Web Implementation Analyst

Posted on November 11th, 2020 | Last day left to apply | 3 views

About Kurtosys
Kurtosys empowers financial services firms to create powerful investor experiences and lasting customer relationships through efficient automation of key sales, marketing and customer service processes. The company provides an end-to-end digital experience platform (DXP) that enables firms to create, manage, publish and optimize all their financial data, documents, websites and content in a secure, compliant environment.
As a result, it is trusted by the world’s leading investment brands to mitigate their risks and reduce their costs while providing the agility to ensure they are first to market. Kurtosys solutions include secure websites and portals, interactive data tools and apps, automated sales presentations, marketing collateral and reporting and document libraries. Kurtosys infrastructure and technology is underpinned by global ISO-27001 certification in information security management, and Kurtosys teams have a deep understanding of working at scale with data, information design, industry regulations and compliance issues.
Founded in 2002, Kurtosys was funded from Silicon Valley investment and operates across three global offices, employing approximately 200 people. The company works with some of the world’s largest financial brands, including banks, wealth managers, mutual fund providers and alternative investments.

Mission
Our mission is to empower financial services firms to build highly productive, industry-compliant sales, marketing, and client service departments.
Using our innovative digital experience platform and tools, our customers can accelerate these functions by automating critical business processes and create stand-out investor experiences that lead to lasting relationships with their customers.
All while reducing risk with technology that ensures alignment with industry regulations and best practices. As a partner in the pursuit of your success, we work tirelessly to understand your goals, helping you sell more, retain more clients, and reduce cost and risk. 

Description
We are seeking a digital allrounder with strong web delivery skills, especially using data-driven technologies. This position requires a combination of front-end know-how (namely HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript,  JSON, React, APIs) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, etc.). The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems and SEO best practices. Experience with responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred. Also, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is preferred. There will also be a client facing aspect to this position, so it will be important for this person to be comfortable interacting with clients.

Responsibilities

  • Configure and deploy web-based user interfaces for client and agency partners projects.
  • Support the project team to deliver seamless handover from sales to implementation.
  • Work with designers and analysts to improve the layout, navigation, and display of a web site to enhance its search engine ranking.
  • Use basic programming (HTML, CS, JS) and web design skills to optimize websites for SEO purposes.
  • Oversee projects to prevent late-breaking requirements being briefed to engineering.
  • Facilitate technical implementation including but not limited to DXM (data exchange manager), redirects, domain management, CSR/TLS, imbedding of Apps. 
  • Provide guidance to the client and render client marketing requirements onto the Kurtosys App by compiling site map, content templates, content management and other marketing related activities.
  • Manage client requirements in a multi-site environment, based on investor types, including country and language management.
  • Advise customers on marketing and technology best practices using Kurtosys App, especially with regards to SEO, Analytics and Web Accessibility Standards.
  • Research and implement search engine optimization recommendations.
  • Work with the project teams to ensure SEO best practices are properly implemented on newly developed code.
  • Recommend changes to website architecture, content, linking and other factors to improve SEO positions for target keywords.
  • Help teach clients how to get the most they can from our software.
  • Guide partners and clients on strategic digital marketing and workflow decisions.
  • Help translate client marketing initiatives into the platform.

Required Skills

  • Excellent communication (verbal, written and interpersonal) and presentation skills.
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JSON, React).
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites.
  • Good understanding of web architecture, SEO and analytics best practices.
  • Robust problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers.
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and design into working HTML pages.
  • Experience working with React, Node or related technologies.
  • Experience developing websites with SEO best practices.
  • Understanding of at least one or more Content Management Systems (WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, etc.).
  • Understanding and prior experience using page-builders (esp. Elementor) to deliver projects.
  • Must be a self-starter who is able to quickly learn, share and apply knowledge in a fast-paced environment.

Qualifications

  • A relevant Diploma/Degree.
  • Qualification or experience in a quantitative, test-driven field.
  • Qualification or experience in the Financial Services industry is preferred.
Kurtosys provides digital marketing and reporting tools to help asset managers attract and retain investor assets. Kurtosys client reporting systems and secure web portals help our customers boost investor engagement, and our data-centric solutions help fund managers produce fund fact sheets and presentations that are accurate, timely and beautiful. Our Technology Stack is founded on a data layer of MemSQL and SQL Server. Our application layer is fed from a series of microservices implemented in Java (Spring), while we use a variety of other technologies such as Akka to help support scalability and robustness within the platform. We use a variety of technologies on the front-end, but at the browser we make heavy use of Angular and Javascript. For some of our web applications we also use C# as part of ASP.Net.
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