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IT Data Strategy & Infrastructure Manager, VP

State Street Corporation
Boston, USA
Closing date
Dec 23, 2022

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
We are looking for a IT Data Strategy & Infrastructure Manager (Bank VP title) to join the Centralized Functions Team within the Global Credit Finance Division. In this role you will work closely with business leaders to achieve the organization goals by defining, integrating, and upgrading a comprehensive IT and information system architecture.

This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and office to match your needs and role requirements.

Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best. Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
  • Achieve operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change
  • Meet financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget and tracking progress against targets
  • Build commitment to information strategy by considering and evaluating different points of view; creating a cohesive argument
  • Accomplish human resource objectives by managing a team, recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, and managing performance of staff
  • Define division IT architecture by analyzing information requirements; determining systems architecture, components, and technologies; studying business operations and user-interface requirements
  • Evaluate emerging technologies for their applicability to business goals and operational requirements
  • Engage with leadership and diversified stakeholder groups to understand their data and analytics needs and recommend BI or data solutions. Design, develop and maintain scaled, automated, user-friendly systems, reports, dashboards, etc. to drive key business decisions
  • Partner with the business and technical teams to define the data elements and data structure that the team should leverage to enable analytical capabilities
  • Standardize data and report production/consumption across all GCF groups. Design, implement, and support platforms that provide business teams ad-hoc access to large datasets (e.g. data visualization tools for non-tech business users)

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • A bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business with 15+ years of relevant experience working at a financial services company or comparable experience working as an advisor to a financial services organization; or a master's degree in business administration (MBA) with 10+ years of relevant experience working at a financial services company or comparable experience working as an advisor to a financial services organization
  • Knowledge of industries, including investment banking, broker-dealers, custody, fund administration and investment management
  • Experience in a strategy-focused role across the front, middle or back office where you will have driven change and transformation that had a real impact to the business
  • Extensive experience in communicating with senior management

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

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 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.

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