Investment Technology Analyst
Requisition # 2017-7163
Category Information Technology
Date Posted 2/15/2017
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline ..
Princo is widely recognized as an innovative leader in the investment management industry. We manage the University's $22 billion Endowment through a global network of over 75 top-tier investment firms that span seven asset class groups:
- US Equity
- Emerging Markets
- Developed International Equity
- Independent Return (certain Hedge Funds)
- Private Equity: Buyouts and Venture Capital
- Real Assets: Real Estate, Energy, and Timber
- Fixed Income and Cash
The combination of Princo's distinctive investment philosophy and culture, and the perpetual nature of the Endowment, creates a compelling intellectual challenge. Princo has a long history of superior performance, with returns that have consistently placed in the top percentiles of institutional investors and have outperformed those of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway over the past 15 years.
Investment Technology Analyst
The Analyst initially will serve a two-year term, with the possibility for promotion. The Investment Technology Analyst will have the opportunity to learn the operations of the investment office and how to improve its efficiency through the use of technology.
This successful candidate will be responsible for the deployment, maintenance and support of PRINCO's software and hardware. This individual will promote a secure computing environment and assist in the training of staff. As a member of a small technical team, the Investment Technology Analyst will have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of software and systems.
- Design, develop and implement new data systems, as needed for PRINCO; verify systems solutions by creating test plans and scripts and conducting unit and integration testing in conjunction with customers using QA processes
- Document workflows and data flows, and collaborate with team members to improve the efficiency of key business processes
- Diagnose, troubleshoot and repair technology related problems for users with diverse levels of IT familiarity.
- Install, configure, maintain and monitor new computer systems, printers, scanners, mobile devices (iPhones, iPads), A/V equipment, binding machine and other computing related devices.
- Keep abreast of new technologies including computer software, hardware, smart phones and peripheral devices; leverage technology to provide strategic and innovative solutions for business needs.
- Act as a liaison to OIT for technical issues, and attend monthly SCAD/DCS meetings, training and participate in other related forums.
- Bachelor's Degree
- 1 to 3 years of related work experience a plus
- A passion for technology and an interest in investing
- Must be able to lift 50 lbs., twist, bend and work in awkward positions.
- The Investment Technology Analyst position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to build good working relationships with people of diverse personalities and professional backgrounds with a strong focus on customer service. Aptitude for assisting users with varying degree of technical skills is essential, as well as the ability to work collaboratively with other OIT staff to resolve issues in a timely manner. Strong analytical and problem solving skills, excellent organizational skills and an ability to take initiative and manage multiple priorities simultaneously while meeting deadlines are essential.
- The final candidate will be required to complete a background check and post-offer pre-employment physical successfully.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Standard Weekly Hours
Eligible for Overtime
Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)
Estimated Appointment End Date
Comments Related to End Date
2 Year Term with the Possibility of Renewal
Physical Capacity Exam Required
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