Senior Business Analyst, ESG Technology

6 days left

Recruiter
PIMCO
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Apr 2021
Closes
14 May 2021
Ref
10752211
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
About Us:

We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $2.21 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,025 employees in 20 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

Position Description:

We are looking to add to our ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Technology team and hire a Senior Business Analyst in our London office. In this role you will collaborate closely with key ESG business partners (ESG Research, Portfolio Management, Traders, Client Facing and Product Strategy) and work with analytics & other technology to build ESG Solutions to integrate ESG factors into our investment processes.

Our team provides user support across EMEA, APAC and the US working with global technology teams across offices. As an integral part of the technology team you will bring domain expertise to help evolve our ESG platform, develop new tech platforms and solve problems in real time!

Responsibilities

  • 1st level support on business queries - initial analysis and diagnosis of issues
  • Work with business users to streamline ESG integration, capture new business requirements and identify areas of efficiency improvements
  • Collaborate closely with internal development teams and vendors to convert improvement requests into technical specs, integrations and deliveries
  • Perform testing including; functional, regression, user acceptance, integration and performance to verify that the client’s needs are met. Perform post-production release validation testing on any new improvements or bug fixes
  • Resolve tactical emergencies employing your Excel and SQL skills, produce accurate and meaningful data to Regulatory Ops team under time pressure, when needed
  • Conduct demos, training and maintaining of technical and business knowledgebase
  • Prepare, engage and distribute weekly, monthly and quarterly updates to business and tech management
  • Presentation of results to business / functional leads


Position Requirements:

Essential Education and Experience

  • >5 years’ experience in financial technology project management or business analysis, leading technology related efforts is essential for this role
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Mathematics, Business / Finance or technical fields
  • Extensive knowledge of ESG domain and experience of ESG Factors, Data and Vendors
  • Understanding of Financial products and trading processes is crucial
  • Previous experience working in an agile environment


Technologies Required

  • SQL and database (Oracle)
  • Excellent Excel
  • Scripting (Python) or programming experience is a plus
  • Any BI reporting experience would be plus


Soft Skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Work independently and elicit requirements
  • Make well-informed, targeted and timely decisions while demonstrating sound and accurate judgment
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, diverse and dynamic team environment
  • Strong desire to continuously learn and grow professionally


Benefits:

PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and travel coverage
  • 401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office

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