Business Analyst

Transcend is seeking a Business Analyst / Project Manager who is passionate about working with clients & technology to implement the Transcend solution within our Client’s environment.  This role will work with the business users and software developers to deliver advanced capabilities offered by Transcend software to solve collateral management, capital management and compliance needs related to global capital markets transactions.

Qualifications & Experience

In addition to the below, a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance, Information Systems, Computer Science or related field and 8+ years of relevant experience is required. To thrive in this role, candidates should have a keen interest in the financial markets.

  • Able to take feedback constructively and iterate on ideas and solutions from multiple stakeholders with differing opinions
  • Meticulous thinker who can effectively work out all the details when presented with big ideas
  • A passion for championing innovation
  • Experience working within an agile development process, specifically with Scrum and backlog management tools
  • Understanding of user-centric design
  • Experience with projects, involving front-end applications
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders; i.e. technical developers, business leaders and users
  • Some technical / programming experience is preferred, but not required
  • Experience in capital markets and/or financial services
  • Detail oriented, demonstrating thoroughness and strong ownership of work
  • Quick learner with a demonstrated strong aptitude for learning new business functionality and understanding how and why the business requires them
  • Able to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment; Good sense of urgency – problem management and escalation

Responsibilities:

The Sr. Business Analyst will be responsible for leading the client implementations to support our client’s business initiative and drive adoption of our platform.  At times, you will work closely with our product development team to translate client requirements to develop the latest functionality on our platform.

  • Requirements analysis, management, and communication
  • Developing user stories and breaking down requirements into deliverable functionality
  • Analyze business issues and identify solutions that meet business goals
  • Analyze application/business domain data requirements and business rules, understanding the data flow from source to screen
  • Recognize and predict use cases to help design intuitive applications
  • Information Architecture
  • Process Mapping
  • Negotiate and communicate priority for new features and capabilities
  • Work directly with business stakeholders, clients, designers, developers and engineers to coordinate the building of applications to spec and on time
  • Work with business users to ensure understanding of Transcend application

Core Java Developer

Transcend is seeking an energetic, experienced, senior software developer who is passionate about applying technology to solve complex challenges.  This role will drive the innovative development of our modular technology solutions delivering advanced capabilities for financial services, supporting their collateral management, capital management and compliance needs related to global capital markets transactions.  Our software is built using cutting edge technologies and our developers work on a variety of projects designing, building, enhancing and maintaining the code base for our core product (Transcend Software).

Qualifications & Experience

In addition to the below, a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science or related field is required and 10+ years of hands-on work experience.

Technical Skills

  • Strong Core Java concepts
  • Java Server side development experience
  • Working knowledge of building effective API(s)
  • Database technologies and SQL query experience (SQL Server / Oracle / etc.)
  • Java Message Service (JMS) – including point-to-point messaging, message types, message delivery to non-Java clients, etc.
  • Server-side programming technologies (strong)
  • Java Message Oriented Middleware (MOM) API
  • RDBMS concepts
  • Microsoft SQL server or Oracle database
  • Spring (preferred)
  • Multi-Threading/Concurrency (preferred)
  • MongoDB or Hadoop (preferred)
    • Some caching technology, such as Ignite or Coherence (preferred)

Additional Non-Technical Skills

  • Experience in capital markets and/or financial services
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytics skills, with ability to proactively identify issues before they become major problems.
  • Able to thrive in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Detail oriented, demonstrating thoroughness and strong ownership of work
  • Quick learner with a demonstrated strong aptitude for learning new technologies and understanding how to utilize them
  • Able to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment; Good sense of urgency – problem management and escalation
      • Strong oral and written communications skills that demonstrate a professional demeanor and the ability to interact with others with discretion and tact

To thrive in this role, candidates should have a keen interest in the financial markets. Please note that experience in Web technologies like JSP, JSF or Servlet is NOT required.

Responsibilities:

Transcend’s Senior Software Developer will work with the team to develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.

