SWIFT is world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services. Our messaging platform, products and services connect more than 11,000 institutions. We enable our global community of users to communicate securely, exchanging standardized financial messages in a reliable way, thereby facilitating global and local financial flows, and supporting trade and commerce all around the world.
SWIFT has a unique corporate mindset, where diversity, personal development and networking are actively encouraged. And we think you'll like our office culture, built around the way we work to achieve a healthier work/life balance.
If you want to be part of our dynamic, multi-cultural institution with over 2800 employees of 70+ nationalities, in 25 offices worldwide, then explore the vast opportunities, rewards and internationally competitive packages that are waiting for you here at SWIFT.
Headquartered in Belgium, SWIFT's international governance and oversight reinforces the neutral, global character of its cooperative structure. SWIFT's global office network ensures an active presence in all the major financial centers.
Are you passionate about technologies like containers, cloud, api, no-sql databases ? Do you like driving technology and business decisions ? Do you want to be part of a workplace which is well on it's way on a transformational journey adoption new technologies and fostering innovation? We want you to join our team!
This position is open under the Technology Roadmap Team, which is a part of the Strategic Architecture department. The charter of the team is to foster technology adoption and enable innovation. The team responsibilities include Technology governance for vendor/technologies used across SWIFT, Vendor management for key software and hardware vendors and fostering Innovation and rapid prototyping.
The team is responsible for all aspects of Vendor management and the contract lifecycle, this includes researching the technology landscape, negotiating and managing complex vendor contracts and managing the vendor relationship at a Executive levels . Vendor Technologies managed by the team include: Cloud, Containers/Docker, API platform/gateway, Databases: Big-Data, No-SQL, RDBMS, SQL, PKI, HSM, Linux OS, Messaging, Application/Web Servers, Middleware etc.
The team is located in US and is looking for a dynamic, experienced vendor manager with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong analytics and problem-solving skills complemented with a sound awareness of related technical and the IT delivery cycle. The person should have the ability to multi-task while also have a good attention to detail.
A lean-forward attitude is a must to be part of the transformational journey taking place at SWIFT with the use of new and emerging Technologies. The person can thrive in this environment if they are adept at working with internal and external people, across various disciplines and can engage and hold technical and business level discussions. The person should be able to see the larger picture, help communicate it, connect and help others connect the dots, especially when it comes to taking decisions and helping drive and support decisions.
In this exciting role, you will :
The duties and responsibilities are indicative and are not meant to be exhaustive, depending on the context ,additional duties may be required and are subject to change from time to time.
SWIFT Manassas is one of two offices in the Virginia area, located a short drive from Washington DC. Over 200 employees enjoy a busy social calendar with events throughout the year, as well as being heavily involved in charitable work, with partners such as United Way, Toys for Tots and more.
SWIFT is an Equal Opportunity Employer