Alpha Professional Services Roll Out Specialist - Clarity / Jira / Confluence - Vice President Alpha Professional Services Roll Out Specialist -  …

State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
State Street Corporation
Alpha Professional Services Roll Out Specialist - Clarity / Jira / Confluence - Vice President
Who we are looking for
State Street Alpha's Professional Services team is looking for qualified individuals with strong experience in business project management, analysis, workflow design, data analysis, system flows and business architecture in order to create client solutions and execute implementation of the industry's first ever front-to-back client servicing platform.
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 Alpha. State Street Alpha 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 Alpha Professional Services Analyst you will
  • Drive a global rollout of Clarity, JIRA and Confluence including creation and management of custom, complex projects, workflows, custom fields, dashboards and reports configurations.
  • Meet with stakeholders to identify JIRA Project and Confluence needs and implement them as appropriate.
  • Perform requirements gathering, business process workflows, and process improvement for Clarity/JIRA/Confluence workflows and processes in place, identifying where functionality can/cannot meet user requests.
  • Conduct training for employees and new hires on the tool set regarding how to use the tools, new functionality, etc.
  • Produce regular progress/status reports on the global rollout of the toolset
  • Serve as the first point of contact for our Alpha team for issues, questions, clarifications about Clarity/Jira/Confluence
  • Navigate complex client relationships, build strong business relationships and manage expectations with client stakeholders
  • Configure platform UX for client-specific workflows
  • Contribute to the definition of a standard implementation framework and continuous improvement of the model to drive efficiencies as adoption increases
  • Become a product and platform SME on State Street's front-to-back platform
What we value
  • Strong analytical mindset and business analysis skills. Creative problem solving is critical.
  • Project management skills and the ability to work on multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Data savvy analysts with the ability to work with, analyze, transform and load data as part of the roll out
  • Have expertise in MS Office including MS Visio, MS Project and PowerPoint.
  • Previous hands on experience with Charles River Development would be a plus.
Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or higher.
  • Strong/Thorough understanding of Jira/Confluence software
  • 10+ years of financial industry experience across front office functionality along with middle (IBOR) and back office systems, services and data domains.
  • An understanding of reporting capabilities, either natively within Jira, or using BI tools EazyBi
  • Experience in process engineering practices and methods to drive and optimize effective design across a complex organizational and operating model
  • Client/stakeholder engagement and expectation management across project life cycle
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.
Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers
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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