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OTC Derivatives Analyst

This is a permanent position. Highly successful and growing financial services company in Boston is seeking the following.

Keys to the Position                

  1. We are seeking a strong back and middle office Operations background that is focused on OTC Derivatives.
  2. Knowledge of Trade Communication, Settlements, Equities and Swaps are a plus.
  3. Sources: Sell side or Dealer shops (i.e. JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs), Hedge Funds, other Asset Managers (i.e. Bain, GMO, SSGA).

OVERVIEW

As part of the Derivatives Data group, the Derivatives Analyst position will be primarily responsible for supporting the OTC settlement and post-execution lifecycle event process for all OTC derivative products. This will encompass exception based management of the trade capture workflow, lifecycle event processing, multiple daily reconciliations, and new product implementation for all OTC derivative activity across a suite of applications.  The Derivatives Analyst will continually look for opportunities to create efficiencies within the aforementioned tasks through workflow and technology. The Derivatives Analyst will work daily with our Brokers and Trading and Technology teams internally to ensure timely trade capture in multiple internal systems, processing of lifecycle events (rate resets, account openings, etc.) and resolution of reconciliation issues. The Derivative Analyst position will also work closely with our outsource partner, State Street IMS West.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Take a lead role in analyzing and implementing data requirements needed to support complex derivatives in Calypso and other enterprise technology
  • Daily reconciliation of OTC trade attributes between Calypso and multiple internal (Security Master File, Geneva, and trading platforms) and external (dealer portals, trade file exchanges, etc.) applications
  • Management of outstanding trade and reconciliation breaks
  • Daily review of OTC trade communication to ensure that new trades and amendments are captured properly and subsequently communicated to State Street IMS West
  • Initiating new account on-boarding with both internal and external partners
  • Serve as an escalation point for resolution of trade communication and settlements queries raised by dealers, State Street IMS West, and client agents
  • Serve as a resource for internal teams handling OTC derivative-related queries and audit requests from clients and their agents
  • Processing exceptional events that impact OTC derivatives positions, including credit events, corporate actions, and client transitions
  • Continuously identify opportunities for improvement
  • Actively participating in industry working group

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate is highly knowledgeable of OTC derivatives across asset classes (Rates, Credits, Equity and Commodity) with a focus on Equity OTC. An ideal candidate would have a derivative middle office background, be intimately familiar with the OTC life-cycle process, and have a working understanding of the operational impact of pending regulatory change.   The candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree and at least 4 years of derivatives experience.  An MBA or CFA, or progress towards either is a plus. This position requires independent judgment and decision making.  The individual must be well organized, motivated, and possess strong problem solving skills.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated analytical and writing skills, effective communication skills, and a high level of attention to detail.  While the Derivative Analyst will work in a team-oriented environment, most projects will be self-directed, often under intense deadline pressures.

This position can pay a competitive base salary plus bonuses and excellent benefits

If interested, and more importantly qualified, please send your updated resume with contact info to vince@techedgerecruiting.com and you will be contacted immediately.

My client will relocate the right candidate and will also transfer an existing H1B Visa to eventual Green Card if needed/wanted.

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Lead Systems Analyst or Quant Developer (Fixed Income and Analytics)

Leading financial services company in downtown Boston is seeking the following due to company growth.

Keys to this perm position:

They are seeking either an Analyst (Fixed Income Analytics) with good technical skills (Python or Java) and Quant skills or a Quant Developer with good Client Skills.

Excellent Communication and Relationship building skills

 

Responsibilities

  • Be a part of the team responsible for the implementation and production of analytics and risk statistics across all asset classes (Fixed Income, Equity, Commodity, FX, and Derivatives)
  • Be a subject matter expert in analytics and risk statistics and interface with users in case of any issues and questions

Qualifications

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience as a systems analyst in the financial services industry
  • Practical understanding of financial instruments such as stocks, bonds, swaps, options, futures, forwards, asset backed securities, mortgages, etc..
  • Very good knowledge of Fixed Income analytics
  • Familiarity with OIS pricing models and related concepts
  • Practical understanding of Derivatives (including valuation and risk management approaches)
  • Experience dealing with analytics vendors (Yield Book, Point, Bloomberg,…etc)
  • Experience with vendor valuation libraries and applications (Numerix, Calypso, FinCad)
  • Experience with advanced investment data concepts such as holdings, transactions, security master, analytics, and performance.
  • Working knowledge of Python will be a big plus
  • Working knowledge of Java will be a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with high attention to detail
  • Strong client relationship skills and proven ability to build consensus. Experience working directly with business partners to understand their needs and deliver solutions that meet those needs.
  • Experience writing requirements, functional specifications, use cases, and test plans
  • Change agent, creative, innovative and focused on continuous improvements
  • Self-motivated and willing to work in an energetic, fast paced team environment
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate a high degree of ownership of outcomes
  • Hands-on knowledge of SQL and relational database technology
  • Experience supporting critical production applications
  • Solid understanding of the software development life cycle
  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • CFA Institute Claritas Certificate, CFA Charter or progress towards one considered an asset

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Systems Analyst to join a strong, collaborative team in a role focusing on analysis with leadership and advancement opportunities. The individual will be responsible for requirements, systems analysis, prototyping, testing, and project management.

