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Application Specialist Banking: Digital Transformation Program

Wintrust Financial Corporation
Rosemont, IL 60018
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The Application Specialist - Banking Digital Transformation Program is an entry to mid-level position and serves as implementation and program support for our growing portfolio of Digital Banking applications. Works closely with Business line stakeholders, internal Technology teams, and various vendors and third-party consultants and implementers. Assist with coordinating strategic and technical efforts impacting the successful implementation and performance of assigned applications.

This role assists IT Banking application support teams in implementing change and configuration management, including testing and defect management relating to new product implementations, development releases, upgrades, patches, and other system maintenance as required. Develop an understanding of each digital application's interdependencies with other applications and infrastructure both internally and outside the corporate network.

The position requires the ability to work cross-functionally to problem solve, attention to detail, critical thinking skills, good interpersonal communication, project management abilities and self-motivation. Ongoing knowledge of current and changing business and technological environments, trends and strategy is also important to success.


  • Support the enterprise change management and software development lifecycle (SDLC) process including providing testing, defect management and release management ensuring appropriate segregation of duties
  • Assist in the design and administration of application software configuration to meet the business process design and application requirements
  • Write and maintain system documentation, process maps, test scripts, use cases, user stories and root cause analysis
  • Participate on cross-functional teams to support and define business and technical requirements, operational processes, application strategy and project/product implementation.
  • Partner with business units and teams across IT to remove project roadblocks and accelerate high priority activities.
  • Contributes to the tracking and monitoring of overall Digital Banking program portfolio performance and resource management.
  • Coordinates project and program activities in support of Digital Banking Transformation Program
  • Ability to be creative and think outside of the box to see the whole business picture while maintaining an exceptional eye for detail
  • 0-3 years working in a banking or financial services environment with special emphasis on applications implementation, testing, maintenance, configuration, and project management.
  • Basic understanding of data at both a functional and technical level in order to troubleshoot and identify potential issues
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of hardware and systems software technologies, network infrastructure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, must be able to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical people
  • Ability to analyze, learn, and apply rapidly changing technologies, and apply them as part of integrated solutions to business requirements
  • Basic analytical problem solving skills, planning and organizational capabilities.
  • Able to work with strict deadlines and time pressure
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent attitude and positive demeanor
  • Basic experience in the following technologies or similar a plus:
    • FIS (Fidelity Information Systems) core banking & financial products & services
    • Digital and Mobile Banking Platforms
    • Lending Solutions
    • Payment Processing Systems (Wires, ACH, etc.)
    • Microsoft technologies (SQL, Azure, Office 365, .NET)
    • Cisco Networking
    • Application Programming Interfaces (API) and micro services technologies
    • Representational state transfer (REST) architecture
    • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    • Salesforce
    • ServiceNow
    • Mulesoft middleware
    • Oracle, JAVA and Open Source technologies
    • VBScript or other scripting languages
  • B.S, B.A. in Computer Science or Business preferred

Founded in 1991 with the idea to be the alternative to the big banks, Wintrust has since grown into a financial services company with more than $36 billion in assets, headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois. Through our multiple companies and divisions, we provide traditional community banking and commercial banking services, wealth management solutions, commercial and life insurance premium financing, mortgage origination, and short-term accounts receivable financing and certain administrative services, such as data processing of payrolls, billing, and treasury management services. We provide community-oriented personal and business banking services to customers located in the greater Chicagoland area, northwest Indiana, and southern Wisconsin through more than 175 community bank locations.

We provide an engaging, dynamic work environment, an excellent compensation package including 401k, employee stock purchase plan, medical/dental, life insurance and more!

Wintrust Financial Corporation, including community banking and financial services subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran. We request applicants refrain from disclosing current or historical compensation information during the recruitment process; any disclosed detail will not be taken into account as applicants are considered for employment.

Posted: 2021-01-06 Expires: 2021-02-04
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