SVP, Business Systems/Application Support Team Leader (Male, Age 43) in SEATTLE, NY

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At a Glance

Current Job

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Job TitleSVP, Business Systems/Application Support Team Leader
Salary
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week48
Company Size(not answered)
LocationSEATTLE, NY
Years Experience18 years

Career Ratings

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

Table of Contents

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
International Bank with over 40k employess

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Oversee team of 12 who support complex underwriting system

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
5 weeks vac, matches retirement, stock options, health insurance

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
under compensated

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes I enjoy working with others day/discussing complex problems and forming resolutions.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
office park/campus

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 1
Benefits: 2
Hours: 3
Co-Workers: 6
Supervisors: 5
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 7
The Actual Work: 4

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
Worked my way up the ladder

What was the application process?
I applied and worked my way up (things fell into place).

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
no

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
n/a

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Nothing prepared me for the chaos I experience daily!

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Most of what Im doing there was no training for, it was through going through it myself/learning myself. The IT background was taught via MCSE.

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Just the IT portion.

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
na

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Dedication/hard work/loyalty.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
be able to work under great stress and will difficult people

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
IT background/project management expertise

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Learn Process Improvement as it is key

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
No, as mentioned it fell into place, I never had a set plan.

What are your current career goals?
Further my career/become an executive manager.

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
No

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