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Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank

Business Bay - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Posted on Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title- IT Application Owner, AVP

Location- Pune, India

Role Description

The applicant will act as an IT Application Owner for application for Client Journey.

The IT Application Owner (ITAO) is accountable for the Application Management of portfolio of applications. The ITAO has to ensure that the application(s) are enhanced and maintained in accordance to the Bank's IT Security Risk and Compliance requirements. The Technology Roadmap within DB and the Business plans.

The ITAO should work with relevant stakeholders of the application and ensure that he or she effectively identifies and manages risks, issues, compliance gaps in line with DB IT risk and compliance policies and also the road map of the business stakeholders.

Service levels need to be evolved and met based on business needs.

The ITAO need to proactively escalate with relevant stake holders to ensure that there is no slippage in meeting IT Risk, compliance and audit goals for the application, portfolio of applications.

This role expects the person to have some experience in Project Management.

The ITAO is also expected to take part in the Annual budget planning exercise with respect to his or her application along with relevant stakeholders if necessary.

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 childcare assistance benefit (gender neutral)
  • 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

Your key responsibilities

The Application Owner is in charge of a broad set of duties. On one hand an ITAO has a management responsibility for a set of application within the portfolio. On the other hand the ITAO is requested to provide detailed administrative information in self assessments to comply with the IT Policies & Standards.

The following are typically some of the tasks for which an ITAO is responsible for :

  • Lead Risk and compliance process for the set of application that he or she is the IT owner.
  • Facilitate Disaster Recovery activities by reviewing DR plans and coordinating the execution of DR exercise for the application.
  • Manage Internal and external application audits and Audit issue remediation activities.
  • Manage remediation of gaps in application lifecycle management activities such as Account recertification, remediation of Application configuration gaps etc
  • Manage application related Risk and Compliance Evaluation tasks and resolution of gaps in this area.
  • Manage any IT Security incidents that may occur in the application.
  • Plan and Manage Application events and Database Events monitoring using Bank wide standard monitoring tools.
  • Manage application capacity forecasting and monitoring.
  • Plan and manage Application user access related tasks.
  • Plan for Application Hardware / Software / License upgrades or migration activities to align to the compliant platforms

Your skills and experience

  • Desirable experience 9+ plus years in the IT industry
  • Good understanding of the SDLCs and current IT trends in managing Projects.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills across various levels of stakeholders.
  • Open minded and willing to learn business and technology
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment with multiple requirements
  • Ability to manage the expectations of stakeholders and also set expectation with clear milestones and target dates to achieve.
  • Passion about sharing knowledge and best practice
  • Ability to work in virtual teams and in weak matrix organizations across geographic locations.
  • Project management skills are must.
  • Fluent in English (written/verbal)
  • Ability to mentor juniors.
  • Team Player

How we'll support you

  • Training and development to help you excel in your career
  • 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

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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.

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