Technical Senior Consultant - Financial Services


July 21, 2021

Technical Senior Consultant - Financial Services

  • Work with top tier asset managers in the industry to implement investment solutions
  • Define requirements, identify gaps, and drive scalable solutions to solve client's pressing problems
  • Develop custom technical solutions using a variety of APIs, programming languages, and tools, leveraging industry best practices and support from business subject matter experts
  • Directly leading technical workstreams and/or small development teams within the context of a larger project, including building strong and effective relationships with business stakeholders
  • Comfort working with international teams in an onshore/offshore model
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 80%, depending on client requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of technical experience at an investment firm, consulting firm, or financial software company. Hands-on experience implementing investment management software is desirable
  • Experience with investment management systems (i.e. Bloomberg AIM, Charles River IMS, BlackRock Aladdin, SCD). CRD experience is a plus
  • Proficient programming skills for designing and developing custom interfaces, plugins, and services to support investing workflows
  • Preferred development languages are Java, C#, SQL, and scripting languages like PowerShell and Windows batch. Experience integrating with CRD's APIs is a plus
  • Experience using ETL tools, ideally Pentaho Data Integration (also known as Kettle)
  • Experience in Agile teams utilizing CI/CD and DevOps models. Comfortable with the SDLC and change management
  • Experience with business requirements gathering, project management, and user testing management
  • The ideal candidate can react to a changing investment management atmosphere, rejoices in challenging situations, and is able to operate equally well as both a teammate and a self-starter
  • Track record of working in a collaborative, team-based environment to solve business challenges and drive change in large organizations

  • Bachelor or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a finance-related field
  • Technical, Industry, and/or Project Management certifications are a plus