Product Manager (Global Connectivity) - 4563

London /
ION Markets – Product, Client Services & Support /
Full-time
Product leader for a FIX (Financial Information eXchange) connectivity service used by 7,000+ financial institutions.

Responsibilities

·      Innovation and end-to-end launch of FIX (Financial Information eXchange) products.
·      Collaborates with customers and connectivity services to co-develop a roadmap and drive products and features from concept to launch in a fast-paced environment.
·      Works in an Agile environment and continuously reviews the business needs, refines priorities, outlines milestones and deliverables, and identifies opportunities and risks.
·      Develops, owns, and executes product roadmap.
·      Creates showcases of milestones and releases internally to key stakeholders and customers.
·      Provides training of new and existing technology to internal teams and customers.
·      Works with user-focused departments to define the self-service user experience, support, and monitoring for customers.
·      Translates product roadmap features into well-defined product requirements including features, user stories, and acceptance test criteria.
·      Prioritizes and maintains the sprint backlog for assigned products, balancing the requirements of stakeholders.
·      Leads the product functional design process based on an intimate knowledge of the users and technology.
·      Defines and executes go-to-market plan, working to ensure that product management, marketing, and sales have what they need to be successful.
·      Collaborates with account management and operations to recommend commercial models for new products and services.
·      Provides management reporting of project status including key milestones and adoption targets.

Requirements

·      Experience of FIX protocol applications within capital markets, ideally in front-office for buyside/broker relationships.
·      Balance of technical knowledge and business acumen.
·      Proactive, self-starter with excellent project management skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks effectively.
·      Excellent communications skills with the ability to adapt between low level technical discussion and high-level executive summary.

Beneficial

·       Experience on-boarding or supporting FIX protocol connections.
·       Understanding of Agile principles, ideally Scrum


We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. More than 40% of the world’s largest companies use our solutions. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.

At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.