We are seeking a San Antonio, Texas based Systems Analyst to join our Application Support team within Business Application Services.
AB is a leading global investment management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional clients, individuals and private clients in major markets around the world. AB employs more than 500 investment professionals with expertise in growth equities, value equities, fixed income securities, blend strategies, and alternative investments, and, through its subsidiaries and joint ventures, operates in more than 20 countries. AB’s research disciplines include fundamental research, quantitative research, economic research and currency forecasting capabilities. Through its integrated global platform, AB is well-positioned to tailor investment solutions for its clients. AB also offers independent research, portfolio strategy and brokerage-related services to institutional investors.
IT Group Description:
The purpose of the Business Application Services Department is to provide support to Domestic and International operational departments within ABIS and across multiple product lines. The Application Support team provides a variety of services including Application Support & Administration, Software Configuration & Packaging, Distribution Coordination, and Change Management. Other teams within the group also provide SQL development & reporting, Business Analysis, and Business Continuity Coordination services.
Describe the role:
The Systems Analyst position will interact closely with End Users, Business Analysts, Project Managers and various technology professionals during the course of fulfilling their responsibilities. They will work with others to understand business needs, and formulate, test, and develop solutions to ensure positive operational outcomes for our internal clients.
Describe the applications and business or enterprise functions the role supports:
What makes this role unique or interesting?
This role will have broad exposure to the various departments within the ABIS organization as well as other groups throughout the firm. This individual will regularly interact with Business and Technology professionals in the USA and abroad, and the work performed will impact their internal clients’ computing environment and directly affect their processing capabilities. It requires someone driven by a desire to learn as technology changes, and that takes pride in delivering quality service that impacts their clients.
What is the professional development value of this role?
Individuals will be exposed to a diverse set of systems including process management, reporting, and recordkeeping systems. Regular interaction with support, development and infrastructure personnel will cultivate a broad understanding of systems and technical disciplines. Regular interaction and an inclusive environment will provide the opportunity to build lasting professional relationships and gain a thorough understanding of our internal and external clients. Additionally, individuals will have the opportunity to develop skills in the areas of Business Process Management, Reporting, and Project Management.
Location: San Antonio, Texas