• Stratford Solutions
  • $134,560.00 -134,560.00/year*
  • New York, NY
  • Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance
  • Full-Time
  • 48 Wall St

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Our clients Investment Department is seeking an experienced investment technology professional to enhance its technology systems and processes. This represents a unique opportunity to join a dedicated team of investment professionals and assist in the build-out of its operations. Under the general direction of the Chief Investment Officer and the Chief StrategyRisk Officer, the role of the Technology Analyst will implement best-in-class IT solutions to satisfy the business and operational requirements of the Investments Department and advise leadership on new initiatives to bolster the departmentrsquos data, performance and technological capabilities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to bull Work closely with custodian, consultant(s), asset managers and the internal investment team to improve data flow and streamline processes. bull Manage integration projects encompassing external and third-party data feeds. bull Serve as point of contact for Investment Department systems related matters and serve as facilitator for resolving systems or data related issues. bull Act as Bloomberg system administrator and subject matter expert for the front, middle and back office functionalities. bull Act as an internal subject matter expert on BlackRockrsquos Aladdin system serve as a liaison between BlackRockrsquos Aladdin team and clients investment staff suggest and facilitate improvements in data flows and processes lead the effort to ensure new asset classes, new data fields, additional analytic enhancements etc. as requested are incorporated into the Aladdin system accurately and on schedule. bull Coordinate with front, middle and back office teams to establish best practices and assist in keeping process documentation up to date and suggest improvements. bull Create a leaner strategy for the Investment Department provide guidance on functionality that would enhance our performance be proactive by automating processes while being risk aware. bull Serve as the liaison for the Investment Department in new technology related projects and help oversee projects from start to finish (particularly in strategy, writing business requirements, and testing) bull Serve as a steward of the Investment Department data integrity and quality. The candidate will be expected to play a key role in developing and implementing a robust data culture. The candidate will be expected to refine andor develop processes to ensure that data is accurately fed into the various systems used by the department and that various systems reflect consistent data. bull Oversee Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery planning for the Investments Department. bull Ad-hoc projects as assigned by CRO and CIO Basic Qualifications Bachelorrsquos degree with strong academic qualifications. Candidate should have a minimum of 5 years of experience in investment technology with knowledge of the full spectrum of asset classes, especially fixed income, public equity, private equity and real estate. Familiarity with fixed income trading operations is essential given clients day to day trading activity. Familiarity with externally managed assets (separate accounts and fund structures) is also essential. Familiarity with software systems used to facilitate transactions, run analytics and house data such as Bloomberg, BlackRock Aladdin, YieldBook, CAMRA and Oracle Financials is necessary. Familiarity with Intex and Trepp is a plus, as is familiarity with systems for alternative asset classes. Seeking candidates with the following knowledge, skills and abilities bull Goal-oriented individual with solid organizational skills - Strong interest in the financial markets with excellent quantitative and analytical skills bull Ability to work well-independently and in team settings bull Demonstrated ability to manage technology projects from start to finish bull Ability to establish consensus and compromise amongst different stakeholders bull Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously keeping stakeholders up to date on timelines bull Extensive knowledge of Bloomberg, including the API and overall framework bull Knowledge of BlackRock Aladdin reporting capabilities bull Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Exc
Associated topics: analyze, bi, business analyst, consult, investment analytics, law, refine, refinement, regulation, strategy

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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