At Morgan Stanley, we advise, originate, trade, manage and
distribute capital for governments, institutions and individuals,
and always do so with a standard of excellence. We are a leading
global financial services firm that conducts its business through
three principal business segments. Institutional Securities, Wealth
Management (WM), and Investment Management. The Firm's employees
serve clients worldwide from more than 1,200 offices in 43
Our WM business is one of the largest in the world with more
than $2 trillion in client assets, $73 billion in lending balances,
and nearly 16,000 Financial Advisors in 600 offices across the U.S.
Our Financial Advisors focus on delivering timely, customized
solutions and services that help clients meet their financial and
life goals. Our offering includes brokerage and investment advisory
services, financial and wealth planning, access to credit and
lending, cash management, annuities and insurance, and retirement
As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is
critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values
rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan
Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a
professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and
grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives
and needs is an important part of our culture.
Global Banking Technology (GBT) is a dynamic and fast-paced area
within the Firm?s WM Technology Division. We are responsible for
creating innovative technology solutions for the Private Banking
Group (PBG), one of the strategic growth areas of the Firm,
providing cash management and lending products and services to our
WM clients. This includes state-of-the-art technology for a
nationwide network of Private Bankers and product specialists who
work with Financial Advisors to provide access to products and
services such as online banking, cards, deposit products,
residential mortgages, and securities-based loans and tailored
lending. If you are an exceptional individual who is interested in
solving complex problems and building sophisticated solutions in a
dynamic team environment, GBT is the place for you.
We are looking for a passionate program manager (aka Fleet
Delivery Lead) to drive critical technology initiatives within
private bank. You will become a key member of the Bank?s
Investments and Finance Technology group. Working closely with
traders, corporate controllers, treasurers and various technology
partners, you will oversee and coordinate the several mission
critical projects, technology solutions, and other strategic
initiatives across several business domains. The ideal candidate
embodies the core values being client focused, lead with
excellence, do the right thing, and is team oriented. The candidate
brings knowledge of Agile principles and values, ceremonies,
experiences in collaboration across complex organizations, removing
impediments, and ensuring team progress towards their missions and
deliverables. Candidate must possess strong leadership skills, able
to resolve issues and interdependencies across organizations.
Develop execution roadmap across multiple workstreams and
Drive program (Fleet) delivery through Agile methodologies and
standardization, managing dependencies, and facilitating
Identify required resourcing, project estimates, and perform
supply-demand analyses across the Fleet in association with group
leaders and in alignment with budgetary and Workforce Strategy
Coach and mentor the Scrum Masters to promote Agile culture,
values, behaviors, and principles across Business, Development and
Manage interdependencies, bearhugs, and handshakes across the
Fleet and outside of the Fleet for horizontal work.
Ensure Scrum Master alignment to overall Fleet roadmap and
support Squad design across teams.
Create a collaborative team environment, partner with Agile
Coaches to provide constructive feedback for continuous Agile
Ensure ongoing alignment to Fleet KBRs across squads and track
squad metrics across the Fleet.
Develop team norms and balance workload for onshore and offshore
developers, testers and Product Owners.
Create Squad-level view of work plans and conduct Agile
meetings/ceremonies (e.g., Product Framing, Scrum of Scrums, Fleet
Sync, Fleet Steering, Chapter Ceremonies, Fleet Day, Annual
Planning and Strategic Review and Incremental Business Review
Develop execution plan on roadmap and track and resolve
Fleet-level dependencies, blockers and risks.
Maintain metrics and report project statuses (e.g.,
velocity/burn down charts, financial status, issues/risks, etc.) on
a regular basis to Fleet Leads, and to senior stakeholders.
Manage engagement with external partners (e.g., Cybersecurity,
ASG, DevOps, Tech Arch, etc.).
Take ownership to drive through resolutions of issues or
blockers, coordinate directly with other development/product teams
on inter-dependencies or through Scrum-of-Scrum ceremony.
Oversee Release Management for large deployments across Fleet
and take a lead role in overall release management, which includes
end-to-end regression test coordination, ensuring artifact
adherence, runbook coordination, and deployment support.
Oversee production issues and infrastructure changes on
origination system; partner with Product Owner on impact assessment
and prioritization on production issues.
10 years of experience within a large complex corporate
organization or major consulting organization acting in a capacity
of leader of Scrum Masters or leader of Project Managers
Highly versed in Scrum and Kanban methodologies.
Technical background in integration, development, testing,
Quick learner capable of understanding and implementing
front-to-back solutions and performing in-depth analysis as
required to resolve issues.
Excellent relationship management, communication, teamwork, and
influence skills; ability to operate at senior levels in both
written and verbal communications.
Ability to develop full-scale project plans and associated
communication documents; including identifying and managing project
dependencies and critical path.
Experience estimating resources and participants needed to
achieve project goals.
Ability to proactively manage change in project scope, identify
potential issues, and devise contingencies.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a
Detail oriented, organized, self-motivated, and able to work
independently as well as in a team environment.
Strong familiarity with Agile project management software/tools
(e.g., JIRA, etc.).
Proficient with MS Office applications: Excel, MS Project,
Visio, Word, and PowerPoint. Desired Skills
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification.
Excellent presentation skills.