Vacancy Spotlight: Principal Architect - Investment Technology | Invesco

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Invesco is driven by a pure focus on investment. It’s all we do.

We focus on doing work that matters and being a firm that gives a voice to every employee. In fact, we make a promise to our clients and each other to create greater possibilities together. We’re looking for people who have fresh perspectives. Who can come together to share ideas, listen and challenge each other to achieve better solutions for our clients.

Your team

At Invesco, we want to be the most client-centric firm in our industry. We empower employees to discover and deliver transformational solutions that champion our clients and protect and grow the firm’s business.

Global services and solutions are all provided via planning, building and running functions.

The Investment Technology team are responsible for applications services across research and portfolio construction, fixed income, performance and risk, real estate, private markets and EMEA ETF and UIT.

Your role

We are looking for an experienced Investments Technology Solutions Architect to join our Investments Technology team in London and Henley. Your role will be focused around supporting the needs of the business and being a key contributor to ongoing strategic projects.

You will play a meaningful role in supporting business growth and help drive the team forward. Working closely with the Engineering team in Hyderabad, you will be tasked with the creation, interpretation, and strategic direction of the Investments Technology development and capabilities.

Sound interesting?  You will be involved in:

  • Supporting projects designed to enhance the group’s capabilities. This will include helping identify, develop and design new tools to improve the team’s ability to deliver a better client experience and deliver innovative solutions to create Alpha.
  • Influencing design so that systems are developed in a loosely coupled way with a high degree of alignment towards Invesco’s future state platform.
  • Championing engineering initiatives and standard methodology by actively participating in Guilds, bringing insights and improvements into the teams to improve their day to day practices.
  • Becoming an influential member of the Solution Architecture guild and the Enterprise Architecture (EA) function so that the flow of information between EA and development teams is fluid.to

You’ll need:

  • Proven experience and knowledge of the capabilities of any major cloud service (AWS preferred), Microservices (Kubernetes, Docker), API Development and DevOps. Any relevant prior Certifications with cloud providers would be a benefit.
  • First-hand experience with proven knowledge of existing technologies covering, but not limited to, Python and/or .Net/C# as well as SQL and Javascript. Any experience with React is an added benefit.
  • Any exposure to Snowflake or any other Data Warehousing system is beneficial, but not essential.
  • An understanding of the concepts of the Agile methodologies and related methods (e.g. SAFe, Scrum, Kanban, DevOps); be able to apply these as appropriate in different client contexts and solution phases.
  • Any knowledge of Mulesoft, PowerBI and Azure is a plus.

The good stuff

We have an outstanding benefits package, which includes:

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Company-provided healthcare
  • 26 days’ annual leave + bank holidays
  • Generous pension provisions
  • Income protection
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Volunteering days
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Life insurance

Our commitment to you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.  As part of Invesco’s commitment to ensuring our teams have the broad range of experiences and backgrounds required to promote diversity of thought, and to maintaining a positive, engaging work environment, we champion flexible working.

Please feel free to discuss flexible working options with us.

Our commitment to the community and environmental, social and governance investing

We partner with charitable organisations globally to make an impact in the communities where we live and work. Our people are encouraged to support the charities they feel most passionate about.  We are also committed to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. We serve our clients in this space as a trusted partner both on specific responsible investment product strategies as well as part of our commitment to deliver a superior investment experience.

Join Us

We’re proud to be a firm that achieves more together. One that is focused on doing work that matters. One that gives a voice to every employee. One that genuinely cares. By coming together to share our ideas, listen, and challenge each other’s perspectives, we get to better solutions for our clients.

Our ambition is high. By working smart and supporting one another, we can continuously push ourselves to grow. We all have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our business, our industry and our clients’ lives.

Let’s create greater possibilities together!

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Vacancy Spotlight: Senior Data Solutions Engineer - Systematic Training | Invesco

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Invesco is driven by a pure focus on investment. It’s all we do.

We focus on doing work that matters and being a firm that gives a voice to every employee. In fact, we make a promise to our clients and each other to create greater possibilities together. We’re looking for people who have fresh perspectives. Who can come together to share ideas, listen and challenge each other to achieve better solutions for our clients.

