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Sales & Trading and Research Business Analyst, Officer

State Street

State Street is a leading provider of financial services to institutional investors around the world.

Who we are looking for

We are seeking a candidate to work closely with senior Product Managers to lead and manage major product and business implementations for SSGM’s Foreign Exchange business.

To apply for this role, you should have 2 years financial services experience, be adaptable to a fast-paced markets environment, be a self-starter and hold a college degree.

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.

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 Sales & Trading and Research Business Analyst you will

  • Facilitate the demand management process, including collecting, organizing and vetting requests with the senior Product Managers, Business stakeholders and IT Product Owners.
  • Understand and document business requirements to ensure products developed maximize business value and meet or exceed requirements, and that benefits are realized.
  • Learn and help document (bring up to date) exiting business workflows (from both operational and technical perspective).
  • Assess and understand impacts of new products and technology on the business operating model.
  • Help manage Business stakeholder engagement, accountability and expectations. Proactively identify, influence and resolve business issues, with timely escalation as necessary.
  • Help develop and manage implementation and product rollout plans in conjunction with key business stakeholders and IT Product Owners.
  • Help coordinate and drive non-IT work (e.g. legal, compliance, ops)required to commercialize solution. Keep up to date with changing regulatory and corporate governance requirements.
  • Work with senior Product Managers to proactively prepare and communicate audience-appropriate project status, including steering committee updates.
  • Help to drive product rollout to business globally, including Business testing, training, business procedures and readiness.
  • Be prepared to lead one of the Corporate Governance/CIS/ISO initiatives impacting FX ST&R applications and/or business process to ensure compliance with latest requirements.
  • Be prepared to accommodate global off-hours meetings when necessary with colleagues in APAC and EMEA.
  • Stay abreast of SSGM business and industry developments.

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • Previous FX Front Office experience, including direct support of traders, strongly preferred.
  • Ability to facilitate, working with a wide variety of audiences of varying levels.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to tailor messages to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Experience working on projects or initiatives (project work on the business side).
  • Willingness to learn technical aspects of the business operating model, and help drive associated implementation tasks in support of the new operating model.
  • Previous business project or product management experience in an environment where the technology organization was working in the Agile development methodology is an advantage.
  • Willingness to learn how to plan, lead and implement business project plans.
  • Intermediate or advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills.

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

Additional requirements

  • Team player able to adapt to a fast-paced environment
  • Results driven individual with the ability to work towards deadlines

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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State Street

State Street is a leading provider of financial services to institutional investors around the world.

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