Product Manager BuysideFX
BuysideFX is seeking a skilled Product Manager to apply their business and technical skills to the development of a financial technologies software product. The Product Manager candidate is someone who has both business and technology savvy, who communicates clearly, and who can lead all aspects of the product management process including generating and vetting ideas, gathering product requirements, writing business specifications, communicating well with the technology team, launching products in the market, and supporting the product after launch. The domain is capital markets and FX trading, so previous familiarity with capital markets and trading software is a big plus.
Lead delivery of high quality business solutions by working with the business and Lead Systems Analyst to scope and define business solution.
Along with domain experts define and manage the product roadmap and product strategy.
Serve as the ?product owner? in an agile development process, working collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
Work with the technology team to define how business requirements are best implemented in the evolving BuysideFX platform.
Demonstrate strong project management and leadership skills with the ability to handle multiple activities in a dynamic fast paced environment.
Gather market requirements on the BFX platform by engaging with prospects, sales, and technology teams.
Review the QA and documentation process on an ongoing basis.
Work with the technology team to turn business requirements into systems requirements for implementation.
Manage the launch of new product features and platform technologies to clients.
Participate as ?product expert? in select sales and client calls to respond to product questions.
Troubleshoot product issues that arise from day to day.
Contribute enthusiasm and creativity to help create awesomeness.
B.S. required with technical subject mattered preferred.
Two to four years of experience in a product management role, ideally in FX, Capital Markets, or trading technology products.
Ability to define and manage the development of innovative FX or Capital Markets products and/or SaaS technology platform.
Proven skills in managing the development of multi-tier web applications and a strong understanding of the technology development lifecycle.
Proven ability with requirements analysis, functional design and user interface.
Ideal candidates will have an understanding of and experience with agile software development methodologies.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including strong speaking and presentation abilities.
Demonstrated ability to collaboration effectively in a cross-functional environment.
Proven data-driven analytical skills and comfort working in data-rich business environments.
BuysideFX, with offices in Boston, London and Burlington Vermont, is an award winning start-up funded by Atlas Venture, Google Ventures, FreshTracks Capital, Boston Seed and the Vermont Seed Capital Fund. BuysideFX?s Currency Management Platform solves foreign exchange problems for institutional money managers. Both pre-trade workflow and execution have become fragmented and manually intensive for money managers today. Our philosophy of high touch client service and application customization helps us deliver tailored FX programs. BuysideFX delivers simple workflow and automation tools to the end-user, while providing sophisticated access to the changing landscape of liquidity. Our solution supports the entire lifecycle of the trade, whether you are deciding how best to hedge a position, maintain your accounts, or execute an FX trading strategy.
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