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Director, Product Support/ SaaS Operations

State Street

State Street

Product, Customer Service, Operations
Burlington, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Director, Product Support/ SaaS Operations (State Street Bank and Trust Company; Burlington, MA): Will manage Team Leads & Managers who in turn manage teams of product specialists, FIX and system analysts to deliver product and operational support services to CRD customers globally. The team owns the issue management and remediation process, helps to ensure customer goals are met, minimizes the adverse impact of incidents and product problems on the customer, and prevents reoccurrences of issues. The individual in the position will analyze and automate service delivery processes in support of Charles River’s Software as a Service (SaaS) global strategy. The role encompasses solution provisioning, monitoring, and process automation, using a combination of Charles River IMS capabilities, 3rd party software, and scripting. Specific duties of the position include: Mentoring and coaching Team Leads and managers to meet business unit’s tactical and strategic goals; working with global service delivery teams, analyzing mission critical operational processes to identify process improvement opportunities; assessing, managing, and resolving problematic developments and situations; communicating job expectations - planning, monitoring, appraising and reviewing job contributions; performing quality control and monitoring production KPIs; defining and tracking relevant, measurable annual and quarterly performance goals for the team, evaluating progress, and adjusting and reporting to leadership; overseeing the development of scalable strategies and playbooks; understanding the SaaS and Product Support teams and expertise thoroughly to leverage them as one team to resolve major incidents; designing, developing, and supporting streamlined, automated operational processes; providing input to Charles River IMS Product Managers on product improvements to facilitate operational efficiencies; engaging with cross functional stakeholders to remove roadblocks for the team and requesting resources and support as needed; building relationships and partnering with various internal departments, especially client management, engineering, and product management; leveraging a combination Charles River IMS, third party software automation and management tools, and scripting in the development of automated process solutions; leading and actively participating in strategic initiatives; and focusing on continuous process improvement, standardized processes, automation, optimization, and efficiency. Less than 5% domestic travel required. Hybrid remote telecommuting is allowed pursuant to Company policy.

Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Finance or related field with a strong Finance background as it relates to trading and portfolio management, plus 8 years in any occupation/title providing relevant hands-on experience in Supporting Portfolio Management and Trading Applications.

Must Have: prior information technology management experience; demonstrated strong knowledge of enterprise-class automation scheduling software, PowerShell, Perl, or SQL; proven strong analytical and IT based solution design skills; proven ability to excel in a fast-paced, high-growth, mission critical technology-based environment; demonstrated advanced knowledge of complex financial instruments; demonstrated portfolio management and trading technology experience; demonstrated live trading desk support experience. (Unless otherwise indicated, State Street is seeking the stated ability in the skills listed above with no specific number of years or amount of experience required. All experience can be gained concurrently.)

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Salary Range:

$208,520 - $250,000 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.