Senior Technical Product Manager / Agile Business Analyst

BNY Mellon
Singapore, Singapore
11 Aug 2022
10 Sep 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Who we are:

BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations, or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment and wealth management and investment services in 35 countries.

As of March 31, 2021, BNY Mellon had $41.7 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $2.2 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments.

BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available on Follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon or visit our newsroom at for the latest company news.

Department overview

BNY Mellon Technology's mission is to provide our business partners with technology-based products and solutions that enhance their ability to be successful through world-class software solutions maintained on a stable and secure infrastructure, and to provide our employees with the tools and means to enhance their professional qualifications and careers.

The opportunity:

As the business in Asia Pacific is expanding, we are seeking an experienced senior Technical Product Manager / Agile Business Analyst to join our team in Singapore. You will be a practiced and seasoned Product Manager. Working cross-functionally this role will digitize Fund Accounting operational processes, build new integrations with enterprise Custody platforms, digital tools and guide develop products from conception through launch, growth, and maturity by connecting different technical worlds to meet our customer needs. In this role you will break down complex problems into steps that drive product development and release adopting the principals of growth from MVP / PoC. This position offers a high-profile opportunity to lead projects involving various businesses and entities within the firm.

This multidimensional role will be hands-on working across local and global teams of technology, business and operational subject matter experts translating business needs into a robust and integrated technology solutions. You will be applying new ways to define business requirements such as design thinking methods to gather and analyse business problem statement to ensure high quality outcome improving client and user experience.

Get to know our team:

Asia Pacific Application Development Technology team is a high performing team, the talented people who join our teams are focused, responsive and drive new ideas. The team bring ideas into life, work cross-functionally to build products from conception to launch by bringing together engineering and business worlds. Our culture empowers ownership, we create an environment that enables you to do what you think is right - and quickly. Our teams move fast, fail, learn, and pivot.

What you will bring to the team:

As a senior Technical Product Manager / Agile Business Analyst, your role is crucial to the success of helping our business and customers do what they do best. You take a customer-first mindset to solving problems and you don't settle for "good enough", you aim for awesome. You help other colleagues understand why something is important and worth doing. You tell stories about our customers to help the business understand who we are, what we do and who we do it for.

The skills and attributes you need for this role:
  • Extensive experience in identifying the right problem to define the purpose with a good business acumen and inspire the high-performance team to deliver on the business expectations
  • Be a highly motivated and self-starter who is willing to act and be ambitious with ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic atmosphere
  • A deep desire to help the business and operations to digitize their workflows and accelerate the design by simplifying processes and provide highly scalable automated solutions with the ability to clearly understand the customer needs and communicate them to the development team
  • Passionate about amplifying and promoting Agile values and principles to drive a common understanding across the business
  • Be comfortable in dealing with ambiguity and solutioning using new methodologies and/or technologies underpinned by a sound product and execution skills, ability to perform under tight deadlines, yet not reducing your detailed orientation and your eye on the big picture
  • A technical understanding of the systems and technologies behind the product, their limitations, scaling factors, boundary conditions, and reasons for architectural decisions; yet being equally comfortable with building a business requirements document and understanding high-level technical architectures.
  • Be able through experience to maintain a solid prioritized backlog with clear and concise user stories
  • Work closely with the development team to expand their product capabilities, managing product backlogs and development timelines, including developing feature lists, user stories and define product roadmaps
  • Consider that being hands-on as a positive element to work and demonstrate a 'can-do' attitude to start and finish ideas execution, whilst simplifying complex problems, tackling interesting and meaningful challenges
  • Be a highly collaborative senior Technical Product Manager / Agile Business Analyst able to effectively navigate organization boundaries, producing innovative ideas and help in implementing them
  • A clear communicator ensuring that requirements are clearly understood by all the teams and that the implementation roadmap matches the requirements
  • Be passionate and a visionary through the ability to assess emerging products and potential threats to the organization

Technical Competencies you need for this role:
  • Exposure to UI/UX concepts and tools to mockup wireframe, e.g., Sketch or FIGMA.
  • SQL report writing experience with deep data model knowledge and able to develop complex queries across multiple tables.
  • Able to use tools such as Postman to perform REST API Query & validating REST API data points
  • Behavior Driven Development (BDD) with Cucumber

Experience & Qualifications you need for this role:
  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Advanced/graduate degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in Product Management group as a Product Manager
  • 10-15 years of overall experience in Business Analysis, Techno functional analysis and Project management
  • Experience in the financial services and working knowledge on Asset Servicing
  • Hands-on experience on system development in the areas of Fund accounting, NAV solutions, Fund administration, Custody platforms, Corporate Actions would be an added advantage
  • Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills
  • Experience in Business Analysis, providing consulting advice to senior IT and business management required.
  • Hands on experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies.
  • Good Project Management or Scrum Master experience is an added advantage

Employer Description:

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

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