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Who we are looking for The State Street's AlphaSM Data team is seeking an experienced and versatile Operations Leader with business and data analysis expertise to help us build and sustain our client's data capabilities and competitive advantage using the Alpha services and product offerings. The successful candidate will have knowledge of tools and techniques used for efficient data management, outstanding technical, communication, collaboration and organizational skills that enable service delivery, process optimization, as well as effective team management. This role is part of broader Alpha Data Operations team and the candidate will have an opportunity to work directly with implementation, service management and IT teams across the globe. 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 As Alpha Data Operations Manager you will
Lead Data Operation team; make sure the data is delivered to clients on time, accurate and within scope.
Become process/platform SME; act as the point of contact for relevant clients to address questions, requests and issues
Manage internal and client testing activities prior to "go live" date and immediate post-production transition
Constantly challenge status quo in order to improve operational efficiency
Work with the team on root cause analysis, research, testing and problem resolution
Provide periodic and ad hoc status reporting to senior management and relevant stakeholders
Define and document current and future state operating models as required
As part of the wider team, add an input on overall Alpha Data product enhancements and requirements
What we value These skills will help you succeed in this role
Industry knowledge, experience in Middle Office Operations, Transaction Management, Corporate Actions, Derivatives, Performance & Analytics, etc. will be an advantage
Outstanding analytical and interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication and presentation skills
Excellent leadership, balance of technical/business knowledge
Critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making
SQL knowledge, hands-on experience with database/data warehouse
Education & Preferred Qualifications
University degree in Computer Science, Data Management, Finance, Business or equivalent
Typically, 5 - 7 years of industry experience across Financial Services, IT or Data domains
Clear understanding of investment data and aspects of investment process
Effective organizational and people management skills
Strong team ethics and team player
Excellent English language skills ( both written and verbal)
Experience in automation of processes through process redesign and/or technical tools like VBA/Python/SQL etc.
Good technical skills, e.g. SQL, database design, multi-tenancy architecture, etc.
Flexible working hours (restricted to the current business need)
No Intra-day deadlines
Interesting, non-repetitive process
Possibility to Work From Home
Employee savings plan
Premium life insurance package
VIP medical package
International operating environment
Soft skills training's
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 in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Program 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 perspective 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 the 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 program 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. Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers