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Junior Consultant (French Speaking)

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Job Specification

Job Title: Junior Consultant (French Speaking) No. Direct Reports: 0
Location: London FTE: Full Time
Reporting: Department: Managed/Professional Services

The Role

Alveo (formerly known as Asset Control) has a very strong reputation within financial data management and supports a global client base of the world’s leading financial institutions.

Currently we are looking for a  French Speaking Junior Consultant. In this position you will work with our core team of professional, managed service and Alveo partners around the world to ensure high-quality implementations of various projects. You are responsible for specific work packages under guidance of a senior member of the team.

After initial onboarding as a Junior Consultant, you should be capable of having a conversation with the client on specific details of the work packages they are working on.

Key Responsibilities

In this role you will be responsible for:

Implementation of Alveo products at our customer site

  • Installing, configuring, and delivering the Alveo products according to acceptance criteria
  • Customizing product configurations to meet customer requirements
  • Working in a project-based manner (according to project plans, deadlines, etc.)

Customer advice

  • Advise the customer about the uses of the Alveo products
  • Establish and maintain customer relations

Customer support

  • Answer questions asked by the customer
  • Maintain the Alveo products at customer site via Managed services delivery
  • Add functionality

Knowledge transfer

  • Detail activities in written reports to management

Knowledge and Experience

    We are looking for someone who has knowledge and technical experience in the following areas:

General knowledge

  • Experience working in project environments
  • Basic knowledge of investment and financial instruments, including different asset classes, data types, trading and operational processes
  • Knowledge of financial data sources, such as Bloomberg, Reuters, IDC, S&P
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in financial services. Experience of Markit EDM, Goldensource or other EDM platforms would be an advantage

Technical knowledge

  • Knowledge of Unix and/or Linux, and Windows operating systems
  • Familiar with Shell programming, AWK and Perl
  • Experience with RDBMS environments, preferably Oracle and/or Sybase
  • Knowledge of structured programming languages: C/C++, Java

Technologies

  • AWK
  • C/C++
  • Java
  • Perl
  • Shell

 Systems & tools

  • RDBMS: Oracle, Sybase
  • Linux and/or Unix
  • Windows

Other technical skills

  • Data modeling skills

Spoken languages

  • French (priority)
  • English

Qualifications and Training

For this position you require:

  • University degree in a related discipline (i.e. Computer science, Mathematics)
  • Being fluent in French and English, both verbal and written

Personal Attributes

  • You are a self-driven and motivated individual, and you want to expand your career with a fast-growing software company
  • You have the ability to work autonomously
  • You have strong analytic skills
  • Under pressure you perform well
  • You do have good organization and planning skills and you are flexible and creative
  • You manage expectations properly
  • You communicate effectively (verbally and written) at all levels with the business and externall

Alveo Values

Communication – communicate actively with your colleagues; be open -minded and transparent

Accountability – take responsibility and ensure something is done properly

Empowerment – feel empowered to help the company to move faster and to innovate

Respect – treat colleagues as you expected others to treat you

Client Focus – put the client ahead of everything you do

 

Alveo offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits such as: health and life cover, pension, discretionary bonus, training programme, free fruit every day, social events, 25 days of annual leave plus public/bank holidays.

We embrace a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.

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