Global Markets FX IT Product Owner, Assistant Vice President / Vice President

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • State Street
  • 27 Sep 16

Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. We keep our clients at the heart of everything we do, and smart, engaged employees are essential to our continued success. Our promise to

Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. We keep our clients at the heart of everything we do, and smart, engaged employees are essential to our continued success.



Our promise to maintain an environment where every employee feels valued and able to meet their full potential infuses our company values. It’s also part of our commitment to inclusion, development and engagement, and corporate social responsibility. You’ll have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. Join us.



State Street Global Markets FX Sales and Trading business is embarking on a multiyear strategic growth initiative which will focus in maximizing market share growth rate while expanding into new and emerging foreign exchange markets and products/services. As part of this growth strategy State Street Global Markets Technology is seeking talented Foreign Exchange (FX) IT professionals to join an already established team who will engineer the next generation of FX applications.  Candidates will work closely with business users, developers and testers to build applications to support State Street’s FX electronic trading, sales trading, risk management trading and customer products such as StreetFX.  Candidates with a track record for delivery and market experience developing solutions for foreign exchange trading and e-trading market participants will find opportunities to leverage their real life experience in a highly collaborative global organization.



The FX IT Product Owner is a hands-on position in an Agile development team working on new development and re-engineering of current product solutions in the electronic Foreign Exchange area . The team is based in HK , London and Boston and will use highly agile software development methodologies to deliver functionality in a rapid, incremental fashion. The team is closely aligned with the FX Business Product Managers, and to the FX New Product Development and FX Foundational Architecture teams.



Day to Day Duties:



Talk to business and development teams to understand requirements. Document complex requirements using appropriate notations. Breaks requirements into Stories with defined acceptance criteria and helps determine their relative priority. Resolve questions encountered during development. Assist in testing of the applications being developed. Participate in daily stand-up meetings to discuss progress towards project goals. Participates in other Agile meetings to review and improve the development process. Assists with the facilitation and administration of Agile processes.



Essential Products/Systems/Experience:



5+ years of Product/ Business Analysis experience in financial services. Ability to document requirements in a clear, logical way. A history of delivering successfully within an Agile environment, and the flexibility and adaptability to operate successfully in such an environment.



Desirable Products/Systems/Experience:



•  Knowledge of Foreign Exchange Trading



•  Knowledge of Electronic Trading



•  Working with globally distributed teams



•  User Experience techniques



•  Use Case Development



Previous Industry Experience:



Financial Services



Essential Qualifications:



Degree, 2.1 or above