Senior Computer Systems Manager - Washington University Investment Management Company (WUIMC)
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: Clayton, Missouri
Internal Number: JR63432
This position will assist Washington University Investment Management Company's (WUIMC) Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with all aspects of maintaining and improving the mission-critical information infrastructure for the university's endowment investment program. Duties include administrating external systems, developing and maintaining internal code and systems, managing data infrastructure and analytics, developing integrations between system APIs, performing ad-hoc data analysis, and collaborating with coworkers. This title will report directly to the CTO and will shadow or back-up the CTO on all responsibilities.
The position may sometimes require emergency off-hours work on nights or weekends to resolve infrastructure issues and meet time-sensitive deadlines.
The position will have no out-of-town travel requirements (but optional opportunities may be available). In-town commuting to the main office in Clayton is generally expected during the business week.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Manage external (vendor-managed) systems and evaluate new external systems. This may involve configuring settings, updating data, interfacing with vendor support personnel, adjusting user interfaces, and more.
Perform administrative tasks associated with infrastructure development and maintenance, such as project management and documentation.
Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization to understand their user stories, collect feedback and specifications, and provide updates.
Liaison with WUSTL IT when needed.
Assist with general technical issues, hardware, etc.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in computer science or data science and five or more years of related experience in applying those disciplines in an investment finance setting, especially institutional finance.
Strong problem-solving skills with an innate desire to make things better.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, both on the business and technical sides, and ability to clearly communicate complex issues to all audiences.
Ability to work independently, be organized, meet deadlines, take initiative, understand priorities, generate documentation, and deliver high-quality work.
Maturity and integrity to work with confidential information.
Broad understanding of investment finance topics, especially in institutional finance.
Data analytics and business intelligence experience, especially with Tableau.
Experience designing and maintaining relational databases and data warehouses, especially with SQL and Snowflake.
Experience working with data transfer technologies, e.g. data pipelines, REST APIs, JDBC/ODBC interfaces, webhooks, etc.
Understanding of information security best practices and protocols.
Familiarity with AWS or other cloud-native development platforms.
Familiarity with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Slack.
Bachelor of Science degree.
Five to seven years of experience in information services leadership roles.
Working knowledge of mainstream application development languages, operating systems, networking technology, and databases.
Ability to supervise network, desktop, and software development personnel.
Possess broad technical knowledge of information systems and a deep conceptual understanding of how technology can be strategically integrated in a higher education environment to advance research, education and service.
$75,400.00 - $132,800.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.
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