Who we are looking for This role will provide leadership on strategy, governance, finance, talent management, and performance management supporting the GlobalLink CTO while working alongside GlobalLink IT leads to develop, evaluate and implement business strategy across the group, cooperating with the GlobalLink CAO/COO teams, to help oversee controls and act as an escalation point to GlobalLink management and help in resource management for the group. The IT CAO will also be responsible for coordinating the IT separation plan for the Resolution and Recovery Plan for GlobalLink and will need to work closely with the IT managers as well as the Global CAO, Risk and RRP teams.
Global Link, a division of State Street Digital, is a leader in developing and providing electronic trading platforms for multiple asset classes. Our platforms are used by 19 out of the top 20 largest asset managers to execute trades as well as manage their post trade settlement processes. The GlobalLink team develops sophisticated electronic trading systems handling hundreds of billions of dollars in AUM. The products are built on modern server side and frontend web technologies. Our product suites continue to expand both vertically with new features, and horizontally into other businesses and asset classes. Our platforms run within our own data centers that GlobalLink manages.
Why this role is important to us You will be joining State Street Digital, our new division that combines advanced trading technology, best execution and servicing expertise with proprietary market research and insights to support clients in decentralized financial markets. Together with other teams across our company, you will be working on the evolution of our award-winning GlobalLink technology platform into a multi-asset solution that will include crypto, central bank digital currency, blockchain and tokenization.
Join us if making your mark in the digital asset servicing industry is a challenge you are up for.
What you will be responsible for The ideal candidate will be a member of our IT team reporting into the Head of Development. This individual will be responsible for:
Managing, maintaining, and coordinating close cooperation with relevant subject matter experts to ensure comprehensive impact analysis and review of business/product proposals and change requests across all business units and functions for our various strategy documents/reports that include but are not limited to RRP, regulatory, business continuity, etc.
Managing and maintaining various IT Key Performance Indexes (KPIs)
Managing, maintaining, and coordinating hiring for various IT areas for FTEs and contractors
Managing, and maintaining contractor SOWs (through BEELINE) for various IT teams working with vendors, IT managers, etc.
Managing onboarding and off-boarding of contractors in a timely manner
Working closely with Finance on budgets, SOP98 deferrals, asset impairment reviews, etc.
Working with our Head of Procurement on software product license renewals and new product purchases as part of annual budget planning
Managing and maintaining our IT projects through Clarity, and timesheet tracking
Coordinating necessary approvals by the various Executive Management Board and other relevant forums, i.e. the GlobalLink Oversight Committee, Architecture Board, etc.
Monitoring status of proposals, implemented scope and resolution of open points and issues and provide senior management and other key stakeholders with relevant reporting
Act as the Committee Secretary for IT managing the agenda, policies and procedures and all other related governance requirements
Act as the central point of contact for any questions and provide input into related downstream processes, including strategic and financial plans and other deliverables
Manage cross-functional projects and ad hoc requests if and when required
Ensure regulatory compliance with local laws/regulation and Corporate Policy
What we value These skills will help you succeed in this role:
Excellent knowledge of MS Office, especially PowerPoint, Word and Excel
Proficient verbal, written and presentation skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate across multiple IT and business units, functions and geographies
Exercise sound judgment, attention to detail and ownership mentality
Advanced organizational and time management skills, able to prioritize and work under tight deadlines
Knowledge of Clarity, BEELINE a plus
Education & Preferred Qualifications
Successfully completed Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Finance, Business Administration or related field
At least 6 years of experience in the banking or financial services sector, ideally some experience within the area of business/product development and/or in a regulated environment
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.
COVID-19 Protocols: Complying with State Street's COVID-19 protocols is a condition of employment. Those requirements may vary depending on circumstances and legal requirements, and may include, without limitation, a requirement to be vaccinated (or have an accommodation), to disclose vaccination status, to provide evidence of vaccination status, etc.