SVP, Business Systems/Application Support Team Leader
(Male, Age 43) from SEATTLE, NY
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|SVP, Business Systems/Application Support Team Leader
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
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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?
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?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 7
The Actual Work: 4
Table of Contents
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?
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
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?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
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?
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