See yourself being part of a large, transformational change? This could be the role for you!
Who we are
At IRESS, we believe technology should help people perform better every day. Since our beginning in 1993, people across financial services have trusted us to take their performance to the next level.
From the world’s most established financial brands to new and disruptive players, we help improve every aspect of our clients’ businesses so that they can work better, every day.
IRESS is one of Australia’s largest technology companies and employs more than 1,900 people across Australia, United Kingdom, South Africa, Canada, New Zealand and Asia.
The Implementation Specialist will be the key contact to Investment Management clients in Cape Town and will be responsible for taking an implementation from initial client requirements, to final sign off of the project
What you will be doing
Implement and configure Iress solutions according to business requirement specifications.
Responsible for project reporting to project stakeholders
Engage with internal stakeholders to align delivery requirements and goals
Inform and update all stakeholders on progress status of implementations
Assist clients to ensure full utilisation and maximum value of IRESS products
Refine product issues and provides detailed analysis
Take ownership of incidents which cannot be solved
Log tickets and complete handovers between the Product Team and different stakeholders
Conduct a variety of technical tasks including analysis, testing and documentation
Conduct product training and Q&A Sessions for stakeholders
Develop and maintain hand-over and training documentation
What you will need
IT / engineering degree or equivalent qualification
Industry-specific certifications e.g. SAIFM exams, CFP, CFA 1, 2 or 3, CIPM advantageous
Minimum 3 years work experience
Understanding of financial markets operations
Familiarity with the IRESS product stack, particularly XPLAN and IPS, advantageous
Familiarity with the BDA advantageous
Ability to work with data using Excel, SQL or other tools advantageous
Ability to write simple programs to integrate with application programming interfaces (APIs)
Excellent logical reasoning and problem-solving abilities
Ability to own and drive tasks to completion
Why work with us
Casual dress, flexible work policy
Access to learning and development programs
Young, diverse workforce
3 days’ leave per year for charity initiatives
Global 36-hour hackathon
Pause & Bar area, pool table, table tennis, Friday afternoon drinks
Close access to shopping centers
Active Sports & Social and CSR events
Up to 26 weeks’ paid parental leave for primary carers (up to 4 weeks for secondary carers), and the ability to work part-
time when returning to work.