AQMetrics

AQ Metrics offers investment managers a simple, innovative, and effective way to address regulatory risk and compliance, delivering an ultra-fast and high-quality cloud-based platform to save clients time and money. The platform integrates pricing, risk and regulatory solutions into a single offering. AQ Metrics helps its clients stay compliant while eliminating errors, reducing downtime, avoiding risks and minimizing regulatory breaches. The company provides clients with end to end data management solutions, from data preparation through to reporting to comply with existing and future financial services regulations. AQ Metrics delivers turnkey Pre and Post Trade Monitoring, UCITS Rules Monitoring, AIFMD Risk Management and Annex IV Reporting, AML/KYC and UBO monitoring, EMIR Reporting and OPERA Reports. Using AQ Metrics firms can track investor activity, orders, executions and holdings from pre to post trade; receive risk alerts and notification of compliance breaches; and gain access to a dedicated team of industry specialists who assist in the simplification of regulatory risk and compliance.

AQMetrics Maynooth, Ireland
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
AQMetrics is looking for an experienced Programme Manager to work with our senior management team in supporting our customers with their global regulatory reporting and risk monitoring obligations. We are a team who draw on their regulatory and compliance knowledge and experience to help our customers realise the benefits of the innovative AQMetrics RegTech platform. We need you, come work with AQMetrics. We’ve got big plans. Responsibilities Driving through critical business change, whether it be internal business programmes or external regulatory and risk programmes for AQMetrics customers Working closely with our customers in both small and large organisations, supporting them, building confidence and ultimately ensuring efficient compliance Advising our customers on Compliance governance matters and mentoring their team through the Programme lifecycle Leading small internal AQMetrics teams, running engagement logistics and playing a contributing role in developing propositions Ensuring deliverables are quality focused and delivered on a timely basis Regularly interfacing with our customers at appropriate levels and being responsible for maintaining excellent relationships Ensuring effective execution of methodologies Utilising existing relationships to develop business opportunities Becoming the trusted advisor of AQMetrics customers – being seen in the marketplace and be recognised as providing expertise in our core customer sectors Managing multiple stakeholder communities with varying levels, experiences and agenda   Key Skills Required 7+ years experience, with evidence of performing a leadership role through a full end-to-end Project lifecycle for at least two large-scale initiatives in the fund administration, asset management or investment management industry Financial Services experience, with good technical expertise in one customer sectors (Capital Markets, Fund Administration, Asset Management) Strong background of leading teams, comprising both IT and business specialists Team player who can quickly build rapport with our customers and prove credibility Highly flexible and a willingness to provide hands-on support as well as providing strategic direction Relevant experience and project management skills and experience that our customers may not have access to internally Excellent presentation and facilitation skills Business degree, at 2:1 or better Professional Project Management Certification (preferred)
AQMetrics Maynooth, Ireland
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
AQMetrics is looking for an experienced  Risk   Manager  to join our  risk  team to guide the design, development and support of next generation features on our core  Risk  Monitoring product. This is an opportunity for an experienced  risk   manager , with deep quantitative experience,  to join a high-growth firm, changing the way investment managers integrate  risk  with regulatory compliance. We need you, come work with AQMetrics. We’ve got big plans. Responsibilities Work with our team of  risk  experts to build best-in-market  risk  solutions for investment managers. Create multi-asset class  risk  models, working with our team of Quant developers on VaR, sensitivity analysis, stress testing and back testing. Expand our library of proprietary and regulatory rules, to deliver best in market  risk  monitoring solutions for UCITS, AIFMD  risk  advisory, 40 Act funds and other multi-asset class portfolios. Communicate functionality expertly, both internally to our teams and externally to clients and partners. Listen closely to their feedback. Manage the daily workflow with a team of quants, data analysts, engineers, keep the process inclusive, iterative and evolutionary. Own the product execution map for  Risk  Monitoring and Management. Represent AQMetrics in communications internally and externally, providing domain and market leadership. Work with our legal team to keep us finely tuned with the regulatory landscape. We keep our solutions up to date, to take the burden away from our clients. Requirements 7+ years Financial Engineering / Quantitative Modelling experience, preferably CFA, CQF vertified Deep Mathematics background (to MSc or PhD level), with expert-level experience in  risk modelling Product ownership or deep analyst experience on a  risk  solution. Experience in Markets operations including full trade lifecycle management and transaction reporting. Knowledge of multi-asset class portfolios, including  fixed income, equities and derivatives, electronic execution, trade & transaction reporting, trade repositories, and front to back office workflows Experience working with cross functional teams in Asset Management, Fund Management and Investment Management firms  A real passion for building strong relationships with with internal and external stakeholders. Previous startup experience a bonus.
