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TSR is a relationship-based, customer-focused IT and technical services staffing company.

For over 40 years TSR, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, TSR Consulting Services, have prospered in the Information Technology staffing business, earning the respect of companies both large and small with well refined candidate screening, timely placement, and a real understanding of the right skill sets required by our clients.

Mission & Vision

We do not believe in building a vision around the company but building a company around our vision, which is simply;

Every employee’s voice matters, their effort is appreciated, and their talent is rewarded.

We challenge each employee daily, to raise the bar on how we treat our consultants and candidates. For far too long in this industry, candidates have been ghosted, lied to, or placed at a client and then forgotten about. Each day our staff works tirelessly at qualifying and placing, top talent with our clients, in a compassionate and caring manner.

Not every candidate is a match for the job, but every candidate and consultant will be treated with respect and professionalism.

Program Leader Trading

Job Description

  • Location: Newark, New Jersey
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #64742

Our client, a leading financial company is hiring a Program Leader  Trader on a contract basis.

Work Location

Remote/Newark, NJ


  • Plan Management – Ensure workplans and schedules are complete and due dates attainable. Assume responsibility for quality of planning including activity definition, sequencing and maintenance of the plan via Plan CRs when necessary
  • Integration Management – Lead all aspects of the integration and assembly process as it relates to the sub capability area, ensuring Integration Points, Services, Files and other Dependencies are integrated in a timely, quality manner to support solution delivery
  • Scope Management – Take an active role in helping lead the scope of the solution, supervising and participating in the Scope CR process to ensure changes are correctly estimated and that Day 1 vs Day 2 dialog with UBS is factful
  • Resource Management – Assist in the identification, hiring training and direct supervision of team resource additions. Ensure financial and resource forecast is up-to-date and in-synch with the Scope Management process
  • Quality Management – Ensure efficient defect management and escalation. Monitor testing progress and escalate when required. Work to validate and sign-off the revised SIT Test Program (i.e., functional, integration, test cases, test scenarios, etc.), interfacing when required with the Testing Vertical and sub capability QA Lead
  • Communications Management – Ensure accurate and timely reporting on sub capability deliverable status, issue write-ups, and action plans. Work directly to escalate major and severe issues. 
  • Risk Management – Proactively identify risks to delivery and put in place mitigation plans to lessen probability and severity of occurrence

Required Skills

  • 15+ years of experience as a proven leader managing complex executions in the financial services or fintech industries
  • Significant subject-matter expertise with front-to-back trading platforms and product offerings
  • Proven ability to lead large teams across multiple disciplines
  • Large Program Governance and partner management experience a plus.
  • Must be able to both focus on the details as well as comprehend the big picture
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Has a strong can-do attitude and can build relationships with partners both horizontally and vertically across the organization
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