Data Management – Sr. Technical Project Manager/Business Analyst in New York, NY at Apollo Global Management, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/13/2022

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Position Overview

Apollo is seeking a multi-talented, high-energy business focused technologist to assist with advancing the technology capabilities for Data Management and Reporting by managing, directing, and overseeing various project across multiple functions in Credit, Private Equity, Real Estate and Corporate business. The ideal candidate provides visible leadership, accountability, and authority over high profile projects; works independently and exhibits a high degree of initiative in resolving problems and developing recommended solution.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the development of the technology strategy and manage complex project through design and implementation
  • Execute on various key initiatives and projects partnering with different teams in Global Technology and partners in the business
  • Actively manage stakeholders’ expectations, resource alignment, and possible conflicting priorities across the projects
  • Manage vendors and coordinate system upgrades, enhancements, and fixes
  • Lead scope definition and communication sessions. Utilize negotiation skill sets to drive the project team and stakeholders to make timely decisions and deliver projects on schedule and within budget
  • Partner with developers and business analysts across technology to understand and document reporting and analytic needs, produce technical plans and collaborate with the development teams to implement dashboards and reports.
  • Identify best practices for optimizing system use both internally and externally
  • Review, document and improve workflow and system processes to meet and exceed business objectives
  • Partner with technical architects to ensure technical models are aligned with business models
  • Identify risks, plan for unanticipated outcomes, and form appropriate contingency plans
  • Communicate reports regarding project status, risk management and escalation of issues that cannot be resolved in the team
  • Develop end-user training materials and deliver training to a broad user base
  • Lead efforts to build a Data Dictionary & data lineage

    Qualifications & Experience
    • 15+​ years industry full cycle experience of SDLC methodologies and approaches, including refining business requirements and defining functional specifications
  • Leadership skills - experience leading complex projects including multiple parties both internal and external
  • Proven track record in defining and driving data strategies
  • Experience working with data warehouses and business intelligence platforms.
  • Knowledge and experience with SQL, Excel VBA & Macro, UI Design, Reporting best practices
  • Deep understanding of capital markets
  • Knowledge of financial instruments. (Bank Loans, Bonds, Derivatives, etc.)
  • Experience with fund accounting platforms (SunGard VPM, Geneva, etc.) is preferred
  • Experience with security data set - Bloomberg, Rating agencies etc. is preferred
  • Understanding of the various performance measures (IRR, ROE, Yield, etc.) is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and to deliver multiple projects on time and within budget
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