Derivatives Data Specialist Derivatives Data Specialist …

Wellington Management Company, LLP
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 07 Apr 20
Wellington Management Company, LLP
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 07 Apr 20
Derivatives Data Specialist

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.


As part of Derivatives Operations within Portfolio Services, the Derivatives Data Specialist (Specialist) will be primarily responsible for working with members of the Derivatives Operations team to review existing processes and controls in order to identify opportunities for improved data sourcing, aggregation, modification, and publishing with the objective of improving operational efficiency and reducing operational risk. The Specialist will also support strategic projects and enhancements by providing business analysis, solution development and testing support. Lastly, this resource will help the Derivatives Operations team trouble-shoot critical operating issues, including: identifying the root cause of issues and developing temporary workarounds.   In these capacities, the Derivatives Data Specialist will also work closely with IT and other teams within Portfolio Services, including: the Reconciliation, Corporate Actions, Cash Control, Performance, Reference Data, OTC Valuations and Pricing teams.



Responsibilities for this position will include the following:  


         Perform business and data analysis for strategic projects and enhancements including the development of detailed business requirements.

         Collaborate with other Derivative Operations analysts and IT counterparts to design IT solutions.

         Develop and execute test scripts as part of UAT and end-to-end testing.

         Develop SQL queries and reports to support data inquiries and issue investigation.

         Develop Excel Macros and other tools to support streamlining of day-to-day operations.

         Investigate the root causes of cash and position reconciliation breaks with client administrators, dealers/futures clearing members (FCMs), and central counterparties (CCPs) and develop remediation plans with the Derivatives Operations analysts.

         Develop project management artifacts including project timelines, decision matrices, issue/risk logs, meeting minutes, etc.



The ideal candidate has experience with various phases of the systems development lifecycle, having worked and managed projects across requirements development, solution design, and testing. The Specialist must have strong data analytics capabilities, specifically with SQL and Excel Macros. The candidate should bring a track record of using technology and programming languages to solve problems and generative efficiencies for a financial services or investment management firm.  The Specialist must be well organized, motivated, and possess strong problem-solving skills.   



Additional key qualifications include: 


         Knowledge of Cleared and Bilateral Derivatives and their lifecycle.

         Strong communication skills and ability to thrive in fast-paced, collaborative and interactive team environment

         Ability to self-direct and consistently deliver against deadlines.

         Project management experience is a plus.

         An undergraduate degree with a strong academic record; relevant designations include CFA/CAIA/FRM.



Derivatives Data Specialist

Portfolio Services

100 Federal Street

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at .