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Job ID: 4969
Updated: Mar 15, 2019
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Category: Information Technology
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Essential Job Functions
The role of the IT Product Manager I, Risk Management will work hand in hand with the Senior IT Product Manager II to build relationships with the Risk Management department, including mid - senior level management, general business users, legal staff and finance users to elicit, document and translate specifications on applications for the department, Firm and the Firm’s clients.This individual will translate the specifications into functional and technical requirements, utilizing the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and Agile methodologies, working between the Custom Development and Packaged Solutions teams.This position will allow a person to further hone and maintain technology skills operating primarily as a business/practice IT driver in the Risk and Finance spaces. Thus, the applicant should have strong communication skills, verbal and written, be an active listener, possess excellent technical documentation skills and have experience in working with developers, architects and external vendors. The IT Product Manager must have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years’ experience applying business systems analysis and business process management principles at different levels of an organization within an iterative and phased approach driven information technology environment.
The Risk area has a large portfolio of applications; some custom and some from third party Party vendors. The IT Product Manager is to work hand in hand with the Sr. Product Manager II to ensure application support, documentation and project deadlines are met for the Risk and Finance applications. This position is newly created to ensure the portfolio has the support needed.
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