Technical Implementation Consultant (remote) @ Backstop Solutions Group LLC - New York, NY

Job Overview

6 days ago

Technical Implementation Consultant (remote)

Backstop Solutions Group LLC - New York, NY

Job Description:

Join a growing team of passionate, self-motivated, talented, and creative people with big ideas about the future of software for the investment industry. Backstop is a Chicago headquartered firm that develops a SaaS platform for the alternative investment industry. Over the last few years, we have grown considerably, won several awards, and built a lot of great software. Backstoppers take both our customers and our service very seriously but pride ourselves on not taking ourselves too seriously in the process.

We are currently seeking a versatile, results oriented Technical Consultant to join our Professional Services team.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop custom client reporting utilizing Excel, VBA, and/or visualization tools such as PowerBI
  • Data extraction, transformation, and migration using SQL, Excel, and proprietary tools
  • Implement and reconcile Fund or Portfolio Accounting & Performance data
  • Product configuration and troubleshooting
  • Create, revise, or maintain suite of in-house tools (Python, Talend, Workato)
  • Consult with Clients and Internal Teams define requirements, relay best practices, and creatively solve problems
  • Assist in developing and documenting processes to drive quality and efficiency
  • Share knowledge and expertise with other Professional Service team members
  • As directed, participate in process improvement initiatives

Required Experience:
  • 2+ years of technical/consulting experience
  • BS/BA or equivalent work experience
  • Attention to detail and analytical approach to challenges
  • Propensity for creative problem solving
  • Advanced usage of MS Office suite, particularly Excel
  • Experience with scripting languages (particularly VBA and Python)
  • Intermediate to advanced SQL / T-SQL skills
  • Experience with data analytics or comprehensive data reporting
  • Beginner to intermediate web development experience: HTML, CSS
  • Overall understanding of data structure, migration, and integration concepts
  • Experience using tools or platforms to transform, migrate, or integrate data (e.g. Talend, Workato, Power Automate, etc)
  • Ability to work under strict timelines to meet client expectations
  • Working knowledge of alternative investment industry concepts and practices
  • Familiarity or exposure to:1) Visualization services (Power BI or Tableau) 2) RESTful APIs

Bonus points:

  • Prior experience working on a Professional Services team
  • Experience with Version Control concepts and/or platforms (Git)
  • Experience with other scripting languages (Javascript, Ruby)
  • Familiarity with Ticketing and workflow platforms (Jira, Confluence, OpenAir)
  • Experience with Splunk

From: Backstop Solutions Group LLC

  • Comprehensive pay and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, term life & disability
  • Parental leave benefits
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Retirement with company match (401(k) in the US and Pension in the UK)
  • Professional organization membership
  • Personal learning and development budget
  • Team building and quarterly company events
  • Work with inquisitive, unique, and dedicated coworkers
  • Casual work environment (denim encouraged when not visiting clients)
  • The chance to work for a growing service provider in the institutional financial industry

Expected Compensation for full qualified candidates: $75,000-$100,000 Base Salary

We are an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of disability, veteran status, or personal characteristic, are encouraged to apply. Diversity and inclusion is both embraced and is a recognized business advantage. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation during the interview process, please reach out to your recruiter

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