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Alpha Implementation Lead, State Street Alpha, Vice President

State Street Corporation
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Dec 28, 2022

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
A candidate who can collaborate across STT products and services, who represents the STT enterprise culture traits and behaviors in order to deliver the Alpha data solution to our clients. The Alpha Data Implementation team in EMEA reports into the Global Head of Alpha Data Services.

Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining is a part of a global, cross-divisional group supporting State Street AlphaSM. State Street AlphaSM redefines the common definition of 'alpha' to mean powering better performance and outcomes at every point on the investment lifecycle and is the first open platform from a single provider that connects the front, middle and back office. It harmonizes data, technology and services across trusted providers to help our clients better manage their businesses. Join us if making your mark in an ever-changing, increasingly complex and competitive industry is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As Data Implementation Lead you will
  • To play lead data architecture role within client delivery to support the successful solutioning and implementation against client requirements.
  • To provide key input to the planning stage through their direct leadership or that of their team regarding product gaps, product capabilities and the necessary task and duration effort to allow costing and planning accuracy.
  • To own the client delivery from a solution and architecture perspective.
  • To provide client facing consultancy during client implementations to ensure subject matter exert input and support to the implementation.
  • To be able to analyse, solution and break down a requirement into smaller work packages that can be assigned to business analyst and business system analyst resources
  • Work closely within the Global teams ensuring strong collaboration for the success of the team
  • To provide direction and leadership to business systems analysis and developers to ensure solution delivery objectives are met
  • To ensure review and sign off at key toll gates through the implementation process to ensure quality and integrity of the client deliverables
  • End to end Support of the project lifecycle process assisting with data validation and defining entry and exit criteria of the test phases agreed with the client
  • Work closely within the Professional Services team with strong collaboration for the success of the team
  • Input and implementation of improved global uniformed process and management reporting across all aspects of the client and product life cycle

Additional requirements
Product Management
  • To participate in the necessary global product forums in order to support input understanding of the product strategy
  • To provide leadership to the EMEA team in terms of knowledge and understanding of the global product road map and to act as the client point of focus in term of this road map

Team Management:
  • To provide management structure and communication to the EMEA Product
  • To support goals and objectives to the team to ensure strong development and performance of team

Individual Contributor:
  • Display a culture of individual ownership of tasks to embed a clear individual sense of accountability in performing the role
  • Ensure that the highest level of the Code of Conduct is displayed in your behavior

What we value
  • Leadership and ability to bring together teams across different levels and disciplines within the organization
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, decision making and relationship management skills
  • Experience in managing large scale, multi-location projects, across multiple business lines and corporate functions
  • The Enterprise Culture traits and behaviors - Choose to own it, Break through Silos, Deliver results through integrity, Do Better Every Day, Care for colleagues, clients and community

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Degree qualified with a financial or analytical discipline preferred, or relevant experience within the financial services industry
  • Microsoft Office suite experience

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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