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General information

Career area
Technology
Work Location(s)
15 Enterprise, Aliso Viejo, CA, 500 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI, 601 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
Remote?
No
Ref #
10906
Posted Date
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Working time
Full-time

Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that’s more than some cliché people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people - with interests, families, friends, dreams, and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You’re constantly evolving, so shouldn’t your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

The Senior Director will work with IT peers and business partners to guide and drive the strategic Technology roadmap for our online Auto Finance Consumer Portal against current and future business priorities. This includes applying advanced software development expertise and business acumen to maximize the return-on-investment dollars, while enhancing the overall Agile delivery process.

The Senior Director will lead the design, development, and delivery of the Auto Finance Consumer Portal. This role would be involved in all efforts geared towards development, delivery, and support of this complex software solution according to company standards. The candidate will have strong technical, business, and leadership acumen. The candidate will also have experience interfacing with business executives as well as internal and external technical teams.

The Work Itself

  • Responsible for the design, development, and delivery of the Auto Finance Consumer Portal
  • Works with the CIO and partners to identify, assess and drive the Technology roadmap and long-range strategy for the online Auto Finance Consumer Portal
  • Works with business partners to translate desired outcomes and enhancements into tangible capabilities
  • Serves as the primary point of contact from project/program inception to delivery, collaborating and interacting with technical and non-technical audiences and stakeholders along the way
  • Defines and develops project management infrastructure that includes a methodology driven quality plan, ensures monitors and controls are in place to protect the quality of the deliverable
  • Creates a culture of growth focused on where we want to be in the future by improving agility, optimizing processes, and improving time to market for IT delivery model
  • Provides leadership and management through coaching, empowering, and facilitating teamwork for all associates
  • Recruits and develops talent pool providing challenging opportunities that enhance associates’ career growth to insure adequate bench strength and succession planning

The Skills You Bring

  • 10 + years of professional experience in technology Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Business and/or an advanced degree (MBA, MCS) preferred     
  • Proven ability to multi-task and manage several concurrent projects and initiatives
  • Background in eCommerce, Banking, and/or Auto Finance strongly desired
  • Experience with Project Management methodologies and tools, resource planning, and forecasting 
  • Enterprise application delivery, including 10+ years of information systems experience
  • Must have proven business and technology skills, with success providing customer-oriented technology solutions environment 
  • Demonstrated success as a change agent leading significant transformational initiatives in organizations 
  • Must be a fast-paced and solution-focused driver for results in a performance culture, but also achieve results in a collaborative manner
  • Must be an effective communicator and considered to be a developer of people who is comfortable working with a broad cross section of people in direct and matrixed relationships

How We'll Have Your Back

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally’s total compensation – or total rewards – extends beyond your paycheck and is designed to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including:

 
  • Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting.
  • Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs.
  • Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally, and financially.
  • Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and childcare discounts.
  • Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.
 

Who We Are:

 

Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on "Doing it Right" and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit www.ally.com.

 

Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

 

Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered, if not currently employed by Ally.

 

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at work@ally.com. Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.


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