We are seeking an experienced Product Manager for our Financial Services Division, based in New York. TNS Managed Services provide Private IP Extranet, Managed Hosting Service and Secure Trading FIX Hub that serves the mission critical connectivity and infrastructure management needs of the Financial community. The ideal candidate must possess unique blend of business and technical knowledge and the drive; 'to make that vision a reality'. The candidate must possess ability to own and manage new Product Development Life Cycles and improve feature functionality of existing product portfolio resulting in increasing profitability.
This is an exciting position working with the world's most premier financial institutions i.e. Investment Banks, Hedge Funds, Brokers, Stock Exchanges and Market Data and Information Services Vendors. TNS offers excellent benefits and competitive salary.
Lead and deliver hosting product strategy and product roadmapOwn the business plan, market and competitor analysis, pricing strategies
Ability to formulate financial projections and recommendations
Develop and identify new business opportunities via new market segments and third party partnerships
Drive new products and add new features to existing product portfolio through every stage of the product development lifecycle
Design and ownership of the Documentation Life Cycle including service specifications, sales and marketing collateral
Write high quality user stories and feature specifications for consumption by engineering teams
Work closely with Sales and Sales Engineering to identify functional and technical requirements for new featuresManage customer engagement and support the Sales team
Balance business and technical objectives in order to set clear, stable priorities for all the teams
Devise project plans, drive delivery and report on progressFacilitate hard, high-judgment trade-offs between scope, budget and time-to-market delivery
Actively contribute to our team's culture of adapting, learning and embracing change
5+ years as a Product Managment
Bachelor's Degree and 5+years industry experience in Telecoms/Data Centre/IT Industry
Proven track record of success in driving the product lifecycle, from conception to launch and post-launch evaluation, customer feedback and improvement.
Experience in Agile project management and delivery methodologies is highly desirable
Experience in Financial Services Industry with understanding of Trading Systems technology and Market Data environments
Expert understanding of Managed hosting in Exchange Co-Location Centres and Proximity hosting facilities
Experience in productising Low Latency compute, network and monitoring as managed service
Good understanding of Market Data normalization technologies
Established relationships with vendor that serve this market including Telecomm Providers, ISV's, network, compute, monitoring, storage.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to present to clients and produce clear and accurate documentation
Self-driven with ability to operate independently