Senior Systems Analyst

Recruiter
Wellington Management Company, LLP
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Jul 2022
Closes
24 Aug 2022
Ref
16031047
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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 60 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.

We are transitioning to a hybrid work environment where both remote work and the office play a critical role. Our vision is a future where all employees are empowered to work flexibly to drive the best outcomes for our clients. Flexible work is a mindset and a core value. Our employees are encouraged to work remotely two days a week as a standard practice and will have flexibility in terms of working hours.

At Wellington Management our appetite for technology is insatiable. We recognize that the world is full of fascinating questions that will impact the future of companies, economies, financial markets, and entire industries. We want you to help us find answers to these questions by building and evolving our innovative, industry leading, technology platform. We are seeking qualified candidates to join our expanding technology team. Together, you will not only dream up solutions to today's investment challenges, but you will build them to see real-life results. Technology needs are advancing, and this level of complexity requires a highly sophisticated well-managed technology platform that is built by people like you. This is your chance to build something incredible. We want you to think big, to solve challenges, and positively impact our clients.

JOB OVERVIEW
We are currently seeking a strong Senior Systems Analyst to play a key role, deliver solutions to our business partners and strive to advance and sustain world-class technology platforms. As part of an inclusive culture, you will meet smart, progressive individuals who will challenge you to solve complex problems, anticipate our clients' needs, and enhance our proprietary systems and platforms. This position will be primarily focused on building out tools that are used by the COO Group to support the operations of the Investment Platform. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Senior Systems Analyst, or a Business Analyst, to join a strong, collaborative team in a role focusing on analysis, process improvement and strategic platform design. The individual will be responsible for requirements gathering, systems analysis, and testing. This position requires a high level of direct interaction with business users. This individual must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task and work on a variety of assignments with people at all levels of the organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Interact directly with business partners at all levels of the organization to define, analyze, and document requirements, as well as set priorities
  • Act as a champion and trusted advisor for the needs of the business partners
  • Develop a strong partnership with the delivery team, including Research, Data Architecture, and Core Technology teams, to ensure on time, scalable, and high-quality business solutions
  • Provide input into system design to help the programming teams define effort and implementation schedules
  • Ensure quality of product by enforcing high standards in testing and building audit/validation controls
  • Act as an escalation point person for support issues that require detailed analysis and management
  • Provide regular status reporting and issue tracking
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 5+ years of experience in system analysis, business analysis, or QA, in the financial services environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with high attention to detail
  • Strong client relationship skills and proven ability to build consensus
  • Experience working directly with business partners to understand their needs and deliver solutions that meet those needs
  • Experience writing requirements, functional specifications, use cases, and test plans
  • Change agent, creative, innovative, and focused on continuous improvements
  • Proven problem-solving skills in buy-side investment management systems and data technologies
  • Strong commitment to delivering quality and professional work is essential
  • Willingness to work independently in an energetic, fast-paced, business-critical team environment
  • Experience, or qualifications, demonstrating strong knowledge of Agile development processes
Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal 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 GMCANINQ@wellington.com .

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