Project Manager, Stat Arb Technology Onboarding

Full Time
Main Location
New York City, NY, United States
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Project Manager, Stat Arb Technology Onboarding

In this role, you will be responsible for managing the onboarding of Statistical Arbitrage Portfolio Managers from a technology perspective.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with Portfolio Managers (PM) and teams across the firm to facilitate the efficient onboarding of new trading groups
  • Business analysis of enhancements and new application build-outs pertaining to listed-options, multi-leg, spread and pairs trading and representation of these products and order types within the execution management, order management, and risk management applications
  • Consult with users to understand and document business requirements and workflows
  • Tracking every PM technology request, including maintaining a log of updates and clear target dates for completion
  • Expectation management and clear communication with the PMs, Business Management and the development teams
  • Single point of technology contact for multiple Portfolio Managers across Infrastructure, Data and Execution
  • Maintain traceability of functional specifications to requirements/objectives
  • Project management of bespoke strategic platform build-outs that may benefit multiple PMs

Qualifications:

  • Requires 10+ years of related professional project management experience
  • Requires 7+ years’ experience in financial industry/financial services, preferably with Equities / Futures/ FX / Listed Options and electronic trading
  • Strong analytical skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (both verbal and written)
  • Experience of specifying and writing user specifications and business requirements for development teams
  • Ability to understand the business workflow (across products/regions) and technology components (inc datasets, infrastructure, risk management, quantitative tools and execution platforms) at a deep enough level to identify and solve problems
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously within a tight time frame
  • Thorough understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Excellent level of knowledge & experience using both Waterfall & Agile development methodology

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Project Manager, Stat Arb Technology Onboarding
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