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WAM-Manager-Aladdin BA Data and Interfaces



Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024

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Job Description: Aladdin BA- Data and Interfaces

Job purpose:

The Data Analyst – Aladdin will be instrumental in ensuring data configuration starting from Early Win stage to trade Services, IBOR record keeping and Performance services to ensure successful implementation.

Your client responsibilities:

  • Primary point of contact throughout the life of your project
  • Analysing and profiling existing client systems data configuration to prepare data configuration templates/ inputs for new systems as per client requirements and best practices. This may include clean-up activities on existing systems and processes to ensure accuracy and completeness before data configuration begins in new systems
  • Handling of data topics relating to interface, logic/rule building, data flow (including scheduling/timing), required data source etc
  • Active role in testing, parallel run leading up to Go-Live. This includes ensuring and verifying data quality is per client expectations and TOM.
  • Close collaboration with Data Functional Lead, team members, stakeholders, users and vendors to ensure good quality data configuration.
  • Deliver good quality artefacts promptly to support decision making required by stakeholders
  • Early identification of project risks
  • Contingency and scenario planning
  • Rapid resolution of any issues
  • Scope change management
  • Resource management
  • Ensuring that project objectives and deliverables are met on time and in full
  • Monitoring the progress of the project
  • Interface with the customer representatives as and when needed
  • Willing to travel to the customers locations on need basis
  • Willing to be cross trained and work on any of the industry focused wealth and asset management packages

Your people responsibilities

  • Building a quality culture
  • Manage the performance management for the direct reportees, as per the organization policies
  • Keeping the project team focused on a common set of objectives
  • Encouraging and motivating the team, establishing open lines of communication
  • Foster teamwork and lead by example, Integrating the cross-team project functions into a high performing team
  • Transforming teams to highly effective project team that is flexible and responsive
  • Participating in the organization-wide people initiatives

Mandatory skills:

  • Sectorial experience in financial services / capital markets, with domain knowledge on different asset classes across front office , middle office and back office for either or both “buy” and “sell” side of business
  • Good knowledge on portfolio management, trade execution, data control and operations and portfolio administration
  • Techno functional knowledge of Core Wealth / Asset management with good exposure to at least one third party package like Aladdin, Multifonds, Charles River, FNZ, SEI or equivalent etc
  • Should Posses high-level understanding of data model and application/business architecture around the package
  • Good experience understanding client requirements and streamline them appropriately to the team.
  • Understand high-level business requirements and relate them to appropriate package capabilities
  • Define and validate customisation needs for package as per client requirements
  • Define and validate integration / data requirements for package as per client requirements
  • Review client processes and workflows and make recommendations to the client to maximise benefits from package.
  • Show in-depth knowledge on CFA concepts like portfolio management, wealth planning, Fixed income, Equity, Alternate investment, Derivatives etc
  • Good Leadership skills

Excellent client-facing skills

  • MBA/MCA/ BE / B.Tech/ equivalent with FIS product experience of 7 + years

Preferred skills:

  • Prior Client facing experience
  • At least 7+ years of experience in Investment Data team and/ or related projects. This should cover market data, reference data, transaction data and trade lifecycle data. Advantage if familiar with Blackrock’s Aladdin, BNYMellon’s Eagle, Refinitiv and Bloomberg data
  • Experience in any or more of Oracle, MS SQL,DB2 databases

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