Technical Business Analyst – ‘eFront’

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland Zurich Zurich CH
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Schroder Adveq Management AG
  • 13 Sep 18 2018-09-13

Founded in 1997, Schroder Adveq is a leading asset manager investing in private equity globally and, since 2017, a wholly owned subsidiary of Schroders plc. offering specialized investment solutions that enable our clients to access select private market segments through primary, secondary, and direct/co-investments. Schroder Adveq’s client base comprises institutional investors such as pension funds and insurance companies located in Europe, North America, and the Asia-Pacific region.

Many of them are repeat, long-term clients with whom the firm has developed a role as a trusted partner. Schroder Adveq has offices in Zurich, Frankfurt, London, Jersey, New York, Beijing, and Hong Kong.

To expand our IT team in Zurich, we are looking for an experienced professional for the following position:

Technical Business Analyst – ‘eFront’

In this fascinating role, you will oversee Schroder Adveq’s Private Assets platform. As a member of the IT team, you will be responsible for ensuring the continued evolution and professional operation of the core application, eFront FIA. You will interact directly with business users to identify and analyze their needs. You will manage changes in applications across their entire lifecycle, from design over build, testing and training to the release stage, in collaboration with the vendor and contractors. You will also support users in daily operations (2nd/3rd level incident and problem management).


  • University degree in Computer Science or Applied Mathematics or a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a discipline such as financial services, corporate finance, or fund accounting
  • Good understanding of engineering disciplines and concepts
  • At least three years of work experience, preferably in finance, private equity, or a similar field
  • At least three years of work experience as a business analyst; a knowledge of system configuration is a plus
  • Experience with eFront FIA software is a definite plus
  • Experience with scrum / agile methodology is preferred
  • A clear interest in system configuration and  programming, ideally in a Microsoft environment (SQL, C#, VB)
  • Analytical, structured, and solution-oriented approach
  • Highly motivated, resilient, and flexible
  • Fluent in English (both spoken and written); knowledge of German would be an asset

Schroder Adveq offers a challenging, diverse and supportive working environment as well as modern employment conditions in an international, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment.

We look forward to receiving your application with details of your educational and professional background, which can be sent by e-mail to:

Schroder Adveq Management AG

Human Resources

Affolternstrasse 56

8050 Zurich, Switzerland