Application IT Analyst
Please note: Interested Applicants must be Singaporean or PR.
About Our Client
Our client is a financial investment company with an extensive global reach and solid and diverse investment portfolio. They are rapidly growing through strategic plans and scaling up their successes in following their investment analytics and long term returns.
About the Application IT Analyst role:
You will be an experienced professional with a solid background in software/application development using a range of different tools and languages within an agile development environment. As an IT Analyst, you will work between the business layer who are at the front line of the business and possess deep investment industry expertise. Your role is to translate the business requirement through requirement analysis to then follow through the SDLC to deliver the Software application solution as per the business users needs. To be successful in this position, you will need a strong foundation within application development using the fundamental best practices in writing code along with a business sense to appreciate the end user requirements to deliver effective business applications. You will also require a keen appetite to learn and develop new skills and technology to fully immerse into the position of an IT Analyst.
Key functions of the Application IT Analyst
- Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
- Conduct detailed requirements analysis, systems design, effectively implement and maintain technical solutions to meet change requests/enhancements for business applications.
- Analyse holistically: business needs, mutual inter-dependencies, risk and benefits to propose the best solution.
- Analyse and resolve production incidents and systems enhancement change requests for business applications.
- Analyse systems operations data (customer satisfaction, delivery quality, SLAs, team efficiency, etc) to identify actionable trends for continuous improvements in business applications management.
- Work closely with business users and vendors to implement and support application/data solutions using best-of-breed technology and methodology in various areas of business functions, such as corporate services, front office, financial data analytics, investment operations and risk management.
- As and when necessary, conduct requirement workshop with business users and holistically analyse requirements.
- A good Degree in Information Technology / Engineering / Computer Science.
- Three – seven years of relevant working experience in business application systems or software development including SDLC / Agile (DevOps/ Kanbam/ Scrum).
- Possesses good hands-on technical skills and competency in standard technology platforms: Java, J2EE, .NET, C#, SQL server, Oracle, Python, R and desktop programming (Excel VBA, etc), with good appreciation of SDLC, systems architecture and design.
- Possesses a solid foundation in SQL and NoSQL database design and development (RDBMS and PL/SQL, SQL, NoSQL).
Experience in the following domain(s) will be an added advantage:
- Finance / Accounting / HR / Legal & Regulatory Compliance
- Front Office Application Systems (order execution / management) for asset classes Equities / Futures and Options, FX, Fixed Income, Derivatives and other OTC products.
- Market Risk / Credit Risk / Counter party Risk / Operational Risk / Performance Measurement & Attribution
- Real Estate / Private Equity
- Trading and Settlement Operations and Workflows
Experience with the following technologies will be an added advantage:
- DevOps – Automated testing, Continuous Integration / Deployment
- Git, Jenkins, Puppet, Docker, Test automation tools
- Front-end development tools – Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.
- Front-end (CSS) frameworks – Foundation or Bootstrap
- Full-Stack Development
- Web Development services and API technologies (AngularJS, Flux, React, Bootstrap, REST, XML/JSON, SOAP, CORS, SSL, OAuth2)
- Machine / Deep Learning – TensorFlow, Caffe, Theano, Torch
If you are interested to learn more about the above job role or any other job opportunities, please apply to this job advertisement or alternatively contact the following consultant:
+65 6589 8787
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