Investment Data & Systems Manager - WUIMC Investment Operations
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: Clayton, Missouri
Internal Number: JR73633
The Investment Data & Systems Manager will assist Washington University Investment Management Companyâ™s (WUIMC) Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with all aspects of maintaining and improving the mission-critical information infrastructure for the universityâ™s endowment investment program. Duties include administrating external systems; developing and maintaining internal code and systems; managing data infrastructure and analytics; developing integrations with and between system APIs; performing ad-hoc data analysis; and collaborating with coworkers. The Manager will report directly to the CTO and will shadow or back-up the CTO on all responsibilities, with opportunities to oversee significant technical responsibilities across the tech stack, manage projects independently, and participate in strategic decision-making.
The position may sometimes require emergency off-hours work on nights or weekends to resolve infrastructure issues and meet time-sensitive deadlines.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Develop and maintain internal systems such as analytics dashboards, data infrastructure (e.g., data warehouse and pipelines), API integrations, user interfaces, and more. Primarily SQL (Snowflake), Python, AWS, and Tableau.
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 plus 5+ years of related experience in applying those disciplines in an investment finance setting, especially institutional finance.
Broad understanding of investment finance topics, especially from the institutional side.
Experience with SQL and relational databases and data warehouses, especially Snowflake.
Data analytics and business intelligence experience, especially with Tableau.
Experience developing solutions in an object-oriented programming language (e.g., Python, C++, C#, Java, Ruby, or VB) and with version control (especially Git).
Experience working with data transfer technologies and strategies (e.g., REST, JDBC/ODBC, webhooks, ELT).
Familiarity with AWS (or a similar IAAS/PAAS).
Familiarity with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Slack.
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.
Understanding of information security best practices and protocols.
Bachelorâ™s degree in Computer Science, Data Science, or a related discipline (e.g., math or engineering), plus three years of experience working in investment finance and/or a bachelorâ™s degree in Finance or a related discipline (e.g. Financial Engineering), plus three years of working experience in a role that used SQL and/or an object-oriented programming language.
$77,700.00 - $136,700.00 / 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.
If you are unable to use our online application system and would like an accommodation, please emailÂ CandidateQuestions@wustl.eduÂ or call the dedicated accommodation inquiry number at 314-935-1149 and leave a voicemail with the nature of your request.
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.
Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.
WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.
Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!
We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? Weâ™ve got you covered.
WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the Universityâ™s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.