Strategic Front End Platform Development Lead for GlobalLink Digital, Vice President

State Street Corporation
Boston, USA
May 24, 2022
Jun 23, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
GlobalLink Digital unifies the desktop environment providing market participants with the capability to create and operate easy-to-deploy and customizable trading and workflow solutions. Our industry faces challenges, but operating efficient front-end technology should not be one of them. We are offering clients a leading, interoperable architecture providing access to liquidity, financing and asset intelligence. Our open platform allows for best-in-class services including GlobalLink and State Street's suite of trading applications and Single Sign On (SSO) to market leading partners and your internal applications. GlobalLink has a 25+ year track record of building award-winning electronic trading platforms designed to increase transparency, improve trading efficiency and delivering quantifiable trade cost analysis. GlobalLink Digital , part of State Street Digital's suite of market-leading e-trading platforms, technology and workflow solutions, is a trusted and highly regulated partner with a long-standing leadership position in delivering pre and post-trade innovative solutions.

Why this role is important to us
You will be joining State Street Digital, our new division that combines advanced trading technology, best execution and servicing expertise with proprietary market research and insights to support clients in decentralized financial markets. Together with other teams across our company, you will be working on the evolution of our award-winning GlobalLink technology platform into a multi-asset solution that will include crypto, central bank digital currency, blockchain and tokenization.

Join us if making your mark in the digital asset servicing industry is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As Head of Development for GlobalLink Digital , the ideal candidate will be:
• Responsible for long-term technical platform vision and strategy
• Responsible for driving any initiatives while appropriately managing costs
• Responsible for maintaining and enhancing the architecture and influencing technology decisions not only within the platform but also across GlobalLink
• Responsible for managing and continuing to hire and build a team of dedicated developers (full time employees and contractors) globally
• Responsible for goal setting and performance reviews and mentoring individuals
• Responsible for managing, maintaining, and updating all IT related IT Audit CATS and/or Archer items ensuring proper tracking from inception to completion.
• Responsible for establishing best practices, clean-code and design patterns.

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role:
• Individual should have at least a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and/or equivalent
• Individual should have at least 6 or more years of demonstrated hands-on leadership experience building state-of-the-art and high performance web frontends and container ( using Finsemble/OpenFin/Electron) based desktop applications.
• Hands-on experience in building multi-platform UI products with effective interaction and innovative user journeys.
• Solid understanding of the modern JavaScript build tool chain using things like node, npm, rush, yarn, webpack, babel, Jenkins etc.
• Hands-on experience working with Javascript, TypeScript, Websocket, React, Material UI, and REST APIs.
• Hands-on experience working with AWS and/or other modern cloud based infrastructure.
• Experience in SSO/Identify Management integration
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Are you the right candidate? Yes! We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don't necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

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 by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to Flexible Work Programs 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 perspectives 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 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 programs 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.

COVID-19 Protocols: Complying with State Street's COVID-19 protocols is a condition of employment. Those requirements may vary depending on circumstances and legal requirements, and may include, without limitation, a requirement to be vaccinated (or have an accommodation), to disclose vaccination status, to provide evidence of vaccination status, etc.

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