Fixed Income Technology Project Manager - Jersey City, NJ

TD Ameritrade - Jersey City, NJ3.9

ContractEstimated: $110,000 - $150,000 a year
The Fixed Income Product Owner will be the key stakeholder accountable for shepherding Fixed Income projects and initiatives through implementation. The Product Owner will work directly with the Fixed Income team and the technology resources assigned to the Fixed Income portfolio to establish the prioritization, product back log and delivery time lines of initiatives. The Product Owner is accountable for each stage of the development process and the final product or service evaluating product progress at each iteration. Responsibilities include but are not limited to setting clear goals with the product backlog and communicating to the technology team, holding the team for executing against established time lines, being available to the team and having consistent touchpoints on progress and providing a consistent cadence of progress to the head of Fixed Income Trading and key stakeholders across the broader organization. The Product Owner will serve as the primary liaison between the teams, Fixed Income management and key stakeholders.

Help define the vision & goals to the product development team
Manage the product backlog for Fixed Income Trading
Interface with business owners to understand their needs and secure appropriate project buy-in/sign-off throughout the life cycle of the project
Ensure functional and technical solutions are accepted prior to development
Identify, track, and resolve/escalate project issues and risks
Coordinate, hold and run consistent meetings with the development team
Establish, set and communicate clear goals around prioritization and the product back log
Be available to both the technology development team and the Fixed Income Trading area to ensure requirements capture business and client needs and the incremental solutions are meeting those requirements
Create a product roadmap to communicate to project stakeholders
Provide a consistent cadence of updates, progress and potential challenges to the Fixed Income management team and key stakeholders

Minimum 2 years Project Management experience required
5-7 years total relevant technology and/or fixed income experience required
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required
Knowledge of the Fixed Income markets strongly preferred
Experience with bond ATS’s (ICE/KCG, TradeWeb, TMC, MarketAxess, etc) and Bloomberg Etoms strongly preferred
Experience in facilitating large group meetings
Experience in presenting to senior management
Competent in the technical arena and understanding of system development, process improvement, and/or infrastructure
Experience in planning for and effectively managing project and program risks
Experience in conducting ROI analysis for potential and existing Projects
Experience in contract negotiation and management
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
Series 7, 63 or 24 is a plus
Military education or experience may be considered in lieu of civilian requirements listed