Overview of the role: Over the past several years, Hartford Funds technology has modernized its distribution, marketing, digital and data platforms. The individuals in these roles will partner with the business to identify and leverage technologies that will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our firm and collaborate to implement and realize the benefits.
Responsibilities of the role:
o Partner with an assigned business unit(s) to provide technical leadership and expertise
o Become an expert on the function’s business processes
o Consult with business leaders to identify areas of inefficiency that can be improved by technology
o Build business cases for proposed initiatives
o Collaborate with application development team to scope and initiate projects
o Manage projects utilizing appropriate project management processes and controls
o Update stakeholders on progress, issues and risks
o Asset management industry experience required
o Demonstrated ability to manage complex technology projects with multiple stakeholders
o Demonstrated ability to perform business analysis to define as-is and to-be processes as well as develop high level technical requirements
o Functional knowledge of one or more business areas within the asset management industry and knowledge and experience with the technologies that support those functions (investment management, finance, operations)
o Ability to collaborate, consult and bring ideas to non-technical audiences
o Experience with building and leveraging large scale data warehouses in the asset management industry
o Experience with third party investment data services (FactSet, Morningstar, Lipper, etc.)
o Experience delivering technology products in a cloud-based environment (AWS preferred)
WHY JOIN HARTFORD FUNDS?
Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Wayne, PA, Hartford Funds is a leading provider of mutual funds, strategic beta ETFs and 529 college savings plans. The company offers a broad range of strategies designed to provide solutions for a variety of investment needs. Excluding affiliated funds of funds, as of September 30, 2018, Hartford Funds Management Company, LLC and its wholly owned subsidiary, Lattice Strategies LLC, had approximately %24121.1 billion in discretionary and non-discretionary assets under management. Hartford Funds are primarily sub-advised by Wellington Management or Schroder Investment Management, two leading investment advisors.
At Hartford Funds, we believe in human-centric investing—a unique approach that utilizes deep research and insights to understand the rational and emotional ways investors think about money, their investments and their financial advisors, and then create solutions and advisor tools designed to serve those investors and their mindsets.
Hartford Funds embraces a true entrepreneurial spirit where all employees are encouraged to ‘act like an owner’ of the firm, and live Hartford Funds’ human-centric investing approach. Employees work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, that is focused on strengthening financial advisor-client relationships by helping investors better realize their true life goals.
WHAT IS THE COMPENSATION OPPORTUNITY?
At Hartford Funds, our compensation philosophy is simple: we pay competitive base salaries and reward performance. In addition, you will be eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits program including Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, a 401K Plan, and more.
This position may be subject to The Hartford Funds political contributions policy.
Hartford Funds is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression
Hartford Funds maintains a drug-free workplace.
Committed to Building Inclusion and Leveraging Diversity
** NO AGENCIES PLEASE **
Job Application Development
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Wayne
Job Level:Individual Contributor
Education Level:Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)
Shift Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Overtime Status: Exempt
Job Posting:Feb 14, 2019, 10:32:26 AM
Remote Worker Option:No