Technical Business Analyst, AVP - Hybrid at State Street

Posted in General Business 5 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: CLIFTON, New Jersey

Job Description:

Technical Business Analyst, Assistant Vice President - Hybrid

Who we are looking for

We are seeking an experienced Technical Business Analyst to work with a stellar team of BA's developing the product through its next phase of growth. This role focuses on technical analysis and documentation to support the Product Management team in designing new functionality and features.

With a well-established technical background in financial services, the successful candidate will be able to show a successful track-record of delivering complex real-time trading solutions where attention to detail and intellectual curiosity are paramount.

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 is a part of State Street Global Markets (SSGM). When owners and managers of institutional assets need research, trading, securities lending and innovative portfolio strategies, they turn to SSGM business unit. As our investment research and trading arm, SSGM's number one goal is to enhance and preserve our clients' portfolio values by applying technology, optimizing trading, and linking asset classes and markets across the world.

The specific product Fund Connect is State Street's market-leading global electronic trading platform for Money Market Funds, Primary Market ETFs, Liquidity Instruments and Investment Funds. Fund Connect provides efficiencies to the entire pre- and post-trade lifecycle across multiple asset classes.

Join us if making your mark in the capital markets industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

As Technical Business Analyst, Product AVP you will

  • Develop a deep understanding of existing Fund Connect infrastructure, data-models and database architecture

  • Conduct detailed front-to-back analysis of trading & settlement workflows for asset management & liquidity products

  • Deliver high-quality, detailed technical documentation business requirements in conjunction with product, technical & business teams including workflow diagrams, GUI definition and screen mock-ups

  • Provide input into database technical design (Oracle, SQL server)

  • Oversee the administration of documentation including product development schedules, release schedules, bug tracking and user manuals

  • Contribute to the design & testing of new functionality and GUI's

  • Work autonomously with confidence in a fast-moving, complex technical environment

  • Build solid relationships with colleagues across multiple functional groups of differing levels of seniority

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in technical business analysis and/or product in a financial services environment

  • Relevant experience with electronic trading platforms in the Mutual Fund, FX and/or Fixed Income space

  • Highly self-motivated with exceptional integrity

  • Willingness to learn and eagerness to collaborate as part of a larger team

  • Confident & clear communicator

  • Ability to articulate complex technical concepts to any audience

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent

  • Technically competent with the ability to code in Python, VBA and SQL

  • Power user of Excel

  • Messaging expertise with FIX, REST API, SFTP, JSON, XML, SWIFT FIN/MX

  • Familiarity working with, and implementing, Cloud hosting solutions

  • Deep experience of trade settlement

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.

Salary Range:
$100,000 - $160,000 Annual

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.

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