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Senior Technology Manager
Ref No.: 18-00016
We operate at the heart of the foreign exchange and fixed income global markets providing electronic trading technology and services. We offer access to multiple execution options, valuable liquidity from diverse sources and help execute transactions efficiently. Our financial technology, platforms and products are continuously evolving to meet the needs of a globally diverse community of professional traders who depend upon our services.
Role Summary:
Responsible for implementing a new vendor-based trading system for the Firms Fixed Income Direct platform. This role is overall manager who will build relationships and implement processes with key vendors, ensure all IT deliverables (both vendor based and internal IT teams) are managed, and escalate key issues in a timely manner. This is a global implementation and understanding key infrastructure – internal and vendor is required. This role will extend to post implementation, including other products and overall manager for all projects and releases tied to the new Vendor platform.
Key Accountabilities:
Senior manager responsible for the Technology delivery of a new Firms Direct platform which provides relationship-based, disclosed liquidity to the Fixed Income dealer to customer market.
Oversee and manage the implementation of all systems required for the Firms Direct platform globally
Develop and manage overall Technology project plan including all key deliverables. This requires closely working with all teams delivering various components necessary for the success of this project.
Actively identify and manage scope changes and the impact to the technology plan
Liaise between technology teams, vendors and other stakeholders where necessary throughout the change process
Develop and maintain strong relationships as a key point of contact between firm and the vendor
Work closely and manage vendor technology deliverables including implementing a standard process that follows the Firms SDLC process. This includes open issue management, release management and implementing a change request process that includes impact analysis to the overall schedule.
Work closely with other technology platforms that will be integrating as part of the overall project deliverables.
Responsible for management reporting on all IT deliverables and ability to escalate issues appropriately.
Develop and demonstrate knowledge of the underlying technology requirements and supported/related business area
Manage one direct report who will be hands-on day to manager tracking vendor deliverables.
Person Specification:
Skills:
Managing large scale complex projects coordinating with various internal and external teams across different global locations
Proven ability to manage multiple projects in a technology environment
Excellent communication skills – written and verbal. Will be working with all levels of resources including senior management
Demonstrated ability to overcome ambiguity and obstacles
Highly organized and detail oriented with ability to manage, track and report open issues
Ability to work closely with vendor, identify deliverables and keep projects on track

Knowledge:
Bachelor's Degree preferably in Computer Science, Engineering or Business.
In-depth knowledge of fixed income electronic trading platforms

Experience:
Experience implementing vendor-based trading systems and large-scale Technology projects.
Closely worked with or managed infrastructure projects
Managing end-to-end delivery of software releases – working with vendor, internally developed systems, infrastructure teams, QA and Business partners
Experience of technology implementation and management in a financial services context
Special Job Requirements:
Travel to EU and UK will be required. Working hours may vary based on project timeline and deliverables.