27 days old
2017-10-242017-11-21

Senior Lead Analyst

New York, NY 10017
  • Job Code
    583747
  • Payrate
    $60 To $76

Location: San Francisco(Preference), Chicago (acceptable)


Summary of Work:


Lead analyst for developing investment analysis, research and trading applications utilizing innovative technologies.


- Collect requirements and design screen mockups for software programs for Trading and Portfolio Management applications


- Help in Testing/QA of complex workflows for these applications


- Participate in release, deploy and support these systems and applications and help troubleshoot production problems.


- Perform light project management/planning activities such as maintaining product backlog or entering progress in clarity.


- Analyze data to find patterns/trends/issues etc.


- Perform analysis and evaluation of new data sources, vendors etc.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


- Develop written business requirements, functional requirements and technical specification documents, including use cases, stories, workflows, screen mockups, non-functional requirements and related data analysis


- Perform Testing/QA of complex workflows in the trading and portfolio management space.


- Maintain project task lists and update timely. Provide status and progress updates to Manager. Identifies and manages dependencies and downstream impacts of the project to minimize adverse effects on other projects and / or programs.


- Identify and communicate technical risks, issues, and changes


- Support the systems by investigating, analyzing and documenting reported defects.


- Create and maintain technical documentation using defined technical documentation templates that meet SDLC standards


Required Qualifications


1. 5+ years of analyst experience in the asset management space.


2. Understanding of equity trading and portfolio management systems and familiarity with related data sources


a. Familiarity with order management, crossing, portfolio construction,


b. Understanding of reference data/market data platforms such as S&P Capital IQ, Factset, Bloomberg, Reuters etc.


c. Understanding of and experince with alternative data sources such as news analytics, social media, Satellite Imagery etc.


d. Understanding of the FIX protocol.


3. Experience with release process and build/deploy tools (Jenkins/Serena/Nolio etc.)


Nice to Haves:


1. Some quantative/statistical background helpful


2. Experience with following technologies a plus


a. Unix Commands and utilities, some monitoring and tuning.


b. Ability to develop shell scripts or other scripts (such as perl/python) for data processing, job execution and monitoring.


c. Python scripting

Categories

  • Information Technology

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