This position requires a high level of direct interaction with business users and excellent communication and delivery skills. This individual must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task and work on a variety of assignments with people at all levels of the organization.

If interested and qualified, please send your updated resume with contact info to vince@techedgerecruiting.com and you will be contacted immediately. I have a more detailed job description if needed.

Outstanding total compensation and comprehensive benefits package!

My client will transfer an existing H1B Visa for qualified candidates.


Director, Quality Assurance-Medical Technology Company

Job description

My client is growing and currently seeking to hire a Director, Quality Assurance. They will relocate the right candidate. Unfortunately, Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this role.

Job Summary

The Director, Quality Assurance will be a key member of our Leadership team with responsibility for establishing and administering all Quality functions related to cGXX (cGMP, QSR and cGTP) operations. The Director, Quality Assurance will provide quality oversight and support our manufacturing, processing, testing and product distribution functions. The position requires domestic and international travel, primarily to our locations to ensure compliance with domestic and international regulations.

Responsible for the design and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure that quality standards are met. Oversees testing of processes and products. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others

Educational Requirements / Qualifications

  • BA, MS or PhD with at least 10 years’ experience in a quality assurance or related role.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cGXXs and relevant regulatory guidelines, both in the US and OUS.
  • Familiarity with ISO 13485 requirements for the design and manufacture of medical devices.
  • Experience at all phases of development, including commercialization.
  • Experience in leading external regulatory audits
  • Demonstrate experience of successful hiring and management of a quality or related organization / group.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
  • Ability to work independently, analyze and work with attention to detail, process and prioritize sensitive complex information and problem solve
  • Ability to exercise creativity and judgment
  • Experience with human tissue products or implantable medical devices desirable
  • Experience with quality functions for biologics desirable
  • Experience with Six Sigma and/or Lean Manufacturing desirable
  • Familiar with preparation of and guidelines for Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (Module 3) worldwide regulatory submissions desirable.

    Primary Responsibilities:

  • The specific duties of the Director, Quality Assurance include but are not limited to:
  • Establish and administer our Quality Management System
  • Responsible for all quality functions related to human tissue products, biologic products and medical devices.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant domestic and international quality requirements
  • Provide guidance on and administer process validation activities
  • Perform risk assessments, lead investigations to address quality issues
  • Perform release and disposition functions; manage and control cGXX-manufactured intermediates and products; work with our Operations, Clinical and Translation Science staff as required
  • Represent us during external audits and inspections and ensure pre-approval inspection readiness
  • Participate in vendor selection, assessment and qualification
  • Work with internal and external technical teams (process, analytical, formulation development, quality control)
  • Recruit, develop, and manage the Quality Assurance department as the company’s pipeline and development activities grow
  • Develop budget for Quality Assurance department
  • Dynamic environment and each employee may be asked to assist in work areas outside of their usual duties. This is an expectation of every employee and it allows for future growth opportunities.
  • As a key and senior member of our Leadership team, the Director is expected to participate in operational and strategic discussions that impact the entire organization.
  • Other duties as assigned

If interested and more importantly qualified, send an updated copy of your resume to vince@techedgerecruiting.com with contact info and you will be contacted immediately. I will send a more detailed job description.

This position could pay a very competitive base salary plus bonus and an excellent comprehensive benefits package.

Unfortunately Visa sponsorship or Transfer NOT available for this role.


Principal Systems Analyst-Oracle Financials/QTC

My client is growing and currently seeking to hire a Principal Oracle Systems Analyst within its Enterprise Applications team. This is a perm position. Located in Burlington, MA area.

The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of Oracle’s e-Business Suite and associated technologies and play a critical role in several transformative projects currently underway within the Company.

 

Responsibilities:

•Serve as the liaison between IT and the business area stakeholders to understand current and future business requirements for information technology services and systems.

•Use best practices and functional expertise within the scope of the Oracle Applications to drive change through technology and business process redesign in line with standard Oracle-based solutions.

•Participate in all phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle and Change Control processes.

•Enable continuous improvement and offer recommendations regarding opportunities to maximize integration and enable new functionality.

