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Type of Role: InvestmentsResearchData Analytics

Experience Level: VP/Principal/Director

Location: Summit, New Jersey

Salary: $K - $K

For more than 25 years, we have harnessed cutting edge quantitative analytical thinking and research to develop practical applications for the global wealth and asset management industry. In the early 90s, we were the first firm to build a commercial application based on Noble laureate Bill Sharpe’s groundbreaking concept of returns-based style analysis. Since that time, we’ve developed a comprehensive suite of investment research, analytics and reporting solutions leveraging a number of MPI patented models and proprietary techniques. Details below.

We are currently looking for an experienced Product Manager to help manage development of key functional areas of MPI’s analytical platform.

General Job Description:

  • Define and implement our product strategy for new product and /or content enhancement by collaborating with groups across the company such as sales, marketing, client services and software development.
  • Manage the successful planning, execution, and delivery of new features and enhancements for our industry-leading MPI Stylus platform.

What your day looks like:

  • Work as part of the product team alongside applications developers and business analysts supporting functionality, design documentation, test execution, and defects/fixes.
  • Support input on software functionality by understanding and studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes
  • Convert business requirements into functional specifications
  • Manage product releases
  • Manage technical documentation, product materials, and feature guidelines
  • Stay ahead of the curve on cutting-edge technologies and trends & knowledgeable about our competitive environment
  • Manage scope and product expectations throughout the software and/or product development life cycle
  • Collaborate and communicate with development and business teams to troubleshoot and support product/ feature issues and requests as they relate to your work product
  • Train internal team members on MPI products and features
  • Develop and contribute case studies, documentation and messaging for products & features to be used on website, sales collateral and in articles

Your profile

  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • You think and act like an owner, taking personal responsibility for both team and product success
  • Proficient at writing functional requirements and user stories
  • Able to create wireframes and other visuals that enable software development to be more effective.
  • 5+ Years of Product Management of financial analytical software
  • Bachelor degree or higher in Computer Science, Finance, Mathematics, or similar technical field
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Investment Industry designations a plus (e.g. CFA, CAA, FRM, CAIA)

Highly desirable

  • Hands-on experience with MPI Stylus platform or similar
  • Proficiency in Portfolio Risk, Performance Attribution, Returns-based and Holdings-based analytics
  • Experience with Factor models, Portfolio Optimization and Asset Allocation
  • Thorough understanding of Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds and Private Assets
  • Experience with the SDLC and management of code repositories

In order to apply, please send us an e-mail and include your resume and a cover letter.