Technical Product Manager

Software Development San Francisco, California


Brief Description
SS&C Advent, a leading provider of award-winning software and services for the global investment management industry, is seeking a Technical Product Manager for our San Francisco office. In this role, you will be part of a highly-talented, diverse team responsible for building new features and enhancing existing functionality for SS&C Advent’s award winning APX portfolio management and accounting platform. You must have the right combination of technical and business savvy.

Want to work in a dynamic environment at the intersection of Wall Street and Technology? SS&C Advent Software, a leading provider of award-winning software and services for the global investment management industry, is seeking a Technical Product Manager in San Francisco.

Job Responsibilities
The Technical Product Manager plays a critical role throughout the development life cycle and is a key contributor to the development of our award winning applications. The individual must translate business requirements into functional specifications working closely with clients, prospects and internal stakeholders. Technical Product Managers are also responsible for driving features through the development process by collaborating closely with developers and QA on design, quality, bug remediation, and prioritization of work overall.

The successful candidate needs to be self-motivated, creative, proactive, and have impeccable communication skills to work successfully in a fast-paced agile development environment. A desire to be in the Financial Technology domain is also required.

Assume responsibilities including:
Develop detailed product requirements and specifications for APX, our accounting platform.
Lead a cross-functional team of engineers in multiple disciplines to drive the development and delivery of features and workflows. Collaborate with software engineers in the implementation of proposed architectures and software designs. Collaborate with Advent Quality Assurance to develop test plans and ensure test coverage. Collaborate with technical writers to develop first-class documentation, help, and case studies. Collaborate with services and sales to help drive customer success.
Represent the product team within SS&C Advent with respect to product features, demonstrations, issue resolution, and design validation activities.
Must have a strong understanding of clients’ needs and satisfaction issues. Develop product strategies that will improve client satisfaction.
Develop good relationships with clients by helping them to be successful with the product. Develop client references. Help the development team get access to client feedback and information.
Develop a strong understanding of Advent’s sales, implementation, and support processes for this product. Document issues and promote actions to make us more effective and efficient.
Resolve escalated support incidents and manage issue tracking for the product.
Provide project management and status reporting for specific product releases or beta programs.
Provide general technical guidance and mentoring to others on the team.
Train Advent engineers, other employees, and clients on the product designs and implementations.

Qualifications Requirements
1-3 years of previous experience in enterprise software development is required.
Strong experience and passion for designing software are required.
Strong analytical skills and technical proficiency are required
Knowledge of SQL and exposure to working with VMs preferred
Experience with the software product lifecycle is required.
Experience with financial services, investment management, and reporting software desired.
Experience with cloud-based applications is preferred.
Experience with agile development practices is preferred.
Experience working directly with clients is required.
Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
Bachelor's degree is required.
Willingness and ability to travel (up to 5%) is required.

At SS&C Advent, you will find a rewarding career where you can thrive at every level. We invest in our employees by offering competitive compensation and benefits, progressive training opportunities, and wellness programs that empower employees to achieve total (physical, financial, social & community) wellbeing. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you will find a strong work-life balance and deep commitment to giving back to the communities where we live and work. SS&C Advent’s culture thrives on teamwork and diversity. So, bring your unique perspective and talent to SS&C Advent and thrive in your work today!

SS&C Advent Software is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse workforce.

Principals only please. NO AGENCY CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please apply directly to Advent. No phone calls please.