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Senior Consultant

Susan Miedema

Job Specification

Job Title: Senior Consultant Reporting: Head of Client Delivery EMEA/APAC
Location: Singapore FTE: Full Time

The Role

Alveo 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 searching for a Senior Consultant who pro-actively advises customers about the business and technical uses of the Alveo product suite and ensures the successful deployment of the product at customer site. In this position you work alone or with the core team of developers and Alveo partners around the world to ensure high-quality implementations of various projects for Alveo customers. You also manage other (customer) resources on team.

Key Responsibilities

In this role you will be responsible for the implementation of Alveo products at customer site which requires the following:

  • Participating in gathering customer functional and non-functional requirements
  • You participate in Solution Design, Technical Design and Stories Definition and take ownership of specific topics
  • Installing, configuring, and delivering the Alveo products according to acceptance criteria
  • Customizing product configurations to meet customer requirements
  • You perform Code Design Review
  • Participating in Unit and QA test case creation, review, and execution
  • You support client-side testing (Integration, Acceptance)
  • Working in a project-based manner (according to project plans, deadlines, etc.) or in Agile teams, depending on the clients’ preference

Customer advice tasks

  • During the sales phase, you advise the customer about the uses of the Alveo products
  • Executing demos and workshops
  • Participating in Proof of Concepts
  • You establish and maintain customer relations

Customer support tasks

  • You pro-actively identify possible issues at customer site and advice customers how to solve those
  • Answer questions asked by the customer
  • Maintain the Alveo products at customer site

Knowledge transfer & communications tasks

  • Detail activities in written reports to management
  • You coach and manage consultants and/or customer resources on Alveo specific topics
  • Act as point-of-contact for customer and involve senior Alveo managers as needed
  • Provide feedback to Alveo product team on product issues and enhancements

Experience

We are looking for someone who has (technical) experience with:

 General

  • Working in project environments
  • 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
  • Previous work experience within a bank or similar company in the financial industry
  • Previous experience coaching junior team members or customer resources

Alveo Prime (formerly AC Plus)

  • At least 3 years’ experience with Alveo implementations or similar solutions
  • Experience with Unix and/or Linux, and Windows operating systems
  • Experience with Shell programming, AWK, SED and Perl
  • Experience with RDBMS environments, preferably Oracle and/or PostgreSQL
  • Experience in working with Code Repositories / Version Software Control (GIT, Subversion) and Deployment tools
  • Knowledge of structured programming languages: C/C++, Java
  • Data modeling knowledge
  • Experience with CI/CD and related tooling (e.g. Jenkins, Git, Jira, Bamboo)
  • Experience with containerization tools like Docker and Kubernetes

Technologies

  • AWK
  • C/C++
  • Java
  • Perl
  • Shell
  • Python
  • SED
  • AWS
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Ansible
  • Git
  • Jira
  • Jenkins/Bamboo
  • Bash Scripting

Systems & tools

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

 Other technical skills

  • Data modeling skills

Qualifications and Training

For this position you require:

  • University degree in a related discipline (i.e. Computer science, Mathematics)
  • Good command of English, both verbally and written

Personal Attributes

  • Good management skills
  • Good level of autonomy and able to include implicit deliverables in assignment based on best practices
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient software development life cycle
  • You are eager to participate to technical market trends and communities
  • Under pressure you perform well and you are able to work for multiple clients at the same time
  • You have good organization and planning skills and you are flexible and creative
  • The ability to manage expectations properly
  • You can communicate effectively at all levels within the business and externally
  • You are able to coach others
  • You are able to operate and travel internationally

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

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