Asset Management Senior Systems Business Analyst
Michael Page - New York, NY

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About the company
A global investment manager focused on specialty asset classes, including real estate securities, listed infrastructure, real assets, preferred securities, large cap value equities and alternative strategies.

Job Description
To provide order management system support as well as general production support for firm systems and processes. Will also participate in identifying process improvement and technology needs of the business area, gathering and documenting project business requirements and serving as a liaison between the business and IT.

Major Responsibilities and Activities
  • Responsible for providing trading/order management system support for different user groups including Portfolio Managers, Traders, Analysts, Compliance and Portfolio Accounting. Must have a good understanding of OMS workflows and related systems interfaces
  • Responsible for providing production support for non-trading systems and processes
  • Responsible for partnering with business/user group representatives to understand business processes and underlying informational and/or process automation needs, then translating those needs into formal, documented business requirements following SDLC methodologies
  • Define projects scopes and ensure timely closure on all phases of projects
  • Responsible for the data migration, system integration and deployment to the end user
  • Coordinate user acceptance testing and signoff
  • Provide overall coordination between all involved parties, using project management skills and techniques
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor Degree in Finance, Computer Science, Information Technology or related
  • 5-7 year's experience in Application Support and Development within Financial Industry
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Can effectively communicate business and technical information across the organization, being sensitive to the needs of unique audiences
  • The ability to lead, define project scope, develop and execute work plans to meet defined objectives
  • Must be able to communicate and work with other members of IT group and support the business user community
  • Must be self-motivated, creative and can operate with minimal directions
  • Knowledge of business analysis, quality assurance, and workflow tools and/or practices
  • Proficient in, or can quickly grasp applicable business processes and functions
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and is results driven with a positive attitude
  • Strong analytical thinking, problem solving skills, ability to come up with tactical and strategic solutions
  • Effective team player and collaborator
Who we are looking for
Beneficial Skills and Abilities

  • Possess strong knowledge of trading blotters, portfolio manager analytical tools, compliance module and canned OMS reporting
  • Proficient with order history parsing and analysis
  • Familiarity with middle-tier configuration and maintenance
  • FIX connectivity testing, deployment and ongoing support
  • Liaison between business users and OMS vendor support personnel. Ticket and support time management
  • Familiarity with Bloomberg market data feed and Oasys interface is a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft SQL Server, SSIS and familiarity with Data Mining concepts
  • Strong understanding and ability to write SQL script and stored procedures as well as coordinate development of new procedures as defined by new business rules and product development
  • Enterprise scheduling experience (such as Tivoli or AutoSys) is a plus
  • Enterprise data management tool experience is a plus
  • Working knowledge of financial industry, specifically buy-side asset management. Familiarity with investment management systems such as portfolio accounting, attribution and performance, settlement and reconciliation is a plus
What's on offer
Competitive

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