Advance Engineer

VTRAC Consulting Corporation

“Solutions for Growth”


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Job No.:                        8274

Position:                      Advance Engineer

Position Type:           Contract

No. of Positions:       6 Months

Location:                    Downers Grove, Illinois


The primary role of this position is to support the Investment Management/ Order Management systems (Charles River) and the processes/technology associated with it globally. As an Analyst, the individual in this position is expected to work with developers, vendors, consultants, infrastructure, and clients. This person needs to have strong technical, business analyst, and critical thinking skills. This person will be working closely with IT and business clients on projects and support needs.


  • Perform troubleshooting analysis and resolution of critical applications and batch processes
  • Implement Product enhancements and provide post implementation support
  • Design and implement ongoing support arrangements for delivered systems
  • Coordinate with vendors to troubleshoot and resolve issues
  • Coordinate and participate in testing for in-house and vendor developed software applications
  • Work closely with business clients and other IT team members (located locally and abroad) to gather requirements, create detailed documentation, and develop and deliver solutions that automate their daily work
  • Provide analysis and requirements gathering for new reports, processes and workflows within the Charles River application, and provide necessary support to solutions
  • Assist in maintaining an application issues log to capture any system or business process issues, enhancements, bugs or new business requirements
  • Work as part of a project team, reporting progress and escalating issues to project management and business stakeholders in a timely manner to ensure successful completion of projects / reviews
  • Create and maintain documentation for systems and processes
  • Ensure projects adhere to company project management methodologies and standards, including appropriate documentation and controls, e.g. plan, budget, risk management and change control
  • May take a lead role on small units of work or phases of projects, ensuring the proposal and development of effective solutions meet objectives and are in line with business and system strategies


  • Experience working in an Information Technology environment as an Analyst
  • Experience developing and supporting applications
  • Experience with a formalized software development lifecycle process
  • Experience writing applications and creating queries utilizing Microsoft SQL server and Oracle DBMS
  • Experience working in the financial services industry, preferred
  • Experience with the Charles River Development Application, preferred

Must have:

  • Ability to establish priorities, meet deadlines, and concentrate on detailed information in a fast-paced demanding work environment
  • Strong work ethic
  • Superior interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact and communicate with other team members, managers and clients
  • Exceptional troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • The ability to multi-task on various projects and support items
  • The ability to work individually as well as in a team environment
  • Technical Skills Required:
  • Languages: C#, VB.NET
  • Frameworks: .NET 3.5 (and higher), Web Services, Service Oriented Architecture, ADO.NET, Windows Forms
  • Database: SQL Server, Oracle 12c with ability to tune application/queries for optimal performance
  • Source Control: TFS

Nice to Have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems \ Computer Science is preferred or commensurate relevant work experience

 We thank all candidates in advance. Only selected candidates for interviews will be contacted. For other exciting opportunities, please visit us at VTRAC is an equal opportunity employer.

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