State Street Emerging Technology (Blockchain) Consultant in Boston, Massachusetts

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Consultant - Emerging Technology -*Audit Team*

The Strategy Consultant is part of the Emerging Technologies Audit Team. This audit team is responsible for providing advice to IT and the business on risks and controls in various FinTech/RegTechprojects. The Emerging Technologies team participates in the development of new technology standards, conceptual design sessions and PoC projects.

This Team participates in evaluating future technologies: Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Distributed Ledger Technology (aka BlockChain), Public Cloud, Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Digital Assistants, Alternative Data, Gamification, and Omnichannel.

Primary Responsibilities - Subject Matter Expert, Emerging Technologies

Participates in the IT Architecture Council, Technical Boards and PoC Working Groups as a non-voting member. Advocates and ensures usage of new control standards in future state architecture.

Builds productive working relationships with internal clients, team members, senior management, project teams, and IT partners to ensure recommendations are understood by all impacted parties.

Perform assessments of risk and controls within the proposed technology.

Leverages influencing and negotiation skills to champion optimal control solutions. Acts as an advocate for change, overcoming resistance by clearly articulating its benefits and promoting acceptance and usage.

Maintains current knowledge of emerging technologies, architecture, and related standards.

Assess new technologies within State Street for possible adoption by Corporate Audit

Provide training to Corporate Audit on new technologies and how they are being used throughout State Street.

Qualifications and Skills:

Experience in: FinTech, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Distributed Ledger Technology (aka BlockChain), Public Cloud, Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Digital Assistants, Alternative Data, Gamification, and Omnichannel.

BS/BA preferred in Information Technology, Computer Science, and/or Business Administration,

4+ years of relevant consulting or industry experience

Broad knowledge of the financial services and FinTech industries

Intellectually curious and proven ability to adapt quickly, learn new things (technology & business areas), evaluate issues, identify and validate problems areas.

Technical knowledge in one or more of the following areas: BlockChain, Robotic Process Automation, Artificial Intelligence, Alternative Data, Iaas/PaaS/SaaS, Hybrid/Public Cloud Environments

Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills and motivated self-starter

Strong written communication, interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills.

Experience in using data analysis techniques (both quantitative and qualitative) to inform recommendations is desirable



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Job Title: Emerging Technology (Blockchain) Consultant

Job ID: 166712

Full/Part Time: Full FTE

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Location: US-MA-Boston