•Document business needs, distinguish between needs and wants, identify gaps between business needs and standard Oracle functionality, design and document solutions that fill the gaps, and provide detailed business requirements specifications for developers.

•Develop, document, and execute test plans to assess the integrity and accuracy of business processes, module functionality setups and modifications, enhancements, customizations, and patches.

•Develop and maintain end user training documentation and deliver training as required.

•Develop and maintain business process documentation and consider compliance in all business process analysis and redesign activities.

•Support, analyze, and resolve critical production application issues as required.

•Proven ability to research, understand and apply knowledge of Oracle Applications to business needs within the organization.

 

Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree

•8+ years of Oracle E-Business experience required (preferably release 12), specifically with Oracle Financials and Quote to Cash suite of applications

•Experience with revenue recognition and/or revenue applications

•Experience with Oracle Business Intelligence platform

•Strong understanding of functional business processes

•Experience with Oracle development tools (SQL/TOAD)

•Excellent written and verbal communication

•Ability to lead Functional initiatives with diverse teams, including gathering and consolidating requirements from cross-functional groups

•Ability to work with minimal supervision

•Ability to work under pressure and meet continually changing timelines

•Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills

•Salesforce.com experience a plus

 

This position could pay a very competitive base salary plus bonus and an excellent comprehensive benefits package.  Relocation possible for qualified candidates!

If interested and more importantly qualified, send an updated copy of your resume to vince@techedgerecruiting.com with contact info and you will be contacted immediately.

Unfortunately Visa sponsorship or Transfer NOT available for this role.


Manager of Clinical Research

Job description

My client is # 1 in their market and growing. They will relocate for the right candidate. Unfortunately, Visa sponsorship or transfer is not available for this role.

Location is Gainesville, Florida area

Manager of Clinical Research-this is a perm position

The Clinical Research Manager assists in the design, preparation, planning, implementation, and review of clinical trials. As a member of the Clinical and Translational Sciences team, this position will support both sponsored and investigator initiated clinical studies with our technologies while ensuring adherence to institutional, local, federal, state, and company ethical standards. The Clinical and Translational Sciences is composed of Clinical Research, Clinical Affairs, Translational Sciences, Product Development and Professional Education. Members of the team provide scientific expertise for internal and external projects and will interface with cross-functional teams, thought leaders, academic researchers, subject-matter experts, clinicians, surgeons, and regulatory agencies. This position offers a unique combination of clinical project management and clinical affairs, in a collaborative team environment that drives results.

Job Responsibilities:

Serve as primary point of contact for assigned clinical studies.

Participate in project team meetings and provides clinical representation.

Participate in identification, evaluation, and selection of clinical study sites and investigators.

Develop, or assist with development of study design, protocols, case report forms and other study-specific documents essential to appropriate implementation of clinical investigations.

Work with investigators to ensure optimal compliance and performance to the protocol, regulatory requirements, discrepancy reporting and ethical practice. Assist with preparation and execution of Investigator meetings.

Ensure International Conference on Harmonization, and Good Clinical Practice procedures are followed in all study aspects.

Participate in vendor selection, and establish plans for data processing and data review with vendors. Manage Clinical Project Managers and/or Clinical Research Associates.

Manage Clinical Research Organizations and consultants.

Monitor clinical trials through all phases.

Ensure clinical data integrity by performing investigator and on-site training, and providing source documentation. Assist investigators by identifying issues, offering solutions, and following to resolution.

Read and critically interpret relevant literature. Serve as a resource for clinical knowledge.

Ensure timely subject recruitment and smooth implementation of studies by leading, guiding and motivating site personnel to complete study goals.

Ensure timely, accurate collection of all adverse events, adverse reactions, and complaint reports, and implement follow-up actions.

Present information and data at investigator and team meetings.

Assist with preparation of Ethics Committee submissions and notifications/submissions to federal and state regulatory authorities.

Obtain and review all Essential Study Documents necessary for study initiation and conduct.

Draft or assist with drafting site and study budgets; participate in site negotiation and initiate site payments.

Conduct site visits and reports. Conduct pre-study, initiation, interim and close-out visits and reports.

Participate in internal and external audits. Follow company policies, procedures and standard operating procedures.

Educational Requirements / Qualifications:

Minimum of BS is Life Sciences or Mathematics.

Minimum of 2 year experience in the conduct and management of clinical trials. Industry experience preferred

Experience in Trauma/Orthopaedic/Reconstructive surgery clinical research preferred.

Strong knowledge of anatomy and physiology

Experience with protocol design, study document creation, and database design/maintenance

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Ability to take ownership and drive projects to completion.

Passion for advancing scientific knowledge.

Awareness of the impact of your contributions on your team, the company, collaborators, customers, patients, medical science and society.

