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State Street Tactical Reporting Software Developer - Asssitant Vice President in Dublin 2, Ireland

Main purpose of role:

The senior macro developer is responsible for executing and managing development activities on Transfer Agency systems utilised in the IFDS Transfer Agency business across Europe.

This will be achieved by following application development best practice in effectively initiating, defining, planning, scheduling, controlling, and bringing to closure application enhancements.

In addition, the role also involves reviewing and embracing new technologies that will enhance the service provided to deliver improved reporting across the business

Specific duties:


Elite VBA / Microsoft Excel / Microsoft Access developer – able to use a variety of formulae, pivots to analyse/solve problems

Contribute to reporting to stakeholders and senior management including appropriate metrics.

Execute developments to agreed standards; ensure documentation is to an auditable standard.

Balance the need to meet expected high standards for changes with the need to provide an efficient and effective solution.

React dynamically to changing priorities.

Prioritise work streams within projects.

Communicate development status to relevant key stakeholders.

Review and drive development strategy and to embrace new technologies that will enhance development and the business

Introduce and document standards in terms of macro developments

Assist with strategic initiatives and planning

Core Requirements:

IFDS Employees are required to comply with the regulatory regime in which IFDS operates as appropriate to the above role.

Employees are expected to exercise due care and diligence, ensuring the areas the incumbent is responsible for are organised and controlled.

Employees are required to observe proper standards of market, business and personal conduct, demonstrating integrity in the execution of duties.

The incumbent is required to respect the IFDS approach to client care and must demonstrate due regard to the interests of our clients and in any and all third party dealings.

Knowledge and Technical Skills

Elite VBA developer in Access/Excel

15+ year’s VBA/Excel/Access macro development experience in a similar environment.

10+ years SQL

5+ years working in Financial Services

Working directly with Business Teams and PM/BA

Performing own Software Quality Assurance Testing

Able to break down a problem/process into logical steps

Capable of automating data extracts from a variety of file types – Excel/CSV/TXT

Define and use collections/classes in VBA to store and manipulate data

Output data to a variety of file types – Excel/CSV/TXT

Perform own cost/benefit analysis in terms of deciding level of automation request deserves

Write own support documentation and support own macros

Experience of reviewing and improving business processes

Proven ability to deliver high standard deliverables and documentation.

Proven ability to work on multiple complex projects simultaneously.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

Experience working with offshore business and development teams

Experience working with VBA/macro version and source control

.NET developer (VB.NET)

Business related degree preferable (but not essential)

Knowledge of Client Servicing models and infrastructure

Experience working with European Regulation directives

Experience with AML4

JAVA including JAVA web and application servers

Angular / Typescript / JavaScript / CSS / HTML

ETL development with Clover DX

Postgress / MySQL experience / JDBC

Business Analyst experience

Formal SDLC & release management

Waterfall / Agile

Data analysis/science experience

  • Posted 24 Days Ago
  • Full time
  • R-623908