CRD Implementation Consultant - Boston, MA

Position Overview:

We are looking for a Business Analyst 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.


* 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


* 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

Associated topics: business, business intelligence, business systems analyst, client, consult, customer, marketing, sales, sap, senior consultant

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