Santander Bank, NA Securities IT Project Manager in Dorchester, Massachusetts

Securities IT Project Manager - 1704373



Santander Securities LLC is seeking an IT Analyst. This role will report to SVP, Director of IT and will be responsible for managing all day to day operations of an IT organization. SSLLC uses Pershing for trade clearing & settlement and for CRM. As a result of heavy vendor reliance, this role will focus on vendor management to ensure SSLLC gets the most value from all vendor relationships, as well as data integrity and solutions. As part of running the bank, this individual will be responsible for owning all IT applications and processes, defining IT operating model, IT policies & procedures and cybersecurity policies. This individual will also be responsible for creating and owning a data strategy that provides accurate and reliable data to all consumers. Lastly, this individual will advise C-level on strategic future IT investments.

The detailed responsibilities are listed below:

  • Establish vendor governance plan with processes and metrics for monitoring against SLAs

  • Manage relationship with all IT vendors to ensure that SSLLC gets the most value from all vendors

  • Ensure vendors policies, procedures meet SSLLC guidelines and there are no compliance violation

  • Create and manage vendor scorecards and dashboards that highlight their performance and risk

  • Communicate the features and functionality of upcoming releases to drive increased adoption

  • Own the RFP process for all new system vendors and implementation partners

  • Create and manage IT policies & procedures, IT operating model and IT cybersecurity plan

  • Ensure that SSLLC IT plans are in compliance with broader bank and broker dealer industry

  • Implement changes to the policies and where needed organize the right training and communication

  • Create and manage IT infrastructure plan, disaster recovery and business continuity plan

  • Own all SSLLC applications and ensure data privacy through right controls and access permissions

Data Management Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a thought leader in the development of data strategy and flow of info across the enterprise

  • Create policies, procedures and controls around data and its usage

  • Be able to architect creation of a centralized data warehouse for feeding Salesforce and other stakeholders for reporting and analytics purposes

  • Document and own data dictionary for the centralized data warehouse

  • Be a strategic thinker and advice how to source data for a new system implementation

  • Strategic IT Advisor: Provide strategic advice on how can upcoming technologies e.g. cloud, mobile be used to bring efficiencies to the business

  • Where needed, lead the planning and execution of new strategic IT projects

  • Provide oversight and guidance on the projects from start to finish



  • Experience with database query tool, Proficient in MS Office (Project, Excel, Access, Word etc.)

  • Agile scrum master certification required.,CRM/ certification preferred. PMI/PMP certification preferred

  • Ability to work within team environment

  • Adept communication and organizational skills

  • Exceptional IT platform, database, management skills

  • Financial Services IT Operational skills

  • Well organized, detail oriented and exceptional problem solving and follow-through skills

  • Education: Bachelors or Equivalent Experience:5-10 years.

  • IT experience primarily in Financial Services.

  • 5 - 7 years experience in vendor management

  • 3 - 5 years leadership experience of operating an IT org

  • 1 - 2 years experience in creating IT policies and procedures

  • Ability to capture, organize, analyze and communicate complex information in a concise manner to drive decisions

  • Excellent overall verbal and written communication skills with ability to clearly communicate with stakeholders

  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects from start to finish

  • An analytical mindset with problem-solving skills

  • Familiarity with Pershing would be a plus

Job : IT & Systems Control
Primary Location : Massachusetts-Dorchester
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : Jun 30, 2017, 5:10:20 PM