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DST Systems Associate Information Sevices Analyst in Kansas City, Missouri

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Company Overview

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.

Role Overview

The full time Information Services Specialist serves as the primary point of contact for requests received ranging from standard to complex from both internal and external customers. Conducts analysis of requests received and determines most efficient and cost effective methods to be used in order to complete.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as main point of contact for assigned clients

  • Answers and advises clients on questions relating to data requests

  • Monitors and executes scheduled and on-request jobs in a timely and efficient manner in correlation with department standards

  • Acts as direct point of contact with SS&C, formerly DST, for problem resolution when issues arise with standard on-request JCL jobs

  • Provides assistance and in some cases training to internal and external customers

  • Maintains and updates department processes and procedures

  • Provides consultative advice to the requestors; selects and applies available tools for the purpose of arriving at the most effective solution for delivering the desired output

  • Looks for ways to increase productivity and decrease turnaround time with the understanding that some job streams may require multiple sequences, manipulations, and overrides in order to accomplish desired output.

  • May be called upon to participate on or head up project teams.

Qualifications

  • Ability to execute multiple assignments within an established timeframe and maintain department quality standards

  • Problem solving skills; ability to confidently recommend solutions on the basis of prior analysis

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge and proficiency of at least two tools currently used in the group including but not limited to Easytrieve, Powerselect, JCL, SQL, MS Access, Powerselect, and Monarch

  • Knowledge of current programming environment

  • Knowledge of relational databases

  • Knowledge of TSO and familiarization of related terminology

  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally in order to be able to present and discuss technical information pertaining to client related request

  • Ability to work with highly confidential or sensitive information

Location:

Kansas City Missouri

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

SS&C DST is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, SS&C DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Through our technology, strategic advisory, and business improvement solutions we work with clients to help them stay ahead of and capitalize on customer, business, and regulatory change.

Mastering complexity is not an end-state. It’s a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon. If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

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