Job Description :
Job Title: Factset Systems Administrator

Location: Madison WI

Duration: 6+ Months



Factset Systems Administrator Consultant Request
SWIB requires a Factset system administrator that has experience
working within Factset.
SWIB utilizes Factset for portfolio management including
performance and risk attribution.
SWIB utilizes multiple modules inside of Factset but the main
module that the consultant would be working with would be Portfolio Analysis
SWIB has a need for a system administrator who can work with our
Data Management Division and other staff to help improve the quality of the
data within Factset on a day to day basis.
In addition, the consultant will be involved in project related
work that is bringing about changes to the Factset system.
This effort would initially be for 3 months with the possibility
of one or more 3-month extensions.
The primary focus of the consultant will be troubleshooting data
and configuration issues within the system to help improve the quality of
the data and the results produced through reports run within Factset.
This work will include interacting with business, technology, and
data management staff to investigate and resolve issues.
It will also involve configuring Factset and testing changes that
are being rolled out to production.
Finally, it will include educating SWIB staff on how to improve
data quality in Factset, test changes to the system effectively, and
troubleshoot issues.
The system administrator needs the following skills and background:
Over 2 years of experience troubleshooting, configuring, testing,
and performing general technical management of Factset.
Over 1 year of experience configuring reports within the Portfolio
Analysis (PA) module in Factset.
Understanding of the business processes and systems/data flow
associated with investment management.
Experience configuring Factset''s interfaces, reports, and exports.
This includes an understanding of Factset''s data import and data processing
Ability to create test and deployment plans to work through the
implementation of changes within Factset.
Ability to communicate issues, status, and progress on assigned
tasks to direct management and to a project manager.
Additionally, the following skills would be greatly desired:
Familiarity with MSCI Risk Manager, Barclays POINT, Eagle Pace,
Markit EDM, and Charles River Investment Management System (CRIMS
Familiarity with Factset SPAR.