Executive Manager, Application Development-Pershing -Wealth or Brokerage Experience

Job Description

BNY Mellon’s Pershing


Founded 80 years ago and renowned by professionals across all key segments of the financial markets, BNY Mellon’s Pershing is the behind-the-scenes dominator of trade execution, clearing, custody, and a broad spectrum of the critical technology and business process products and services that power Wall Street and financial enterprises around the world.  We serve broker-dealers, registered investment advisors, independent financial advisers, wealth managers, hedge fund and '40 Act fund managers, family offices, and individual investors with innovative financial solutions that help our clients and their investors build their businesses and their financial lives on a secure and resilient foundation.  We enable our clients to adapt with agility to market demands and evolving regulatory requirements, and to drive dynamic growth and transformational digital experiences across the value chain. From our core brokerage business, we have evolved into multifaceted global firm that leads our industry in providing forward-thinking investment solutions, technology-driven efficiencies, practice insight and management, and overall service excellence.  As a BNY Mellon company, we are a key part of the oldest bank in the United States, “The Investments Company to the World,” and continue to build on a 230-year history of trust and excellence in investment management, investment services, and wealth management to help institutions and individuals succeed in markets all over the world.

Pershing Technology




Want to work on the team that was fintech before there was “fintech” – and which continues to win top global awards for innovation, quality, and service? Pershing Technology is the global leader trusted by other global leaders to ideate, innovate, and implement next-generation solutions for trade execution, clearing, custody, and a broad array of the critical technology services upon which enterprises from all segments of the financial markets rely.  Our platforms rest on world-class infrastructure that supports portals and systems through which we deliver state-of-the-art applications that empower our clients to build their businesses and better serve their investors. By the numbers, we perform at a level and a scale which few firms can equal: every business day, ~USD 14 billion flows through our systems as part of an average of ~8,500,000 transactions and ~1,200,000 trades.  We maintain the systems that handle this massive volume with 99.98% average monthly uptime; needless to say, risk management, resiliency, and security are our watchwords.  We have developed a high-performance culture in which responsiveness and agility are tied to our commitment to serving our clients’ best interests.  Our flexible, open-architecture, fully-integrated suite of solutions are consumed by clients who want us to manage their technology portals, those who want to integrate our products and services with their own, and those who want to develop their own technologies and control them, end-to-end. From advanced artificial intelligence to virtual reality, from robotic process automation to blockchain, we’re building the digital experiences through which the global financial industry will be transformed, and new titans arise….Do you want to join us and help build that future?  Read on….




Executive Manager, Application Development->>  

  • Responsible for managing multiple, complex development projects, often global in scope.
  • Holds responsibilities and strong leadership skills to ensure appropriate staffing and organizational structures are in place for assigned application development group.
  • May manage relationships with business partners in defining, developing, and implementing technology solutions that have impact on improving the business. May manage relationships with or interact with external governing bodies such as regulators.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of multiple application systems.
  • Defines resource requirements and allocations, monitors and improves quality, and ensures 'best practice' development techniques.
  • May provide subject matter expertise to teams, as needed.
  • Develops group wide business plans.
  • Participates in firm-wide initiatives as per the direction from management. Manages, forecasts, and approves operating budget within the approved plan. Manages resource allocation.
  • Leads identification of risks and proposes and implements mitigation plan. Handles escalations.
  • Acts as an advocate for change management, encourages innovation and creativity in technology solutions.
    Leads recruitment efforts and manages and develops teams to maximize their collective contributions.
  • Motivates lower level managers to maximize their contributions and encourage professional growth.
  • Contributes to the achievement of Application Development objectives.   


  • Advanced degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required
  • 15 + years of experience in systems analysis and program development with related supervisory, management and administrative experience required, at least 6-8 years of experience managing development project teams, experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.
  • Hands on ability is high preferred, 

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

Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Jersey City
Internal Jobcode: 45357
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Pershing Technology-HR06376
Requisition Number: 1910902