Junior Consultant

Location: London, United Kingdom
Rate: Competitive
Job Type: Permanent, Full time

Job description:

Our clients, an enterprise data management fintech who help financial organisations deliver reference, market and risk data to people in real time.

You will be advising customers about the business and technical uses of the companies’ product suite, and ensuring the success of deployment of the product at the customer’s site. Working with the core team of developers and partners around the world, to ensure high-quality implementations of various projects.

Key responsibilities:

Implementation of products at customer site

  • Installs, configures and delivers the products according to acceptance criteria.

  • Customizes product configurations to meet customer requirements.

  • Works in a project-based manner (according to project plans, deadlines, etc.).

    Customer advice

  • During the sales phase, advises the customer about the uses of the products.

  • Executes demos and workshops.

  • Executes pilot projects.

  • Establishes and maintains customer relations.

    Customer support

  • Answers questions asked by the customer.

  • Maintains the products at customer site.

  • Adds functionality.

    Knowledge transfer

  • Details activities in written reports to management.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  •  Knowledge of UNIX and/or Linux, and Windows operating systems.

  • Familiar with Shell programming, AWK and Perl.

  • Experience with RDBMS environments, preferably Oracle and/or Sybase.

  • Knowledge of structured programming languages: C/C++, Java.

  • Data modeling experience.

  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft suite of products, including Windows O/S, SQL Server, and .Net.

  • At least 2 years experience working with SQL (queries and setting up SQL server environments) and related database concepts. Knowledge of NOSQL would also be an advantage such as Cassandra.

  • Good command of English (verbal and written).

  • Experience working in project environments.

  • Basic knowledge of investment and financial instruments, including different asset classes, data types, trading and operational processes.

  • Experience working with financial data sources, such as Bloomberg, Reuters, IDC, S&P.

  • Preferred: a number of years working experience within a bank or similar company in the financial industry.

To apply please email your CV to the following consultant:  

Abina Sandhu
020 3763 3913