State Street DataGX Business Systems Manager, Vice President in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

The Business Systems Manager, VP will provide project management and relationship management for various Corporate System projects. This individual will liaise with the project sponsors, stakeholders, external vendors and other divisions within State Street to ensure the delivery of quality products within the expected timeframes and budgets. This person must demonstrate leadership abilities in project prioritization, resource management, planning, scope management, and timely and effective response to project changes and risks. This individual must be able to work under minimal direction while keeping management apprised of issues and project status.

Manage a team of highly skilled business systems analysts. Provide oversight, guidance and in depth analysis and technical roadmap for the DataGX business line.

Required responsibilities:

  • Simultaneously coordinate multiple projects with project managers, application managers, business managers & development team members
  • Manage virtual projects that frequently include team resources from two or more global locations – Boston, Kanas City, India and China
  • Develop and maintain project schedules and resource plans clearly defining dependencies
  • Coordinate plans with the various stakeholders
  • Direct activities, assign responsibilities, set contributor performance expectations and motivate team members toward achieving project objectives
  • Closely monitor project resources, tasks, risks and milestones and when necessary forecast impact on schedule, quality, and cost and make course corrections using defined change control procedures
  • Facilitate communication between internal and external resources both locally and off-shore
  • Mentor less experienced staff on roles and responsibilities of project management


  • In depth experience with various market data systems
  • Proven ability to effectively manage time and balance priorities across simultaneous assignments
  • Self-starter with a desire to overcome obstacles and deliver
  • Familiarity with platform implementations and business concepts
  • Proven analytical skills to interpret business and functional requirements
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Knowledge of Agile Scrum Software Development Framework
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of products including MS Project and Quality Center
  • 10-15 years of experience in Information Technology implementing ESP and other data systems, with 5+ years as a hands on software project manager
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required; Master’s Degree preferred



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Job Title: DataGX Business Systems Manager, Vice President

Job ID: 165243

Full/Part Time: Full FTE

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Location: US-MA-Boston