Technology Lead – Asset Management Strategic Solutions - NYC Global Investment Bank

J Harlan Group, LLC - New York, NY

Technology Lead – Asset Management Strategic Solutions

NYC Global Investment Bank

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Technology Lead – Asset Management Strategic Solutions at a global investment bank to join a talented global asset management technology team focused on high quality and consistent delivery to support the firm in meeting their business objectives.

As the Asset Management grows technology plays an important role in bringing together its operations to provide innovative services to its clients. To partner with the business and drive these outcomes, they are looking for a talented and highly motivated technology leader with strong knowledge on managing technology development teams, multiple business relationships and track record of successful delivery to lead a brand-new team.

Bringing your sense of ownership, you will be accountable for prioritizing, requirements gathering and delivering software solutions in partnership with global asset management teams.

Your innovation approach will be utilized as you work with proprietary systems to service investment professional in their day-to-day business as well develop high quality, low maintenance software solutions.

Your drive for improvement will add value as you provide bespoke problem solving and troubleshooting, manage incidents and implementing tactical issues.

This fast growing and dynamic investment organization is experiencing exceptional growth and is looking for exceptional people to power its next phase of growth. The Technology Lead – Asset Management will be a significant contributor in enabling their vision and helping the organization to grow and improve their investment business.


  • Develop senior relationships to gain and utilize a deep understanding of the business wins to transform current business models with innovative technology solutions.
  • Become a valued partner by anticipating and proposing alternative solutions to help business extend their reach.
  • Lead DevOps team to provide end-to-end design, delivery and operation of applications and solutions.
  • Develop and set platform priorities, budgets, and resourcing requirements.
  • Run the technology in line with the bank’s policies and architecture standards to ensure risks are understood, communicated, and effectively mitigated.
  • Champion technology excellence, practice, and innovative technologies to automate, simplify and innovate the technology landscape.

The ideal candidate would have a background including software development expertise and superior problem-solving skills

  • Have significantly demonstrated hands-on experience of managing and developing technology solutions to multiple internal clients.
  • Have a track record on driving digitalization, automation, and data adoption with business partners,
  • Entrepreneurial, highly motivated, and self-directed with a strong delivery mindset.
  • Able to articulate complex technical problems and their solutions simply.
  • passionate about building and leading, high-performing delivery teams and proposing and achieving successful outcomes for a significant asset management business.
  • Adept at engaging, collaborating, and influencing people at all levels and areas of financial services organizations
  • Have experience in program and delivery management, including budgets and forecasts.
  • Excellent in collaborating across global teams, navigating time zones effectively and have flexibility to prioritize your time and travel
  • Previous asset management experience is beneficial.
  • Experience with lively, organic, highly collaborative environments
  • Ability to craft creative and practical solutions to problems and express those solutions in code.
  • Must be an entrepreneurial, self-motivated, open-minded, conceptual, intelligent, bright individual who is intellectually honest & open to debate with excellent synthesis abilities.
  • Strong desire to contribute and build a business – not just solve novel problems.


  • Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or Math with a background in Computer Science / Engineering, Mathematical or related educational background

An individual who loves solving deep and complex technical and business problems and wants to have an outsized impact with the products they build and deliver. An individual with a passion for technology, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class software.

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment banking firm on the leading edge of the global markets. The management team needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are leaders, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial. Everyone at the firm works in a highly collaborative and charged environment.

Successful candidates are:

  • Analytic and relentless in pursuit of the right answer
  • Strong communicators who excel at rapid synthesis
  • Able to demonstrate sound business judgment
  • Able to digest complexity while maintaining an understanding of the “big picture” of business needs
  • Team players who are energized by a collaborative enterprise

If you or anyone in your network would be interested in this opportunity, please send resume to Jerry Goldberg at or directly contact us at (212) 792-0099

About the Client:

The firm is a major Global Investment Bank with expertise in banking, they operate in over 50 countries and employ over 15,000 people worldwide. They’re one of the largest financial services providers in the world, and are also engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate banking, and wealth and investment management. They provide large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing, and risk management needs.

The firm’s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients

Posted On: Thursday, September 29, 2022

Position Contact
Jerry Goldberg
Manager Director
(212) 792-0099

After years as a Senior Financial Services Executive, I have decided to make a career change and leverage my vast knowledge of the financial services and technology industry as an executive recruiter and have opened an executive search and recruiting firm "J Harlan Group, LLC' specializing in technology and financial services talent search.

Financial Services Executive with expansive Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Brokerage, Commercial Banking and Insurance experience. With combined expertise as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Principal/Consultant, my responsibilities have expanded a broad cross-section of business disciplines – technology, strategic planning, operations management, HR, administration, outsourcing, business development, strategic partnering, product development, financial operations and reporting, client relationship management.

Specialties: • Leadership authority for building and managing the technological, operational, and administrative platforms for financial services organizations.

• Contributed significantly to starting, developing and building a privately-held organization into a $1 billion market cap publicly traded company on the NYSE within five years of inception.

• Recognized achievements in building top-performing, best-in-class organizations capable of supporting corporate objectives.

Contact: – 212-792-0099 – 

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