development Methodologies (SDLC) and awareness of agile/iterative approaches.
    • Utilized resource tools to direct capacity, forecast, demand, and allocation of people.
    • Skilled with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, etc.).
    • Ability to adapt to evolving business needs.
    • Previous annuity or financial services experience preferred.
    • Strong people leadership skills.
    • Ability to influence and collaborate across the business.Drive. Discipline. Confidence. Focus. Commitment. - Learn more about .Athene is a Military Friendly Employer! - Learn more about how we support our .Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. - We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Athene, West Des Moines , Director Application Development, .NET, Executive , West Des Moines, Iowa

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