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Enterprise Technology Operations
054771 Requisition #

Zions Bancorporation’s Enterprise Technology and Operations (ETO) team is transforming what it means to work for a financial institution. We operate in a fast-paced, information-driven environment, which means we need people who bring diverse experiences, perspectives, and expertise to meet the ever-changing demands of a technology-driven world. We are grounded in the belief that “improving the work is the work” as we drive to create simple, easy, and fast solutions for our customers. Your ability to adapt, learn, and innovate helps increase revenue, reduce operational costs, and mitigates risk.


ETO provides opportunities for you to own your career growth through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Women in Technology, and Workforce of the Future initiatives that allow you to network across the organization, volunteer in our community, and build your technical and soft skills. Together we are building a culture that values diversity and creates a space of belonging for all our team members. We believe that investing in your success is an investment in our customers and our business. Our people are what sets us apart and make us great.


Zions Bancorporation is seeking an experienced and highly motivated leader to manage a variety of banking systems on variety of platforms in the Branch Technology group.  The Applications Development Manager will lead a team of business systems analysts, developers, and testers that provide support of production, compliance, risk, and project initiatives.



  • Guide, manage and direct the activities of Business Systems Analysts (BSA) in owning various banking/business systems, developing subject-matter expertise of systems, and maintaining the overall functionality, uptime, safety, and soundness of the systems.
  • Guide, manage, and direct the activities of Software Application Developers in delivering software applications and/or integrations to meet business deliverables.
  • Guide, manage, and direct the activities of Quality Assurance Testers to plan, design, develop and execute test cases that ensure sound system implementations.
  • Provide oversight over the development, testing, and delivery of application and technology to business units and projects.
  • Provide oversight of queue prioritization and allocation of financial and human-capital resources.
  • Guide, manage, and direct activities to modernize application technology, including cloud, virtualization, containerization, etc.
  • Be responsible for vendor management, including service level agreements, contracts, and invoices.
  • Work with audit, compliance, banking regulators, risk management, and other internal business partners
  • Manage the development and tracking of the cost allocations, recoveries, and system budgets.
  • Be responsible for overseeing the improvement of systems.
  • Keep abreast of development and QA best practices and techniques.
  • Analyze and organize department operations and procedures.
  • Monitor and evaluate employee productivity and performance, providing frequent feedback and coaching.
  • Be responsible for hiring, training, and supervising staff members.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Technical background in systems knowledge with respect to deposits and payments, business processes and its customer impact.
  • Requires a Bachelor's in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems or related degree and 6+ years’ experience with business system and/or software development processes, project management and/or agile methodologies and tools, resource and change management practices and techniques or other directly related experience.
  • Strong understanding of DevOps principles and practices
  • Knowledge of distributed and mainframe technical design and software architecture.
  • Knowledge of information systems and frameworks.
  • Knowledge of QA best practices.
  • Strategic planning, risk management and change management skills.
  • Strong ability to meet deadlines, schedules, and budgeted costs.
  • Strong negotiation and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Working knowledge of department specific processes and procedures. 
  • Requires solid analytical, organizational, trouble shooting and problem solution skills.
  • Leadership and management experience, with ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Must have strong leadership, management, coaching, interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, with ability to translate between technical and non-technical.


A combination of education and experience may meet requirements.


Ideally, this position is located in Salt Lake City, Utah with a 3 day in office / 2 day remote work plan or may be remote within the continental United States. 

Salary Range: $100,000 - $125,000

Bonus: This role may maybe eligible for a discretionary bonus.


At Zions Bancorporation, we need team members who can get the job done and do it with enthusiasm. As a company, we are always striving to make the business better so we can make our customer's lives easier. Are you passionate about making a difference for people in your community? As a corporation comprised of community banks, we need people like you, who can make positive change.

Zions is full of people just like you who share the same values and work ethic. Our diverse workforce offers endless opportunities to expand your skills and gain valuable experience that will help you advance your career. Let’s talk about how we can help one another succeed.

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Zions Bancorporation and its affiliates and divisions (“Zions”) is an equal opportunity employer which prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment. Zions is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and employment candidates and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Zions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Zions will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Zions encourages applicants of all ages.


It is Zions’ policy not to discriminate because of a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran. This includes spouses and other family members. Also, Zions will safeguard the fair and equitable treatment of protected veteran spouses and family members with regard to all employment actions and prohibit harassment of applicants and employees because of their relationship or association with a protected veteran.


Applicants Requesting Accommodations: If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site.  You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at careers@zionsbancorp.com or 801/844-7628.  Please email your resume/cover letter, indicate what position you are interested in and include "Accommodation needed" in the subject line to ensure your information is routed to the appropriate contact.


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