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VP - Manager - Software Configuration / Release Management

Florham Park, New Jersey
Information Technology

Job Description

Participate in the management of the process for developing and maintaining SCM systems. Ensure day-to-day SCM tasks are carried out appropriately and recommend improvements when appropriate. Interact directly with clients regarding project activities as appropriate.  Allocate and coordinate work within a small SCM team and contribute to the achievement of team objectives. 

Leads a small SCM team of Software Configuration Analysts responsible for the definition, planning and management of SCM activies. Participates in the management of the process for developing and maintaining SCM systems. Defines, implements and improves upon SCM environments. Trains staff in monitoring software and systems defects. Ensures product migrations through all systems environments as per SCM processes. Ensures that the day-to-day SCM tasks are carried out appropriately and may recommend improvements when appropriate. Interacts directly with clients regarding project activities as appropriate. Trains staff in technical tools and skills, as well as specific applications and their business functions to maximize their contribution to the team. Allocates and coordinates work within a small SCM team, contributes to the achievement of team objectives. 


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree is preferred, 
  • 6+ years of experience in a systems SCM environment, experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.
  • Since majority of work will be performed on distributed systems, a general knowledge of the major systems is preferred
  • In addition at least one programming language (Java) and one scripting language is preferred. 
  • Knowledge of SQL databases, particularly MS SQL Server, is preferred, as well as an understanding of data base design, and data structures such as lists and trees. 
  • Finally, design skills for BPM is also preferred.
  •  Documentation writing; PowerPoint; basic graphic design; and the ability to write requirement and design documents is preferred.

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

Pershing provides critical business process, financial and technology solutions for financial organizations around the globe. We operate behind the scenes to power transformational change for broker-dealers, registered investment advisors, independent financial advisers, hedge fund and '40 Act fund managers and individual investors. We strive to be innovators, developing open architecture technology and financial solutions to support our customers' growth. We advocate on behalf of our customers and help them respond to regulatory reform and drive positive outcomes for our industry and investors. From our core business as an industry-leading trade execution, clearing and custody provider, we have evolved into a global multifaceted firm that provides investment solutions, forward-thinking technology-driven efficiencies, practice management and service excellence.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Florham Park
Internal Jobcode: 45234
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Pershing International-HR16947
Requisition Number: 1807038