Project Manager
SS&C Advent
Toronto, Canada
4d ago

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Project Manager with experiences in Big Data, distributed computing technologies and designing scalable applications to lead the SS&C Everywhere project management.

This team is responsible for building and maintaining an innovative cloud native service framework providing data and analytics to banks, asset managers, insurance companies and hedge funds.

You will participate as a project manager to plan and manage development tasks in a global team working with modern cloud technologies including Docker, Kubernetes, RESTful APIs, Kafka, NoSQL databases, distributed query engine, and more.

You are responsible for formulating and delivering a project plan, and tracking the progress for end-to-end technology solutions in line with strategic business objectives.

Responsibilities : Creating long-term and short-term project plans, including setting targets for milestones and adhering to deadlinesUtilise your strong analytic abilities to devise innovative data & services technology solutions to influence the strategic direction of SS&C Everywhere developmentProactively lead changes in project scope, identify potential risks and devise contingency plansAssist with solving technical solution conflicts when they ariseServing as a centralized point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project, to ensure team actions remain synergizedEffectively communicate progress and success to partners in compelling, creative, and accessible waysDevelop and deliver reports & requirements documentationBuild a rapport with programmers - keeping them focused and projects movingCommunicating with the Leadership Team to keep the project aligned with organizational goalsPerforming quality control on the project throughout development to maintain the standards expectedRequired Skills : Deep understanding of software development lifecycle with agile and rapid development methodologies.

Efficiency at project management tools especially Jira, GitHub, etc.Demonstrated strong project management experience in financial software engineering involving multiple teams.

  • Ability to discuss deep technical concepts, evaluate trade-offs and devise innovative solutions with engineersUnderstanding of financial data and services marketplace industryStrong analytical and quantitative skills;
  • ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions and recommendationsExcellent oral and written communication skillsConflict resolution, change management, influencing, leadership, delegation, and coaching skills.

    Ability to manage competing priorities / issues on a daily basisAbility to drive risk and controls agendasStrong Microsoft Office skills required - Excel, Word, and PowerPoint at a minimumProfessional Expectations : Accept responsibility and Personal accountability.

    Highly logical, proactive, and keen attention to detail.Ability to work well independently or as a member of a team.Demonstrate flexibility, reliability and adaptability in approach to work.

  • Demonstrate effective teamwork and working relationships with internal and external parties.Demonstrate a self-directed approach to learning new technologies in the field;
  • pursue professional development.Take personal ownership (going beyond assigned tasks to make project better, identifies and reports issues, demonstrates strong concern for client and initiatives).

    Education : University Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related.Unless explicitly requested or approached by SS&C Technologies, Inc.

    or any of its affiliated companies, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.

    SS&C offers excellent benefits including health, dental, k plan, tuition and professional development reimbursement plan.

    SS&C Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

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