If interested and more importantly qualified, please send your updated resume with contact info to vince@techedgerecruiting.com and you will be contacted immediately. 

This position can pay a very competitive base salary plus bonus and stock options and an excellent comprehensive benefits package.


Imaging Scientist

Greater Boston, MA location

Summary

This is an exciting perm career opportunity to join a talented image processing and analytics team, working on the development and commercialization of state-of-the-art medical imaging devices. We are seeking a creative Data/Imaging Scientist who wants to make a bigger impact on society through healthcare. The qualified candidate will have experience or the desire to develop advanced image processing algorithms based on both “classical” engineered features, as well as learned features (machine/deep learning). If you join our team, you will work alongside experts in several different scientific and engineering disciplines to develop imaging algorithms for registration, segmentation, detection and analysis of medical image data.

Key responsibilities:

•Explore medical image data and identify computer-detectable image features.

•Design, train and test image processing algorithms based on both classical and learned features.

•Execute diverse tasks related to the development of complete integrated systems (console, optical probes and software), from concept through commercialization.

•Participate in the development of tools for data labeling and review.

•Generate and document test protocols and engineering studies.

•Keep up to date with technology trends. Generate concepts and principles and investigate their feasibility for current and future products.

Desirable experience:

•Experience with deep learning technology stacks such as Google Tensorflow, Caffe, Theano or Torch.

•Experience/understanding of medical image formation.

•Understanding of statistical principles as applied to data science.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

•Optical coherence tomography, preferably swept-source and catheter-based, or a similar technology.

•Work experience within an FDA-regulated environment.

Requirements:

•Advanced degree: M.S. or PhD in relevant engineering or scientific fields (e.g. electrical/biomedical engineering, physics, mathematics, etc.).

•Proficient in signal/image processing, registration or segmentation.

•Proficient in Matlab and/or Python for data and image analysis.

•Experience with design and development of image processing algorithms.

•Experience with machine learning, deep learning or computer-aided detection as applied to images.

•Must be a self-starter and a fast learner, must work efficiently, both independently and within a team, must have very good problem solving skills and attention to details.

•Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

•The ideal candidate should have the drive and aptitude to continuously learn about new fields and technologies and implement novel solutions to image processing problems.

If interested and more importantly qualified, please send your updated resume with contact info to vince@techedgerecruiting.com and you will be contacted immediately.

This position can pay a very competitive base salary plus bonus and excellent comprehensive benefits package.


Associate Engineer-Medical technology company

Job description

My client is a leading medical technology company that is growing. They will consider out of state candidates and provide relocation for qualified candidates. This position is located in the Gainesville, FL area.

Summary

The Associate Engineer will take on important tasks in new product development (NPD) as assigned by project leaders, senior engineers and scientists. This position will also contribute as a member of cross-functional teams developing processes and process improvements according to AxoGen Strategic Plan in compliance with all appropriate regulations and guidelines.

This individual will support tasks in product/process development, validation, implementation and sustaining engineering, e.g., manufacturing support, line extension development. Additional responsibilities include documentation creation and management, development testing protocols, execution of testing in R&D Lab and at contract labs and completion of reports, prototype development, process development and transfer to manufacturing of tissue and biologic products and medical devices.

This position is responsible for supporting, developing, and protecting company intellectual property, and assessing and remaining current with new developments and industry trends.

Educational Requirements / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related discipline (Graduate degree preferred)
  • Preferred education focus in biomedical engineering, chemistry or biological sciences
  • One to three years’ experience in working as engineer in regulated industry (Product Development or R&D experience preferred)
  • Experience in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine products a plus (cleanroom processing, aseptic technique, tissue preservation, AATB standards)
  • Demonstrated hands-on technical skills.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision

Primary Responsibilities: The specific duties of the Associate Engineering include but are not limited to:

  • Contribute to technical tasks of new product development project teams. of R&D engineers and scientists and extended team (QA, Regulatory Affairs, Marketing) to develop multiple NPD projects from development through product launch
  • Execute assigned hands-on tasks that include designing experiments, development of test protocols and reports, execution of testing in R&D Lab and supervision of tests at contract labs and research institutions, prototype development, design verification, validation and process development.
  • Manage release and revision of documents through AxoGen Doc. Control system/procedures.
  • Support the development and protection of company Intellectual Property through new invention disclosures, identification of potential licensing opportunities, and technical assistance with ongoing patent prosecution.

If interested and more importantly qualified, please send updated resume with contact info to vince@techedgerecruiting.com and you will be contacted immediately.

This position can pay a very competitive base salary plus bonus and excellent comprehensive benefits package.

Unfortunately, Visa sponsorship or transfer not available for this role.


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