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Product Specialist

  • Mid-Senior
  • New York, Piscataway, NJ
  • Full time

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


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

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