Systems 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.

Wellington’s Trading Operational Support unit is seeking a systems analyst to join the team supporting our Equity Stock Trading, Equity Basket Trading, and Equity Derivatives Trading Desks. Support of our Fixed Income Corporate, Money Market, High Yield, and Foreign Exchange Trade desks will be a secondary responsibility. The trading systems group provides a high level of electronic trading automation and tools to automate the post-trade allocation notification process. Currently, the systems provide a means for traders to electronically receive orders, execute, and send allocation reports to multiple execution platforms. Qualified applicants must possess a strong knowledge of technology, trading, and financial services. Candidates must also possess excellent communication skills, be self-motivated, willing to work in an energetic, fun, fast pasted and team-oriented group. The ability to manage multiple priorities is required. This position requires some partial early, late and weekend shift coverage.

Daily activities and responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to:
•Support of technology located on Wellington trading desks
•Spending a large portion of work time on the trading floor
•Phone support; answering trader questions in an expeditious manner
•Researching reported problems. Generating story level enhancements or bug defects via existing technical tools and process methods.
•Helping other WMC business groups with trading related questions and problems
•Operational readiness and rollout of new versions of applications
•Test new technology and vendor interfaces into Wellington applications
•Some project management responsibilities
•Contribute to the development of internal and external documentation
•BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
•3 to 5 years experience supporting or working with Financial Systems and/or Trading Applications
•Strong SQL skills
•Experience with Equity Trading would be very desirable
•Experience with FIX and FIX network providers, Bloomberg, LatentZero Sentinel, FXConnect, Crossmar CMS, ECNs and ATSs (TradeWeb, MarketAxess, RediPlus, etc…), Algorithmic and strategy trading, Oasys, and Omgeo CTM
•1 – 2 years Programming Experience
•Knowledge of Relational Database Systems and Websphere MQ
•Knowledge of Data Services and Data Service Vendors would be a plus
•Familiarity with Pre-trade and compliance systems

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