Client Engineer

Who are we?
We're ALPIMA: a tight-knit and innovative group of engineers, quants and finance professionals on a mission to increase client centricity in investment management. We have built a fast-growing next-generation portfolio construction and analysis platform to help our clients – Banks, Asset Managers, Wealth Managers and other financial firms - build investment strategies with conviction and deliver personalisation at scale. After making waves in the finance world (and having our best year ever!) we're looking to bring on new talent to work on key platform and client projects. 

Role Description
-          Part of Client Engagement & Project Management team which is responsible for successful delivery of the ALPIMA platform at our prestigious clients
-          Help successfully deliver the ALPIMA platform to various users from project start to ongoing stage
-          Work with clients to maximise the value they derive from using the ALPIMA platform
-          Interpret customer needs to understand, clarify and document requirements for platform enhancements
-          Validate and test new features to ensure that they fulfil acceptance criteria
-          Work with engineering to investigate and rapidly resolve any issues
-          Analyse data, review and resolve discrepancies and draw conclusions from such analysis
-          Adapt product functionality and platform solutions to meet specific client requirements
-          Lead workshops with different stakeholders to gather business requirements and present the different solutions
-          Provide details to stakeholders regarding proposed solutions and their impact
-          Serve as liaison between different client users, ALPIMA engineering, and management
-          Update stakeholders on progress via weekly reports and scorecards
-          Build and sustain trusted partnerships and relationships across business and technical functions

 Skills Required
-          Strong academic qualifications with quantitative, engineering or applied science focus – Bachelor or Master’s degree from reputable institution required
-          Ability to translate complex business problems into viable functional and/or technical terms and specifications
-          Ability to meet with clients of varying levels to analyse requirements, document specifications and work closely with engineers in a fast-paced environment
-          3+ years relevant work experience in project management or client-facing role at reputable firm in finance / technology
-          Excellent interpersonal and organisation skills
-          Demonstrated advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
-          Highly motivated, and resourceful individual searching continuous improvement
-          Strong sense of ethics, teamwork and ownership 
-          Familiarity with financial markets and data
-          Keen interest in technology and innovation 

Bonus points for:

-          Experience with portfolio construction, asset allocation, risk management, financial instruments and derivatives
-          Programming skills, especially in Python
-          Fluency in French or other European languages a plus
-          Open to occasional travel

Location:                                      91 Wimpole Street, Marylebone, London, W1G 0EF 
WFH / Remote working:                 Flexible
Contact:                                       careers@alpima.com

 

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