Specialist, Business Technology Liaison

Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time

BNY Mellon Overview:

BNY Mellon is a global financial services company focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets, operating in 35 countries and serving more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, providing superior asset management and wealth management, asset servicing, issuer services, clearing services and treasury services through a worldwide client-focused team

Main Purpose of Job:

Acts as the primary interface between technology and a specific business/functional area for defined projects. Advises internal or client business and technology groups on how to best address business issues, processes, and opportunities through technology. Identifies and gathers business and system requirements, develops test strategies, and plans, creates project and process specifications, coordinates with assigned project teams, and ensures that final requirements have been met upon project conclusion.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Analyses, defines, and prioritizes business requirements and functional or operational specifications for moderate to large projects of increasing complexity.
  • Provides consultation to all areas of IT and business management for the application of technology to support business opportunities and planning, implementation of cross-functional applications or systems
  • Elicits, challenges, and prioritizes business requirements; translates into functional design and use case documents. Develops project scope, objectives, constraints, and assumptions.
  • Plans and formulates aspects of development proposals including the objective or purpose of projects, existing applications that can be utilized, and equipment and human resource requirements
  • Participates in and provides guidance on development of the functional design and user documentation
  • Consults internal business groups on requirements, functional architecture, and implementation.
  • Uses thorough knowledge of business needs to provide design support to software and application development teams.
  • Gathers and analyzes information to assist in the development of recommendations to address business objectives that span multiple business and technology areas.
  • Responsible for owning and escalating as appropriate risks, issues, and dependencies at Squad level
  • Provides technical consultation concerning business implications of application development projects.
  • Supports testing of new or enhanced applications and/or systems. Tasks include case development, requirement traceability analysis, test preparation, script writing, and functional test execution.
  • Identifies areas for improvement and works with technology teams to improve applications for business use.
  • Support Product Owner(s) with Squad backlog management
  • Uses general knowledge of regulatory and legal requirements and BNY Mellon corporate policies involving risk and control to support the development of improved business processes through technology.
  • No direct reports, provides guidance to less experienced colleagues. Leads projects and allocates work accordingly.
  • Contributes to the achievement of Squad and Tribe objectives

Skills, Experience & Qualifications Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • 5-7 years of total work experience preferred. Technical experience preferred.
  • Knowledge on Payments domain viz Global Clearing channels, SWIFT Message types i.e., MTXXX and MX or ISO20022, Electronic payment workflows etc. Is desired
  • Knowledge of the software development process (can be through scrum/ lean agile or standard SDLC).
  • Knowledge and experience of project execution
  • BCS certificate / Lean Six Sigma or similar qualification desired
  • Stakeholder management experience
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Proven decision-making ability
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of tools such as: Jira, Confluence etc

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

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