As one of the world's largest independent financial advisory groups, we know that it takes a distinct perspective to make a meaningful difference to our clients’ business and wealth. Rothschild & Co is a global and family-controlled group. We provide M&A, strategy and financing advice, as well as investment and wealth management solutions to large institutions, families, individuals and governments, worldwide.
Having been at the centre of the world's financial markets for more than 200 years we can rely on an unrivalled global network of more than 3,800 talented employees and a track-record of outstanding execution with 50 offices around the world.
Our integrated global network of trusted professionals and decision makers around the world provide in-depth market intelligence, meaning we can be closer to current issues than any other global financial institution in our core markets.
It is this scale, local knowledge and intellectual capital that allow us to provide a distinct perspective and effective long-term solutions for our partners.
Overview of Role
The successful candidate will have a varied and hands-on role working with the Business to understand their requirements and translate them into IT solutions using the Avaloq platform. As a member of a smaller team, it is important the candidate shows flexibility, proactivity and responsibility.
Business Interaction - Working directly with the business to understand their business processes and find ways to improve these through smart and practical Avaloq parameterization solutions
Requirements Analysis - Bring a structured and methodical approach to analyzing and visualizing complex Business requirements, mapping these to possible extensions to the Avaloq framework and translating these into clear and precise requirements documentation
Project Delivery – Define, implement technical solutions either directly, through interaction with IT colleagues from different areas or external consultants
Parameterization – Convert Specifications into Avaloq functionality through the wide range of parameterization options to meet the Business needs. In particular:
---> Enhance Workflows, Context Actions, Order Validations and Static Data
---> Setup of rules for the different kinds of rule engines
---> Write/Enhance dedicated business reports
---> Configure the messaging framework to connect to surround systems
---> Applications Support - Support Business users to ensure they make best use of their systems and that a continual knowledge transfer is achieved
Testing - Manage testing and release of new IT services, with a strong comprehensive approach for covering multiple use cases and business scenarios
Problem Management - Assist in continual improvement of systems through careful analysis of issues and their causes
Experience, Skills and Competencies Required
Minimum of 3-4 years of recent hands-on Parameterization experience
Excellent understanding of the Avaloq core system, the underlying concepts and the interactivity between modules. Extensive expertise in various Avaloq modules, able and willing to branch out also in yet untouched modules
Specific knowledge in the intercompany related areas of Accounting, Fee, Interfaces
Certified Avaloq Professional
Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English
Top-down working approach with good sense for granularity. Talented in analysis and solution design
Comprehensive failure analysis and debugging experience, familiar with Avaloq/Oracle error handling
Solid understanding of relational databases (Oracle) and the use of it in a banking environment
Ability to understand the business processes and commercial concepts and to interact with the business at a peer level
Ability to write proposals and technical documents and to make presentation to diverse types of audiences
Involvement in Testing and Business Continuity Management
Ability to solve problems independently, quickly and completely and to communicate them clearly to management
Flexible individual willing to get involved where required and keen to face new challenges
Strong Service Delivery orientation with real attention to quality and excellence
If you are curious to learn more about us and have valuable experiences in a similar role, then please submit your CV and Cover Letter through our recruitment tool.