Technology Department Leader- Branch Network
Company: EDWARD JONES
Posted on: January 25, 2023
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
In 2022, Edward Jones invested $1 billion in technology
infrastructure, digital initiatives, and virtual business
enablement tools. We're currently in the test and learn phase and
are looking for talented, motivated professionals, that want to be
part of this transformational journey. Cloud-based architecture and
modern technical capabilities will enable us to grow our impact
while providing the best client experience possible.
The Headquarters Branch Network team is responsible for the
delivery of highly available and high performing DDI, load
balancing, and routing and switching services, for Edward Jones'
data center and cloud environments. This includes operations and
maintenance activities, as well as research, design, and
implementation of new solutions.
What You'll Do:Partner with other product and branch teams to
create (and publish) short term and long-term strategic roadmaps
for Branch network organization on an ongoing basisDemonstrate
leadership by setting clear expectations for various
cross-functional teams to ensure success of the "product"Drive &
coordinate development of Network infrastructure architecture,
design & performance ensuring key business strategies & processes
are supported by systems enabling enterprise growth &
flexibility.Translate the firm vision into Digital systems &
procedures, articulating this critical link to the company
stakeholders including the Executive Team, Technology staff &
associates.Participate effectively with Application Development,
Software Infrastructure, Compute, Security, & Operations teams to
ensure our systems environment addresses the needs of the
business.Ensure the technology selection, architecture, engineering
& automation lead to optimal operation, support & maintenance of
our Network infrastructure (i.e., Circuits, vendors, hardware &
peripherals).Ensure operational resiliency & availability of the
firm's networks through design principles & periodic
testing.Establish & measure performance relative to cost, value
creation & customer satisfaction with network performance &
availability for our key systems.---Lead & assist in building
relationships with vendors & creating cost-efficient
contracts.Manage project delivery efforts of a team of
infrastructure engineers.Leverage skills, knowledge & expertise to
provide suggestions, business cases, recommendations, &
improvements to existing technical platform solutions & physically
develop solutions that leverage technologies.Stay well-informed of
current, new, & emerging secure technology as well as best
practices in the Network infrastructure field.What Skills You
- Bachelor's degree preferred or related work experience.
- 10+ Years' experience directly related to large branch
- 5+ years relevant leadership responsibilities.
- Knowledge of contemporary Network infrastructure - Core,
Branch, Cloud, Hybrid & SaaS.
What Could Set you Apart:
- Knowledge of general principles of finance, budget, project
management & IT
- Demonstrated strength in strategic thinking, identifying key
business issues & opportunities, creating business strategies &
driving results across internal teams & external partners
- Ability to question any existing technology, architecture,
design of solutions with a keen sense of the Art of the Possible &
business value proposition.
- 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
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: $131635 - $224136
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