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Technology Associate

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The Company

Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management Company, LLP is one of the world’s largest independent investment management firms. With US$1 trillion in assets under management as of 30 September 2017, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 50 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialised subject-matter expertise.

The Position

Wellington Management is seeking an individual to be part of the Technology Associate Program in the Information Technology department.  As a Technology Associate you will develop the foundation to become successful in a career in financial technology. Working as part of a dynamic team focused on delivering cutting edge solutions to business problems, successful candidates will gain in-depth understanding of the investment management industry and the technology that drives investment decisions, portfolio analysis, trading, and client engagement.

Responsibilities

As a vital member of the IT team, the successful candidate will perform a Systems Analyst role with the following responsibilities:

Incident Management:

-Handle production incidents including incident communication

-Determine root cause of the issue and the appropriate corrective actions

Production Controls:

-Monitor health of applications and infrastructure and investigate changes in application performance

-Investigate data quality issues and work with data producers to improve the efficacy and efficiency of data controls

Business Analysis:

-Build and share expertise in applications and the business needs that they serve

-Look for opportunities to create reusable solutions to common problems

-Improve the scalability of support by analyzing support activity and eliminating manual tasks

-Stay current with evolving technology and industry trends to ensure continuous improvement of systems and applications

Qualifcations

The ideal candidate must have excellent technical, time management and communication skills. Specific requirements include:

-Undergraduate degree with a concentration in technology or finance preferred

-Experience in at least one of the following areas:

-Systems analysis, including requirements gathering, user stories and test planning

-Software engineering, including design patterns and programming

-Business analysis, including critically analyzing business processes and using technical skills to propose solutions and enhancements

-Application support, including triage of events, incident management and user communication

Wellington Management is a great place to start your career -- our strong culture of being non-hierarchical, informal, and entrepreneurial has led to low turnover and strong mentorship. We are a meritocracy and have a performance driven approach to compensation and career progression. Wellington Management seeks excellence in the people we employ and the products and services we offer. We seek to be a leader, an innovator and a symbol of integrity in the investment management industry.