Product and Implementation Specialist Product and Implementation Specialist …

IHS Markit
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
IHS Markit
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Product and Implementation Specialist
IHS Markit Loan Settlement is an electronic trade processing platform utilized to efficiently settle syndicated loan trades. Used by lenders, agent banks, custodians, trustees, borrowers and legal professionals, IHS Markit Loan Settlement automates loan trade affirmation, confirmation and matching to facilitate the processing of loan trades. One of the IHS Markit Loan Settlement platforms, ClearPar, is the market leader in trade settlement. The newer IHS Markit Clear platform reduces settlement delays through access to real-time agent bank data from trading counterparties and integration with client systems.

The Product/Implementation specialist is responsible for working closely across implementation, product, QA and development teams on projects to integrate customer trading systems and workflows with the IHS Markit loan settlement ecosystem.

The ideal candidate will be a proven multitasker with strong analytical and communication skills and will have experience in executing customer facing engagements.

Duties & accountabilities
  • Execute an implementation plan that is standard or has been customized to fit a customer's needs
  • Engage with the customer business, operations, technology and QA teams to understand scope/challenges and communicate in a timely manner to the internal (IHS Markit) teams
  • Be aware of customer expectations and deliver accordingly.
  • Execute implementation plans for multiple customers in parallel.
  • Own the maintenance of customer test beds across multiple environments.
  • Partner with clients on implementation testing needs, requirements, and questions
  • Maintain detailed documentation on each customer's progress
  • Maintain detailed issue lists for each customer engagement, prioritize based on criticality for the customer, communicate with product team internally and manage customer expectations with regards to resolution timelines
  • Identify the customers testing needs with regards to testing infrastructure and test data
  • Regularly update the implementation handbooks for new product features
  • Create and maintain test data as needed for each customer engagement.
  • Have a good understanding of product strategy at all times and the potential impacts to each customer engagement.
  • Maintain a proactive, energized relationship with the customer to ensure a positive overall experience
  • Identify client's needs that may translate to potential product enhancements. Communicate the same internally in a timely manner
  • Conduct walkthroughs and demonstrations, as needed during the implementation cycle, for different teams within the customer organization to clarify understanding of product features, workflow or other aspects of the integration.
  • Participate in product testing and support cycles as needed
  • Establish an in-depth understanding of the product and the various parts that constitute the IHS Markit loan franchise
  • Assist other team members with client engagements when appropriate


Business competencies
  • Thorough understanding of the software development life cycle
  • Analytical and well organized
  • Careful attention to detail
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Proven multitasker. Able to drop and pick up engagements as needed while ensuring a seamless experience for the customer
  • Expertise in MS Word, Excel, Visio, Project, PowerPoint
  • Experience as an implementation/ business analyst in the financial markets preferred
  • Any experience in the syndicated loans space is an advantage
  • Experience with relational databases and querying with SQL
  • Experience/understanding of XML data models
  • Must have at least 3-4 years of experience in a related field


Commercial awareness
  • Experience working in a Bank or Asset manager as a product specialist is a plus
  • Experience working at a solution vendor servicing FS clients is a plus
Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here .

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