Senior Trading Systems Administrator and Developer - Boston, MA

Position: Senior Trading Systems Administrator and Developer

Group: Information Technology

Reports to: Head of IT, Investment & Core Development

Status: Full-Time Exempt


This individual would focus on administering and supporting firm’s Order Management System (CRD v9 & v17.2), developing and supporting firm’s Core Applications, and work closely with firm’s Application Developers and internal Business Leaders & Staff, which would include: Trading (Global Equity and Macro Strategies), Operations, and Compliance. These efforts will entail day-to-day systems support & tactics, trouble shooting, requirements gathering, tactical design, heads-down development, and transition management – paying particular attention to firm’s Charles River Trading & Compliance system, and adjacent system processes. This role will include early morning start-up and early evening end of day coverage.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administering and supporting firm’s CRD Trading & Compliance system and related applications and workflow;

  • Support & enhance proprietary tools and integrated vendor tools & services, as a secondary role;

  • Facilitate integration testing of 3rd party tools & data, as demand requires;

Essential Skills

  • An undergraduate degree in Technology and Software Development, or related field, is required;

  • Strong business analysis skills and experience supporting Investment Management systems is required;

  • Knowledge of Microsoft-based technologies, including strong SQL experience is required; C# is desired;

  • At least 3 years of Support & Administration of Charles River Trading & Compliance system (CRD) is required;

  • Working knowledge of Security & Account characteristics, and Post-Trade Confirmation concepts would be helpful;

  • At least 10 years of Application Development experience with 8 years Investment Management relevant experience;

  • Strong business analysis capabilities in combination with strong database skills;

  • Ability to collaborate directly with business users as well as working independently;

  • Self-motivated; Ability to troubleshoot, problem-solve, and manage multiple-tasks;

  • Collaborates, drawing others into the work at hand; works well in a close team environment.

Company Overview

Founded in 1989, firm is a premier provider of investment solutions spanning most major asset classes and risk ranges. We seek to provide investment solutions using sophisticated quantitative techniques that incorporate fundamental insights and vast amounts of market information. While firm’s investment strategies are highly systematic in nature, the processes deployed within these strategies are built and overseen by talented professionals with significant and diverse investment experience. Innovative research plays a central role in our investment philosophy and process, and is an essential component of our firm’s ability to deliver attractive investment solutions. Investment teams are organized into an Equity Strategies group and a Multi Asset Strategies group.   Most investment team members are engaged in original research using fundamental intuition, market intelligence, modern finance and scientific methods.

We are committed to providing clients with reliable investment processes, consistent performance, transparency, and access to our investment resources. Our client base is comprised of institutional investors across the globe, including public & private retirement funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments & foundations, and sub-advisory mandates.

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