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Configuration Consultant - Financial Software Vendor

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Recruiter
Real Staffing
Posted
01 November 2012
Closes
29 November 2012
Ref
RE-12441550
Contact
Jenny Gladman
Function
Contract Type
Hours
Salary
£55000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS

Further information

Fund Processing Software - Configuration / Implementation Consultant

A growing financial software house requires an experienced software implementation / configuration consultant. This software focussing on and around the funds processing space and is widely used by numerous high profile financial institutions.

In this role you will need to understand the Design, Configuration, Testing, Support and the implementation of a financial software solution into a Client environment. This will allow you to successfully design and document configuration solutions required to meet client's business needs and requirements. The application is configured using a configuration layer and rules language, which is a proprietary scripting language. There is also a strong element of data analysis, data manipulation and business testing in this role. Finally you will be required to manage configuration releases and liaise with clients throughout the implementation process, which generally last from 6 - 18 months.

Salary - 55 - 75k

Location - City of London

The ideal candidate will possess a strong mix of both business and technical skills. From a business perspective you will either need to know or learn the fund processing business and how this fits into the 'bigger picture' for clients. This includes cash allocation, unit pricing, rebalancing, asset validation and reconciliation. This business knowledge will enable you to provide context to the technical side of implementation and solve business problems using technical solutions.

Should you not have specific Funds Processing knowledge, experience of another are of Investment Management would be adequate, eg Front Office OMS, Portfolio Management or Accounting.

From a technical perspective you will need a mix of the following skills/experience:

- Deploying financial systems in a structured production environment

- Producing high quality systems documentation

- Structured analysis and design methods

- Basic experience of a structured programming or scripting language, eg Excel VBA, VB, Unix scripting

- Creating test cases and test scenarios

- Database experience - SQL queries etc

- Systems analysis and problem solving

Aside from the business and technical requirements, all candidates should be flexible, adaptable and self motivated. You must also have excellent written and verbal communication skills and enjoy working under pressure at times. More than anything you must show a passion for both technology and finance and a strong desire to learn and develop.

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