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Functional Analyst (Simcorp Front Office Support)

  • Salary: £300 - £370 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 28/11/2017
  • Job reference: J374113A

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Functional Analyst - Simcorp Front Office - London - 6 month contract

Functional Analyst (Simcorp Front Office) required to join a multinational insurance company based in London with the possibility of travel on a 6 month contract.

The ideal candidate will be a Functional Analyst within the support technology team dedicated to Simcorp Front Office Support


You will be primarily responsible for maintaining the availability of the Simcorp Dimension platform and modules used by all Front office departments

Scope of application

Simcorp Dimension

User's and application support:

  • Provide functional and technical support (application settings, assistance, trainings) on SimCorp Dimension in particular on modules used by Front Office department (Asset Manager, Compliance Manager, Order Manager…)
  • Manage Morning checks
  • Ensure appropriate change management processes are implemented to benefit users
  • Study and propose tactical solutions as required
  • Produce user and functional procedure guides
  • Communicate with the users on system/module availability / future evolutions using the standard templates
  • Coordinate the work of the different IT teams (notably Ops&Data Support for Dimension, Project team) to ensure the best level of support
  • Ensure compliance with all information security policies and proactively look for advice for new scenarios as they arise
  • Implement and operate regular end user activity monitoring for the given application
  • Participate actively on the yearly upgrade of SimCorp Dimension and on any patch release (qualification, regression tests, etc…)
  • Follow strictly the procedures to send service requests to SimCorp editor and to escalate issues
  • Assist the project managers in the context of projects impacting SimCorp Dimension
  • Analyse existing processes
  • Gather business requirements
  • Write functional specifications
  • Contribute to the testing phase for new versions and/or new tools

Skills and Experience:

  • Functional knowledge in asset management (the requested level may vary).
  • Functional knowledge of the equities, Fixed Income
  • Proficient in producing high quality documentation in the form of user guides and process flows.

If successful, you will be required to undergo the following pre-employment checks:

  • Criminal Records Bureau check
  • Credit Check
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