Aladdin Specialist

Date: Jul 20, 2019

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90017

Company: Capital Group

Role title: Aladdin Specialist
 

Date updated: May 2019

 

Role summary: Demonstrates full knowledge in assigned area and is an experienced contributor. Leverages deep knowledge of Aladdin and CFII to provide guidance on operational issues, technical questions, and business processes. Works with management team to develop best practices, processes and procedures for CGAT. Leads the program management life cycle needs and identifies opportunities to enhance CGAT’s production support. Leads production support and application ownership in partnership with senior leadership. Provides leadership and collaborates with senior manager to select, develop, and maintain an effective team.

 

Primary responsibilities/essential functions:

  • Provides expert knowledge in Product/Information Management.
    • Utilizes broad Aladdin subject matter expertise to provide inputs to enhancement requests as needed.
    • Demonstrates a deep understanding of the Fixed Income lifecycle. Gathers cross-functional inputs on current and desired capabilities to influence roadmap.
    • Represents CGAT and collaborates with functional groups to identify and facilitate knowledge sharing in a variety of interactions.
  • Develops best practices, processes, and procedures for CGAT.
    • Keeps abreast of current and possible future trends, industry best practices, technology and potential impact on established procedures.
    • Proactively reviews and provides inputs to support the preparation of Aladdin procedures and best practices with CFII and IO. Assesses risk and assures best practices are aligned with current business needs.
    • Coordinates and implements newly developed policies, processes and procedures into CGAT.
  • Leads the program management life cycle.
    • Partners with stakeholders to recommend appropriate approaches for solving business challenges and ensuring alignment with business priorities.
    • Provides thought leadership to assist the business in defining or refining business processes.
  • Leads production support and application ownership in partnership with senior leadership.
    • Able to provide high quality business analysis to assist business units with production issue triage and resolution.
    • Provides Aladdin audit, regulatory, and due diligence support.
    • Partners on Business Continuity Plans related to Aladdin.
  • Provides leadership for the department.
    • Identifies the vision for high-impact, complex departmental of cross-functional initiatives.
    • Translates vision into project scope and provides management oversight.
    • Participates in the training and development of other associates. Provides feedback to managers regarding special training requirements.
    • Serves as a positive role model and mentors other associates.
  • Performs additional responsibilities as assigned.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional work experience, 3+ years working with the Aladdin product, ideally in an investment management firm
  • Demonstrates a sound understanding of the investment process and knowledge of Fixed Income
  • Experience in program/ project management and business analysis
  • Analytical thinker with strong process orientation and an ability to drive best practices
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills


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