S&P Global Lead I, Software Development in Centennial, Colorado

The Impact:

Routinely impacts quality, timelines of results, planning and revenues or budgets of own team and related teams and frequently sets policies, procedures and standards

What s in it for you:

The Application Development Manager will be for responsible managing and leading application development team focused on service delivery, talent and resource management, aligning to our overall technology strategy and roadmap.


  • Drive the development of strategic initiatives and BAU in a timely manner working with various stakeholders.

  • Provide effective leadership and exercise day-to-day management of assigned staff. Set priorities among competing goals and objectives and coordinates simultaneous workflows to ensure efficient contribution to S&P objectives.

  • Promote an organization that is focused on outstanding customer service, high performance, team work, and accountability.

  • Ensure roles and responsibilities are well defined with clearly identified goals, objectives and process in place.

  • Contribute to and support S&P enterprise architecture, strategic roadmaps, transformation from current state to future state.

  • Develop agile practices with continuous development, continuous integration & deployments, cloud enablement

  • Leadership on talent acquisition, talent development and employee engagement.

  • Collaborate with global technology leadership, regional leadership and cross-functional teams

  • Create an open and professional working environment

What we are looking for:

Basic qualifications:

  • A Bachelors or Master s degree in Computer Science

  • Current, technical hands-on experience

    • Solid foundation in software engineering in architecture - design - development
  • 10 years or more of technology leadership position with 5 or more years in financial industry

  • Onsite experience in a client facing role with offshore service delivery

  • Proven ability to manage and operate in a global environment

  • Proven ability and experience delivering on large-scale projects

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must have at least 10 years of professional experience in software engineering, with at least 4 years in leadership

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills

  • Leadership positions directing teams of at least 6 developers

    • Experience with Java, J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, RESTful APIs, HTTP - CSS
  • Experience with modern web application development [ HTML5, Javascript, Angular, Python]

  • Experience with API management and Cloud-based platforms and services [AWS, Google]

  • Very strong understanding of Test Driven Development (TDD) practices as well as Automation

    • Working knowledge of DevOps:*

    Git, Jenkins, CI - CD pipelines, etc.

  • Strong Agile practitioner

  • Experience architecting and developing large scale enterprise applications

    • Excellent oral - written communication skills and interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Innovative, self-motivated and self-directed with keen attention to detail, exceptional service orientation and the ability to motivate others in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

  • Exceptional organizational skills

  • Experience mentoring team members

  • A curious mind that strives for continuous learning with desire to share with and learn from colleagues

About Statement:

At S&P Global, we don t give you intelligencewe give you essential intelligence. The essential intelligence you need to make decisions with conviction. We re the world s foremost provider of ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets. Our divisions include:

S&P Global Ratings, which provides credit ratings, research and insights essential to driving growth and transparency.

S&P Global Market Intelligence, which provides insights into companies, markets and data so that business and financial decisions can be made with conviction.

S&P Dow Jones Indices, the world s largest resource for iconic and innovative indices, which helps investors pinpoint global opportunities.

S&P Global Platts, which equips customers to identify and seize opportunities in energy and commodities, stimulating business growth and market transparency.