Team Leader, Digital Operations Portfolio - Remote
Company: Edward Jones
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 13, 2021
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 14,000+ branch offices where our
more than 7 million clients live and work.
A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with
clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who
enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with
clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide
support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver
an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch
offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to
grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
What the Technology Quality Team does.
The Technology Quality team is responsible for automating
functional, performance and regression testing of firm critical
applications. These systems are custom built, and vendor supported
applications, used daily by our home office associates, 12,000
branch teams and clients to help clients achieve their financial
goals. We are seeking an exceptionally talented person to innovate
and collaborate with our team to generate creative solutions and
new ideas that will change the way we test these applications. This
opportunity affords a high degree of visibility within the firm and
the opportunity to make a significant impact that will benefit our
branches and clients. Candidates who wish to make a difference and
be part of our dynamic organization should apply.
What you'll do.
You'll lead one of our teams of Quality Assurance professionals
who serve on delivery teams in one of the firm's many portfolios of
digital products. You'll play a key role in supporting the delivery
of extraordinary experiences to the firm's clients, branch teams,
and associates. Successful candidates will be able to:
- Lead - Align team activities, strategies, responsibilities and
objectives with the firm's strategic direction. Co-create and
execute on strategy and objectives with the team and leaders.
Develop and execute on-going improvements for processes related to
the team (e.g. resource management, succession planning). Provide
leadership, development and mentoring to associates on the
- Plan - Assist with defining, measuring and meeting business
requirements, and providing program or system level resource
- Develop - Provide functional testing capabilities, performance
test APIs and provide infrastructure support to the automation
- Mentor - Provide guidance, training and mentorship on technical
systems design, development of best practices, and Technology
processes and tools
- Learn - Manage and develop self while internalizing leadership
- Communicate - Establish and maintain effective communication
and relationships across teams, departments, divisions and
What you'll need
- Have or obtain SIE Certification within 18 months
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information
Systems, etc. preferred or equivalent experience in information
- Five years of experience in software development and support of
applications in Web environment and/or in automated testing
- Previous leadership experience is required
- Expertise in open systems development using Java, J2EE and
Weblogic is preferred
- Knowledge of financial services industry preferred
- Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- FORTUNE 2020 - Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE
100 Best Companies to Work For list.
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- Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for
millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
- 2020 Corporate Equality Index - Edward Jones joins the ranks of
680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC
Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
- Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25
on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list - the highest
ranking among the financial-services industry!
- Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the
2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE
magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two
spots from last year.
- The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of
rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee
feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Edward
Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in
2019 list, the firm's 20th appearance on the list. The firm also
was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services &
Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great
Place to Work and FORTUNE.
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. Visit our career site 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
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