Title:  Program Manager

Location: 

New York, NY, US

Description: 

Company Overview

Arcesium is a global financial technology firm that solves complex data-driven challenges faced by some of the world’s most sophisticated financial institutions. We constantly innovate our data platform and capabilities to meet tomorrow’s challenges, anticipate the risks our clients encounter, and design advanced solutions to help our clients achieve transformational business outcomes.

 

Financial technology is a high-growth industry as change and innovation continue to disrupt the status-quo and prompt major transformation. Arcesium is at a particularly interesting time in our own growth as we look to leverage our successfully established market position and expand operations in pursuit of strategic new business opportunities. We value intellectual curiosity, proactive ownership, and collaboration with colleagues, and we empower you to meaningfully contribute from day one and accelerate your professional development.

Position Summary

Arcesium seeks a Program Manager to provide strategic vision for major Tech R&D programs and act as a relationship manager for our largest client. This person will be responsible for developing new technology processes in support of software development, tools for the client's high-volume, straight-through processing environment, and will work with US- and India-based teams to analyze, develop and implement new applications. 
 

Responsibilities

- Support software development activities and ensure Arcesium delivers a superior level of service across all of Arcesium's offerings
- Work closely with development and product management teams to design and implement technical solutions
- Manage a program of technology initiatives across a variety of different disciplines to achieve each business unit's vision
- Coordinate and oversee deliverables across a distributed team, and manage and own the team’s projects end to end
- Present to, and collaborate with, senior members of a hedge fund organization
- Manage a discretionary development budget

Qualifications

- The ideal candidate will have at least 8-10 years of program management or consulting experience and have a bachelors degree, preferably with a background in finance or technology
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong proficiency in process governance and managing software development roadmaps
- Helpful functional expertise includes: relationship management, process re-engineering and analysis, data modeling, vendor analysis, ROI/IRR calculations and best practices for developing and delivering technology
- The candidate should have experience with alternative assets, hedge fund middle office operations, and accounting
- An understanding of software development processes is preferred, but a passion and aptitude for technology is a must

 

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Arcesium and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. Note that for us, this is more than just a legal boilerplate. We are genuinely committed to these principles, which form an important part of our corporate culture, and are eager to hear from extraordinarily well qualified individuals having a wide range of backgrounds and personal characteristics.


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