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Project Manager

State Street

State Street

Burlington, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2024

What we are looking for

Charles River continues to grow and is expanding our front-office and middle-office investment management solutions. The Project Manager, a member of the Program Management Office (PMO), will work with Product Management and Development to facilitate the delivery of Charles River feature and patch releases.

A successful candidate will have experience in fintech, project and program management, and ideally have experience with Jira, build systems and an understanding of technology software release lifecycle.

Why this job is important to us

The team you will be joining is a part of Charles River Development (CRD), that became a part of State Street in 2018. CRD creates enterprise investment management solutions for large institutions in the areas of institutional investment, wealth management, asset owner and alternative managers. We have created the first open front-to-back platform - State Street Alpha, that was launched in 2019. Join us if delivering next generation software solutions using emerging technologies sounds like a challenge you are up for.

What you are responsible for

  • Execute release process for CRIMS core releases including monitoring progress, escalating risks and

promoting team collaboration.

  • Coordinate patch releases including scheduling, packaging, and delivery on a weekly basis
  • Provide regular status reports to senior management and key stakeholders
  • Contribute towards creating and documenting best practices, collaborating with teams and

implementing these activities into the core development process

  • Prepare a variety of periodic and ad hoc reports for technical management and business groups
  • Identify and resolve impediments by collaborating with teams and stakeholders

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • Provide ability to contribute to program/project delivery from conception to product launch
  • Ability to manage multiple product delivery plans concurrently with the ability to prioritize tasks and


  • Strong project management skills and solid understanding of project management methodologies,

tools and techniques

  • Organization skills with a commitment to meeting deadlines and expectations while ensuring overall

quality of delivery

  • Engages and energizes the product management/engineering organization to drive towards

successfully meeting client and market needs.

  • Possess knowledge of Jira, Jira workflows, and Jira reporting
  • Understanding of Release Management a plus

Education and Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, computer science or similar discipline
  • Experience in software industry – Fintech is a plus
  • Understanding of Release Management
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), as well as good interpersonal skills
  • Proven organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility with schedule and ability to work beyond regular business hours
  • Demonstrated planning and scheduling skills

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, investments 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 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, experience 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 www.StateStreet.com/careers

Salary Range:

$90,000 - $142,500 Annual

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.