Application Transformation Lead, Vice President

State Street Corporation
Boston, USA
09 Jul 2022
08 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The ATS team seeks an experienced Vice President level Transformation Management Lead to drive transformational consistency across SSGA Global Trading, and Investment Oversight.

As Application Transformation Lead, you will:
  • Lead the design, development and maintain low latency, high performance electronic trading platform components, with a focus on client connectivity, order state management and risk controls
  • Proven experience to drive product development and provide technical leadership
  • Lead initiative to improve latency, scalability and resiliency of the product.
  • Influence and negotiate with senior leaders across functions, as well as communicate with external parties as necessary.
  • Is primary point of contact for clients related to the product. Responsible for business case, priority of product requirements, feasibility and scope.
  • Develop and implement a transformational program utilizing best practices and industry standard frameworks
  • Ensure seamless execution of organizational transformation related activities across the application support organization by applying methodologies, communication planning, training solutions, organizational readiness assessment and stakeholder analyses
  • Ensure partnership across the application teams to ensure the teams are engaged and requirements are included

What you will be responsible for
  • As the Transformational Management Lead you will:
  • Identify stakeholder groups, determine change impacts and assess their readiness for transformation
  • Ensure key stakeholders share a common vision and visibly support the initiatives
  • Drive the execution of roadmap and strategic direction for product or product suite.
  • Create executive level reporting and presentations for business reviews
  • Create and manage detailed project plans and reporting
  • Coordinate and track the project deliverables
  • Manage the demand queue of priority programs, assessing and reprioritizing the work that needs to move ahead
  • Act as tollgate for new projects
  • Reviewing requirements to ensure that they are provided in sufficient detail to be accurately estimated
  • Work with process managers to fully understand business pain points, and areas of improvements

These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • 12-15 years of total work experience investment advisor preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in software engineering, finance or similar discipline required
  • Solid understanding of a variety of programming tools and development platforms
  • Prior experience with FIX protocol is a plus
  • Prior experience in equities/Market Technologies will be a plus
  • Project management expertise in planning and tracking, resolving competing priorities
  • Self-starter with strong organizational and planning skills
  • Strategic and solution driven thinker
  • Strong interpersonal skills to developing effective relationships
  • Excellent ability to collaborate across a variety of stakeholders and drive performance
  • Experience working with large diverse teams and ability to influence and engage
  • Highly organized and comfortable holding teams accountable
  • Experience developing communications and training materials
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to analyze data and drive actionable insights from data sets

Are you the right candidate? Yes!
We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don't necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

About State Street Global Advisors
What We Do. As the asset management arm of State Street Corporation, State Street Global Advisors has served the world's governments, institutions and financial advisors for over four decades. With a rigorous, risk-aware approach built on research, analysis and market-tested experience, we build from a breadth of active and index strategies to create cost-effective solutions. As stewards, we help portfolio companies see that what is fair for people and sustainable for the planet can deliver long-term performance. And, as pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest. As a result, we have become one of the world's largest asset managers with trillions of dollars under our care.
Our Mission. At State Street Global Advisors our mission is to invest responsibly to enable economic prosperity and social progress. We are driven by a desire to help our clients, and those who rely on them, achieve a better future. We have a long history of developing innovative investment strategies to provide our clients with reliable and transparent returns, cost-effectively, and without excessive risk.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to Flexible Work Programs 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 perspectives 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 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 programs 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.
Company: State Street Global Advisors

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