Product Manager, Officer

State Street Corporation
Kraków, Poland
Aug 28, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
State Street Global Services risk 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 Services product strategy for risk 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.

Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining is a part of Global Exchange (SSGX). SSGX is a State Street business unit that provides data and analytics solutions to asset owners and asset managers, as well as banks and insurance companies. Global Exchange helps our clients make more informed investment decisions. Our broad product line provides a consistent way of looking at risk and performance from front to middle office.
Join us if making your mark in research for investment industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As Product Manager you 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 organization
  • The works have conceptual, creative and individual character. The effects of work is original vision of solutions, which are unique, individual intellectual creation. The works aims to acquiring knowledge and skills in order to develop new products, processes and services or to make significant improvements to existing products, processes and services. The activities have independent performance and they are largely original. The result of the work are, for example, macros, codes, tests, manual tests, test scenarios, scripts and stories.

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role:
  • 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

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Min 4 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

We offer
  • Flexible working hours (restricted to the current business need)
  • No Intra-day deadlines
  • Interesting, non-repetitive process
  • Possibility to Work From Home
  • Employee savings plan
  • Premium life insurance package
  • VIP medical package
  • International operating environment
  • Language classes
  • Soft skills training's
  • Technical workshops

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, investment 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 you 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, experiences 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.
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