Trading Systems Product Manager

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  1. Contract
  2. English
  3. Mid-Senior level
  4. Digital & Technology
  5. Basel
  6. Financial Services


Trading Systems, Product Manager, Product Owner, Banking, Application Support

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As the premier supplier to our international banking client in Basel, Swisslinx are looking for a Trading Systems Product Manager to work in a highly experienced Trading Applications Team on a contract basis starting ASAP to support a crucial IT modernisation program.

This is a rolling 12 month contract running with option to extend up to five years starting by August.

As the Product Manager you would manage a couple of Products within the team’s Trade Application Portfolio and enjoy close interaction with the Product team, other PMs in the department and key stakeholders

Your responsibilities include the following:

• Drive the execution of all processes in the product life cycle including initiative initiation, requirements gathering, implementation, testing and production delivery.
• Define and communicate product vision, strategy, and roadmap based on business objectives.
• Translate the product strategy into actionable requirements with target deliveries.
• Maintains the Trade Management System’s product strategy based on business demand, resilience, and team initiatives.
• Serve as a main point-of-contact for business areas and other teams for changes related to the Trade Management System.
• Maintain the backlog of changes required to run the Trade Management System by collaborating closely with business area leads.
• Participates in quarterly banking planning to ensure team commitments are aligned with business priorities.
• Distribute backlog items to resources within the Trading Applications team to ensure continuous delivery of enhancements and fixes to the business.
• Facilitates ceremonies as part of agile ways of working including stand-ups, sprint planning, and retrospectives.
• Provide progress reports to stakeholders.

In order to be considered for this role, you will possess the following skills and experience:
• At least 5 years' experience of which at least 3 years supporting business applications as a Product Owner/Product Manager in a financial institution.
• Knowledge of the full software life cycle
• Experience working with trade management systems in a treasury and/or asset management business.
• Knowledge of the financial trade life cycle
• Strong understanding of agile methodologies and experience working in agile development teams
• Fluency in English
Please note interviews would be conducted via video call, however the role is based 100% in Switzerland. Our client offers:

• The opportunity to work in a diverse and international environment on a long-term basis
• 50% working from home
• 20 days working remotely from abroad per year
• Modern office in central Basel (50 minutes direct train from Zurich) with subsidised canteen

Are you interested to work in an international environment in one of the most important financial companies worldwide? Then apply now! We look forward to receiving your full application before the deadline on Thursday 16 May.

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