Senior Technology Manager, Vice President Senior Technology Manager, Vice President …

State Street
in Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Permanent, Full time
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State Street
in Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
State Street
Senior Technology Manager, Vice President
  • Support the daily operations of the SSGA local applications.
  • Handle system issues, answering user queries and monitoring local applications to ensure maximum system uptime.
  • Liaise with global SSGA Technology on any global applications support issues.
  • Prepare for production releases, checkout applications and co-ordinate with users for their testing.
  • Build strong relationship with the business users as well as the global technology teams.
  • Work with global technology teams to define technology roadmap for SSGA Japan.
  • Manage technology vendors, outsourcers and contractors for SSGA projects.
  • Gauge the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems; develop and implement strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems.
  • Propose and create system design models, specifications, diagrams and charts.
  • Design and perform system backup procedures and other recovery processes in accordance with the company's disaster recovery and business continuity strategies.
  • Ensure compatibility of EUC macros and vendor applications with Office / Windows upgrades.
  • Coordinate and perform in-depth tests, including end-user reviews for modified and new systems.
  • Provide orientation and guidance to end users for modified and new systems.

Key Skills Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree required, Masters or other advanced degree preferred
  • 5+ years of IT manager experience in financial services industry. Solid working knowledge of the Investment Management Industry, its products and regulatory environment preferable.
  • Proven experience in overseeing the design, development, and implementation of systems, applications and related products.
  • Proven experience with systems planning, security principles and general software management best practices.
  • Strong technical skills (e.g. VB, VB.NET, VBA, SQL/Stored Procedures)
  • Understanding of ETL, architecture of Web systems including API, Web Service, Reporting Service and database systems.
  • Experience in working on Syntax, TSTAR / TX, TSTAR / GX is preferable.
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and people management skills
  • Good project management skills.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Fluent in both Japanese and English, verbal and written