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AIMCo is one of Canada’s largest and most diversified investment managers, with approximately $100 billion of assets under management for 32 clients, a diverse group of Alberta public sector pension plans, endowment funds, and government accounts representing all Albertans. Our culture is defined by our core values: Excellence, Transparency, Humility, Integrity, and Collaboration.

Our success as an organization is as dependent on the growth of our people as it is our investments. We provide opportunity to our employees, embrace talent with new ideas and are committed to a culture of continuous learning.

 

 
Job Details
Graduate Training Program (Associate Business Systems Analyst) (007682)
 
Job Number: 007682
Job Title: Graduate Training Program (Associate Business Systems Analyst)
Number of Openings: 2
Job Type (Employment Type): Regular
Job Schedule: Full Time
Job Category: Investment Operations
Minimum Level of Education: Degree
Years of Relatable Experience: 1
Application Deadline: 2018/07/27
 
Position Summary

If you are a student who has completed their final year of study and are looking for a full-time permanent position within the institutional investment industry, this may be just the opportunity you have been looking for! The Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) is currently seeking recent graduates to enroll in our Calypso Graduate Training Program.

The Calypso Graduate Training program is ideal for recent graduates who have an interest in finance and technology.  Through this 2-year program graduates will gain exposure to investment and finance related systems and technology, including a best-of-breed OTC derivatives system, real world complex derivative financial instruments and trading strategies, trade lifecycle, business analysis processes and supporting portfolio managers.  Within 6 months, you will be able to provide operational support, deliver bug fixes and complete enhancements to the Calypso investment management application.

By the end of the 2-year training program, you will be ready to transition into a permanent full-time Business Analyst or Business Systems Analyst position working directly with system subject matter experts and the investment teams to help AIMCo support, implement and operate its technology framework and architecture in support of AIMCo’s investment strategies on both of AIMCo’s trading platforms.

Our Ideal Candidate
  • Graduate with a Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Accounting, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a related degree who has graduated with the past year
  • Seeking local grads who are looking to build their career in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Strong organization, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform root-cause analysis involving detail-oriented analytics
  • Independent learner with the ability to resolve issues under strict timelines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Basic understanding of programming concepts; previous experience with Java, SQL, C#, R, Python, VBA or .Net would be considered an asset
Application Instructions

Interested applicants can apply directly through AIMCo’s Career Portal or by submitting an application to Human.Resources@aimco.alberta.ca.

Please include a well-written cover letter describing your interest in the program and providing clarity with respect to your long-term career plan and personal learning objectives.

Note: Short-listed candidates will be asked to undergo a security screening which will include a criminal record check, credit check and educational verification. We thank all applicants in advance, however, we will only be contacting short listed candidates.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Darren.McLeod@aimco.alberta.ca.

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