Who we are looking for
Are you passionate about the power of data?
Do you want to work with data science and machine learning to create commercial solutions?
Can you create order and structure where most people see only complexity?
Do you want to work in one of the fastest growing areas of Asset Management?
Are you bright, curious and a natural problem solver?
Can you collaborate in a diverse and evolving, global environment?
This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and office to match your needs and role requirements.
Why this role is important to us
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) is a global leader in institutional asset management, entrusted with more than $3.9 trillion in assets.
For more than three decades, investors worldwide have benefited from our disciplined, precise investment process and powerful global platform offering access to every major asset class, capitalization range and style across the indexing and active spectrums.
SSGA is the investment management arm of State Street Corporation, one of the world’s leading providers of financial services to institutions.
The SPDR business within SSGA has over $1Tn in assets across 150 ETFs and is one of the fastest growing areas within the firm.
The SPDR Global Business Intelligence (GBI) team supports the SPDR ETF business in data infrastructure / quality, reporting & analytics and sales enablement.
The vision of the GBI team is to be an indispensable commercial partner for the SPDR ETF business to help achieve desired goals and objectives.
Our mission is to use BI tools with data, data science and machine learning to provide a reliable foundation for decision-making, opportunity realization and targeted business improvements.
We work with state-of-the-art technologies and a tremendously diverse data set.
The role of VP Data Architect is to refine a blueprint of a data environment that aligns with the short- and long-term goals of SPDR Business and its unique contextual requirements.
This will include visualizing and designing SPDR Business’ data management framework. Most importantly, the Data Architect will identify people who will consume that data and their unique requirements to have oversight on flows of data between data consumers and data sources.
Reporting directly to the Global Head of SPDR Business Intelligence, the Data Architect will closely work with three key stakeholder groups :
SPDR Data Science and Reporting teams who leverage the data in the SPDR data warehouse to perform various data science and reporting related activities.
The SPDR Data Architect will ensure high quality data is readily available for these key users Sales Planning and Strategy, who are responsible for collecting requirements for new reporting capabilities.
The SPDR Data Architect will evaluate the requirements vs. current and future capabilities and advise on options for execution SSGA IT team, who own the technical delivery of the required capabilities and the technology roadmap for future data warehouse enhancements.
The SPDR Data Architect will ensure alignment in approach and delivery of the SPDR business’ needs
Overall, you will design and deliver systematic solutions to both new reporting and analytics requirements, and to enhance business as usual deliverables including compensation and quarterly business review reporting.
You will review technical designs to ensure they meet requirements and will scale to future asks. You will offer ideas on how insights and can drive positive business outcomes.
You will ensure data is answering the appropriate questions to drive positive behavior.
What you will be responsible for
As SPDR Data Architect you will
What we value
The Data Architect will also facilitate the collaboration with the Global Advisors Technology / Platform lead responsible for
Education & Preferred Qualifications