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IT Application Development Analyst

  • March 12, 2020 10:51 AM
    Message # 8823298
    https://gnw.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/GNW/job/Stamford-Connecticut/Technical-Business-Analyst_REQ-190341
    • POSITION TITLE

      IT Application Development Analyst

      LOCATION

      Stamford, CT

      Richmond, VA

      YOUR ROLE

      The Application Developer will be responsible for the development and support of IT processes around Investments accounting and trading platform. This role will focus on the development, implementation and support for fixed income asset systems and processes within Investments. This entails collaborating with the trading and accounting group to design and implement sustainable processes and controls.

      YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

      • Collaborate with Investments Operations, Accounting and Controllership teams to construct long term IT solutions to support Genworth’s investment goals
      • Support the operation and maintenance of Genworth Investments Accounting Platform (PFI)
      • Manage the day to day operation and coordination of IT processes and enhancements
      • Code and maintain custom or canned reports, system interfaces and extracts
      • Create interfaces and load-scripts to ancillary financial and reporting systems
      • Coordinate with project, support, and business analysts to deliver new or enhanced application code solutions
      • Collaborate with Business Analysts to create technical/functional test plans and scripts to validate design, development and implementation of system/reporting deliverables, and obtain user sign-off
      • Monitor IT processes and ensure successful completion of production daily and monthly runs
      • Support the Genworth Investments and accounting functions by troubleshooting and performing root cause analysis of application problems. Identify action items and make recommendations to address process and/or coding issues
      • Monitor process metrics and initiate process improvement efforts for IT processes
      • Coordinate the conversion of accounting interfaces, reporting and downstream extracts to the new Enterprise Data Management environment
      • Some travel may be required (<10%) between Genworth's Richmond and Stamford facilities.

      YOUR QUALIFICATIONS

      • Bachelor’s degree in a computer science and/or finance or accounting
      • 3 years minimum as Applications Developer
      • 3+ years of software development experience with Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server
      • Solid experience with Informatica or equivalent ETL tools
      • Demonstrated expertise in developing automated jobs using scheduling software such Appworx
      • Solid experience in writing shell scripts, JAVA scripts or data transformations using Python
      • Good understanding of Microsoft .Net framework, C#, VB.NET & ASP.Net
      • Working knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC) & Agile methodologies
      • Experience in developing and/or supporting Accounting, Finance, Investments, Portfolio Management and/or Capital Markets systems
      • Experience translating functional business requirements to technical specifications (preferably in the finance, accounting, derivative or portfolio management sectors)
      • Proven history of detail-oriented execution and commitment to customer satisfaction

      PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

      • Experience and working knowledge in Data Warehouse, ETL, & Data Lake
      • Experience or working knowledge of investments systems such as BlackRock-Aladdin & PFI
      • Experience in working with securities & reference data feeds, such as Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, S&P, Moody’s, IDC, Markit, or similar
      • Experience and working knowledge of financial reporting and investments accounting principles
      • Experience in supporting complex production application processes
      • Experience working in a matrix and distributed environments
      • Strong communication and organizational skills
      • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and execute on assigned deliverables
      • Ability to quickly learn new systems and business processes
      • 2 years of experience developing complex Finance, Investments, Portfolio Management and/or Capital Markets systems
      • Experience and working knowledge of Derivative systems such as OpenLink Findur/Endur, Murex, Calypso, or similar
      • Experience and working knowledge of Data Warehouse principals
      • Experience with derivatives accounting principles, practices, and methodologies
      • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or similar credential

      WHY GENWORTH?

      • We have a real impact on the lives of the people we serve
      • We work on challenging and rewarding projects
      • We give back to the communities where we live
      • We offer competitive benefits including:
        • Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account options beginning your first day  
        • 20 days of Choice Time Off your first full year
        • 11 Paid Holidays
        • 40 hours of volunteer time off
        • 401K Account with matching contributions
        • Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Repayment
        • Paid Family Leave
        • Child Care Subsidy Program

      COMPANY

      Genworth Financial, Inc. is a leading insurance holding company committed to helping families achieve the dream of home ownership and address the financial challenges of aging through its leadership positions in mortgage insurance and long term care insurance.  Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Genworth traces its roots back to 1871. 

      Led by our Chief Investment Officer, the Investment Department manages a consolidated investment portfolio of nearly $75 billion and consists of investment professionals focused on portfolio management, risk management, asset management, derivatives, operations, finance and accounting functions.

      We know we can’t deliver on our mission unless we deliver for our employees. That’s why we’re committed to creating a work environment that fosters inclusion, camaraderie, rewarding work, community involvement, and a focus on our employees’ well-being. We know each employee contributes in their own unique way and we’re dedicated to supporting every one of them to help them reach their full potential.

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