Innovation Strategy & Design Manager

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The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
Manager, Director, Research, Sales, Management
Full Time

Job Description

Innovation Strategy & Design Manager - Jersey City

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities?

Join our DTCC family, and you'll grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you'll be supported and surrounded by other professionals as you learn new skills, advance your career, and see the impact of your efforts every day.

Pay and Benefits:
  • Competitive compensation, including base pay and annual incentive
  • Comprehensive health and life insurance and well-being benefits, based on location
  • Retirement benefits
  • Paid Time Off and other leave of absence
  • Flexible/Hybrid Work Arrangements

Why You'll Love This Job:

The role is focused on identifying and exploring opportunities to shape the organization's digital strategy, and deliver value to DTCC and our customers by co-creating, developing, and re-designing products and services through iterative and rapid proofing to reduce time and cost to market. The Innovation Strategy & Design Manager will contribute to generation of ideas to re-imagine processes and market behaviors and apply critical thinking and design framework to work with internal and external clients to gather concrete business requirements. The role also consists of converting high priority opportunities into business concept documents and perform opportunity assessments, making recommendation on next steps, as well as defining and managing plans to execute rapid proofing opportunities and detailed opportunity assessments. The candidate will collaborate with the Technology Research & Innovation team, internal stakeholders, and clients to validate opportunities.

Your Responsibilities:
  • Monitor the fintech landscape, and capture key insights on industry trends and customer intelligence with respect to emerging technology/innovations to inform on the ideation and opportunity assessment process
  • Develop subject matter expertise in relevant business areas to assess new opportunities more effectively
  • Manage ideation and opportunity assessment process end to end. Facilitate assessment of ideas/opportunities and document the big idea, stakeholders, client/industry pain points or challenges, future state vision, ecosystem map, relevant industry initiatives/developments, and other notable elements of the product/service/business model development
  • Apply critical thinking skills to re-imagine product/services and/or new business models, and develop hypotheses for validation
  • Participate in and lead discussions with internal stakeholders, clients and potential third-parties/partners to drill into key concepts of the product design and emerge with a well-articulated assessment of the opportunity and the value proposition to DTCC, the client, and the industry
  • Manage and execute POC/Pilot/Prototype initiatives, bringing new ideas to life through rapid proofing tools, from beginning to successful delivery, in collaboration with the Technology Research & Innovation team as well as other key stakeholders as applicable
  • Oversee the project management of initiatives, managing all aspects leveraging internal tools and frameworks to provide transparency into initiatives as part of the overall book of work
  • Assist in the prioritization of the innovation portfolio, and help manage the transparency and communication of the portfolio across the organization
  • Manage overall project budget for opportunities, including any third-party costs
  • Drive the continued development of the team's capabilities to accurately track and report project outcomes, monitor emerging technologies, and educate DTCC teams internally
  • Author market research and thought leadership material and communicate key messaging to internal stakeholders, including senior leadership within DTCC's Innovation Forum
  • Organize topical discussions and agenda items for the Innovation Forum monthly meetings, including developing presentation materials
  • Partner with Marketing & Communications, Sales & Relationship Management, Innovation Council, Technology Research & Innovation, and key Business stakeholders to promote internal education & collaboration on emerging innovations and technology

**NOTE: The Primary Responsibilities of this role are not limited to the details above. **

Talents Needed For Success:
  • Minimum of 7 years of related experience
  • Bachelor's degree preferred with Masters or equivalent experience
  • Interest and experience in emerging technologies, innovation and digital strategy preferred
  • General knowledge base of capital markets and market structure, back and middle-office processes across post-trade market participants
  • Continuous learner
  • Proven analytical skills and problem-solving ability paired with meticulous attention to detail
  • Aptitude for logically breaking down complex problems and communicating solutions with clarity


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.



About Us

About DTCC

DTCC safeguards the financial markets and helps them run efficiently, in times of prosperity and crisis. We are uniquely positioned at the center of global trading activity, processing over 100 million financial transactions every day, pioneering industry-wide, post-trade solutions and maintaining multiple data and operating centers worldwide. From where we stand, we can anticipate the industry's needs and we're working to continually improve the world's most resilient, secure and efficient market infrastructure. Our employees are driven to deliver innovative technologies that improve efficiency, lower cost and bring stability and certainty to the post-trade lifecycle.

DTCC proudly supports Flexible Work Arrangements favoring openness and gives people freedom to do their jobs well, by encouraging diverse opinions and emphasizing teamwork. When you join our team, you'll have an opportunity to make meaningful contributions at a company that is recognized as a thought leader in both the financial services and technology industries. A DTCC career is more than a good way to earn a living. It's the chance to make a difference at a company that's truly one of a kind.



About the Team

The Chief Client Office (CCO) is focused on providing a consistent Client Experience across all business lines and geographies, enabling enhanced Client Satisfaction, Revenue Growth and Business Line Success. The CCO function includes Sales, Partners, Relationship Management, Integration, Marketing & Communications and Sales Analytics & Operations.


Company Information

Who are we?

DTCC safeguards the financial markets and helps them run efficiently – in times of prosperity and crisis. We are uniquely positioned at the center of global trading activity, processing over 100 million financial transactions every day, pioneering industry-wide, post-trade solutions and maintaining multiple data and operating centers worldwide. From where we stand, we can anticipate the industry’s needs and we’re working to continually improve the world’s most resilient, secure and efficient market infrastructure. Our employees are driven to deliver innovative technologies that improve efficiency, lower cost and bring stability and certainty to the post-trade lifecycle.

Why choose DTCC?

DTCC employees work at the center of the world’s financial markets, bringing both innovation and stability to the entire post-trade lifecycle. Our work environment favors openness and gives people freedom to do their jobs well, by encouraging diverse opinions and emphasizing teamwork. When you join our team, you’ll have an opportunity to make meaningful contributions at a company that is recognized as a thought leader in both the financial services and technology industries.

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Dice Id : 90853261
Position Id : 203627
Originally Posted : 4 months ago

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