AQMetrics Maynooth, Ireland
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
AQMetrics is looking for an experienced Regulatory Reporting Analyst  to work in our regulatory reporting team, supporting our customers with their global compliance obligations. We are a team who draw on their regulatory knowledge and experience to help our customers achieve compliance with the innovative AQMetrics RegTech solution. We need you, come work with AQMetrics. We’ve got big plans. Responsibilities: On-boarding new customers to the AQMetrics regulatory reporting solution Reviewing customer fund data for regulatory reporting, including quality control checking Preparing and reviewing customer global regulatory reports, including AIFMD, Form PF, CPO-PQR Ensuring an efficient, streamlined, high quality filing process for AQMetrics customers Providing exceptional service to our customers by responding to queries in a professional manner Monitoring ongoing changes to existing and emerging regulatory requirements, constantly improving our regulatory reporting knowledge base Working with our Engineering team to provide customer feedback on the AQMetrics solution to ensure our product continues to be enhanced Qualifications: Degree in Business/accounting or related discipline Minimum 2 year’s experience working in the Funds industry Procedural & technical knowledge of the Fund accounting industry Requirements: Technical knowledge of Fund accounting, across multiple asset classes (equities, Fixed Income, FX, credit) Understanding of OTC derivatives and/or Listed Derivatives Ability to prioritise, multitask and work effectively within a team in a deadline-driven environment Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate and build relationships both internally and externally A proactive and inquisitive approach toward new challenges and problem-solving
AQMetrics Maynooth, Ireland
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
AQMetrics is a high-energy, fast-growing RegTech company. With the AQMetrics platform, our clients can understand their risks whilst complying with regulations in a way that has never before been possible. We are a team of agile, boundary-pushing problem-solvers who love to invent and improve. We fearlessly take big chances and know that optimism and perseverance are the keys to wild success — and we are tested on that daily. This is an opportunity to be part of the sales and  marketing  team for this VC-funded RegTech company. Position Summary: The  marketing  executive demonstrates deep understanding of financial markets and buyers in order to evolve, execute and lead the AQMetrics SaaS  product  go-to- market  strategy. The  product   marketing  executive must have an expert understanding of the buying audiences and needs and often acts as a subject matter expert (SME) who transfers knowledge about financial markets, buyers and regulatory  products  across  marketing  and sales functions. Responsibilities: Develops and executes the go to  market  strategy for core AQMetrics markets in EMEA and North America. Conducts  market  and customer research to understand the buyer audience and develop buyer personas and buyer journey maps. Performs  market  segmentation and targeting exercises to identify the segments most likely to buy. Develops  product  positioning, value propositions, and message map. Writes and socializes the following assets: go-to- market  plan,  product  launch plan, solution playbook. Manages launch planning and execution of commercial releases. Creates sales enablement materials that may include case studies,  product  sheets and collateral, training, and presentations. Collaborates with peers to create and deliver content to customers and prospects via media such as corporate web site, electronic brochures, promotional letters, emails, regional workshops, webinars, blogs and press. Conducts win / loss analysis and delivers the results to  Product  Management and Sales. Serves as  market -facing-SME/thought leader for the  product  and interfaces with analysts. Develops customer references, testimonials and case studies. Monitors and reports on  market  reception of  products . Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Business,  Marketing , or Communications. 5+ years experience in  product   marketing , preferably in a SaaS FinTech/RegTech company. Previous experience in financial markets regulation preferable, including MiFID II, AIFMD, UCITS, Dodd Frank, 1940 Investment Companies Act. Ability to conduct  market , competitor, and customer research to gather insights and assess  market  opportunities. Ability to create clear value propositions and messaging strategies. Ability to develop strategies for creating pipeline for new offerings as well as create up sell and cross-sell paths. Ability to conduct win / loss interviews and evaluate pipeline data to detect deficiencies and opportunities in sales and  marketing  approach. Project management experience with proven ability to drive projects to completion on time and within budget. Moderate travel required to AQMetrics locations, clients, and industry events.
