Senior Systems Analyst

Recruiter
Wellington Management Company, LLP
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
15 Dec 2022
Ref
17105228
Job Function
Operations
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.

Overview

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 evolving and expanding technology team. Together, you will not only dream up solutions to today's investment challenges, but you will build them in order 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.

Job Overview
The Reference Data team is currently seeking a Senior Systems Analyst, Sustainable Investments to play a key role in building solutions to manage and deliver Sustainable Investment (SI) and ESG data to our business partners. This role will work within a team of data specialists responsible for ensuring data quality and completeness for a wide range of consumers, including portfolio managers and research analysts, investment compliance, and client and regulatory reporting. This highly visible role will specialize in SI/ESG data and will have the opportunity to interact with professionals across the firm and with our vendors and industry peers to promote awareness and improve reliability and usefulness of SI/ESG data.

The Reference Data team is responsible for leveraging multiple data vendors to generate a best of breed data representation of thousands of attributes across millions of Organizations and Instruments.

This position requires strong analytical skills, with a high attention to detail, and a desire to analyze and solve complex problems. This individual must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task and work on a variety of assignments with people across the organization. Excellent organization, communication, and delivery skills are required. This individual must be a team player with a desire and willingness to learn.

Responsibilities
As a member of the Reference Data team, with a dedicated focus on SI/ESG, this individual will have the following responsibilities:
  • Engage with business partners at different levels of the organization to gather and document requirements related to data needs for ESG and Sustainable Investing
  • Champion the needs of the business partners; act as their fiduciary
  • Conduct a thorough systems analysis for business requirements and provide functional specifications with detailed use cases
  • Work actively to ensure on time, scalable and high-quality business solutions
  • Create data mapping and validation rules
  • Implement data quality management tools and controls
  • Develop a deep understanding of internal systems and related datasets to help with solution design as well as handling support issues
  • Ensure quality of product by enforcing high standards in testing and building audit/validation controls
  • Provide hands-on analysis for support issues and assist with user training
  • Provide regular status reporting and issue tracking
  • Manage resolution of daily operational issues related to data quality, working with vendors and internal SMEs
  • Monitor industry and vendor landscape of SI data, regularly interacting with our vendors to encourage delivery best practices and monitor SLAs
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience with gathering functional requirements, developing specifications, test plans and test executions
  • Hands-on experience in SQL or other relational database technologies
  • 2-3 years of experience with SI/ESG data in a professional setting, such as an asset management firm, bank, data vendor, or fintech firm
  • Familiarity with ESG regulations, such as SFDR, NFRD, EU Taxonomy, and CSRD
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem skills
  • Demonstrate strong client focus and relationship management skills.
  • Willingness to work independently in an energetic, fast-paced, business-critical and team oriented-environment
  • Committed to deliver project on time and overcome obstacles
  • A strong team player, with ability to work in collaboration across teams
  • Strategic mindset; strong work ethic
  • Intellectual curiosity and interest to learn independently and from peers
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 .