Application Analyst

Location CONNECTICUT, UNITED STATES
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Information Technology

 

The mission

The Application Analyst’s role is to ensure an optimal system availability for his internal client(s)’s applications and to coordinate projects to improve the quality of services.

 

The key responsabilities

 

  • Application support

- Provide functional and technical support (application settings, assistance, trainings)

- Ensure appropriate change management processes are implemented to benefit users  

- Study and propose tactical solutions as required

- Produce user and functional procedure guides

- Communicate with the users on system availability / future evolutions

- Coordinate the work of the different IT teams to ensure the best level of support

- Ensure compliance with all information security policies and proactively look for advice for new   scenarii as they arise

- Develop and deploy processes that will ensure Level 1 controls are in place for all dedicated systems

- Implement and operate regular end user activity monitoring for the given application

 

  • Follow-up and management of tools & services enhancements

- In partnership with the business identify, lead, design and implement enhancements and improvements on client’s applications

- Gather business enhancements requirements from users and business teams

- Support the understanding of the client’s needs in line with the business strategic developments, AXA IM strategy and Long Term Operating Model

 

  • Depending on the needs, assist the project managers for Small Scales Evolutions (SSE)

- Analyse existing processes

- Gather business requirements

- Write functional specifications

- Contribute to the testing phase for new versions and/or new tools

 

Education/Qualifications

  • Degree in IT (ou equivalent experience)

Experience

  • Expérience in the financial industry, ideally in asset management

Knowledge and Skills

  • Good maintenance of English (French would be a plus)
  • Functional knowledge in asset management (the requested level may vary)
  • Functional  knowledge of  the internal  client(s)’s business
  • Proficient in producing high quality documentation in the form of user guides and process flows

Competencies

  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactivity, autonomy, dynamism, well organized, rigour
  • Customer focused
Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers

We are an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor focused on enabling more people to harness the power of investing to meet their financial goals. By combining investment insight and innovation with robust risk management we have become one of the largest asset managers in Europe, managing €746bn in assets as of the end of 2017. We employ about 2,400 people around the world and operate out of 21 countries.

We are proud to foster a high-performance culture, which means that we seek to recruit and retain people who are not only technically-skilled but also globally-minded, innovative and able to leverage their unique perspectives and life experiences to support our success as a company.

AXA IM is committed to building an inclusive culture, valuing diversity and supporting the career progression of all employees.