The team

The Systematic Trading Technology team works closely with Traders, Quants, Business Analysts and our global technology partners to build and support Invesco’s trading and trading analytics platform. Our goal is to deliver best in class trading solutions that empowers traders, trade management and the quantitative research teams to perform at the highest level. The team focuses on delivering innovative solutions using the latest technology, optimizing trading workflows, data modelling/analytics and building applications/interfaces that not only make our trading desks effective, but also bring new trader ideas to life! We never give up.

Your role 

As a Senior Data Solutions Engineer, Investment Technology, you will be working on a squad that builds global trading applications and global trading data platforms. The role will see you working on requirements from the business that enables the global trading organisation to automate workflows and allows for opportunities to explore the latest technology stack to improve the current business model.

Sound interesting?  You will be involved in:

  • Liaising with business partners and the wider product owner teams.
  • Delivering curated data sets to the business and deliver real time data for use by traders directly into the execution management system to implement systematic trading algorithms
  • Working on the buildout of robust data pipelines using modern data engineering tech stack and Cloud architecture as well as the management of application and data integration platforms.

You’ll need:

  • To be a full stack Java developer with working experience on APIs, Web services, Spring Boot framework and worked with Oracle/ SQL Server in writing T-SQL and performance tuning.
  • Working knowledge of React JS/ AWS/ Python/ Informatica programming or DevOp.
  • To be a solid analytical and critical thinker with a team player attitude
  • To be self-motivated and able to collaborate and communicate well

The good stuff

We have an outstanding benefits package, which includes:

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Company-provided healthcare
  • 26 days’ annual leave + bank holidays
  • Generous pension provisions
  • Income protection
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Volunteering days
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Life insurance

Our commitment to you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.  As part of Invesco’s commitment to ensuring our teams have the broad range of experiences and backgrounds required to promote diversity of thought, and to maintaining a positive, engaging work environment, we champion flexible working.

Please feel free to discuss flexible working options with us.

Our commitment to the community and environmental, social and governance investing

We partner with charitable organisations globally to make an impact in the communities where we live and work. Our people are encouraged to support the charities they feel most passionate about.  We are also committed to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. We serve our clients in this space as a trusted partner both on specific responsible investment product strategies as well as part of our commitment to deliver a superior investment experience.

Join Us

We’re proud to be a firm that achieves more together. One that is focused on doing work that matters. One that gives a voice to every employee. One that genuinely cares. By coming together to share our ideas, listen, and challenge each other’s perspectives, we get to better solutions for our clients.

Our ambition is high. By working smart and supporting one another, we can continuously push ourselves to grow. We all have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our business, our industry and our clients’ lives.

Let’s create greater possibilities together!

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Vacancy Spotlight: Pulsed Power Engineer | First Light Fusion

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We are looking to expand the Pulsed Power team, who are responsible for the design, construction and operation of our pulsed power fusion experiments.

We are interested in talented individuals with a range of experience to complement the existing world class team of engineers and scientists, and have positions available for a range of different experience levels up to and including lead scientist or engineer roles

You will work on projects which will range from the design and construction of M4, our future experimental driver, developing our electro-magnetic launch capability through simulation and experiments on both our existing and external facilities, and development of machine and experimental diagnostics.

Responsibilities will include

Providing expert engineering/scientific input into multidisciplinary teams
Producing analysis and calculations for design work
Using schematic capture, circuit simulation and other modelling package

Essential

Degree in Physics, Engineering or similar
Experience of CAD design tools and simulation software, for example COMSOL and SolidWorks; training in the specific tools used at First Light will be provided
Ability to perform calculations and analysis associated with electrical engineering
Knowledge of health and safety matters relating to pulsed power systems
Passion for fusion and for taking a bold approach to a high-risk transformational
technology
Fast and effective problem solving skills
Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Desirable

Experience solving complex engineering problems in a scientific environment
Demonstrated ability to deliver to agreed objectives and manage resources using project management techniques

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Vacancy Spotlight: Cloud Application Advisor | Invesco

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Invesco is driven by a pure focus on investment. It’s all we do.

