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[NE-Financial-Services-IT-Jobs] Digest Number 1299

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Digest #1299

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Fri Jun 17, 2016 6:45 am (PDT) . Posted by:

"Gary Wright" wrightassociates


Know anyone for this role? - Any referrals would be greatly appreciated.

Position Title - WR75709R052016

Lead Systems Analyst - Fixed Income Trading - Investment Management -
Boston, MA Area - $$ Open

Outstanding Compensation Package - Base + Bonus + PS

Local Candidates Only Please

Company

Large, successful, and growing Boston based Investment Management Firm -
Great Company - Lots of Upside - Outstanding Compensation Package - Bonus -
Profit Sharing etc. Join a team oriented, collaborative, results focused
environment and become part of an elite organization with great growth
possibilities.

Position Summary:

The firm's Trading System is available on a 24-hour basis, supporting
Equity, Fixed Income and Derivatives trading in all global markets. The
Lead Systems Analyst will contribute to all aspects of the definition,
implementation, and support of the Trading Applications. This position
requires a high level of direct interaction with traders, trade
administrators, and portfolio managers as well as excellent communication
skills and strong trading domain knowledge.

Responsibilities:

* Partner with the Fixed Income trading business to define and
document the requirements for the fixed income trading system

* Take ownership for the delivery of functionality

* Identify specific industry initiatives that require product
changes and new product development. This extends from improving the
existing products to developing next generation products.

* You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy;
a big-picture vision, and an ability to work with various internal teams to
execute on that vision.

* Collaborate with software developers, database architects,
vendors, and other IT and business teams to analyze and determine functional
specifications and UI design for new applications and enhancements to
existing applications.

* Develop deep knowledge and expertise in specific trading
workflows

* Work with traders to prioritize needs and ensure communication to
keep them apprised of progress

* Facilitate resolution of production issues by working with
appropriate teams to research problems, track progress and determine and
document solutions

Required Skills and Competencies:

* 8+ years BA or systems analysis experience in trading or
portfolio management

* Demonstrated experience in project management and business
analysis for medium to large initiatives

* Strong knowledge of Fixed Income trading practices and market

* Experience with Blackrock Aladdin, Charles River, Latent Zero,
Longview is a plus

* Experience with Tradeweb, Market Axess, Flextrade, TSOX is a plus

* Strong knowledge of order management systems (OMS), Financial
Information eXchange protocol (FIX), electronic trading practices and
markets

* Self-motivated and willing to work in an energetic, fast paced
team environment

* Experience in a systems role supporting investment professionals

* Excellent verbal and written communications skills

* Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities

* Experience with Oracle/SQL, PL/SQL, VBA, or Java considered a
plus

* Bachelor's degree required

* A CFA or demonstrated progress toward a CFA would be considered a
plus

Keys to this Position:

1) Strong Systems or Business Analysis skills are required.

2) We are seeking solid knowledge of Fixed Income.

3) Leadership skills are required.

4) Technical: SQL is a plus, not required.

5) Experience with Charles River, Latent Zero, Longview, Tradeweb,
Market Axess would be a plus.

6) Sources: The best candidates will come from another buy side or
sell side firm or a Vendor.

Contact Information - Resumes in Word format to:

Gary Wright - President - Wright Associates

Phone - (508) 761-6354 - Email - GaryWright@WrightAssociates.org
<mailto:replywrightassociates@verizon.net> - WEB Site -
www.wrightassociates.org <http://www.wrightassociates.org/>

Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:41 am (PDT) . Posted by:

"Gary Wright" wrightassociates


Know anyone for this role? - Any referrals would be greatly appreciated.

Position Title - WR161017052016

Research Data Analytics Analyst - JavaScript - SQL - SAS/R - Big Data -
Investment Mgt. - Boston, MA Area - $$ Open

Outstanding Compensation Package - Base + Bonus + PS

Relo. possible for exceptional candidates

Company

Large, successful, and growing Boston based Investment Management Firm -
Great Company - Lots of Upside - Outstanding Compensation Package - Bonus -
Profit Sharing etc. Join a team oriented, collaborative, results focused
environment and become part of an elite organization with great growth
possibilities.

Position Summary:

The Analyst will be responsible for data analysis and the production of data
driven custom reports and syndicated research products. In addition to the
analysis and production responsibilities, as a member of the analyst team,
the successful individual will leverage their deep understanding of best
practices in data science to innovate and improve all aspects of our
research data analytics function.

Responsibilities:

* Identifying new analytical opportunities for market research,
performing analysis and developing data-driven reports.

* Performing ad hoc analyses in response to requests

* Data set identification

Required Skills and Competencies:

* Minimum 3 years' experience in analytics and/or market research

* Proficiency in SQL

* Experience using SAS, R,, or other relevant data mining software

* Strong analytical and research skills

* Strong background in technical work, such as data querying and
mining, programming, and simple modeling

* Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

* Entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative approach

* Being a self-starter, motivated and self-learner

* Minimum bachelor's degree in actuarial science, statistics,
economics or similar numerical discipline. - Advanced degree preferred.

Keys to this Position:

1) This group will lead the Big Data effort to support the Investment
teams.

2) Seeking strong Client Service skills.

3) Technical: JavaScript, SQL, math programming skills such as SAS and
R. Hadoop and other Big Data tools are desired (or similar technologies).

4) The role is a combination of Business Analyst and Data Analyst.

5) We will look at any industry although the Investment Management
industry is a big plus.

Contact Information - Resumes in Word format to:

Gary Wright - President - Wright Associates

Phone - (508) 761-6354 - Email - GaryWright@WrightAssociates.org
<mailto:replywrightassociates@verizon.net> - WEB Site -
www.wrightassociates.org <http://www.wrightassociates.org/>

The New England Networking Group is Moderated by:

Gary L. Wright - President/Principal - Wright Associates

Wright Associates specializes in High Technology Recruiting Services for the New England Market Place.

Phone:    508-761-6354
Email:    mailto:GaryWright@WrightAssociates.org
Website: www.WrightAssociates.org

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