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Charles River Development (CRD) Application Support Analyst in Chicago at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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Charles River Development (CRD) Application Support Analyst Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a CRD Application Support Analyst for an opportunity in Chicago, IL. Our client is looking to add an application support specialist to the trading floor to support Charles River Invest Management System especially in manager workbench, trading blotter and compliance. He or she will sit among the traders and provide first level application support. This person will be supporting 10 traders of mostly municipal bonds (this group does not do mortgage backed securities).


  • Create and manage CRD workflows for each business group
  • Support end user CRD client software and have working knowledge of Citrix
  • Support blotter customizations
  • Manage / configure FIX setup including adding/deleting brokers
  • Conduct process and system studies and coordinating with team members for System Design & Integration, Application Maintenance, etc.
  • Deliver and implement project as scheduled and ensuring compliance to quality standards
  • Understand business requirements and mapping them to system requirements specifications
  • Project status tracking, resource allocation and management


  • Experience in asset management and is aware of various lines of business involved, portfolio management, order execution and back office transactions
  • Around 4 years of experience in implementing and supporting the asset management and wealth management applications on Charles River
  • Proficient in various workflows of order executions and integrated different systems with CRA
  • Has worked with setup of batch components - batch import and export
  • Aware of customization of blotter buttons
  • Domain Requirements: asset management, portfolio and order management across all asset classes - Equities, FI, Derivatives , FX, settlement, program trading.
  • Experience working, integrating with Liquidnet, FXAll, Bloomberg/ Reuters

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is named the 15th Largest IT Staffing Firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit