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Sr Financial Risk Analyst/Project Management
Ref No.: 17-00495
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 02/08/2017
Our client is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. 
Technology works as a strategic partner with our client's business units and the world's leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global, complex, and dynamic financial markets. Our client's sizeable investment in technology results in quantitative trading systems, cutting-edge modeling and simulation software, comprehensive risk and security systems, and robust client-relationship capabilities, plus the worldwide infrastructure that forms the backbone of these systems and tools. Our insights, our applications and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients' businesses—and to our own.

Our client's Wealth Management Technology is the global technology department responsible for the design, development, delivery and support of the technical solutions behind the products and services used by the our client's Wealth Management business. The department is comprised of 10 organizations: Sales, Banking & Corporate-Client Technology, Investment Products & Markets Technology, Client Reporting, Core Processing, Private and International Wealth Management Technology, Technology Integration Office, Enterprise Infrastructure & Production Management, Capital Markets Application & Data Services, Deployment Planning & Release Management, and the Chief Operating Office. Our client's Wealth Management Technology works with large scale databases such as DB2 and SQL Server, proprietary and non-proprietary messaging software, a broad variety of vendor products, numerous financial exchanges and regulatory entities, and programming languages ranging from .Net and Java to Cobol and VB.Net.
Position Description:
This role is for a senior hands-on manager/developer/business analyst/project manager in the Global Risk Analysis Technology department.  The role will require knowledge of asset management attribution and risk management concepts, practices and implementation as well as people management, business analysis, project management and communication skills. Role will require participation in multiple client, project management and technical meetings weekly as well as ability to organize and efficiently run meetings with technical staff and BU user community.   Role will oversee work of 6 employees in Risk and Attribution IT as well as hands-on development work when time permits.

Required Skills:
  • Project management
  • Business analysis
  • Risk management knowledge
  • Attribution knowledge
  • Technology background in Windows, Linux, C#, Java, SQL, Perl development
  • Client management
  • Experience measuring risk and working closely with Portfolio Managers
  • Experience with Barra Risk Factor Analysis and FactSet
  • Strong understanding of the "Greeks”
  • Working experience of Asset Management
  • This role will also entail some hands on development