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Commerce Bank IT Manager I - Applications in Kansas City, Missouri

About Working at Commerce

Wouldn’t it be great to build your career at a bank that’s known for helping people with their financial challenges? That’s exactly what you’d be doing when you join the team at Commerce Bank. We’re looking for teammates who are ready to do whatever it takes to help our customers with their everyday financial needs. You’d be helping yourself too, because Commerce has a tradition of recognizing and rewarding team members for their talent, skills and contributions.

No wonder we’ve been an industry leader for over 150 years and have developed a reputation as a great place to work in the financial services world. If you’d like to be a part of a team and culture that is respected by its peers and in your community, we should talk. We’re always looking for the best and brightest.

Job Category:

Grade 09


Location: 922 Walnut St, Kansas City, Missouri 64106


Job Expectations:

Job SummaryWe take an evolving, collaborative, and customer-centric approach to provide foundational key bank services and forward-looking operational solutions. Through technical implementation, optimization, and key solutions, this team helps our business partners attain their business goals while building long-term capabilities. Our organization brings together people with a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives to build effective teams.The team leader will be responsible to create a culture that provides timely performance feedback, mentorship needed to learn and grow team members, collaboration, partnership with business owners and highly responsive/effective team. The team leader will lead practices to eliminate work through automation, proactive identification of impacting issues, including iterative improvement to both quality and stability as a part of the daily work. As the leader, you must be comfortable with retrospective learning along with being a champion of change as needed.Essential Functions- Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of services—from inception, through deployment, operation and refinement.- Support services through activities such as system design consulting, integrating software and frameworks, automation creation, testing, capacity planning and implementation reviews.- Maintain stability by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health.- Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.- Utilize technical skills to maintain optimal system efficiency, productivity and reliability. - Practice sustainable incident response.- Lead, mentor and motivate team members to implement the department strategy and manage department workflow with guidance on departmental projects/issues, and provide coaching and development opportunities appropriate to each direct report's individual needs.- Perform all necessary management functions, including hiring, evaluations, annual increase allocations and disciplinary action as required.- Communicate decisions, priorities and relevant information to team members effectively.- Support budget management, planning and expenditure.- Perform other duties as assigned.Work Schedule- Full Time, 40 hours per week. - Monday - Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. - Location: Downtown Kansas City, Trust Building. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities- Background in full stack development (preferably in a C# environment).- Strong knowledge of SQL Server and related database design.- Ability to effectively work in an Agile based work style. - Multiple years of experience leading, integrating, installing, automating, testing, supporting or delivering solutions.- Communicate confidently and concisely (written and spoken) to both technologists and non-technologists with a strong commitment to outstanding customer service.- Action oriented, high-energy and enthusiastic. - Tech-savvy, problem-solving, forward-thinking, flexible mindset. - Ability to build a strong and effective team culture. - Ability to build strong working relationships. - Respond efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced dynamic environment. - Ability to identify and lead changes to enhance team approach to troubleshoot, resolve, apply workarounds and ultimately apply a quality permanent solutions to resolve any technical issue. - Effective Vendor management. - Proven budget management. - Strong critical thinking skills with the ability to apply discretion and sound judgement to efficiently and effectively solve problems. - Ability to drive results and balance management of organizational risk and meeting goals of the business. - Strong leadership skills with ability to motivate team members and foster a positive team environment that gives way to collaboration and unified goals.- Outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills with the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the company, clearly expressing ideas and concepts both verbally and in writing.- Ability to remain adaptable and resilient to all situations with an optimistic outlook and cast a positive shadow that is aligned with our culture and Core Values.- Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.Education/Experience- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required.- 3+ years of software development required; 6+ years of software development preferred.- 3+ years leadership/supervisory experience required.

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Full timeJoin our winning team.

If you’re looking for something more than just another job, we’re looking for you. We’re searching for people with a make-it-happen attitude who also want to make a difference. At Commerce Bank, we take the time to really get to know our customers. Then we work together to help them achieve their goals. It’s a great feeling. We are committed to always bringing our best, which means we are constantly looking for the best to join us. Does that sound like you?

Commerce Bank has been awarded numerous awards for our company culture. We have been included on distinguished lists such as Forbes’ Best Midsized Employers, Forbes’ Best Employers for Women, and Korn Ferry’s Engaged Performance Award. You’ll see the difference for yourself when you join the team.

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Commerce Bank is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and believes that every individual should have the opportunity to work at a job for which he, she or they qualifies. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.

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