Systems Analyst, Fixed Income Trading

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA Boston MA US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 18 Jun 18 2018-06-18

Systems Analyst, Fixed Income Trading

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

Wellington's Trading System is available on a 24-hour basis, supporting Equity, Fixed Income and Derivatives trading in all global markets.  The Senior Systems Analyst will contribute to all aspects of the definition, implementation, and support of the Trading Applications.  This position requires a high level of direct interaction with traders, trade coordination, and portfolio managers as well as excellent communication skills and some trading domain knowledge.

Keys to this position:

  • We are seeking solid knowledge of Fixed Income.  Trading experience is a plus. 
  • Strong Systems or Business Analysis skills are required. 
  • Technical:  SQL is highly desired.  Must be able to navigate data. 
  • Experience with Charles River, Latent Zero, Longview would be a plus. 
  • Sources:  The best candidates will come from another buy side or sell side firm or a Vendor.


Responsibilities:
  • Partner with the Fixed Income trading business to define and document the  requirements for the fixed income trading system
  • Take ownership for the delivery of functionality
  • Identify specific industry initiatives that require product changes and new product development.  This extends from improving the existing products to developing next generation products.
  • Collaborate with software developers, database architects, vendors, and other IT and business teams to analyze and determine functional specifications and UI design for new applications and enhancements to existing applications
  • Develop deep knowledge and expertise in Wellington specific trading workflows                
  • Work with traders to prioritize needs and ensure communication to keep them apprised of progress
  • Facilitate resolution of production issues by working with appropriate teams to research problems, track progress and determine and document solutions


Qualifications:
  • Candidates must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and an ability to work with various internal teams to execute on that vision
  • 5+ years BA or systems analysis experience in trading or portfolio management
  • Knowledge of Fixed Income trading practices and market a plus
  • Experience with Charles River, Latent Zero, Longview is a plus
  • Experience with Tradeweb, Market Axess, Liquidnet, Flextrade, TSOX is a plus
  • Self-motivated and willing to work in an energetic, fast paced team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities
  • Experience with Oracle/SQL, PL/SQL, Python, VBA, or Java considered a plus
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • A CFA or demonstrated progress toward a CFA would be considered a plus


JOB TITLE
Systems Analyst, Fixed Income Trading

JOB FAMILY
Systems Analysis

LOCATION
280 Congress

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 .