  • Work closely with software developers to produce robust core Java code primarily using core Java principles around multi-threading, messaging and caching technologies
  • Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions
  • Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code
  • Prepares and installs solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming
  • Improves operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures
  • Protects operations by keeping information confidential
  • Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues
  • Accomplishes engineering and organization mission by completing related results as needed
  • Drives best practices across development, information security & other related areas

Senior Product Specialist

Transcend is seeking a Senior Product Specialist who is passionate about working with clients & technology to translate requirements into a product capability. This role will work with the business users and software developers to identify and prioritize technical and functional requirements to create innovative solutions delivering advanced capabilities for financial services, supporting their collateral management, capital management and compliance needs related to global capital markets transactions.

Qualifications & Experience

In addition to the below, a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance, Information Systems, Computer Science or related field and 10+ years of relevant experience is required. To thrive in this role, candidates should have a keen interest in the financial markets.

  • Deep understanding of Capital Markets business & workflow, specifically within Collateral & Liquidity Management
  • Able to take feedback constructively and iterate on ideas and solutions from multiple stakeholders with differing opinions
  • Meticulous thinker who can effectively work out all the details when presented with big ideas
  • A passion for championing innovation
  • Experience working within an agile development process, specifically with Scrum and backlog management tools
  • Understanding of user-centric design
  • Experience with projects, involving front-end applications
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders; i.e. technical developers, business leaders and users
  • Some technical / programming experience is a plus
  • Detail oriented, demonstrating thoroughness and strong ownership of work
  • Quick learner with a demonstrated strong aptitude for learning new business functionality and understanding how and why the business requires them
  • Able to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment; Good sense of urgency – problem management and escalation

Responsibilities:

The Sr. Product Specialist will be responsible for driving the design, specifications, resource planning and development of our products to meet the needs of our clients, ensure our competitive differentiation and lead to our business profitability.

  • Requirements analysis, management, and communication
  • Developing user stories and breaking down requirements into deliverable functionality
  • Analyze business issues and identify solutions that meet business goals
  • Analyze application/business domain data requirements and business rules, understanding the data flow from source to screen
  • Recognize and predict use cases to help design intuitive applications
  • Information Architecture
  • Process Mapping
  • Negotiate and communicate priority for new features and capabilities
  • Work directly with business stakeholders, clients, designers, developers and engineers to coordinate the building of applications to spec and on time

Sales Account Executive

Transcend is hiring a talented Account Manager to lead sales strategy for the North American fixed-income finance segment. This person will be responsible for originating license revenues and promoting Transcend to prospects and existing clients. As a Sales Account Manager at Transcend, you will be a part of a rapidly growing company driving real change in the global capital markets. You will be working in an inclusive culture of seasoned professionals. You will be a true stakeholder in the long-term success of our growing company partnering closely with marketing, product and management teams. If you are excited to join a rapidly growing fintech firm delivering cutting-edge solutions, Transcend is a great place to accelerate your career.

Qualifications & Experience

In addition to the below, a bachelor’s degree with at least 5-10 years of relevant domain and enterprise sales experience is required. To thrive in this role, candidates should have a keen interest in the financial markets, technology and driving client success.

  • Experience selling enterprise software into global markets businesses with expertise in fixed income/repo as it relates to collateral, funding and liquidity drivers.
  • Entrepreneurial with ability to execute sales strategies from originating to closing new licensing deals.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain long term relationships.
  • Confident, strategic thinker capable of developing client specific solutions
  • Organized with attention to detail.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to manage numerous complex client engagements.
  •  Team player driven to achieve new revenue acquisition.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with broader Transcend team including sales, marketing and product to develop and execute revenue strategy to meet performance targets and company objectives.
  • Pitch and demo Transcend products.
  • Farm and develop prospective sales opportunities.
  • Think creatively to derive client-specific solutions.
  • Work with product and management teams to make sure product evolution generates maximum revenue opportunity.
  • Proactively manage a portfolio of clients by developing strong partner-focused relationships to ensure maximum adoption of Transcend solutions.
  • Prepare and present formal client pricing proposals.
  • Drive software license sales opportunities from origination through to close.
  • Keep abreast of market trends and best practices.
  • Help develop sales best practices, tools and metrics to support rapidly scaling global team.

