Northern Trust OFSAA - Senior Consultant, Application - 71027 in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/6093158 For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 18,100 employees globally. We serve the world's most-sophisticated clients - from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.

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We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.

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As of June 30, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:

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$135 billion in banking assets

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$8.1 trillion in assets under custody

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$10.7 trillion in assets under custody/administration

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$1.1 trillion in assets under management

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Responsible for evaluating new techniques, practices, or technologies that meet the corporation's strategic goals. Evaluates the bank's current EDP environment in light of new practices in a designated industry or area of expertise. Communicates with systems and partners at all levels about new processes and recommendations. Acts as a business/technical consultant to other partners and coordinates implementation of new processes and techniques.

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1.Consults with partners from systems and other business units regarding new techniques, practices, or technologies in data processing and the impact of proposed and ongoing projects.

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2.Evaluates and makes recommendation on techniques, practices, or technologies that would enhance business needs. Also does work to ensure continuous process improvements.

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3.Communicates with systems, vendors, and partners at all levels in the business unit, and clients about new technology/systems issues that would enhance current practices/maintain system availability and service level agreements.

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4.Provides input into strategic planning and long-range direction for technology in the business unit.

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5.Acts as the technical or business consultant on project development/production health, new techniques and the implementation of new processes.

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6.Develops or maintains computer programs, including designing, coding, testing, debugging, and installation as needed.

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7.Conducts feasibility studies and defines and designs system requirements for complex data processing projects.

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8.Prepares project phase reports, including requirements, feasibility, definition and design. May also review and validate requirements, definition and design to evaluate production impact and support requirements

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9.Carries out activities that are large in scope and technically difficult

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10.Role is balanced between high level operational execution and development, and execution of strategic direction of business function activities

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- A College or University degree and/or relevant proven work experience is required

- Experience with project feasibility, definition requirements, and design and/or project leadership.

- Experience with various technical programming languages, and phase report studies are required.

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- Knowledge of programming languages, various business applications, state of the art technology, and current trends in the computer industry is required to evaluate and recommend new technologies.

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- Knowledge of various application designs (specifically Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications) and programming techniques, usually acquired through related experience, is required to evaluate processes.

n - Analytical and problem solving skills are needed for systems guidance.

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