Viking Global Investors LP is a global investment firm founded in 1999. We manage more than $46 billion of capital for our investors across public equity, private equity, and credit and structured capital investment strategies. We have more than 275 employees and offices in Stamford, New York, Hong Kong, London, and San Francisco.

 

LOCATION: 600 Washington Boulevard, Stamford, CT (3 In Office, 2 WFH)

JOB FUNCTION

Join established, high performing Technology Product Manager team and play a key role in solving business information problems by using a repeatable approach; developing requirements, designing, and implementing solutions which enable the business to achieve its goals.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Analysis
    • Serve as liaison between end users and software engineering team.
    • Determine operational objectives by studying business functions; gather information; evaluate output requirements.
    • Develop solution options, build consensus with end users to help decision making, and build proof-of-concept models.
    • Work with development team to design systems by analyzing requirements, construct workflow charts and diagrams, study system capabilities, write business specifications and use cases.
    • Serve as application owners, expert in existing application functionality; liaise with vendors to resolve open questions.
    • Provide references for users by writing and maintaining user documentation, release notes and FAQ’s.
    • Provide application support to users; facilitate end user training.
  • Software Testing
    • Perform Quality Assurance testing of software changes ensuring results meet requirements, including managing upgrades.
    • Facilitate acceptance testing with users; capture, prioritize and resolve any identified issues prior to release.
    • Introduce QA Automation Tools / techniques / best practices for Manual, Semi-Automated and Automated testing.
  • Project Management
    • Maintain Project Portfolio, reporting project status and progress tracking of in-flight strategic initiatives.
    • Define individual project requirements by identifying milestones and phases; manage project team to plan.
    • Drive project progress; identify, track, and escalate issues; resolve problems; publish progress reports.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An undergraduate degree with a record of academic success
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Superior visualization skills
  • Experience with Workday platform including:
  • Financials modules, Adaptive planning, OfficeConnect, Banking integrations, punch-out capabilities, Strategic Sourcing module
  • HCM modules, Time Tracking, Absence Mgmt, Benefits, Learning, Media Cloud, advanced compensation, CloudConnect for Benefits, Learning, and Payroll, as well as Greenhouse integrations
  • US Payroll modules
  • PRISM, Workday Extend, Kainos SmartShield, Kainos SmartTest Kainos SmartAudit
  • Workday administrative functions including:
    • Smart Proxy, Security Administration, Community User Management, Training Coordinator, Named Support Contact, Customer Central Security Administration.
  • Experience with Project Management tools including: Microsoft Project, Jira, SmartSheet, etc.

The ideal candidate possesses the following traits:

  • Execution orientation: drive for results.
  • High energy level, enthusiasm, flexibility, and helpful attitude: solution and partnership orientation.
  • Adaptability: Ability to perform well under pressure.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: working with others across the firm and external constituents calls for an individual who enjoys developing professional relationships.
  • Team-orientation: a willingness to work collaboratively with other team members and pitch in on ad-hoc tasks and requests to ensure all needs are met.
  • Efficient communicator: clear, direct communication is valued in a robust and busy work environment.
  • Proactivity: an ability to recognize, anticipate and address needs with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Sound judgment: Operate discreetly with sensitive or confidential information.
  • Accountability: ownership of individual responsibilities and work product.
  • Process-orientation: a strong attention to detail and an eagerness to continually improve.
  • Financial industry experience: preferred

Viking is an equal opportunity employer.  Questions about your candidacy and requests for reasonable accommodation in the recruitment process should be directed to recruiting@vikingglobal.com

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