Data Analyst / Engineer - Investment Management

  • £500-650
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Contract, Full time
  • TEKsystems
  • 21 Mar 18 2018-03-21

Data Analyst to work in Front Office Technology for a tier one Investment Management organisation.

  • Analysis and documentation of complex Front Office investments data and analytics requirements
  • Ensure that documentation is high quality, thorough and complete, well understood by all parties and enables sign-off
  • Data analysis, modelling, mapping and gap analysis across vendor solutions and disparate legacy platforms
  • Design and development of data comparison and validation tools to support gap analysis of vendor solutions versus requirements
  • Design and development of prototype solutions and workflows, assessment of alternative solution options and recommendations with supporting rationale
  • Pro-active and independent engagement with business and technology partners of varying associate/management levels to ensure clarity of the problem/opportunity and elicit business requirements, questioning and challenging where necessary
  • Communication with vendors to ensure requirements and solutions are clearly articulated and understood by all parties
  • Ensure project deliverable timelines are met and business priorities are delivered
  • Support technical partners with business SME knowledge
  • Actively participate in agile process, provide regular status updates to Scrum Masters/Project Managers
  • Identify risks and issues with prompt escalation and proposals for mitigating action
  • Assist Project Managers with planning and supporting tasks
  • Work closely with Project Managers to ensure stakeholders are fully engaged


  • Minimum B.Sc in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or equivalent


Required Skills & Experience:

  • At least 5 years investment management/investment banking industry experience
  • Strong understanding of investment management data, processes and data lifecycle across front, middle and back-office
  • Strong experience implementing security reference mastering solutions (e.g. PolarLake, Markit EDM, Cadis, Eagle)
  • Strong track record of analyzing, modelling and mapping complex analytics and benchmark related data and supporting processes, and successfully delivering business solutions
  • Experience with Bloomberg Back Office files, Per security, B-PIPE, API
  • Experience and understanding of a broad range of asset classes including Equities, Fixed Income, Money Market, Mortgages, FX, Derivatives, Municipals
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills; demonstrated ability to employ fact-based decision-making to resolve complex problems, by applying logic analysis, experience and business knowledge
  • Agile/Scrum practices, principles, mindset and tools e.g. Rally and JIRA
  • Strong SQL skills/knowledge of relational databases and concepts
  • Ability to take ownership of issues and suggest solutions
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others in a global team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills