Lead Systems Analyst, Derivatives Applications

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

Lead Systems Analyst, Derivatives 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

This is a Business Analyst role supporting Calypso OTC Derivatives application 
 

The person will work with users (Traders, Portfolio Managers, Back Office) to resolve daily problems related to trading of OTC derivatives instruments 

Additionally this individual will assist with business analysis on multiple derivatives related projects performing gap analysis between current workflows and existing systems, making recommendations for improvements where required
 

This is a hands-on analyst role requiring expertise in Derivatives and the ability to contribute to multiple projects at the same time

Responsibilities

  • Be a hands-on subject matter expert in Derivatives front to back processing
  • Implement and sustain a "best in class" systems platform to enhance, maintain, and support the Wellington suite of Derivatives applications
  • Provide leadership in delivering software applications by collaborating with a broad range of business and IT teams to implement solutions to address complex business workflows
  • Interface with senior members of user community in an iterative manner to understand and design solutions. The ability to articulate and present systems capabilities in business-outcome terms to business teams is a core competency of this role.
  • Partner and coordinate efforts with business users, software developers, database architects, and external software and data vendors both on and off shore
  • Provide business specifications and work with the development team to translate them to technical specifications
  • Refine estimation, planning, development / integration, testing and deployment processes


Requirements: 
  • At least 10+ years working as a Systems Analyst 
  • Solid understanding of Derivatives instruments and associated workflows 
  • 3+ years of experience working with and knowledge of Calypso or similar OTC derivatives system (Murex, Front Arena, Summit) 
  • Experience supporting the Front Office is a must 
  • Ability and willingness to work in a fast-paced, mission-critical production environment 
  • Prior experience working in either an investment bank, hedge fund, asset manager, or software vendor for one of the commercial derivatives systems 
  • Very good communication skills 
  • Good knowledge of SQL (ability to write queries to get data, this role is not responsible for any development) 
  • Bachelor's degree is required


JOB TITLE
Lead Systems Analyst, Derivatives 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 .