Lead Systems Analyst, Compliance Applications

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 19 Dec 18

Lead Systems Analyst, Compliance Applications

WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

POSITION

11 July 2018

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Overview
Title:                                                                      Lead, Compliance Applications

Location:                                                             Primary: Boston

# of Employees Supervised:                       4

Travel Required:                                               None

Reporting Manager and Title:                     Farhan Iftikhar, Manager of Portfolio Services Technology

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Responsibilities The Compliance Systems team is responsible for providing solutions that meet our guideline monitoring obligations. Guideline Monitoring is an integral part of the Portfolio Construction process - investors and portfolio managers look to leverage guidelines as key inputs into their decision making process. This critical function also protects the investment and trading process from investment errors.  In addition, the regulatory environment is under constant pressure and this team provides solutions that ensure Wellington is compliant and able to respond quickly to a regulator's request. Members of the team play critical roles in our firm's success by providing technology solutions which improve the quality, speed, and efficiency of a highly complex industry with a sophisticated client base.  It is our strong belief that the tools developed by the Compliance Systems team differentiate us from our competitors in the financial industry.
As a senior member of the Compliance Systems team, this individual will have the following responsibilities:

  • Oversight of the planning, prioritization, design, implementation, maintenance, support, and enhancement of the complex applications used by Wellington's Guideline Monitoring and Portfolio Monitoring teams
  • Partner with Business Functions to identify and document business requirements for new capabilities. This includes working closely with the Guideline Monitoring business team and managing relationships with business owners across different departments.
  • Creation and Analysis of business requirements to provide direction into solution designs, project estimates, and manage overall delivery.  The role requires hands-on involvement, problem resolution, knowledge of the software applications and data flows
  • Partnering effectively with internal Development & QA teams as well as vendors to deliver solutions
  • Interaction with other Business, IT, and Data teams within Wellington to ensure effective integration with portfolio management and trading tools
  • Team management responsibilities include the recruiting, supervision, and development of staff and consultants -lines reporting directly to this role would be for Product Owners / Business Analysts, and Production Support team members
  • Coaching and building up the team

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Minimum Requirements

7 years or more experience in a systems role supporting business professionals in the investment industry
  • Demonstrated track record throughout the systems lifecycle, with proven expertise in the analysis, delivery, and, support of major applications
  • Strong all-around project management and project methodology skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, taking initiative as necessary
  • Strong team leadership and mentoring skills, managing teams across the organization including employees, consultants and vendors
  • Demonstrate strong client focus and relationship management skills
  • Demonstrated experience in a role that supports business teams
  • Hands-on knowledge of SQL and relational database technology
  • Strong analytical and hands-on problem solving skills with an attention to detail
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or, related field is considered a plus
  • Experience with Fidessa Sentinel would be considered a plus


JOB TITLE
Lead Systems Analyst, Compliance Applications

JOB FAMILY
Systems Analysis

LOCATION
100 Federal Street

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at Wellington@icareerhelp.com .