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DATE ADDED: Thu 14/05/2020

Alcentra - SQL Developer

London, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: Competitive

Company Overview
Alcentra is one of BNY Mellon Investment Management's specialists, and they focus their skills on the sub-investment grade debt capital markets in Europe and the U.S. Their objective is to deliver strong, risk-adjusted returns that are less correlated, through a complementary suite of traditional and alternative credit strategies. In pursuing this objective, their investment strategy and approach to credit selection are based on intensive fundamental research and credit analysis, combined with active portfolio management to minimize credit losses. Alcentra is part of BNY Mellon Investment Management, one of the world's largest investment managers.

Technology Overview
Alcentra utilize a wide variety of systems day to day and the technology team provides operational support and custom development of solutions for the business' ongoing needs. There has been recent focus on creating in-house solutions to provide agile, dynamic solutions for operational processes and these efforts require additional development expertise to further focus on providing the best solutions as required by the business.

Job Purpose
The Business Solutions Analyst will become a key member of the the operations systems team assisting with the development of a centralized data warehouse and reporting tool being developed within the company. The role will involve working closely with other team members on sprints and troubleshooting in addition to working with end users to understand and interpret their requirements.

Key Responsibilities
The Business Solutions Analyst will:

•Be able to integrate with the development team to assist with building Alcentra's business solutions databases utilizing strong knowledge and experience using Microsoft SQL.

•Use working knowledge of MS Office applications and VBA to integrate reporting workflows into MS SQL server databases.

•Be required to work individually and as part of the technology team working towards coordinated sets of objectives.

•Work with stakeholders in all company departments to identify areas of the business where technology can assist with improving processes and adding value.

•Assist support with troubleshooting any issues on the internal platforms, including progressing incidents that require changes to the system to deliver a successful conclusion.

•Integrate Alcentra's database platform with multiple internal and external 3rd party platforms to enrich the data available internally.

•Assist in the generation of populated 3rd party report templates for the creation of regulatory reporting reports.

•Help in the setting up of shadow fund accounting; integrating and automating data from various sources to provide unified NAV tracking internally.

•Conduct regular performance optimisation and code reviews to ensure best practice and efficient development of code internally.

•Will review and enhance internal procedures relating to the development and deployment of database code in accordance with BNYM and Alcentra policies.

•Assist with user training on the internal systems.

•Be able to assist with future projects such as designing a front end for the application and reports.

•Assist with the creation of new system documentation.

Our expectation is that people will bring:


•Attention to Detail.


BNY Mellon Investment Management is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


Experience and qualifications required:

•An advanced knowledge of Microsoft SQL.

•A strong understanding of MS Office applications and VBA.

•Any experience of Everest / Black Mountain (Allvue) Systems is a plus.

•Experience with HTML beneficial.

•Windows Forms knowledge desirable.

•Experience working in finance preferred.

•Educated to degree level or equivalent.


BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Greater London-London
Job: Asset Management
Internal Jobcode: 70168
Organization: Alcentra Group-HR13364
Requisition Number: 2004592

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