AQMetrics Maynooth, Ireland
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
AQMetrics is looking for an experienced Scrum Master to work with our product and engineering teams in supporting our core engineering, automated testing and  ongoing research and development. We are a team who draw on their regulatory and compliance knowledge and experience to help our customers realise the benefits of the innovative AQMetrics RegTech platform. We need you, come work with AQMetrics. We’ve got big plans. Responsibilities Manage the Scrum Team governance framework Establish Sprint schedule, ceremonies, evaluate and introduce sprint execution velocity and lead/coordinate corresponding activities Schedule and facilitate the Scrum process (daily stand-ups, sprint planning, backlog grooming, sprint reviews & retrospectives); ensure active, bi-directional, consistent communication within and across teams as well as key stakeholders For the improvements received from retrospection, work with team & relevant stakeholders to prioritize, come up with an action plan and follow up. Facilitate scrum of scrums Ensure sprint schedules and reviews are posted centrally for cross-team visibility Coordinates the Scrum Team’s capacity planning with the VP Technology Ensure adherence to standard (Agile) process, use of tools, established project delivery standards Identify and implement process improvements, onboarding, reporting improvements and training as required across Scrum teams Coordinate delivery and Scrum activities impacting all facets of software delivery Coordinate evaluation of scope change, estimates, priority and trade-offs with Business and Product Owners and communicate to all stakeholders Ensure daily team status reporting is complete with actionable steps planned/taken to address issues/risks Ensure Scrum teams  are aware of project and scrum team milestones Monitor/Track issues/defects entries for resolution/closure (i.e. defects, issues, etc) Helping the team to resolve external and internal  impediments Mediating through conflicts (internal and with external parties as well). Collaborate with product teams to ensure project backlog is groomed, prioritized and maintained Ensuring Scrum teams follow JIRA workflows and processes in order to complete stories committed in a sprint Reflecting issues to the team through observation from outside of the team Work with required teams for environment readiness needed for the project completion The ideal candidate is one with proven ability to drive agile adoption in various organizations, dealing with teams with a mix of low to none to and intermediate agile awareness and maturity.   The candidate must have 5+ years of experience of running projects and teams using the agile methodology as well as an ability to lead and influence others.  A bachelors degree and Scrum certification is required.