We focus on doing work that matters and being a firm that gives a voice to every employee. In fact, we make a promise to our clients and each other to create greater possibilities together. We’re looking for people who have fresh perspectives. Who can come together to share ideas, listen and challenge each other to achieve better solutions for our clients.

Your team

Our mission is to build world-class, client-centric technology solutions that drive competitive advantage, grow our global business, and deliver an investment experience that helps people get more out of life. This mission is fueled by inventive and cohesive teams, which thrive on teamwork and shared trust and demonstrate the diversity of thought. Our success is driven by our people, which is why we invest heavily in our talent, promoting continuous learning and development, offering opportunities to work with emerging technologies, and creating the space to discover.

Our high-performing, OneTech team is seeking candidates who innovate, operate effectively in an agile environment, challenges the status quo, and are driven to succeed.

Your role 

As the Cloud Application Adviser you will advise and empower application teams with knowledge and experience to accelerate standards-based cloud adoption across the Invesco application development org.

Sound Interesting? You will advise application teams on cloud patterns and trade-offs, collaborate on cloud solution designs, and help as a concierge to connect application teams with platform teams and resources.  As the Adviser we will ask you to evangelize cloud patterns and Invesco blueprints to promote standards-based cloud adoption and take the lead on AWS training sessions.

You will build strong relationships with key stakeholders and customers and create compelling business cases to enable customers to leverage modern cloud services. We will look for you to encourage teams to integrate application development and cloud delivery/operations, with leaders accountable for the full lifecycle and enable customers to rapidly discover and deliver business value from their investment in the cloud.

We are looking for someone to bring solid experience with developing application cloud-native workloads hosted in the public cloud and expertise in combined roles of application development, enterprise or technical architecture, cloud platform development, cloud strategy, IT strategy, or infrastructure.

Your understanding of DevOps and DevSecOps culture with hands on experience with agile methodologies and toolchains is key and we will look for you to highlight your knowledge of the asset management industry.

Show us you can collaborate and communicate and build relationships that allow you to showcase your skills and knowledge.

The good stuff

We have an outstanding benefits package, which includes

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Company-provided healthcare
  • 26 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Generous pension provisions
  • Income protection
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Volunteering days
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Life insurance

Our commitment to you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.  As part of Invesco’s commitment to ensuring our teams have the broad range of experiences and backgrounds required to promote diversity of thought, and to maintaining a positive, engaging work environment, we champion flexible working.

Please feel free to discuss flexible working options with us.

Our commitment to the community and environmental, social and governance investing

We partner with charitable organisations globally to make an impact in the communities where we live and work. Our people are encouraged to support the charities they feel most passionate about.  We are also committed to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. We serve our clients in this space as a trusted partner both on specific responsible investment product strategies as well as part of our commitment to deliver a superior investment experience.

Join Us

We’re proud to be a firm that achieves more together. One that is focused on doing work that matters. One that gives a voice to every employee. One that genuinely cares. By coming together to share our ideas, listen, and challenge each other’s perspectives, we get to better solutions for our clients.

Our ambition is high. By working smart and supporting one another, we can continuously push ourselves to grow. We all have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our business, our industry and our clients’ lives.

Let’s create greater possibilities together!

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Vacancy Spotlight: Senior Product Designer – EY’s Hive | EY

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Our mission is to transform the working lives of tax and finance professionals.

Here at the Innovation Hive, we are an energetic and driven team with a passion for revolutionising the ways in which tax and finance teams work. Founded only a few years ago, we have built a platform leveraging the latest technology (including AI) and have already enjoyed strong internal and external adoption. Our early success has ensured significant ongoing investment to scale the platform and build new features, we are well set to become the leading tech solution in the market.

With the move towards making tax digital and increased remote working, there has never been a better time to join our team, work on real challenges and help build game-changing digital solutions for our industry.

The opportunity

We are looking for a talented senior product designer who can work across all stages of design, from understanding the core user problem to shipping a well-tested UI. As a senior member of the team, you will help build UX maturity within the Innovation Hive and champion human-centred design. You will enjoy working with stakeholders, engineers, and product managers to create simple solutions that solve complex problems for our users.

The ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Can empathise with users and have a holistic view of the product in mind
  • Enjoys working on problems, rather than features
  • Acts as a facilitator and can work effectively alongside product managers and engineers
  • Welcomes and invites feedback regularly from stakeholders and users
  • Is comfortable working in a fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Proactively identifies and tackles opportunities to improve our ways of working

What you will do

  • Innovate – own every aspect of the product’s design, focusing on the key user problems and creating innovative solutions that deliver a simple and intuitive user experience
  • Manage – gather user and business requirements for design briefs
  • Discover – collaborate with our researcher and product managers to conduct user research
  • Prototype and test – create wireframes and prototypes to validate with users for rapid iteration
  • Deliver – create beautifully polished UI and be able to communicate the detail to development scrum teams ensuring seamless hand-offs
  • Collaborate – foster strong working relationships with product managers and engineers Communicate – be transparent and be able to communicate ideas to stakeholders
  • Coach – coach and encourage junior product designers in a continuous learning environment

What You Definitely Need

  • We expect our product designers to be well rounded so you should have user experience, user interaction and commercial product experience
  • Ability to apply a wide range of design thinking techniques, able to deliver innovative conceptual thinking, whilst also having the right analytical and technical mind-set and skills to work out the details to deliver real value to the product
  • Experience running design workshops
    Proven experience with design systems, grid frameworks, delivering to and creating style guides and other responsive design experience
  • Experience working alongside developers in an iterative way as part of an agile team
  • Recognised Degree or similar experience (essential) and Masters (desirable)
  • Proficient with design tools such as Sketch, Figma, Adobe CS, InVision, Zeplin, Marvel
  • Experience designing enterprise or financial software (desirable)

Our core values

  • Empathetic – you take the time to understand what drives other team members, what motivates them and how to achieve mutual objectives
  • Humble – you actively seek feedback and feel comfortable providing it to others. You are not overly influenced by organisational hierarchy
  • Hungry – you are excited by what you do, and you bring an enthusiasm to your job
  • Adaptable – you are comfortable re-evaluating your view when presented with contrasting facts and your opinions

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client- facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities, and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

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Vacancy Spotlight: Senior Data Analyst – Engineering Distribution | Invesco

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Invesco is driven by a pure focus on investment. It’s all we do.

We focus on doing work that matters and being a firm that gives a voice to every employee. In fact, we make a promise to our clients and each other to create greater possibilities together. We’re looking for people who have fresh perspectives. Who can come together to share ideas, listen and challenge each other to achieve better solutions for our clients.

Your role 

Invesco Technology is seeking a Senior Data Analyst Engineer to be part of a new team that is standing up Client and Transaction Data Management capabilities to support our European and Asia-Pacific business. This position will partner closely with Technology colleagues and the Product Owners in our business units.

The ideal candidate is passionate about data and has solid understanding of fund management distribution data in EMEA and APAC. The successful candidate will focus on analysing and mapping the data to our systems, supporting operational reports and analytics. The ability to effectively communicate with both business partners and technology professionals is essential.

The position offers a unique opportunity to work in a global role and leverage your skills to collaborate and deliver alongside a talented team of technology professionals.

Sound interesting? You will be working with the business to understand their data needs with a focus on EMEA and APAC Distribution and Marketing data which will include internal and external Sales teams, Management and Marketing teams as well as Client Servicing and Operations. As well as delivering data requirements you will work on data sourcing research, data mapping and data validation.

The Senior Engineer will build trusted relationships to be able to solve problems and be the point of contact for making recommendations and technology suggestions.

Bring a strong understanding of the financial services/asset management industry and show case your experience in business data analysis and process flows. We will look for solid understanding of Alteryx and SQL and the experience working with report tools such as Cognos and Tableau.

If you enjoy challenging and thought-provoking work and have a strong desire to learn and progress this could be the role for you.

The good stuff

We have an outstanding benefits package, which includes

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Company-provided healthcare
  • 26 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Generous pension provisions
  • Income protection
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Volunteering days
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Life insurance

Our commitment to you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.  As part of Invesco’s commitment to ensuring our teams have the broad range of experiences and backgrounds required to promote diversity of thought, and to maintaining a positive, engaging work environment, we champion flexible working.

