Systems Development Portfolio Manager - Fixed Income - San Francisco or Pittsburgh

  • Competitive
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BNY Mellon
  • 27 Sep 16

Systems Development Portfolio Manager - Fixed Income - San Francisco or Pittsburgh

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: bnymellon.com/careers.

As one of the world's leading investment management organizations and one of the top U.S. wealth managers, BNY Mellon Investment Management combines agility, insight and scale to create and deliver strategies and solutions to address our clients' needs. Encompassing BNY Mellon's investment management firms, wealth management organization and global distribution teams, we draw on deep expertise to collaborate with clients and tailor our best ideas and resources to meet their specific needs. We pride ourselves on providing dedicated service through our network of global professionals who have a deep understanding of local requirements. With our extensive experience in anticipating and responding to the investment and financial needs of the world's governments, pension plan sponsors, corporations, foundations, endowments, advisors, intermediaries, individuals and families, and family offices, BNY Mellon Investment Management is dedicated to helping clients reach their goals.

Description
The Fixed Income Portfolio Manager will function as a hybrid Business Analyst and Portfolio Manager with significant exposure to fixed income and systems development. The role will play a key part in enhancing efficiency, streamlining and automating processes, and increasing productivity across the FI Department while maintaining a constant focus on reducing operational risk. The ideal candidate possesses a desire to constantly improve upon the status quo, the ability to grasp the big picture while paying keen attention to detail, and the willingness to dive into minutiae when required.
 
Fixed income portfolios invest in various security types, such as governments, corporate, and asset-backed securities. Derivatives, such as futures, options, and currency forwards, are also utilized in many portfolios.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day operations of a diverse group of FI strategies spanning the globe and product spectrum
  • Work with diverse teams across the organization (Portfolio Management, IT, Compliance, Account Operations, etc.) to design and implement workflows to streamline and enhance efficiency in Fixed Income
  • Work with an offshore development team to communicate FI requirements and business rationale, and then help bring the vision to reality
  • Manage competing projects and deadlines to deliver results on schedule
  • May assist with day to day portfolio management


Qualifications
  • BA/BS in engineering, computer science or financial field highly required; CFA/MFE or progress towards a plus
  • 5-7 years of relevant work experience
  • Prior experience developing with some of these technologies: C#, Angular, JS, HTML5, CSS, RESTful APIs, VBA, .NET, SQL, LINQ, MMSQ, SQL Service Brokers, DevExpress and a willingness to learn new technologies.
  • Experience with Bloomberg, Portia, CRD, R or MATLAB, and 3rd Party Portfolio Management systems a plus (Point, YieldBook, FactSet, etc.)
  • Detail oriented, excellent quantitative and analytical skills are a must
  • Proven track record of innovation and exceeding expectations
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Experience working in fixed income highly desired.  Experience developing and working with portfolio management systems in support of investment business processes a plus.
  • Strong communication skills, project management skills, team leadership skills
  • Understanding of fixed income portfolio management concepts, experience in trading strongly desired
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BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.


Primary Location: United States-California-San Francisco
Internal Jobcode: 08057
Job: Asset Management
Organization: Mellon Capital Management-HR06141
Requisition Number: 1609191