Lead Systems Analyst (Developer/Hybrid)

  • DOE
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • The Resource Collaborative
  • 14 Feb 19

Our Client is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With US$1 trillion in assets under management as of June 30, 2017, they serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 55 countries. Their innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies.

As a member of the Investor Boutiques Technology team, this individual will be responsible for solutions delivery for Portfolio Management teams. This is an ideal opportunity to join a strong, collaborative team and apply business and/or technical skills to enable investment processes to become more effective. This position requires a high level of direct interaction with the firm's talented community of investors and excellent communication and delivery skills. This individual must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task and work on a variety of assignments with people at all levels of the organization. Ongoing training and development will be provided to further develop and hone the individual's quantitative and fundamental skillset.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the requirements gathering, systems analysis, development, testing and maintenance of investment tools on the firm's Investment Modelling Framework
  • Learn and support proprietary investment applications used by investors globally
  • Create and communicate delivery timelines and manage shifting priorities
  • Develop a partnership with broad technology teams to ensure successful delivery of high quality business solutions
  • Provide training and support for Investment Modelling Framework solutions
  • Provide regular status reports and issue tracking
  • Provide occasional off-hours testing and support


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, Finance or related field with good mathematical acumen
  • 5+ years of experience as a Software Developer with solid accomplishments
    • Demonstrated experience developing in a structured programming language like JavaScript, Python, or Java
    • Demonstrated experience writing SQL and working with database technologies
  • Knowledge of any of the following technologies is a strong plus:
    • ReactJS / AngularJS / JavaScript
    • OpenFin
    • Node.js
    • GraphQL
    • Python
    • AWS (EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift, S3, Athena, Lambda, ELB)
    • SQL Server 2016 / MySQL Aurora
    • WebServices and Data Formats
    • Market Data (Bloomberg, FactSet, HOLT, S&P, Thompson Reuters)
  • 5+ years of experience within the financial industry preferred
    • Demonstrated experience and understanding of the asset management business
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills gained through experience in a relevant financial domain
    • Experience with implementing models for securities, risk, attribution, scenario analysis and portfolio optimization or equivalent experience preferred
  • Strong prioritization skills, with the ability to dynamically re-prioritize as business needs change
  • Willingness and ability to work independently and as part of a team, in a fast-paced business-critical environment
  • Strong delivery focus and ability to proactively overcome obstacles
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with strong follow through skills
  • Attention to detail, self-discipline and passion to drive and innovate