AQMetrics Maynooth, Ireland
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
AQMetrics is looking for an experienced Database Architect to work with our senior management team in supporting our customers with their global regulatory reporting and risk monitoring obligations. We are a team who draw on their regulatory and compliance knowledge and experience to help our customers realise the benefits of the innovative AQMetrics RegTech platform. As a Data Architect, you’ll be working on challenging data problems, creating new and robust data architectures, and supporting new feature development that is highly scalable, maintainable, secure, reportable, sustainable, reliable, and fits in our continuous integration/deployment infrastructure. We need you, come work with AQMetrics. We’ve got big plans. Responsibilities Establish and manage the relationship with our client’s technical contacts Develop data models for applications, metadata tables, views or related database structures Develop and communicate new technology standards and best practices as appropriate Solve complex database software/hardware issues Develop and evaluate database infrastructure performance criteria and measurement methods Study and analyze the capacity needs for database infrastructure including CPU, RAM, and storage Conduct database architecture design, feasibility, and cost studies Automate life-cycle management of database schemas and much more Adhere to PCI/SOC and other security requirements in accordance with standards, policies and procedures Contribute as part of a team of software engineers building the next generation software solutions Design, build and manage databases for our high performance infrastructure. Key Skills Required Ability to independently analyze and solve complex technical problems. Must be able to assess, research, and propose solutions to technical problems without support. Ability to assimilate and apply new technologies through independent research. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must, with a demonstrated ability to communicate with a variety of people to explain technical situations and present information B.S in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Data Science or Data Analytics, or related field 10+ years’ experience in data modeling and architecture principles Minimum of two years securities industry knowledge and working knowledge of Postgres and the FIX (Financial Information Exchange) protocol required 7+ years’ experience with a relational database such as Oracle, MySQL or PostgreSQL Strong understanding of Architecture design process, methodology, and high level of understanding of business environment, strategy and needs High-level understanding of the theories, methodologies and principles underlying technical analysis, design and implementation of software applications, systems, and/or databases Proven expert analytical and design skills at multi-product/multi-environment levels as well as an in-depth experience in research and analysis, project planning and implementation Experience as a Database Administrator Familiarity with programmatic access to the database (e.g. APIs) Experience scaling the capacity of a database using techniques like caching or sharding Excellent communication skills Ability to learn and adapt in a rapidly changing environment In-depth knowledge of the entire development process, including specification, documentation and quality assurance
AQMetrics Maynooth, Ireland
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious lead dev ops engineer. You will be leading a team that builds automation and services that make operating a distributed system simple and easy. You will have overall responsibility for the tools to ensure we continue to build reliably and release frequently. As a key member of our engineering team, you will make heavy use of automation technologies like Chef and Jenkins to produce reliable, scalable infrastructure that enable the engineering teams to build out product modules that deliver feature after feature with confidence. We have ambitious plans to grow our DevOps team, so you will play a key role in building out this critical operational functional within AQMetrics. This is an opportunity for building, motivating and mentoring a world-class team. You’ll also get to research and research, experiment and implement new tools with the underlying goal of making our engineering team more productive. Experience: Solid grounding in Computer Science, Masters Degree qualification or similar At least 5 years experience in a similar SaaS organisation Have a strong understanding of Software Development, Linux & Networking Technologies. 3+ years experience with Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible in production environments with many nodes Experience with revision control source code repositories (Git, SVN, Mercurial, Perforce) Experience in management of continuous integration servers like Jenkins, Bamboo and TeamCity Experience with seamless/automated build scripts used for release management across all environments Experience with automated testing tools (i.e. Selenium, JMeter) Experience with Orchestration tools such as Scalr, Cliqr, etc Experience in Agile Methodologies Understanding of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA and REST) Familiarity with any monitoring tools like Sensu, Graphana/Graphite, Incinga, SiteScope, etc. Familiarity with CloudFormation and JSON Experience working in and with Global Teams Working knowledge of software issue resolution and root cause analysis, administration, and knowledge of deploying applications Taking part in deep-dive troubleshooting exercises and drive technical post-mortem discussions to identify the root cause of complex issues.
