Data Analyst
Wellington Management - Boston, MA

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The Company:
Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management Company, LLP is one of the world’s largest independent investment management firms. With US$719 billion in assets under management as of 31 March 2012, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 50 countries. Our 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 private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. We welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise.

Summary:
As part of the Data Infrastructure Team, the Data Analyst is a key member of Investment Data & Derivative Services, providing tactical and strategic data-related business analysis and project management to the entire firm.

The ideal candidate will have excellent problem solving and project management skills, solid technical abilities, and several years of experience working with security reference, derived, fundamental, or analytic data. This individual must be adept in both a team and individual contributor role.

Responsibilties:
•Provide business analysis for firm-wide data projects and enhancements to existing Wellington applications
•Define and execute Quality Assurance and User Acceptance tests.
•Project management responsibilities include defining requirements, participating in solution creation, and integration into business processes
•Diagnose data exceptions and recommend controls to ensure data accuracy
•Research questions posed by Wellington data users

Qualifications:
•Minimum 5 years of business analysis and project management experience throughout a project lifecycle in a financial services environment
•Degree in Finance, Information Science, or related discipline. Advanced degree or related professional certification preferred. Progress towards CFA a plus
•Advanced knowledge of tools and techniques for presenting and analyzing data including; SQL, Excel relational databases and data marts
•Proven relationships with leading data vendors (e.g. Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Markit, IDC)
•Experience with security master data (security reference, derived, fundamental, and analytic data) and workflows associated with maintaining the data
•Experience with solutions for managing reference data (e.g. Golden Source, Cadis, Eagle, Asset Control). Cadis certification and prior experience working on a reference data project implementation strongly preferred.
•Strong understanding of financial instruments, including the relationship between products and the data required for each instrument type
•Good written and oral communication skills
•Detail-oriented and quality-focused individual
•Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
•Creative thinker, fast learner, and curious

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