Senior Systems Analyst

Wellington Management Company, LLP
Boston, USA
28 Sep 2022
29 Sep 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us

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 60 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.

We are transitioning to a hybrid work environment where both remote work and the office play a critical role. Our vision is a future where all employees are empowered to work flexibly to drive the best outcomes for our clients. Flexible work is a mindset and a core value. Our employees are encouraged to work remotely two days a week as a standard practice and will have flexibility in terms of working hours.

About the Role

At Wellington Management our appetite for technology is insatiable. We recognize that the world is full of fascinating questions that will impact the future of companies, economies, financial markets, and entire industries. We want you to help us find answers to these questions by building and evolving our innovative, industry leading, technology platform. We are seeking qualified candidates to join our expanding technology team. Together, you will not only dream up solutions to today's investment challenges, but you will build them to see real-life results. Technology needs are advancing, and this level of complexity requires a highly sophisticated well-managed technology platform that is built by people like you. This is your chance to build something incredible. We want you to think big, to solve challenges, and positively impact our clients.

Our work allows clients to fulfill their long-term financial goals - whether it is a foundation seeking to fund cutting edge medical research or a retired teacher saving for their grandchild's college tuition. As a member of our top-notch technology team, you will implement creative research methods, access industry-leading data and experts, and collaborate with colleagues from around the world to achieve these insights on behalf of our clients. We are seeking a qualified Senior Systems Analyst to join our Trading Technology Team. You will provide technology to the firm's world-class trading professionals, pursuing projects from idea generation and prototyping to validation and production. You will be faced with compelling challenges and encouraged to solve problems by using innovative techniques. You will work with and learn from exceptional investment, trading, and operations professionals through cross-platform, data driven projects and assignments. Ongoing training and development will be provided to further develop and hone your quantitative and fundamental skillset.

• Partner with different trading business teams and business analysts to define and develop requirements for order management systems (OMS) workflows and other auxiliary trading applications

• Work with the trading business team to prioritize their needs and ensure communication to keep them apprised of progress

• Act as primary interface for different trading vendors and brokers/dealers for onboarding and certification testing

• Collaborate with global software developers, database architects, vendors, and other IT and business teams to analyze and determine functional specifications and design for new applications and enhancements to existing applications

• Develop deep knowledge and expertise in Wellington specific trading workflows

• Responsible for the release management and deployment of new functionalities to the business users

• Facilitate resolution of production issues by working with appropriate teams to research problems, track progress and determine and document solutions

• Stay current with evolving Trading industry and technical trends to ensure systems are of highest caliber

• Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills

• Strong communications and interpersonal skills with the ability to handle multiple competing tasks

• Strong data analysis and SQL skills

• Experience in a systems role supporting investment or trading professionals

• Knowledge of trading technology, order management systems (OMS) workflows or asset class specific trading practices and protocols, FIX Trading Protocol is a plus

• Experience documenting/diagramming workflows and using project tracking tools, such as Jira

• Self-motivated and willing to work in an energetic, fast paced team environment

• A strong team player, with ability to work in collaboration across teams

• Intellectual curiosity and interest to learn independently and from peers

Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal 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 .
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