State Street GMT Foreign Exchange Stability & Resiliency Lead - VP in Boston, Massachusetts

Join a winning and growing FX business (2018 EuroMoney Top 10, RealMoney #1) and work with trading and sales to grow our new innovative FX platform. Based in Boston, the role of the Global Markets Technology (“GMT”) FX Head of Stability & Resiliency will work closely with the eFX, trading and operations teams to transform the technical design and architecture that underpins our business and ensure world class systems stability and resiliency. This senior manager position is also responsible for coordinating activities with other architecture and development teams and articulating the architectural vision of the program to senior managers and executives in Global Markets and Global Technology Services

The Global Markets Technology (GMT) organization is a large, global group that oversees technology strategy and platforms that support the end-to-end needs of various business within State Street Global Markets (SSGM) such as FX Sales and Trading, Securities Finance, Secured Funding, Collateral Optimization, Global Credit Finance.

The successful candidate will manage teams in Boston, India and China as well as supporting staff from contract vendors in multiple locations and time zones.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Oversee the architecture and technical design of key aspects of the FX technology platform related to stability and resiliency
  • Promote an agile model of development and support. Deliver high quality technical solutions for loosely defined, ever evolving requirements under extremely compressed timeframes
  • Establish architectural standards and guidelines and ensure their conformance by developers
  • Perform periodic code reviews with focus on functional integrity as well as extensibility and scalability
  • Evaluate all emerging technologies and drive the adoption of applicable technologies within the group
  • Liaise with FX sales, trading, operations and developers to craft world class technical solutions
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in or higher in computer science or related field
  • Proven track record of architecting and executing large, technically challenging projects
  • Experience in translating business requirements from trading, sales and ops into elegant technical solutions
  • 10-15+ years experience in financial services, preferably: capital markets and foreign exchange,futures, and derivatives
  • 8+ years practical FX Industry and trading experience, with a focus on production support, stability and resiliency
  • Experience with Cassandra, Kafka, Open Source Technologies, Java, Oracle, HTML5 is required.
  • Complete knowledge of the software development lifecycle for iterative, agile, and traditional approaches
  • Experience with continuous integration (TeamCity/Jenkins) and version control (Perforce/Git) toolkits
  • Expertise in a functional programming language such as Scala is desired, but not required
  • Familiarity with BigData technologies (Hadoop EcoSystem, Spark) and Machine Learning toolkits is desired
  • Exceptional collaboration and communication skills
  • Ability to successfully influence in a complex organizational with multiple, competing stakeholders

Demonstrate the ‘Risk Excellence’ culture in your behavior

  • Posted 30 Days Ago
  • Full time
  • R-605241