Senior Systems Analyst, Trading Market Data Services

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 25 May 19

Senior Systems Analyst, Trading Market Data Services


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.


The successful candidate will be responsible for important aspects of our Trading Market Data and Trader Voice technology and will report to the Manager of Market Data Services.   This position will work closely with vendors and IT teams as required to identify and resolve technical problems and complete strategic infrastructure initiatives associated with our Trading Market Data environment.   This position will be located in Boston with regular presence in Marlborough, Massachusetts.  

Job Responsibilities        

  • Responsible for analyzing information requirements and developing recommendations for services at a firm-wide system level.
  • Works with line management on projects and business initiatives
  • Lead major projects and business initiatives
  • Design and implementation of high impact mission critical projects
  • Coordinates activities with other lead analysts and managers in the firm
  • Define technical roadmaps for IT initiatives and infrastructure improvements
  • Work with other team lead, management staff to develop and maintain delivery of information technology, including internal proprietary products
  • Prepares feasibility studies, time and cost estimates for projects
  • Responsible for explaining root cause of problems to other areas of the organization and develop mitigation.
  • Responsible for conforming to IT frameworks (i.e. Change Control, Incident Management and reporting, IT Security)
  • Share 24x7 on-call support responsibilities

Job Requirements                 

The successful candidate for this position will have very strong customer service skills and the ability to manage multiple and diverse technology issues to resolution with minimal supervision.   T his position requires someone who is self-motivated and resourceful in identifying and escalating issues appropriately.
  • Bachelor's degree or equiv. required
  • Previous experience working with market data and trading applications
  • Proficiency with market data and trading services such as Bloomberg, B-Pipe, FactSet, Thomson Reuters/ TRMDS, TNS, BT Radianz, IPC, DTCC.  
  • Knowledge of Trader voice / Trading Turrets, and direct support experience is required
  • Knowledge with electronic trading networks and protocols (i.e. FIX, SWIFT)
  • Extensive knowledge of computer software and hardware
  • Thorough knowledge of more than one operating system
  • Experience in Trading Desk Management
  • Knowledge with cloud technologies, thorough experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve, make appropriate decisions, and effectively communicate both in written and oral form
  • Proven track record and ability to deliver in a global environment
  • Exceptional project management and client support skills
  • Relationship management experience
  • Thorough network knowledge of TCP/IP, routing protocols and Information Security is required (hands on network experience is a plus)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to develop effective working relationships, demonstrate customer focus, work within a team environment, and manage vendors

Job Abstract                           

A solid understanding, hands on experience and deep appreciation of Trading Market Data Services products, systems, and networking are required.   The successful candidate must bring a successful track record of managing projects and building strong relationships with clients and vendors.   Strong working knowledge and hands on experience with Windows, Linux, market data products, vendor services, TCP/IP, routers, and network switches is required.   Project management experience is required.   A Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related discipline plus 5+ years related experience in the financial services industry is a must

Personal characteristics that would contribute to the incumbent's ability to excel within this position are:
  • Works mostly autonomously and requires little daily direction
  • Provides leadership to others or significant thought leadership/expertise
  • Scope of work is more complex or broader than that of a core role, and usually includes expertise and/or the application of several years of direct experience
  • Scope of work: responsible for their own work with a broad scope
  • Likely participates in the setting of strategy and direction
  • May have limited responsibility for managing others (employees and/or consultants) or for the outcome of others
  • A collaborative team style
  • Strong ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Strategic in focus and maintains an enterprise view
  • Excellent presentation, verbal, and written skills
  • Significant responsibility for multiple components of a project, product and environment
  • Adjusts to changing conditions
  • A team approach to decision making and troubleshooting
  • Willingness to thoroughly document environments and processes
  • High level of self-discipline and conscientiousness needed to meet responsibilities
  • Adapts positive to change
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to develop effective working relationships, demonstrated customer focus, work effectively in a team environment

Senior Systems Analyst, Trading Market Data Services

Systems Analysis

100 Federal Street

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