• Marquee - Program Manager

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2019-55794
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director, Associate
    Function(s)
    Engineering
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    Change Delivery
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    The Marquee team at Goldman Sachs delivers digital products and services to our institutional clients. We design and build highly-scalable solutions allowing access to Goldman Sachs' content, data, analytics, risk and execution services. These solutions transform client experiences while generating new revenue streams and business models. Our strategic initiatives disrupt the status-quo by innovating new businesses that unlock the power of Goldman Sachs for our clients.

     

    Our team of engineers, designers, product managers and salespeople collaborate to drive progress within digital finance. We surround ourselves with big thinkers who thrive on tackling fresh challenges and uniting around a common vision. We move fast, embrace change and welcome fresh perspectives. Help us build the future of finance while positioned at the center of global markets.

     

    We are looking for experienced Program Managers who enjoy leading the execution of cross-divisional initiatives with significant strategy implications by implementing consistent project management methodologies and governance tools that ensure implementations are on time, on budget and of high quality. You will achieve this by collaborating with teams across the engineering and processing stack to ensure solutions are designed and implemented in a true ‘front to back’ fashion.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Responsibilities

    • Bring Operations, Engineering and Business project sponsors and stakeholders to the table to build complex solutions while balancing competing priorities
    • Understand strategic plans, business, process and architecture and use that to influence design and develop solutions
    • Identify and remove impediments at program level, leveraging stakeholders, sponsorship and other relationships to do so. 
    • Provide transparency of progress and issues to all relevant stakeholders while leading program delivery through agile methodologies
    • Work with product owner to build the strategic vision and forward looking 6-12 month roadmap and refine the backlog
    • Implement and coach the team on testing best practices


    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree
    • 10-15 years' relevant experience, preferably in a business analysis/project/program management function
    • Strong analytical and business analysis experience, including process analysis
    • Project management skills including project scope definition; project issues, challenges, risks definition; status reporting; User Acceptance Test execution
    • A proven track record of scoping and driving delivery of projects. Has delivered results in a cross functional team setting, on time to budget
    • Extensive leadership experience demonstrated through empowerment, situational awareness, increasing transparency and conflict resolution on a large-scale Agile program
    • Familiarity with non-Scrum flavors of Agile (Kanban, Lean, etc.)
    • Must be hands-on, able and willing to work with teams while coaching them to reach efficient and effective performance levels
    • Ability to engage with and influence stakeholders outside their direct control
    • Use facilitation sills to lead data gathering, analysis and design efforts
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, written and oral; confident in interaction with senior stakeholders
    • Strategic thinker able to identify cross functional issues, provide innovative solutions, and communicate the implications of solutions across existing processes, systems and teams, e.g. costs, risk, service

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of products and processes related to the financial services industry would be an advantage, as is related experience in technology strategy or in a client service or business function and/or management consulting
    • Demonstrate understanding of Operations processes and procedures
    • 3 years of hands-on Agile program leadership experience in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.)
    • Experience developing products using customer and design-centric practices
    • Knowledge of automated testing tools and frameworks, Agile Testing practices
    • Experience on tools like JIRA and JIRA Portfolio

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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