Product Management, AVP

State Street Corporation
Dublin, Ireland
Aug 29, 2020
Sep 28, 2020
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
State Street Global Exchange Analytics platform is a web based application providing a full suite of analytics, which give clients insight into the risks and performance of their investment portfolios. Supporting all asset classes the platform computes analytics such as: stress testing, value at risk (VaR), position specific analytics for derivatives (delta, gamma, vega etc.) and fixed income characteristics such as duration and convexity etc.

The primary responsibility for this role is to execute on State Street Global Exchange's (SSGX) product strategy for analytics related products and services. At its core our business is a calculation engine and in an effort to drive further scale and efficiencies in our business model we require a product manager to partner with the end-users and assist in the review and re-engineering of these processes, including the design and implementation of new features on the core platform.
We are looking for a highly motivated, detail oriented individual, with a strong quantitative finance and IT background to play a key role in the product management and development of the model.

The successful candidate will:
  • Pro-actively seek out new product ideas to enhance our data and analytics offering
  • Gather requirements from clients, business users and subject matter experts
  • Design innovative solutions to streamline those processes and develop new features, including writing detailed specs
  • Lead an agile development team to deliver value add solutions.
  • Work closely with the IT and Financial Engineering team to design, implement and deploy these solutions
  • Candidate will be expected to be a self-starter, highly motivated with a strong quantitative background and the ability to run and manage projects in isolation
  • Display strong leadership qualities and build effective relationships with teams within the organisation

  • Min 5 years' experience in a related role
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance/Mathematics/Economics/IT/Engineering or equivalent
  • Strong quantitative finance expertise: Market risk & analytics, VaR, stress testing, fixed income analytics (duration, convexity etc), performance analytics & attribution, OTC derivatives pricing models
  • CFA, CQF, FRM, CIPM or PRMIA an advantage
  • Strong IT skills:
    • SQL and relational database management systems
    • Experience with a scripting language (VBA, python etc.) an advantage
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel/Office
  • Proven ability to lead complex projects to completion and work to tight deadlines
  • Experience with Agile software development an advantage
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills - ability to synthesize complex technical information and deliver updates to senior management, clients and other stake holders succinctly
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Innovative in identifying product direction and opportunities

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