Who we are looking for: Based in Boston, the Workstream Lead VP is a senior-level role for State Street Corporate Systems Finance platforms and partners. This hands-on role will partner with senior-level development managers, architects and business leadership to develop and execute the technology product roadmap. This candidate will be responsible for defining, planning and implementing technology solutions and will work closely with leadership and peers across the Business Unit CIO organization, Global Technology Services (GTS) and the Corporate Finance functional domain. The person in this role will be hands-on and will work with cross-functional teams, and will be responsible for the implementation and delivery of key Finance and Treasury initiatives.
What you will be responsible for: Subject matter expert on Treasury and Finance, Reg Reporting applications and functions providing techno/functional leadership to the delivery team Drive in client requirements gathering and market research to develop industry leading technology roadmap Lead complex and challenging business/system requirements working session by facilitating strategic user meetings. Responsible for designing and executing an end-to-end data and process flow working with both the business and development team. Decompose abstract and complex details/concepts into business and functional requirements that can be understood by the stakeholders (i.e. end users, developers, testers, etc.) Lead projects and programs to support technology delivery aligned to business strategy Implement standard, simplified data management and systems integration to ensure flexible, robust overall offering. Provide expert guidance and critical analysis of proposed changes during design reviews and product demos with an eye towards simplicity of design and function Manage participation from required stakeholders to ensure accurate deliverable Manage cross team dependencies with other business and IT areas.
What we value Ability to communicate effectively and in a professional manner both written and orally. Strong communication and collaboration skills , with ability to work in a team with a positive attitude, enthusiasm, initiative, and self-motivation. Methodical approach to work, and capable of meeting high standards . Adapt and excel at managing multiple simultaneous tasks in a high pressure, deadline environment. Strong finance technology insight with demonstrated capability to work across business lines.
Education & Preferred Qualifications Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in technology, finance, business or equivalent. 10+ years of experience in professional software design and development 5+ years of Financial Services Industry experience with Axiom experience Excellent knowledge of Finance and Reg Reporting domain, Solid tech skillset/experience in Big Data/Hadoop, Database technology, Java/J2EE, Python/Powershell, PERL/Shell scripting; and process (agile, team player)
Additional requirements Domestic and/or international travel and flexible working hours may be required (i.e. weekend working and extended hours on occasion, linked to client assignments and project deadlines.) Strong Excel, Word, Power Point skills required. Visio skills preferred. Candidate must be self-motivated, adaptable and show initiative. Candidate must be self-assured and react well within critical deadline situations