Please feel free to discuss flexible working options with us.

Our commitment to the community and environmental, social and governance investing

We partner with charitable organisations globally to make an impact in the communities where we live and work. Our people are encouraged to support the charities they feel most passionate about.  We are also committed to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. We serve our clients in this space as a trusted partner both on specific responsible investment product strategies as well as part of our commitment to deliver a superior investment experience.

Join Us

We’re proud to be a firm that achieves more together. One that is focused on doing work that matters. One that gives a voice to every employee. One that genuinely cares. By coming together to share our ideas, listen, and challenge each other’s perspectives, we get to better solutions for our clients.

Our ambition is high. By working smart and supporting one another, we can continuously push ourselves to grow. We all have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our business, our industry and our clients’ lives.

Let’s create greater possibilities together!

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Vacancy Spotlight: Tax, Technology & Transformation Advisor | EY

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Tax departments today face more challenges than ever before. 

Against the backdrop of these, the challenges, the top issue on the minds of tax and finance directors, is how to operate efficient and effective tax departments.

In our Tax Technology and Transformation team you’ll get the opportunity to use and build upon your experience in strategy and process consulting; data management; implementation of tax IT systems and building tax requirements into ERPs and finance processes to help our clients manage the strategic as well as practical, everyday issues of operating and improving the performance of their tax departments.

Your key responsibilities

  • Develop tax technology plans with goals, build and deployment strategies and performance measurements for our clients
  • Assist with creating and developing high-impact tools and materials to support the varied client work and assignments across TTT such as thought leadership, diagnostics, internal user guides and blueprints
  • Support a variety of client projects, from working on tax operating model design to deploying the latest AI tools for client tax processes.
  • Think commercially focusing on understanding client issues and pain points and assisting in developing cost effective solutions across process, people, data and technology
  • Review and record clients’ processes, systems & pain points with a focus on spotting blockers, analysing root causes & advising on/ implementing solutions
  • Manipulate and analyse client data using technology and designing insightful dashboards to present insights in an easy-to-understand and client friendly manner
  • Use and develop technology skills (e.g. coding, MS Power Platform, Alteryx, etc.) to help maintain and improve automation tools developed by the team
  • Continuously educate yourself to develop in-depth technology skills and learn about latest technologies

Skills and attributes for success

Candidates would ideally have a range of the below skills, however not all are essential

  • Management of the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business driven approach taken
  • Strong and motivated team player
  • Supporting with the operational management of the team and also through managing employee development and assignments
  • Excellent communicator in a range of situations
  • Ability to identify areas of risk, carry out effective reviews and know when to refer upwards
  • Effective time management – ability to remain calm when meeting deadlines
  • Proven ability to create innovative solutions to help increase efficiencies
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven experience of interest self-development and independent learning with technology
  • Experience of presenting to clients and senior external stakeholders
  • A good understanding of tax compliance & tax reporting
  • Coding skills, SQL or knowledge of technology tools (MS Power Platforms, Alteryx or similar)

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Experience in the profession and be interested in specialising in one or more of the following areas:Tax compliance and reporting
    Accounting and finance
  • Development and/or implementation of technology solutions
  • Finance or tax performance improvement

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Preferably be ACA/CTA or other local equivalent qualifications
  • Experience of coaching and developing more junior team members
  • Experience of managing large and complex projects

What we look for

Our services are different from other tax advisory services and typical assignments that you may get involved with include:

  • Tax Data Management – improving the quality of data received by the tax function, and implementing software tools to make the processing and reporting of tax data more efficient
  • Provisioning and tax reporting solutions – implementing software solutions along with process and controls re-design that support the automating of effective global tax provisioning and reporting processes.
  • Insourcing/Outsourcing – developing models for all or portions of the tax compliance and reporting needs of a company
  • Workflow & information management – setting up processes and technology tools to provide greater control over global tax deadlines and risks in a more efficient manner
  • Tax Function Diagnostic and Benchmarking – assessing the tax function against leading practices to identify and prioritise areas of improvement.

