Senior Alpha Implementation Manager - Middle & Front-Office Senior Alpha Implementation Manager - Middle &  …

State Street Corporation
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 Nov 20
State Street Corporation
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 Nov 20
State Street Corporation
Senior Alpha Implementation Manager - Middle & Front-Office
The State Street Alpha Professional Services team is looking for qualified individuals with strong experience in business analysis, workflow design, data analysis, system flows and business architecture to create client solutions and execute implementation of the industry's first ever front-to-back client servicing platform. The successful candidate must be skilled in analyzing complex business models and flows across front, middle, and back office operating models in both an insourced and outsourced model; requirements gathering; have excellent verbal, written and presentation skills; understand global portfolio management, trading and compliance across asset classes along with the associated analytics.

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. We offer client solutions and implementation services that give our clients new functional capabilities that help drive efficiencies and new technical capabilities. We offer information, data management, and front-to-back office tools plus analytics to help clients achieve results and manage risk.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Designing solutions and onboarding new clients onto State Street's Alpha front-to-back platform
  • Lead workflow analysis, data analysis, requirements analysis for current and future state models and architecture
  • Lead creation and delivery of internal and client facing on boarding documents (client proposals, playbooks, resource and governance models, cost and revenue models)
  • Navigate complex client relationships, build strong business relationships and manage expectations with client stakeholders
  • Configure platform UX for client-specific workflows
  • Manage various stages of the on-boarding lifecycle (solution design, integration and testing, implementation and BAU hand over
  • Become a product and platform SME on State Street's Alpha front-to-back platform
  • Support business development and sales efforts through consultative client engagement and POC's as needed
  • Provide regular status updates and supporting project management reports as directed
  • Might require domestic and/or international travel

State Street considers all disciplines when hiring for a job and seeks out candidates who demonstrate the following:
  • Bachelor's degree or above. 10+ years of financial industry experience across front office functionality along with middle (IBOR) and back office systems, services and data domains.
  • Experience integrating with other industry software providers to promote platform interoperability (i.e. Bloomberg PORT, CRD, BRS Aladdin, SimCorp Dimension, Factset, Fidessa Minerva, Eze Software, etc.)
  • Client engagement and expectation management across project life cycle
  • 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
  • Expert in MS Office including MS Visio, MS Project and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, globally structured and team-based environment, as well as independently
  • Experience in Agile Methodology and tools (i.e. JIRA, Rally, RTC) preferred
  • Electronic trading platforms experience is useful but not essential
  • Experience in portfolio management theory and application is useful but not essential
Company Overview

From technology and product innovation to corporate responsibility and community development, 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 - strengthening markets, building communities and creating opportunities for growth.

We owe that longevity to the commitment, expertise and creativity of our employees. Our continued success depends on our ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry. That's why we're keenly focused on employee development, corporate citizenship and inclusion.

For us, success comes in the mark we make as an organization - for the industry, our clients, our communities and each other.

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