Lead Systems Analyst, Risk Applications

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA Boston MA US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 21 Aug 18 2018-08-21

Lead Systems Analyst, Risk 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

RESPONSIBILITIES

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

  • Be a hands-on subject matter expert in Investment Risk technologies
  • Implement and sustain a "best in class" systems platform to enhance, maintain, and support the Wellington suite of Risk 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
  • Work with the development team to lead the entire software lifecycle development process including end-to-end systems analysis, functional design, UX design, testing and implementation and deployment of Risk software solutions to Wellington's production environment.
  • 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
  • Build and validate prototypes (in Excel, Python, Java, or Java Script)
  • Facilitate identification of needs broadly shared across business units. Highlight potential high value add opportunities that might serve specific areas
  • Assist business governance structures in prioritizing these needs by providing cost-benefit insights
  • Refine estimation, planning, development / integration, testing and deployment processes
  • Establish timely and frequent two way communication with stakeholders


KEYS TO THE POSITION
  • Demonstrated experience in Investment Risk technology Good quantitative skills
  • Very good understanding of financial products across all asset classes (bonds, equity, fx, commodity, derivatives)
  • Strong software development knowledge with exposure to emerging technology trends
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Strategic thinker with a high attention to detail


QUALIFICATIONS
  • 7+ years of experience in delivering Investment Risk technology solutions in investment management or financial services environments
  • Ability to manage a small team of individuals to deliver best-in-breed technology solutions
  • Excellent understanding of Investment Risk
  • Strong understanding of financial instruments across all asset classes (equity, fixed income, currency, commodity)
  • Good understanding of Derivatives
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Proven delivery record working as an individual contributor or subject matter expert on Investment Risk related projects
  • Ability to think, communicate and act strategically. Ability to back up strategic thinking with reliable delivery
  • Strong leadership and change management capabilities
  • Broad understanding of current technologies with ability to review merits of proposed architectures and validity of effort estimates
  • Demonstrated track record through the systems development lifecycle, with proven expertise in the analysis, delivery and support of major applications
  • Experience with global delivery and support
  • Keen intellect, strong communication skills and collaborative instincts
  • Strong judgment and integrity
  • Innovative, resourceful and risk tolerant
  • Strong planning and project management skills
  • Experience with one or more of Java, Python, R, Javascript
  • Experience and success operating in an Agile development environment.  Understanding of the Agile development methodology and iterative development
  • B.S. or advanced degree in Computer Science, Business, Economics, Finance or related subject
  • CFA, FRM or work towards one is a plus


JOB TITLE
Lead Systems Analyst, Risk Applications

JOB FAMILY
Systems Analysis

LOCATION
280 Congress

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 .