Client Implementations Lead

Job Description:

As an Implementation Lead on the Client Servicing and Implementation Team, you will use your Technical, organizational and management skills to successfully productionize our Transcend software in our Client’s environments. This is a high visibility role within the company which involves coordination with various stakeholders such as Product Specialists, Product Technical Leads, QA Leads and Client’s own Integration team and lead a team of Client Implementation Specialists.

Your day-to-day responsibilities would include:

  • Leading our client implementation technology team to ensure the smooth, efficient delivery of our product across multiple clients.
  • Driving the successful implementation and rollout of Transcend solutions for clients.
  • Understand the technology and integration landscape of client systems and our internal systems and be able to evaluate and recommend improvements.
  • Thorough understanding of Transcend software product and associated technical processes.
  • Liaising between the Client integration team and Transcend leads.
  • Ensuring that policies and guidelines set by the CTO are followed and be in compliant with Client’s engagement policies.
  • Taking ownership of Clients documentation space such as Run Books, Process flows and Release notes.
  • Developing implementation roadmap for clients and scope of releases appropriate for each client
  • Proactively escalating any Client or Internal Transcend implementation issues

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related degree
  • Multitasking, which requires strong communication and organizational skills.
  • At least 8 years of experience in working in an implementation or production support role, preferably in a Software Product company.
  • At least 2 years of experience working as an implementation or production support lead.
  • Working knowledge of Agile process.
  • Experience with Bug tracking, project planning tools and documentation systems such as JIRA and Confluence
  • Experience with CICD tools such as Jenkins.
  • Hands on with PL/SQLs and various databases such as Oracle, MSSQL
  • Hands on with Unix scripting and working in a Unix/Linux environment
  • Understanding of Java, Multithreading concepts, and applications developed using Springboot and Microservices.
  • Good understanding of various Middleware technologies such IBM MQ, Active MQ.
  • Experience working in AWS stack, Elasticsearch and Kibana with be a plus

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Transcend is seeking an energetic and experienced Senior QA Engineer to join our growing team. Demand for our industry-leading solutions is rapidly growing throughout the industry and, as a result, our team is growing!  If you enjoy working in a fast paced firm providing technology solutions at some of the world’s largest banks, broker-dealers, asset managers, and custodians, this is the perfect job for you!

Your day-to-day responsibilities are to:

  • Support the planning, design and execution of system testing on simple to complex implementations.
  • Work collaboratively with Product Owners and Software developers execute and validate test cases based upon requirements.
  • Review user requirements documents to ensure that requirements are understood and testable
  • Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan.
  • Develop test plans, test cases, test scripts and test reports on multiple projects of varying size.
  • Recognize and predict use cases to help test various scenarios based on user requirements
  • Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members.
  • Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results.
  • Validate that user expectations are achieved during the testing process.
  • Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes.
  • Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to management.
  • Work directly with product owners and developers to coordinate end to end testing, defect management and sign off.

You’re a perfect fit if you…

  • Have successfully worked as a QA Engineer
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to take feedback constructively and iterate on ideas and solutions from multiple stakeholders with differing opinions
  • Are a meticulous thinker who can effectively work out all the details when presented with big ideas
  • Thrive in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Have a passion for championing innovation
  • Are detail-oriented, demonstrating thoroughness and strong ownership of work
  • Are a quick learner with a demonstrated strong aptitude for learning new technologies and understanding how to utilize them
  • Can effectively prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment and have a good sense of urgency (problem management and escalation)
  • Have strong oral and written communications skills that demonstrate a professional demeanour and the ability to interact with others with discretion and tact
  • Have experience working in a FinTech or other smaller companies (nice to have)

A background like this is key to success in this role….

  • Bachelor’s of Science in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience
  • 3-5 years of experience working in the Securities Finance, Derivatives, and/or Collateral Management business areas
  • Experience working within an agile development process, specifically with Scrum and backlog management tools
  • Experience working with Testing Tools such as Test Complete
  • Experience with Test Automation
  • Experience with projects, involving front-end applications

Help us optimize the Capital Markets.

Transcend Street Solutions delivers innovative, modular technology solutions that solve the industry’s most complex challenges – within each business and across the enterprise. Our mission is to help firms completely redefine how they manage and think about collateral, leading to increased liquidity, lower costs and greater compliance.

