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Position Overview:
We are looking for a CRD (Charles River) developer to support our newly formed Multi-Asset Class Strategies team from an IT perspective. This is an exceptional opportunity to help support a new effort at the firm as part of a small entrepreneurial team.  The effort will focus on all major global asset classes including, but not limited to Equities, Fixed Income, Currencies, Commodities and Options/Volatility.  The Contract Business Analyst reports to the IT Project Manager and is a member of the Information Technology team.
 
Responsibilities:
Manage the delivery of order management system (Charles River) and integrating the system master and position data
Work with the project team to perform bi-direction integration between accounting systems/providers and systems utilizing batch, real-time and web services
Work with the team to design appropriate data models for strategic data stores in the area of Account Master, Broker / Custodian Master, and Position Master
Participate in data analysis, quality checks and process controls
Participate in sprint planning, enriching the user stories, and managing the backlog
Ensure transparency throughout delivery utilizing Agile best practices such as Sprint Planning, Release and Sprint Burndown, Daily Scrum, Sprint Demos, and Retrospectives
Mentor team members on Agile principals and best practices
 
Qualifications:
5+ years of experience in the asset management business, ideally with a buy-side multi-asset focus
Recent experience managing and implementing multi-asset class front office solutions with the following security types: Equities, ETFs, Futures, Options, Structured Notes, FX, Total Return Swaps, Interest Rates Swaps, and Volatility Swaps
Experience implementing and integrating middle and back office functions with Accounting systems/providers (SS&C GlobeOp / Advent Geneva preferred) and Performance systems for Total Return Performance and GIPS Composite information (BiSam preferred)
5+ years of experience delivering software as part of an agile delivery team
Experience with Agile PLM tools like Rally, Jira, and VersionOne (Jira Preferred)
Ability to proactively identify and mitigate risks using Agile best practices and project data
Strong knowledge of enterprise data management and business process modeling
Outstanding analytical and quantitative skills