Technical Consultant

Description

BISAM, a FactSet Company, is the leading provider of integrated, multi-asset portfolio analytics, including performance and attribution, market risk analysis, portfolio construction and GIPS composites management. Many of the world’s largest buy-side firms use BISAM to evaluate and enhance their investment strategies and better service their clients, while maintaining high levels of security, transparency, process control and operational scale.

BISAM’s multi-asset software solution trusted by an ever-growing number of global asset managers with operations across North America, EMEA and APAC, including many of the top 50 asset managers who manage over 10 trillion USD of Assets under Management through B-One on a daily basis.

BISAM’s B-One solution is part of the FactSet family of products. For more than 35 years, the world’s investment professionals have trusted FactSet, across teams, across asset classes, and at every stage of the investment process. FactSet is a multinational financial data and software company listed on NASDAQ. It has annual revenues exceeding 1 billion USD with 47 offices worldwide.

Responsibilities

As a technical consultant in our Client Services team based in Sofia, you will be working with our sophisticated financial software solution for Performance Measurement and Attribution focused on 3 main areas:

Pre-Sales activities

You will be taking part in our pre-sales activities, supporting the relevant team during the preparation of Proof of Concepts (POC) and product demonstrations to prospects.

 

Implementations

You will be responsible for implementing all different modules of our software: Total Return & Statistics, GIPS, Equity Attribution, Fixed Income Attribution, etc. The process will follow the project plan and tasks will involve gathering initial requirements, making all the necessary configurations, loading market data and the client’s portfolio data, testing, results reconciliation, training and all the required steps for completion of the implementation according to client requirements.

 

Assisting our clients in Production

You will be expected to assist our clients in production with their business requests, questions and queries from the Performance and Attribution Teams of our clients who are usually big Asset or Wealth managers.

As part of your job you will be:

  • Responsible for automating a client environment, designing complex workflows, covering the full flow of financial data in our software – data loads, data checks, calculations, data extracts and reporting.
  • Become familiar with all the functionalities of the product, including the different modules and methodologies but is more focused on its technical aspects such as: System Architecture, Application Server setup, Database and SQL tuning, Web Services.
  • Working with our global team of sales specialists and consultants, as well as interacting with our clients supporting them in their daily operations
  • Analyzing and solving complex technical issues related to a client’s technical architecture, processing data, conducting specific investigations, including software testing
  • Become familiar with all the core functionality of the product and understand the financial logic behind the different modules and financial methodologies

Desired Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, IT, Finance or Mathematics;
  • Good communication skills in client-facing situations;
  • Good analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Team Player, Enthusiastic and Motivated
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken

Aptitudes in the below areas will give you an advantage over others, but are not obligatory:

  • SQL experience (Oracle or/and SQL Server)
  • Linux/Windows System Administration and shell scripting
  • Application server setup (e.g. Tomcat)
  • Web Services, XML
  • Any experience in Financial Reporting, e.g. using BIRT
  • Experience with any programming language, e.g. Java, JavaScript
  • Academic or professional background in finance or experience in the Asset Management Financial industry
  • Any knowledge of financial products and instruments
  • Working with Excel and financial formulas
  • Customer oriented attitude
  • Technical skills with financial software applications
  • Speaking other languages than English, e.g. French
  • Willing to travel

Even if you don’t meet many of our requirements, please don’t hesitate to apply as we offer more junior positions as well.

 

BISAM recruits talented individuals around the world and offers a wide variety of benefits including:

  • Challenging and dynamic environment
  • Work in an enthusiastic team of talented co-workers
  • Attractive remuneration with annual bonus opportunity
  • Social benefits, including private family health insurance and free meals
  • Great office location and work environment
  • Career development opportunities across our 47 offices worldwide

 

We place great importance on the professional development of our employees. We constantly promote and encourage learning and we offer our employees internal and external training and coaching opportunities.  

If you enjoy a fast-paced work environment with opportunities for growth, development and success, then please send your resume to orlin.damyanov@factset.com to be considered for this position.

BISAM, FactSet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

FactSet was ranked as one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in the US

FactSet is recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in the UK

FactSet was named a Best Workplace in France