BNY Mellon Careers

Specialist Software Configuration Analyst

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Information Technology


Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a number of senior principal developers in our London and Manchester development centre to meet the business projects for 2019 and beyond.

Overview of the Role

Responsible for supporting the Pershing Technology Release Manager with governance and oversight of the Pershing Technology Release process throughout its lifecycle.

This role will be expected to assist with;

• Planning release schedules for various release types

• Maintaining an effective Release Change Advisory Board

• Tracking release deliveries throughout their lifecycle and ensuring compliance to schedule and approved delivery criteria

• Defining and maintaining adherence to defined release process milestones

• Hosting and attending release related meetings including minutes and follow up

• Maintaining effective controls and managing or escalating deviations depending on associated risks

• Maintaining effective communication and reporting at appropriate times

• Identifying and delivering service improvement initiatives

Collaboration with various Pershing Technology teams is required as the release process spans a wide and diverse stakeholder group at all levels up to and including IT Executive where appropriate.

Daily interaction is with main interface teams such as; IT Development, Software Deployment, Quality Assurance/Testing and Production Support teams.

The role will also be a backup for the Pershing Technology Release Manager so as to offer continuity in their absence.

Qualifications

Technical Knowledge

Mandatory

• Understanding of Release and Deployment process and Release Management role

• ITIL Foundation certified or relevant equivalent industry experience

• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

• Understanding of Release Deployment tools and Methodologies

• Ability to work autonomously with a remote manager, prioritising & managing workload to meet goals & objectives

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Good decision making skills, taking others viewpoints into consideration

• Willing to participate in some weekend working to support the delivery and testing of main release activities

Preferable:

• Previous Release and Deployment experience.

• Knowledge and experience using Microsoft Sharepoint.

• ITIL Practitioner or Intermediate Certification relating to Release Management

• Hands-on experience with Team Foundation Services (TFS) or similar work-item tracking tools

• Hands-on experience with Release Deployment tools (Blade Logic and Octopus) a bonus

In return, we will

• Provide you with interesting and complex technologies problems for you to solve

• Provide an interesting, challenging and varied experience

• Offer and organise training, support and peer mentoring

• Build a career path specifically for you

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: bnymellon.com/careers.

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 Employer.



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: bnymellon.com/careers.

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 Employer.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Merseyside-Liverpool
Job: Information Technology
Internal Jobcode: 60129
Organization: Pershing Domestic-HR06431
Requisition Number: 1812014