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Senior Consultant

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Job Specification

Job Title: Senior Consultant No. Direct Reports: 0
Location: New York or remote FTE: Full Time
Reporting: Director of Professional Services Department: 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 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

  • You will participate in gathering customer functional and non-functional requirements;
  • You will participate in Solution Design, Technical Design and Stories Definition and take ownership of specific topics;
  • You will install, configure, and deliver the alveo products according to acceptance criteria;
  • You will customize product configurations to meet customer requirements;
  • You will perform Code Design Review;
  • You will participate in Unit and QA test case creation, review, and execution;
  • You will support client-side testing (Integration, Acceptance);
  • You will work in a project-based manner (according to project plans, deadlines, etc.).

Customer advice

  • During the sales phase, you advise the customer about the uses of the alveo products;
  • You will execute demos and workshops;
  • You will participate in Proof of Concepts;
  • You will establish and maintain customer relations;
  • You identify up-selling opportunities.

Customer support

  • You pro-actively identify possible issues at customer site and advice customers how to solve those;
  • You answer questions asked by the customer;
  • You maintain the alveo products at customer site;
  • You add functionality.

Knowledge transfer & communications

  • You detail activities in written reports to management;
  • You will coach and manage consultants and/or customer resources on alveo specific topics;
  • You act as point-of-contact for customer and involve senior alveo managers as needed;
  • You provide feedback to alveo product team on product issues and enhancements.

Technical 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.

AC Plus

  • At least 5 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 Sybase;
  • 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.

Technologies

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

Systems & tools

  • RDBMS: Oracle, Sybase
  • 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

  • You do have good management skills;
  • You have a good level of autonomy;
  • Under pressure you perform well and you are able to work for multiple clients at the same time;
  • You do have good organization and planning skills and you are flexible and creative;
  • You are able to manage expectations properly;
  • You are able to communicate effectively at all levels with 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

 

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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