The work requires you to work closely with our clients’ businesses so you’ll proactively maintain your technical knowledge by keeping abreast of finance or tax performance improvements methodologies having an understanding of ERP software (SAP, Oracle). Specific experiences which are not mandatory; however would benefit applicants include:

  • Experience of applying your technology skills and knowledge either as part of a client project, business development or to help improve the team’s internal ways of working.
  • You work well with limited supervision, manage your time well, are a good communicator and manage your deadlines.
  • You enjoy working with other team members, learn from their experience and pass on your knowledge and experience.
  • You enjoy working with junior team members and helping them in the development of their skills and achieving their goals.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

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Vacancy Spotlight: Advanced Support Analyst | Invesco

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Invesco is driven by a pure focus on investment.

It’s all we do. We focus on doing work that matters and being a firm that gives a voice to every employee. In fact, we make a promise to our clients and each other to create greater possibilities together. We’re looking for people who have fresh perspectives. Who can come together to share ideas, listen and challenge each other to achieve better solutions for our clients.

Your role 

To provide support for business application/systems in specified business areas related to the investment management industry.

Sound interesting?  You will monitor system integrity through daily system checks and capture any system bugs, enhancements or new busines requirements. As the Support Analyst we will look for you to resolve application issues on a day-to-day basis and develop relationships with key business partners. You will be responsible for maintaining system support documentation and assisting with regular system upgrades as well as having the opportunity to work on projects.

We are looking for you to bring CRD or front office support experience with SQL database query skills. You will show your investment industry knowledge and bring a business or Tech related degree. Your team player attitude will shine through along with your strong desire to learn and progress. Our environment can be fast paced and we will ask you to remain customer focused and reliable with an ability to communicate with all levels.

The good stuff

We have an outstanding benefits package, which includes

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Company-provided healthcare
  • 26 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Generous pension provisions
  • Income protection
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Volunteering days
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Life insurance

Our commitment to you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.  As part of Invesco’s commitment to ensuring our teams have the broad range of experiences and backgrounds required to promote diversity of thought, and to maintaining a positive, engaging work environment, we champion flexible working.

Please feel free to discuss flexible working options with us.

Our commitment to the community and environmental, social and governance investing

We partner with charitable organisations globally to make an impact in the communities where we live and work. Our people are encouraged to support the charities they feel most passionate about.  We are also committed to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. We serve our clients in this space as a trusted partner both on specific responsible investment product strategies as well as part of our commitment to deliver a superior investment experience.

Join Us

We’re proud to be a firm that achieves more together. One that is focused on doing work that matters. One that gives a voice to every employee. One that genuinely cares. By coming together to share our ideas, listen, and challenge each other’s perspectives, we get to better solutions for our clients.

Our ambition is high. By working smart and supporting one another, we can continuously push ourselves to grow. We all have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our business, our industry and our clients’ lives.

Let’s create greater possibilities together!

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Vacancy Spotlight: Senior Developer – EY’s Hive | EY

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It is our mission to transform the working lives of finance and tax professionals.

We are responsible for the innovation and development of human-centric products within EY.  Our approach is to prototypes ideas, get feedback from our customers and scale the very best ideas.

At the heart of our business, is our people. Good people, supported by good internal practice, are the building blocks for making the impossible possible. We are looking for a Senior Developer that will help support us to build and release engaging, innovative applications to market quickly.

What you will do:

  • Implement technical solutions that are resilient, scalable and manageable
  • Coach and encourage colleagues through constant learning to improve their skills
  • On some projects, lead the development for a scrum team
  • Collaborate with the product development teams (designers, business analysts, product owners, developers and quality assurance) to deliver amazing experiences for our customers.
  • Develop ideas with business analysts to find a pragmatic approach to the rapid delivery of prototypes
  • Work closely with the Product Owner and Scrum Master to develop the backlog and sprint pipeline

You are:

  • Empathetic – you take the time to understand what drives other team members, what motivates them and how to achieve mutual objectives
  • Humble – you actively seek feedback and feel comfortable providing it to others. You are not overly influenced by organisational hierarchy
  • Motivated – you are excited by what you do, and you bring an enthusiasm to your job
  • Adaptable – you are comfortable re-evaluating your view when presented with contrasting facts and your opinions

What you definitely need:

