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Innovation Strategy & Design Associate

Company: DTCC
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Innovation Strategy & Design Associate --- 202131 Jersey City Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities? Join our DTCC family, and you---ll grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you---ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Why You---ll Love This Job: The role is focused on identifying and exploring opportunities to shape the organization's digital strategy, and deliver value to DTCC and our customers by co-creating, developing, and re-designing products and services through iterative and rapid proofing to reduce time and cost to market. The candidate will contribute to generation of ideas to re-imagine processes and market behaviors and apply critical thinking and design framework to work with internal and external clients to gather concrete business requirements. The role also consists of converting high priority opportunities into business concept documents and perform opportunity assessments, making recommendation on next steps, as well as defining and managing plans to execute rapid proofing opportunities and detailed opportunity assessments. The candidate will collaborate with the Technology Research & Innovation team, internal stakeholders, and clients to validate opportunities. The role will also include drafting research, whitepapers, case studies to assist in communicating DTCC's strategy and views on emerging technology and innovations, both internally and externally. Your Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the fintech landscape, and capture key insights, industry trends and customer intelligence with respect to emerging technology/innovations to inform on the ideation and opportunity assessment process, including preparing ecosystem maps, capability maps, and feature assessments of FinTechs
  • Develop subject matter expertise in relevant business areas to assess new opportunities more effectively
  • Define specific product/solution capabilities and features in the ideation and design phases, write user stories, customer journeys and acceptance criteria for rapid proofing exercises
  • Assist and support team leads throughout rapid proofing projects
  • Drive the continued development of the team---s capabilities to accurately track and report project outcomes, monitor emerging technologies, and educate DTCC teams internally
  • Provide support functions for the group with the expectation of expanded responsibilities with experience
  • Aligns risk and control processes into day to day responsibilities to monitor and mitigate risk; escalates appropriately **NOTE: The Primary Responsibilities of this role are not limited to the details above. **-- Talents Needed For Success:
    • Minimum of 6 years of related experience
    • Bachelor's degree preferred with Masters or equivalent experience
    • Interest and experience in emerging technologies, innovation and digital strategy preferred
    • Continuous learner
    • Proven analytical skills and problem-solving ability paired with meticulous attention to detail
    • Aptitude for logically breaking down complex problems and communicating solutions with clarity
    • Proactive team player who takes ownership of and accountability for projects We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. About DTCC DTCC safeguards the financial markets and helps them run efficiently, in times of prosperity and crisis. We are uniquely positioned at the center of global trading activity, processing over 100 million financial transactions every day, pioneering industry-wide, post-trade solutions and maintaining multiple data and operating centers worldwide. From where we stand, we can anticipate the industry---s needs and we---re working to continually improve the world---s most resilient, secure and efficient market infrastructure. Our employees are driven to deliver innovative technologies that improve efficiency, lower cost and bring stability and certainty to the post-trade lifecycle. Our work environment favors openness and gives people freedom to do their jobs well, by encouraging diverse opinions and emphasizing teamwork. When you join our team, you---ll have an opportunity to make meaningful contributions at a company that is recognized as a thought leader in both the financial services and technology industries. A DTCC career is more than a good way to earn a living. It---s the chance to make a difference at a company that---s truly one of a kind.

      The Chief Client Office (CCO) is focused on providing a consistent Client Experience across all business lines and geographies, enabling enhanced Client Satisfaction, Revenue Growth and Business Line Success.-- The CCO function includes Sales, Partners, Relationship Management, Integration, Marketing & Communications and Sales Analytics & Operations.

Keywords: DTCC, Jersey City , Innovation Strategy & Design Associate, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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