Lead Systems Analyst - Front Office - SQL - Investment Mgt. - Boston, MA Area - $$ Open

Position Title – WR181002022018

Lead Systems Analyst - Front Office - SQL - Investment Mgt. - Boston, MA Area - $$ Open

Outstanding Compensation Package – Base + Bonus + PS

Relo. Possible for exceptional candidates – No contractors/consultants please


Large, successful, and growing Boston based Investment Management Firm – Great Company – Lots of Upside – Outstanding Compensation Package – Bonus – Profit Sharing etc. Join a team oriented, collaborative, results focused environment and become part of an elite organization with great growth possibilities.

Position Summary:

The Investor Engagement team plays a critical role in firm’s success by providing continuous support and solutions to the firm’s globally located investors across Asset Allocation, Commodities, Equity, Fixed Income, Macro Analysis and Risk Management.

There is an opportunity for a strong Lead Systems Analyst to play a key role in this large team, deliver solutions to our business partners, solve complex problems, and generally act to ensure that service levels within this area are maintained at a high level.


• Interact directly with investment professionals at all levels of the organization as a trusted advisor.

• Proactively identify issues and opportunities for improved methods and approaches to support investment processes.

• Answer functional and technical questions from business partners and colleagues.

• Manage production incidents, determining root cause, appropriate corrective actions, and follow-up.

• Respond to requests from our business for ad hoc analysis as well as other information delivery solutions.

• Provide guidance and supervision of junior members of the team as well as onshore and offshore consultants.

• Design, support, improve, and develop data validation and productivity tools and processes within this area.

Required Skills and Competencies:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business, Economics, Finance or related subject

• 5+ year’s business analysis or systems analysis experience in financial statement analysis, investment management or financial services environment.

• Analytical and problem solving skills in buy-side investment management systems and data technologies. Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

• Understanding of financial instruments such as stocks, bonds, swaps, options, futures, forwards, derivatives and FX.

• Hands-on experience working directly with investment professionals.

• Experience with advanced investment data concepts such as holdings, transactions, security master, analytics, and performance.

• High attention to detail and strong commitment to delivering quality, professional work is absolutely essential for this position.

• Experience with SQL.

• Willingness and ability to work independently and as part of a team, in a fast-paced, business-critical environment.

Keys to this Role:

• We are open to a Sr. or Lead level candidate. For the Lead we are seeking Strong Leadership and delivery skills.

• Domain knowledge: Broad investment knowledge (equities, fixed income, asset allocation. etc.).

• This individual will interface directly with Investors so the candidate must have strong communication skills.

• Strong Analyst skills are required.

• Technical skills: SQL is required.

• We are seeking a hands-on, technical support lead with excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

Contact Information – Resumes in Word format to:

Gary Wright - President – Wright Associates

Phone - (508) 761-6354 - Email - GaryWright@WrightAssociates.org - WEB Site – www.wrightassociates.org

Founded in 1999, Wright Associates is an employee recruiting and search firm that provides comprehensive recruiting and search services to the high technology executive requiring professional expertise in the talent acquisition process.