Sales Account Executive

Transcend is hiring a talented Sales Account Manager focused on Securities Finance to join our growing team.  This person will be responsible for originating license revenues and promoting Transcend to prospects and existing clients.  As a Sales Account Manager at Transcend, you will be a part of a rapidly growing company driving real change in the global capital markets.   You will be working in an inclusive culture of seasoned professionals.  You will be a true stakeholder in the long-term success of our growing company partnering closely with marketing, product and management teams.  If you are excited to join a rapidly growing fintech firm delivering cutting edge solutions, Transcend is a great place to accelerate your career.

Qualifications & Experience

In addition to the below, a bachelor’s degree with at least 5-10 years of relevant domain and enterprise sales experience is required. To thrive in this role, candidates should have a keen interest in the financial markets, technology and driving client success.

  • Expertise in Securities Finance is a plus specifically as it relates to Equity Finance.
  • Entrepreneurial with ability to execute sales strategies
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain long term relationships.
  • Confident, strategic thinker capable of developing client specific solutions
  • Organized with attention to detail.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to manage numerous complex client engagements.
  •  Team player driven to achieve new revenue acquisition.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with broader Transcend team including sales, marketing and product to develop and execute revenue strategy to meet performance targets and company objectives.
  • Pitch and demo Transcend products.
  • Farm and develop prospective sales opportunities.
  • Think creatively to derive client specific solutions.
  • Work with product and management teams to make sure product evolution generates maximum revenue opportunity.
  • Proactively manage a portfolio of clients by developing strong partner-focused relationships to ensure maximum adoption of Transcend solutions.
  • Prepare and present formal client pricing proposals.
  • Drive software license sales opportunities from origination through to close.
  • Keep abreast of market trends and best practices.
  • Help develop sales best practices, tools and metrics to support rapidly scaling global team.

Senior Software Developer

Design & develop robust core Java code primarily around multi-threading, messaging and caching technologies; Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, & proposed solutions; Document/demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments & clear code; Prepare/install solutions by determining & designing system specifications, standards, & programming; Improve ops using systems analysis; suggest changes in policies & procedures; Protect ops by keeping information confidential; Provide info by collecting, analyzing, & summarizing development & service issues; involve in full SDLC. Work loc: Piscataway, NJ. Mail res, salary reqmt, pos applied for to: Transcend Street Solutions Inc., 371 Hoes Lane, Suite 205, Piscataway, NJ 08854.

Sales Account Executive

Transcend is hiring a talented Sales Account Manager focused on Securities Finance to join our growing team.  This person will be responsible for originating license revenues and promoting Transcend to prospects and existing clients.  As a Sales Account Manager at Transcend, you will be a part of a rapidly growing company driving real change in the global capital markets.   You will be working in an inclusive culture of seasoned professionals.  You will be a true stakeholder in the long-term success of our growing company partnering closely with marketing, product and management teams.  If you are excited to join a rapidly growing fintech firm delivering cutting edge solutions, Transcend is a great place to accelerate your career.

Qualifications & Experience

In addition to the below, a bachelor’s degree with at least 5-10 years of relevant domain and enterprise sales experience is required. To thrive in this role, candidates should have a keen interest in the financial markets, technology and driving client success.

  • Expertise in Securities Finance is a plus specifically as it relates to Equity Finance.
  • Entrepreneurial with ability to execute sales strategies
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain long term relationships.
  • Confident, strategic thinker capable of developing client specific solutions
  • Organized with attention to detail.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to manage numerous complex client engagements.
  •  Team player driven to achieve new revenue acquisition.

Responsibilities

  • Work with broader Transcend team including sales, marketing and product to develop and execute revenue strategy to meet performance targets and company objectives.
  • Pitch and demo Transcend products.
  • Farm and develop prospective sales opportunities.
  • Think creatively to derive client specific solutions.
  • Work with product and management teams to make sure product evolution generates maximum revenue opportunity.
  • Proactively manage a portfolio of clients by developing strong partner-focused relationships to ensure maximum adoption of Transcend solutions.
  • Prepare and present formal client pricing proposals.
  • Drive software license sales opportunities from origination through to close.
  • Keep abreast of market trends and best practices.
  • Help develop sales best practices, tools and metrics to support rapidly scaling global team.