Global Markets Technology Head of COO IT, Managing Director Global Markets Technology Head of COO IT, Managing  …

State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Nov 21
State Street Corporation
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Nov 21
State Street Corporation
Global Markets Technology Head of COO IT, Managing Director
Who we are looking for
The role of the Global Markets Technology ("GMT") Head of COO role is to oversee the GM COO Operations technology solutions as well as the Regional oversight of the State Street Banco Commercial Technology and resources; inclusive of the new implementation of the Foreign Exchange Sales & Trading ("FX STR") post trade processing future state which will include managing resources covering BAU work across post trade processing. The core team is based in Boston and leverages agile software development methodologies and a combination of Wall Street Systems / ION vendor solutions and custom software to deliver capabilities to end users and development teams in a rapid and incremental fashion.

What you will be responsible for
As Managing Director you will
  • Coordinate activities with other architecture and development teams and articulating the architectural vision of the program to senior managers and executives in Global Markets and information technology
  • Focus on assuring the core functionality, services, and tools developed by the team meet the needs of the COO Organization globally
  • Adhere to corporate architecture standards and objectives, and meet the financial and technical objectives of the overall FX program.
  • Manage a team in Boston and supporting staff from contract vendors in multiple locations and time zones
  • Insure local team complies with Global Corp standards and insures proper risk mitigation across the local applications. As oversight Manager of State Street Banco Commercial technology, understand local finance and employment rules specific to Technology roles and budgeting.
  • Have strong and demonstrable cross product/program management skills and ability to communicate effectively initiative status to within all levels of the organization as appropriate
  • Have trong knowledge of data usage and end to end data management
  • Experience with cross product / cross regional project integration and collaboration
  • Strong vendor management oversight from engagement through implementation for new software / vendor solutions. Inclusive of multi-year management capability across FX
  • Have deep experience implementing post trade applications inhouse and vendor platforms (ASP and enterprise)
  • Have complete knowledge of the software development lifecycle for iterative, agile, and traditional approaches
  • Have strong background in release management and understanding of architectural schematics
  • Willingness to support 24 x 7 global management oversight
  • Have experience with managing offshore and onshore teams

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Successful track record of delivering projects and programs using lightweight or agile approaches.
  • Exceptional collaboration and communication skills
  • Ability to successfully influence in a complex organizational and politicial environment
  • Credible business advisor that is able to build consensus

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • 10+ years experience in financial services, preferably: capital markets and foreign exchange, derivatives, equities and/or securities lending
  • 8+ years practical FX Industry and trading experience, strong understanding for global FX products and processes across the transaction lifecycle inclusive of global regulations
  • 8+ years experience with overseeing large cross function implementations within FX product space
Why this role is important to us
Our technology function, Global Technology Services (GTS), is vital to State Street and is the key enabler for our business to deliver data and insights to our clients. We're driving the company's digital transformation and expanding business capabilities using industry best practices and advanced technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and robotics process automation.

We offer a collaborative environment where technology skills and innovation are valued in a global organization. We're looking for top technical talent to join our team and deliver creative technology solutions that help us become an end-to-end, next-generation financial services company.

Join us if you want to grow your technical skills, solve real problems and make your mark on our industry.

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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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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