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Senior System Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00070
Location: New York, New York
Howard Systems is seeking a high caliber Front Office Systems Analyst, at senior level, to work with our client's Application and Systems Engineering group based in New York. You will join a team of analysts and software engineers that are leveraging proprietary, vendor and open source software to design and develop solutions capable of connecting data across the enterprise to fuel and support operational and investment management decisions.
This position requires a strong background in system design and software development as well as a high level of expertise in business process reengineering. As the projects will involve investment management data, ideal candidates should have front office reporting experience as well as exposure across asset classes preferably Fixed Income. Our client is engaged in a series of enterprise data analytics and workflow automation projects to support their growing business. They are in the process of rolling out new data delivery solutions based on the Tableau BI set of tools utilizing an agile project management methodology across the enterprise.
Requirements
  • Experience in basic concepts of software development, including a clear understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design and core programming concepts
  • 3+ years of experience in Tableau Development - desktop and server ( Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate certification a plus)
  • Advanced to expert skills in developing dashboards or front-end visualizations using Tableau (minimum 3 years)
  • 3+ years of experience with Microsoft SQL Server, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS (OLAP Cubes)
  • In-depth knowledge of relational SQL databases, including data modeling

It will help if you also have experience with...
  • Strong Programming expertise (e.g. C++, C#, Python, R, Matlab, Java)
  • Proficient at working with large and complex code bases
  • Knowledge of columnar SQL databases
  • Strong Analytical Skills with working experience of Visual Modelling Tools (Visio and XL Pivots)
  • Optional Working Experience in ETL Tools / UNIX Environment Commands
  • Experience with Data Lakes setup and usage
  • Application Integration work with cloud hosted environments – AWS, Azure, etc
  • Experience in FIX, FPML messaging standards a plus
  • Application integration with enterprise message solutions – IBM MQ, TIBCO, Rabbit MQ
  • Experience implementing Data Visualization solutions using Hadoop
  • Web development including exposure to Java Scripting and Angular platform
  • TFS, Team City and Octopus experience
  • Experience supporting one of the major buyside OMS/EMS applications &/or in a bespoke in-house portfolio management application
  • Market data knowledge and understanding of various vendors api's - e.g. Bloomberg, Reuters, IDC,
  • Working experience in an in –house Data Warehousing Project of RFP process for external solutions