• Principal Consultant - Investment Software Implementation - Charles River Development Jobs in United States Of America - 25699380

  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 0 - 3 Years
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Job Description:

Principal Consultants serve as subject-matter experts in the implementation and upgrade of the Charles River Investment Management Solution (CRIMS) Their contributions include defining client requirements, configuring and tuning the solution to the clients business and technical needs, training clients, testing workflows and resolving issues before taking the client live

Principal Consultants are expected to demonstrate basic understanding of the entire CRIMS offering and advanced proficiency in at least one of the following areas Compliance, Equity, Fixed Income, Investment Solutions, Technology, Wealth Management or Project Management

Principal Consultants should also have advanced consulting skills This includes the ability to build effective working relationships, manage difficult situations and influence key decision-makers


Serve as subject-matter expert within CRIMS implementation and upgrade projects Analyze and evaluate requirements while providing product expertise and guidance throughout the project Ensure the solution meets the clients business needs and that the client is prepared to assume ownership and operate the solution after go-live
Provide assistance to other members of the Professional Services team and pro-actively develop and share best practices
Analyze and evaluate client requirements in order to help Charles River respond to sales opportunities Contribute to sales presentations and proof-of-concept projects to demonstrate the potential of CRIMS to satisfy specific client needs
Educate clients on the functionality provided by CRIMS Advise on best practices regarding the implementation and operation of Charles River solutions and services
Monitor and evaluate client requirements to identify potential enhancements to Charles River solutions and services Document and communicate product improvements as part of client-specific implementation projects or in response to trends in the marketplace
Contribute to software quality by clearly communicating defects to Technical Support and Product Management Support the defect resolution process by providing clear descriptions of defects and validating the resulting fixes Identify errors and mistakes in documentation and suggest corrections and improvements
A Principal Consultant is expected to be have specialist expertise in one of the following consulting practice areas Compliance, Equity, Fixed Income, Investment Solutions, Technology, Wealth Management or Project Management


Experience supporting or implementing investment management solutions within a bank, hedge fund, asset manager or wealth management firm Experience with order management and compliance solutions is especially valuable
Advanced knowledge of fixed income or equity financial instruments Experience with investment management or wealth management work flows Solid understanding of derivatives and FX instruments
Basic command of SQL and understanding of relational databases Familiarity with FIX or similar protocols is a plus Familiarity with Crystal Reports or similar reporting packages is a plus
A strong record of client service Principal Consultants must understand client needs and build effective relationships Must have the ability to work within a team environment and be focused on providing high-quality service to our clients
Team player who shares knowledge and experience openly Takes initiative to keep other team members informed by contributing to Best Practices library Mentor less-experienced colleagues while leveraging the expertise of more-experienced colleagues
Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to convey plans, issues and risks to clients and team members in a clear and concise manner
Strong problem solving skills Analytical thinker who can decompose complex issues into components and perform root cause analysis
Strong time management skills including the ability to manage multiple projects in parallel

Physical Demands

General Office nature usually performed sitting such as answering the phone, operation of a computer, standing, light lifting, and movement between departments Must be able to do this in a variety of office settings Working at various client sites under varying conditions is fundamental to this job


Four (4) year degree in a business or technical field such as Finance, Mathematical Finance, Economics, Engineering, or Computer Science An advanced degree or industry certification such as the CFA is a strong plus


The ability to travel to client sites throughout the United States and Canada as well as the ability to work effectively when remote from clients Travel of 30 PERCENT -50 PERCENT is typical and but may exceed that in any given year

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Banking, Financial Services/Stockbroking
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Jul 2020

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