Product Management, AVP

Employer
State Street Corporation
Location
Dublin, Ireland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 29, 2020
Closes
Sep 28, 2020
Ref
8347385
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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.

ROLE:
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


SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
  • 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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