Application manager Bloomberg


Company Description

At Varrlyn we believe that if it is possible, it will be done. If it is not possible, Varrlyn will look for ways to do it anyway. Turning impossible questions into possible solutions, that is what makes us different.

Our people breathe, dream and live dealing rooms. We have extensive experience in IT system implementations and application support for different financial markets applications. Varrlyn has a proven track record: we have worked for financial institutions in Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Paris, New York, Frankfurt and Sydney. We will help you improve your cost efficiency, simplify your application architecture, optimize the time to market, increase straight through processing and comply with financial regulations. In short: You do the deal, we'll do the project!

Varrlyn is a consulting firm which was founded in 2010 and is based in The Netherlands.

Job Description

As an application manager in the role of an Agile – DevOps Engineer you need to have in-depth knowledge of Bloomberg. Experience with Order Management (OMX) and Execution Management (EMSX and TSOX) systems in general, and Bloomberg AIM, Compliance Manager, B-pipe and back end systems (e.g. GNET / TSIP) in particular is required.

Furthermore you should be able to:

  • Work closely with the business users and team members to solve incidents and work on changes needed;
  • Leading technical tests and user-acceptance tests; and
  • Communicate frequently with the vendor Bloomberg.

Interaction will be with several internal teams in Europe, US and Hong Kong and various IT-teams based in Amsterdam / Heerlen.

On top of that you will participate as a DevOps Engineer within the team Trading. As such you will actively participate in several Agile ceremonies. The place of employment for the application manager is Amsterdam but presence in our Heerlen premises sometimes is necessary.


We are looking for a person who has:

  • at least a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a role as application manager or a similar role within the Asset Management industry;
  • knowledge of order management (OMX) and execution management (EMSX and TSOX) systems;
  • strong knowledge and expertise on Bloomberg AIM, Compliance Manager, B-pipe and back end systems (e.g. GNET / TSIP);
  • strong organizational skills, the ability to work under pressure and to successfully manage multiple tasks;
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (Dutch is a plus) in order to interact with the business;
  • the ability to train users and managing documentations;
  • the ability to liaise with different departments, such as Compliance, Trading, Portfolio Managers, Operations and all levels of management as well as with the system vendor Bloomberg;
  • the ability to deliver high level of service and quality;
  • strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as attention to detail;
  • high-energy, highly motivated and the ability to communicate and cooperate effectively with colleagues, traders and IT developers;
  • knowledge of Windows server 2016 / 2019;
  • the ability to articulate problems with a mind-set of simplifying and automating;
  • strong decision making skills and the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines;
  • strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills, client service orientation and resilience;
  • a relevant work experience within an Agile environment, you know the SAFe® framework.

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: Varrlyn

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO


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