Technical Consultant

Professional Services & Consulting London, UK


Description

Advent Software, where highly skilled professionals power the market in automated solutions for investment professionals, is currently seeking a highly motivated Technical Consultant at our London office.  Advent’s quality software, data, services and tools enable financial professionals to improve service and communication with their clients, allowing them to grow their business while controlling costs. Advent is the only financial services software company to be awarded the Service Capability and Performance certification for being a world-class support and services organization.

As Technical Services Consultant you will work closely with our clients (asset managers, fund managers, hedge funds, wealth managers and private banks) to implement and maintain our solutions in their back- and front-office environments. Typical implementation tasks are: installation, configuration, integration, data conversion, automation of processes, specification of custom deliverables, system testing, user training and client communication. Consultants would also evaluate and recommend enhancements to existing clients’ installations and processes.

The Consultant will be servicing clients in the UK and will also be allocated to projects elsewhere in Europe. The role is therefore ideal for candidates who are flexible in terms of travelling and find it exciting to explore different cities, cultures and business practices.

Our products run on an MS Windows / MS SQL platform and span the functions of: Portfolio Management, Client & Management ReportingClient Relationship Management and Trading & Order Management. For more information see: http://www.advent.com/solutions

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong IT/technical skills (MS Windows, Unix, Linux, MS SQL, MS IIS, integration tools, reporting tools, scheduling, networks and databases).
  • Strong business knowledge of the investment management industry.
  • Good problem solving & troubleshooting skills
  • Understanding & strong experience of financial instruments (stocks, bonds, funds, derivatives, …).
  • Relevant work experience (consulting, asset management or financial software).
  • Project management skills; ability to manage and take ownership of all aspects of the implementation/upgrade from start to finish
  • Experience with portfolio management systems is a great plus.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and ability to work cross-functionally
  • Always striving to improve the process and ultimately improve the client’s experience
  • University-level degree


What Advent Offers

Advent EMEA’s trademark is a positive, international and challenging working environment. At Advent, you will meet a team-oriented and highly social group of people. We offer a competitive remuneration package, continuous training & development, and a lot of fun!


If this career opportunity interests you, please apply today. 

About Advent Software

For 30 years, Advent Software has been providing reliable, trusted solutions to investment management organisations of all sizes and strategies across the US, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Advent, now with clients in 60 different countries, has established itself as a leading provider of software solutions for investment management around the world. Advent’s EMEA operation has been growing rapidly since 1998 and now has over 165 clients across the region and seven offices supporting the growing client base. Advent’s solutions span trading & order management, portfolio management & reporting, client relationship management and real-time portfolio accounting. Please visit our website (www.advent.com) for further information about Advent and our solutions.

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 SS&C is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, colour, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.