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 55 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.
We are seeking individuals to join our Investment Services & Technology (InvesTech) Associate Programme. The programme is an exciting pathway into our firm for those who are interested in the variety of career opportunities available in the investment management industry. This programme will help you gain insight into our industry, firm and culture, as well as knowledge of the many different business divisions that support our investment functions. Successful candidates are likely to be graduates or those with experience that demonstrates an interest in building a career in financial operations and technology.
The InvesTech Group brings technology and operations department together to deliver better, more efficient outcomes for our clients and business partners. InvesTech is comprised of Investment Implementation, Infrastructure Design, Client Operations, and Technology departments.
Successful candidates will specialize in either of the areas below (responsibilities may include, but are not limited to):
Engage with business users such as investors, traders, or client relations to assess needs, understand workflows, and propose solutions
Create functional specifications and user requirement documents that outline enhancements, defect fixes, and integrate with existing system architecture
Partner with development teams to build solutions and participate in testing efforts
Ensure user acceptance by leading training sessions and gathering continuous feedback
Build application functionality, leveraging implementation patterns and open source solutions where appropriate
Work closely with business users and analysts to review strategic business solutions
Determine impact to servers, network and storage capacity, and throughput in conjunction with infrastructure delivery teams
Quality Assurance Analyst
Collaborate with Systems Analysts to define test strategy, detailed test plans, and use and test cases
Ensure requirements traceability throughout the systems development lifecycle
Understand QA processes and systems development lifecycle methodologies
Leverage various testing approaches and work closely with engineers to review functional correctness and usability
Triage reports, data feeds, dashboards, and other indicators to identify anomalies that may warrant further investigation
Assist in active cyber-attack investigations
Gather and analyze data through SIEM-like log aggregation tool, performing independent analysis to look for indications of compromise or exposure
Interface with technical and non-technical users to conduct fact-finding interviews, gather forensic artifacts and understand business processes
Provide root cause analysis and suggestions based on investigative findings to prevent reoccurrence
Participate in global, follow the sun on-call rotation for escalated security events
Identify opportunities to improve the firm's security posture by assessing risk for internal and external systems and processes
Stay current with security news, such as high-profile data breaches and newly published vulnerabilities, to distribute awareness communication and implement proactive security controls as appropriate
The successful candidates are likely to have:
Skills or experiences which demonstrate an interest in an IT or finance career and have or be studying towards a Bachelor's degree
The ability to be a self-starter and have the humility and willingness to learn from, and collaborate with, their colleagues
Outstanding interpersonal and organisational skills, resourceful, detail-oriented, and a strong work ethic
The ability to work independently, in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment, where priorities change frequently
JOB TITLE InvesTech Associate
As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal 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 GMCANINQ@wellington.com .