SS&C Technologies Business Architect in United States
Job typeFull Time
SectorIT Change & Release Management
P3 / G
SS&C Technologies Holdings (NASDAQ: SSNC) is the world's largest hedge fund and private equity administrator, as well as the largest mutual fund transfer agency. SS&C's unique business model combines end-to-end expertise across financial services operations with software and solutions to service even the most demanding customers in the financial services and healthcare industries. SS&C owns and operates the full technology stack across securities accounting, front-to-back-office operations, performance and risk analytics, regulatory reporting, and healthcare information processes.
To perform business architecture activities to support SS&C change. Understand client/ stakeholder propositions and business models, understand our service capabilities and use business architecture techniques to recommend solutions to deliver outstanding outcomes in line with strategy.
Own and maintain business architecture documentation for the strategic Wealth business model and ensure architectural differences at the client level are also known and documented
Work with operational, technical and product stakeholders to identify areas of inefficiency/propositional improvements and support the creation of any relevant business case
Support with the evaluation and maintenance of the Target Operating Model (TOM) including the creation/updates to standard business architectural documentation
Play a pivotal role in new business launches and complex change initiatives through the creation/assessment of business models, business capabilities and user journey designs to support transition from ideation phase into execution phase
Provide business architecture support and consultancy for all change initiatives during the full delivery lifecycle
Work with solution architects and solution providers to ensure system designs align and support the strategic business design with any gaps to the strategic design agreed and documented
Articulate design options and proactively engage with the relevant stakeholders to assess the pros and cons of various design options
Work with the sales team to provide support during any pre-sales initiatives including attending pre sales client facing meetings as a subject matter expert
Lead and facilitate meetings/workshops and confidently present to internal and external stakeholders.
Work closely with and support Inception, Solution Architecture and IT Build teams, ensuring best practice principles are adhered to.
Ensure industry knowledge and specific product knowledge is maintained. Keep abreast of regulatory change and industry trends.
Build collaborative relationships and provide consultancy for internal and external stakeholders, representing SS&C as required.
To carry out any other duties which are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed
Knowledge and Technical Skills:
Over 7 years' experience in Financial Services, ideally including business and technology roles
Strong and proven interpersonal skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Good influencer and negotiator
Proven champion of change
Ability to lead and take ownership
Strong sense of ownership to ensure a high quality deliverables
Extensive in-depth experience within the UK Platform / Wealth Management industry with full lifecycle experience of delivering platform solutions across multi asset types
Understanding and experience of creating and assessing business models, business capabilities and user journeys
Basic AS400 and SQL skills or their equivalents
Experience of working in Agile methodology
Experience of working for a global organisation and working virtually with cross global stakeholders
Experience of working with multiple key technology providers and varying operating models