AQMetrics Maynooth, Ireland
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
The Role We are seeking a full stack developer comfortable working at the frontend, middle-tier and backend. This individual will be responsible for development of new application features and associated data processing. You will collaborate closely with Product design teams, customer success management and application engineering to spec, build, test and deploy new features in accordance with the AQMetrics product roadmap. Responsibilities You’ll brainstorm with Product Management and Customer Success to conceptualize new features You’ll get to enhance and operate at all tiers of the AQMetrics platform and will play a significant role across all aspects of development and deployment You’ll collaborate with Product Management to build new features included on our product road map You’ll learn about new technologies and discuss potential solutions to problems You’ll help our skilled customer success team triage bugs and troubleshoot production issues You will write code that will lead by example and be easy to test through automation You’ll mentor other engineers and perform code reviews Requirements 3-4 years’ experience using JavaScript based technology Worked on ExpressJS, AngularJS, and NodeJS based full-stack JS framework Ability to interface with and build out RESTful APIs Experience building and debugging complex systems in a team environment Strong SQL ability with relational databases Experience with version control software specifically Git and BitBucket Experience investigating and improving front end performance Strong communication skills, a positive attitude Self-awareness and a desire to continually improve Excellent people skills to interact with colleagues and cross-functional teams, and third parties. Relevant 3rd level Computer Science qualification
AQMetrics Maynooth, Ireland
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
The Role We are looking for an experienced front-end engineer to use their extensive knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS to continuously improve the interface for the AQMetrics Risk and Compliance cloud solutions.  You will work with real-time data streams, engineer for performance across browsers, and delight our clients by making the best risk and compliance software available in the market. You will collaborate closely with Product design teams, customer success management and application engineering to spec, build, test and deploy new features in accordance with the AQMetrics product roadmap. Responsibilities You’ll brainstorm with Product Management and Customer Success to conceptualize new features You’ll collaborate with Product Management to build new features included on our product road map You’ll learn about new web technologies and discuss potential solutions to problems You’ll help our skilled customer success team triage bugs and troubleshoot production issues You’ll mentor other engineers and perform code reviews Requirements 4+ years’ experience using client-side JavaScript based technology with experience using AngularJS and similar CSS libraries Experience with modern browser technologies and JSON over REST based data exchange Experience designing web applications with specific experience in building reports and charting in JavaScript. Experience building and debugging complex systems in a team environment Experience with version control software specifically Git and BitBucket Expertise in building complex layouts with CSS and HTML and modern front end tooling such as Sass, Gulp, Grunt, etc. UX and design sensibilities are beneficial Experience investigating and improving front end performance Strong communication skills, a positive attitude Self-awareness and a desire to continually improve Excellent people skills to interact with colleagues and cross-functional teams, and third parties Relevant 3rd level Computer Science qualification
AQMetrics Maynooth, Ireland
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
At AQMetrics,  are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious QA automation engineer. You will be working with a team that builds automation and services that make QA continuous, simple and easy. As a key member of our core engineering and testing team, you will make heavy use of automation technologies to produce reliable, scalable test processes that enable the engineering teams to build out product modules that deliver feature after feature with confidence. Responsibilities Understand and validate requirements, use cases and customer journeys on definition and testability Design, develop and execute test cases based on requirements Driven by testing best practices; contribute and define new processes and procedural improvements Prepare test data to support test cases Automation of functional and performance tests Execution of both manual and automated test cases and result analysis Defect tracking and prioritisation Troubleshoot and isolate problems encountered during testing; triage and root cause analysis Maintain and enhance test case suite, performing maintenance as needed Support and debug of existing services within the company Core Skills Minimum 4 years of experience in software quality assurance industry with at least 2.5 years of hands on experience in automation testing Fundamental understanding of software test lifecycles and quality control methodologies Experience working in a structured test environment Experience across some or all of the following testing types: black box, white box, performance, security, integration Master web applications and web services test structured experience with database integration. End to end data driven analysis Proficient scripting and automation capabilities. (e.g. Java, Python, Bash, PHP etc..) Familiar with testing tools such as Selenium, TestNG, SOAPUI Experience with version control, such as SVN or Git Experience with Continuous Integration tools Strong interest and passion in software testing Experience working with different test managements tools Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to deal with complexity in a fast-paced environment Desirable Experience in the asset management and associated financial industries. Knowledge of Atlassian JIRA would be an advantage