Sr. Systems Analyst - Hedge Funds (w/ Financial Industry Experience)
The Sponsored Products Systems Team is responsible for providing systems capabilities to Hedge Management, Trust Company and Management Portfolios business areas. Members of the team play critical roles in our firms success by providing technology solutions that improve the quality, speed, and efficiency of highly complex decision-making processes. We are seeking candidates for a Senior Systems Analyst position who will work closely with the company's business and technology teams to help define, implement and support technology solutions to business problems. Responsibilities Build and maintain strong client relationships across multiple business teams Work closely with these investment professionals to understand business problems and to define effective solutions Coordinate with teams across the IS department in technical design, solution identification & evaluation, and final candidate selection Actively participate in the analysis of requirements, detailed functional design, test, deployment, and support of new technology solutions implemented Provide ongoing issue tracking, error resolution and status reporting Stay abreast of the state of the art as it relates to technology trends and business processes, both within Wellington and throughout the industry Keys to this Position 1. Seeking strong Systems Analysis skills within the Investment industry. 2. Domain knowledge: Solid experience in the front office (ideally hedge funds but we will also look at fixed income, equities or derivatives). We will also look at certain back office functions such as derivative and hedge fund Operations. Since there are 2 positions, one will be in Hedge Funds and the other will be supporting Client Reporting - Investment Management experience is required - Front Office experience would be ideal. 3. Technical: SQL (ideally PL/SQL). Any exposure to OBI (Oracle Business Intelligence) reporting tools are a big plus. 4. Excellent communication skills are required as this individual will be interfacing directly with the business. This is critical for the individual to succeed. Qualifications Seven to ten years experience in the financial services industry, with five years of experience in the investment industry or global capital markets Hedge fund or trust company business systems experience is a strong plus Demonstrated experience in business analysis for medium to large initiatives including knowledge of software requirements gathering processes Demonstrated client focus and relationship management skills Clear ability to understand complex concepts and to learn quickly Excellent written and verbal communications skills Hands-on knowledge of SQL and relational database technology Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, mission-critical production environment Strong delivery focus Bachelors degree is required; CFA charter, or work towards one is preferred Eliassen Group, a national technology consulting and staffing solutions company, introduces companies to high quality and committed professionals for project, supplemental and permanent opportunities. An award-winning firm, Eliassen invests in its people through relationship-building strategies that result in long-term associations and goodwill among candidates and clients. At Eliassen, our skilled consultants maximize our clients' technological potential. Eliassen is the leading source of opportunities for today's in-demand specialists. Please visit our website for detailed position descriptions. For our clients, we provide unparalleled technology project and staffing solutions. For our consultants, we provide challenge and great opportunities to develop your expertise. For our internal staff of technical recruiters and account executives, we provide an environment that has been recognized as a "Best Place to Work" by Boston Business Journal for 5 consecutive years. Headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts, Eliassen has regional offices in Mansfield, MA, New London, CT, Charlotte, NC and the New York Metro area. If you have a relationship with an Eliassen recruiter, please contact him/her directly. THIRD-PARTY SUB-CONTRACTING AGENCIES NEED NOT APPLY! Proof of eligibility to work in US required.
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