EY Financial Services - Capital Markets - Technology Consulting Senior in Chicago, Illinois
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EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (“FSO”) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!
Our Banking and Capital Markets practice focuses on improving the effectiveness of the IT organization, enabling technology to more efficiently and/or cost effectively support key business imperatives and strengthening the alignment between technology and business operations across the financial services industry. We deliver tailored solutions (vendor agnostic) based on the specific needs of our clients’ business requirements. Our people help our clients bridge the gap between business issues and technology solutions to address specific challenges.
You will have the chance to be part of a fast-moving, high-growth company. We offer variety, challenge, responsibility and the opportunity to realize your leadership potential. If you are interested in being part of a dynamic team, serving clients and reaching your full potential, EY Advisory Services is for you!
Your key responsibilities
As a Senior in Capital Markets Technology group, your focus will be on solving technology problems of our clients in the Capital Markets Industry.
Specifically, this role will require you to assist with design of technical solutions, performing analysis of business requirements, translating requirements into functional specifications for implementation by development teams. Assisting with feature design, business process decomposition, supporting technical system integration, modernization, optimization, decommissioning and analysis of underlying front to back data requirements.
Additionally, you may be supporting client technology organizations with front to back SDLC process, with ability to provide hands-on support across one or multiple phases of delivery.
Moreover, as a member of EY team, you will converse with Capital Markets buy side and sell side technology, operations and business clients on traded products and the end-to-end trade lifecycle. Your clients will be at the levels of AVP to Senior VP/Director. Your ability to understand business problems and advise on proposed technology solutions, summarize, and document technical discussions, translate technical decisions into business English language and communicate with client’s business stakeholders will be critical to success.
In this role you will be part of the engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds, fostering an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment and provide constructive on-the-job feedback/coaching to team members. You will be an active member providing counselling and mentoring to junior consultants within the organization.
To qualify for the role, you must have:
A bachelor's degree and approximately 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 4 years of related work experience
A degree in computer science, engineering, finance or a related field; MS degree preferred
Hands-on experience with delivering technology solutions in Capital Markets industry across any of the following processes:
Transaction processing from pre-trade to settlement
Computing of risk exposures
Understanding of technology environment across Capital Markets; typical integration of key systems and platforms (trade capture, pricing, reference data, market data, etc)
Understanding of basic principles of financial data modeling; data shape, size, velocity of change
Knowledge of transaction lifecycle
Knowledge of financial instruments and asset classes (Fixed Income, Derivatives, Equities, FX, etc)
Understanding of functions across front, middle and back office
Understanding of the front to back capital markets data supply chain
Exceptional Core Consulting Skills
Experience in supporting Technology Delivery Projects and Project Management with 3 years’ of experience in either role being a bonus
Demonstrated hands-on experience across multiple facets of the software development life-cycle in a range of methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, etc.), focused on either requirements definition, systems analysis or technical design, development through testing and implementation
Background in Business systems analysis, requirements documentation, technical specification development and testing Experience with various aspects of Business architecture domains Experience documenting system requirements and functional specifications in support of various integration architecture patterns
Experience across various SDLC components supporting the implementation of vendor packages,
Technical Project management and Technical Delivery management across all areas of SDLC is a bonus
And your technical profile must show:
Ability to read software code and understand logic of implementation
Data analysis, Cataloguing and Linage
Document technical solutions, create visual diagrams, process flows, systems flows, data flows
Advise clients on technical design decisions (batch vs real time, services vs file integration, relational database vs unstructured data, soap vs rest, json vs rdf, etc)
Familiarity with Jira, VersionOne, Rally or similar technology productivity tools
Decomposition of business requirements into Epics, User Stories, Tasks for Agile Development
Decomposition of business requirements into technical specifications for Waterfall Development
Development of use cases and test scripts to support Regression Testing, Stress Testing, QA testing and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) in manual and automated test environments
Experience with setup and configuration of test automation tools
Experience with DevOps tools (IDEs, GIT, SVN, Ansible, Jenkins), understanding of CI/CD pipeline
Data modeling, creation of ER diagrams
Support Level 2-type activities in the application support environment
Ideally, you’ll also have experience in:
Working knowledge of programming and scripting languages such as Python, SCALA, Java, C++, Unix, SQL, R
Experience working with cross-language application environments, understanding of strengths and weaknesses of solutions in place
Ability to critically assess current state technology environment, compare and contrast with prevailing industry standards and recommend improvement opportunities
Support development of organization business case, technology strategy and implementation roadmap
Familiarity with key financial market regulations such as CAT, CFTC SDR, MiFiD II, EMIR 15c3-3, 15c3-5, RegSHO, Dodd-Frank, etc.
Knowledge of financial industry utilities (Exchanges, Clearing Organizations, Repositories, Bloomberg, etc)
Experience with Capital Markets key vendor solutions and products from Calypso, Murex, Pega, Axiom, Broadridge, Traiana, Numerix, FIS, ION etc
What we look for
We’re interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. If you’re serious about auditing and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
The opportunity to manage a portfolio of talent within a designated service line
A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world
Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training
An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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