Role Summary : At Refinitiv, our Financial Desktop offering is going through a massive transformation of the developer experience and of the underlying technology stack.
This role will be responsible for the application platform we use to host and distribute financial Apps through our Desktop.
The role is part of a the team responsible for establishing a world class financial desktop framework powering a business that serves a highly regulated financial services market with customers who constantly demand and expect high performance, accurate, high quality, and on time delivery of software releases to meet their demanding business requirements.
The role will define and execute the strategic direction of solutions that support the business requirements and customer delivery needs.
The role will lead innovation efforts to stay current in the marketplace with our technology offerings and customer requirements.
Main Responsibilities :
Understand what Apps require to run : Static resources, cloud native functions, stateful services
Design and develop self service process and user experience for our developers to host and distribute applications
Define and develop a self-service process of creating and deploying apps using our web content management system
Collaborate with SRE teams to meet their requirements of monitoring, deployment, and approval flows
Report Product roadmap progress to Management and stakeholders; KPIs, Business / Sector key business deliverables and risk assessment reports
Create trust and credibility with Development, Product Management and Propositions teams, working closely to anticipate customer expectations / needs along with industry and market trends and translate into solutions and capabilities
Key Career Experiences :
Proven communicator, able to influence Technology, Product and Customer Facing teams
Experience with driving change and getting new product and platform adopted
Experience with building or running platforms (single tenant or multi-tenant)
Understands cloud concepts : cloud-native, micro-services, difference between stateful and stateless
Thought leadership, innovation and customer mindset
Appreciates and drives change in the organisation as well as the impacts and consequences of those changes
Ability to anticipate and identify threats and opportunities, and create innovative strategies
Essential Skills Required :
Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or equivalent
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Understand what it takes to host, distribute and run apps end-to-end
Experience in building self-service platforms
The ability to understand complex requirements and distill these into specifications for developers to follow
Ability to prioritise while balancing the needs of the customers and stakeholders
Communicate confidently and concisely to both technologists and non-technologists.
Strong experience in Product Management; can understand and detail end-user workflows, and produce accurate Product Requirements, mock-ups and roadmaps
Strong team player with experience in working with virtual teams from different functions / regions
Self-motivated with can-do attitude
Knowledge of industry trends, leading practices, application vendor landscape
Knowledge of Refinitiv : In strategy, markets and competitive landscape.
Desired Skills :