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Quality Assurance Analyst - Portfolio Analytics (Lugano)

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Lugano

Posted May 18, 2022 - Requisition No. 90371

Who are we?

Our Portfolio Quality Assurance Team validates the industry’s most powerful Portfolio and Risk Analytics Solution, PORT as well as PREP, at the fingertips of global investment professionals. Our solutions help our clients make quicker and more informed decisions by empowering them with the tools to define appropriate investment universes with benchmarks, successfully implement optimal investment portfolio strategies, easily and accurately measure portfolio risk and return, and streamline their overall investment management workflow.

Who are you?

As a key member of the Portfolio QA & Validation Team for our growing Buy-Side business, we’ll trust you to manage the Quality Assurance processes, using your experience in feature and regression testing. Based in Lugano, you will provide critical support coverage for our clients worldwide. The suite of products you will be supporting includes PORT, PREP and various functions connected to them.
You’re someone who is skilled in developing and documenting QA plans, and you're actively identifying risks and dependencies throughout the process. You have a deep understanding of the financial instruments integrated in portfolios and indices, as well as good mathematical and basic programming knowledge.

The Lugano office

Our office is home to 50 engineers from 12 different nationalities. In addition to our main job, we get involved in things like driving new cross-office initiatives from Lugano, travelling to other offices to give Tech talks, or making an impact to our Diversity & Inclusion in Tech efforts!

We’ll trust you to:

  • Extract and rationalize data from Bloomberg in accordance with established methodologies
  • Manage projects to optimize processes and/or improve the quality of our products
  • Perform quality control to ensure Bloomberg data accuracy and comparing them to sources
  • Codify market conventions and/or data relations into business rules for data validation
  • Perform incident management, from troubleshooting and root cause analysis to overall problem triage
  • Contribute to continuous improvement by generating ideas to improve the data products and processes
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects to optimize processes and/or improve the quality of the data set
  • Report on results of on-going operations and projects, as required
  • Utilize subject-matter-expertise to set and maintain methodologies for data management
  • Design test suites that will run on the testing platform "end-to-end"
  • Build and support automated regressions testing for UI, UX, Data and Analytics validation.

You’ll need to have:

  • A Master's degree preferably in Finance, Computer Science or Economics
  • A good knowledge of Portfolio and Risk Management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency and working knowledge of Excel, VBA and Python
  • Familiarity with data processing paradigms and associated tools and technologies
  • Strong attention to detail and high degree of demonstrated decision-making and problem solving skills
  • Eagerness to learn and collaborate daily and actively with others
  • Interest in and aptitude for technology
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a frequently changing environment
  • Fluency in English

We’d love to see:

  • Exposure to Bloomberg products such as the Professional Service
  • Project management skills and/or experience
  • FRM or CFA certification
  • Familiarity with mark-up languages
  • Fluency in a Swiss language (D / F or I)

Does this sound like you? Apply if you think we're a good match for what you're looking for, and we'll get in touch with the next steps in the process!

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, parental or caring status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or maternity/parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Bloomberg is a disability inclusive employer. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process. If you would prefer to discuss this confidentially, please email info@employ-ability.org.uk

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