Senior Systems Analyst

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 23 Apr 18 2018-04-23

Senior Systems Analyst

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 50 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.

POSITION

The company

Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With US$1 trillion in assets under management as of Q4 2017, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 65 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise.

The position

We are seeking a Systems Analyst to join the Trading Support Team. This role will provide global technical and functional support to our London Fixed Income, FX and Equity trading desks.

The Trading Support Team provides support for all aspects of trading, including trader workspaces/infrastructure, automated tools, post-trade confirmation and allocation processes.  Our proprietary Order Management Systems (OMS) allow Traders to electronically receive, place, execute, allocate and confirm orders via multiple 3rd party execution platforms and dealers. The team plays a significant role in gathering requirements and prioritising enhancements in addition to general monitoring and user-support given the proprietary nature of the systems.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to:


  • Oversight for all aspects of the trader desktop & infrastructure environments, including hardware/software installations, AV technology, changes and configurations

  • Level 1 (and some level 2) support of proprietary and 3rd party applications running on Wellington trading desks.

  • Working directly with Traders and Trade Coordinators to resolve issues and capture enhancement requests.

  • Collaborating with Business and IT teams regarding trade-related requests.

  • Preparing operational readiness, rollout and training for new versions of applications.

  • Incident/problem management, including follow through using the ITIL framework.

  • Testing new software and vendor interfaces.

  • Project management; small to medium size projects.

  • Contributing to documentation repository.


Qualifications

Qualifications include:

  • Relevant experience supporting Equity, Fixed Income, FX Trading.

  • Broad knowledge of technology and end-to-end trading flows.

  • Familiarity with pre and post-trade compliance, confirmation and settlement flows.

  • Hands-on experience in PC hardware (desktop & laptop) and general infrastructure equipment

  • Knowledge of execution platforms such as Bloomberg, TradeWeb, MarketAxess and futures execution platforms such as FlexTrade.


JOB TITLE
Senior Systems Analyst

JOB FAMILY
Systems Analysis

LOCATION
London

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive 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 Wellington@icareerhelp.com .