As a senior full-stack developer you should have strong commercial development experience, we have a preferred technology stack, however, we are not prescriptive about the technologies you have experience using, as long you as you are eager to use the best available technology for the project and open to working with new tools and approaches:

  • A work attitude that is empathetic, humble, motivated and adaptable (see above)
  • 5+ years of commercial development experience, focussed on Java development (preferably web-based applications)
  • Experience building solutions that are resilient, scalable and manageable
  • Experience working with Rest APIs
  • Experience working with databases.
  • Experience with continuous integration and automated deployment
  • Experience in Agile development environment and familiar with Agile ceremonies (e.g. stand-up, backlog refinement, sprint planning)
  • Working with QAs and automated testing (e.g. TDD / BDD)
  • Use of GIT or similar for code control and management

What you might also have:

  • Working knowledge of Angular 2+
  • Experience deploying web applications on large cloud-based services provider (e.g. AWS / Azure) and familiar with the underlying architecture
  • Understanding of NoSQL database technologies (e.g. MongoDB)
  • Set up and use of virtual environments and sandboxes

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Vacancy Spotlight: Senior Data Solutions Engineer – Systematic Trading | Invesco

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Invesco is driven by a pure focus on investment. It’s all we do.

We focus on doing work that matters and being a firm that gives a voice to every employee. In fact, we make a promise to our clients and each other to create greater possibilities together. We’re looking for people who have fresh perspectives. Who can come together to share ideas, listen and challenge each other to achieve better solutions for our clients.

The Team

The Systematic Trading Technology team works closely with Traders, Quants, Business Analysts and our global technology partners to build and support Invesco’s trading and trading analytics platform. Our goal is to deliver best in class trading solutions that empowers traders, trade management and the quantitative research teams to perform at the highest level. The team focuses on delivering innovative solutions using the latest technology, optimizing trading workflows, data modelling/analytics and building applications/interfaces that not only make our trading desks effective, but also bring new trader ideas to life!

We never give up.

Your role

As a Senior Data Solutions Engineer, Investment Technology, you will be working on a squad that builds global trading applications and global trading data platforms. The role will see you working on requirements from the business that enables the global trading organisation to automate workflows and allows for opportunities to explore the latest technology stack to improve the current business model.

Sound interesting? The Senior Engineer will liaise with business partners and the wider product owner teams. You will deliver curated data sets to the business and deliver real time data for use by traders directly into the execution management system to implement systematic trading algorithms. We will ask you to work on the buildout of robust data pipelines using modern data engineering tech stack and Cloud architecture as well as the management of application and data integration platforms.

We are looking for someone who can bring expertise as a Software Developer, Data Engineer or Data Solutions Analyst and strong experience with Oracle, SQL Server in writing T-SQL and performance tuning. You will demonstrate a working knowledge of Informatica or any ETL tool with an understanding of Python programming.

The Senior Engineer will bring solid analytical and critical thinking skills with a team player attitude. They will be self-motivated and able to collaborate and communicate well.

The good stuff

We have an outstanding benefits package, which includes

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Company-provided healthcare
  • 26 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Generous pension provisions
  • Income protection
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Volunteering days
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Life insurance

Our commitment to you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.  As part of Invesco’s commitment to ensuring our teams have the broad range of experiences and backgrounds required to promote diversity of thought, and to maintaining a positive, engaging work environment, we champion flexible working.

Please feel free to discuss flexible working options with us.

Our commitment to the community and environmental, social and governance investing

We partner with charitable organisations globally to make an impact in the communities where we live and work. Our people are encouraged to support the charities they feel most passionate about.  We are also committed to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. We serve our clients in this space as a trusted partner both on specific responsible investment product strategies as well as part of our commitment to deliver a superior investment experience.

Join Us

We’re proud to be a firm that achieves more together. One that is focused on doing work that matters. One that gives a voice to every employee. One that genuinely cares. By coming together to share our ideas, listen, and challenge each other’s perspectives, we get to better solutions for our clients.

Our ambition is high. By working smart and supporting one another, we can continuously push ourselves to grow. We all have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our business, our industry and our clients’ lives.

Let’s create greater possibilities together!

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