STT Alpha Senior Implementation Engineer - VP

Employer
State Street Corporation
Location
Boston, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 03, 2021
Closes
Mar 18, 2021
Ref
10441550
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
What we are looking for
The State Street Alpha Front Office Senior Implementation Engineer is responsible for client engagement, operating model analysis, requirements documentation in the design of the solution architecture and the implementation planning of the State Street Alpha front-to-back solution within the Platform Service Architecture group. This role creates strategies, documents and repeatable processes for our implementation teams. The creation of client solution architecture, developing sequenced phasing, and working with internal State Street teams toward deploying the client solution are also key parts of the role.
Why this is important to us
State Street Alpha's Platform Service Architecture team in Boston, plays a key role in implementing the Alpha global front-to-back office software solutions and services to our clients. Through information and insights investment analytics, data solutions, and front office tools our goal is to help our clients zero in on the opportunities and actions that will generate the most value from the State Street Alpha Platform. We offer implementation services and advice that give our clients new functional capabilities that help drive efficiencies and new technical capabilities that help reshape their business and technical footprint today. And we offer information, data management, and front-to-back office tools plus analytics to help them plot results and manage risk.

What you will be responsible for
Client engagement in explaining the State Street Alpha Front Office integration and architecture
Navigate complex client relationships as well as building strong business relationships and managing expectations with client stakeholders
Workflow analysis, data analysis, requirements analysis and creation of documentation to support front office implementation efforts
Take ownership and initiative, be accountable and proactive, and work independently in a fast-paced environment
Strong ability to quickly learn new front office tools and data source
Meticulous attention to detail placing high value on accuracy and client readiness
Flexible, able to adapt to changing priorities in an Agile and informal setting
Provide regular status updates and supporting project management reports as directed
Ability to work in a fast-paced, globally structured and team-based environment, as well as independently
Ability to travel to client site +/-20% domestic and/or international may be required post pandemic.
What we value
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills including expressing complex ideas and concepts
• Ability to multitask and navigate competing priorities, drive client expectations and deliverables to project milestone dates
• Deadline and detail-oriented construction and quality control of artifacts (client ready)
• Intellectual curiosity, analytical and critical thinking skills
• Professionalism, dependability and trustworthiness
• Communication and collaboration skills
• Ambitious with a strong work ethic
• Management consulting skills preferred
• Competency in MS Office including MS Visio, MS Project and PowerPoint
• Electronic trading platforms experience is useful but not essential
• Experience in portfolio management theory and application is preferred
Education & Preferred Qualifications:
• Four (4) year degree in a business or technical field such as Finance, Mathematical Finance, Economics, Engineering, or Computer Science. An advanced degree or industry certification such as the CFA is a strong plus.
• Substantive working knowledge of global portfolio management, trading and compliance of equities, fixed-income and derivative instruments, analytics and middle/back office functions that feed investment decision making.
• 10+ years of industry experience with front office functionality and/or middle office functionality, analytics and applications (i.e. Bloomberg PORT, CRD, BRS Aladdin, SimCorp Dimension, Fidessa Minerva, Eze Software, etc.)
• Poise in client engagement, expectation management and project management
• Knowledge of financial and statistical concepts including modern portfolio theory and asset pricing theory
• Strong interest in global capital markets and quantitative investments
• Strong analytical, reconcilement and organizational skills
• Experience in Agile Methodology and tools (i.e. JIRA, Rally, RTC) preferred
About State Street
What we do: State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investments research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow: We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Program to help match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity, and Social Responsibility: We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experience and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Discover more at www.StateStreet.com/careers

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