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Application Specialist (Entry Level)
Chicago, IL

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Job Description

What does an excellent Application Specialist do? Do you have a high level of financial accounting expertise coupled with an affinity for working directly with clients to take on complex problems? Are you the kind of person that goes above and beyond? Would you like to have an opportunity to be part of a large, successful team in Fiserv that manages critical file transmissions for clients and other Fiserv business units?

Essential Job Responsibilities:

* You have to monitor Client Interfaces Daily ticket queue and respond to incoming client inquiries.
* Work directly with Fiserv's clients to analyze and assist in resolving issues.
* Deep understanding of interface process and products provided by Fiserv.
* Participate in project initiatives to help improve group/associate/client workflow.
* Contribute to maintaining interface related documentation.

Are there some key attributes that make a successful Application Specialist? If you're the kind of person that has:

* Excellent analytical skills
* You possess strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, prioritize and to perform well under pressure and handle numerous concurrent projects.
* You can work independently as well as in team and matrixed environments
* You have the ability to build relationships with and influence other disciplines.

Basic qualifications for consideration:

* Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Finance, Math or Computer Science
* 1 years' experience in systems analysis
* Experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and Internet Explorer)
* Experience in basic troubleshooting technical or computer-related problems
* Experience working with customers in a support role
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

* Knowledge of file delivery protocols (SFTP, FTPS, HTTPS, VPN)
* Understanding the financial industry
* Background in trading systems like FIX, Oasys, SunGard or Swift.
* Background in portfolio accounting systems like Advent, Portia, Indata, and GIM2.

About our Business:

Investment Services (IS) is a division of Fiserv, (NASD: FISV). Our Investment Services division makes it easy to invest and handle money. For over 30 years, we have served the wealth management industry by providing solutions that enable Banks, Brokerage firms, Money Managers and Financial Advisors to connect and manage investment portfolios and better serve their investors.

Our Unified Wealth Platform serves more than 450 investment firms, with over 5 million investment portfolios and $1.7 trillion in assets handled on our platform. We are the only technology provider to offer integrated, front-to-back solutions and deliver on the unified run household (UMH) concept: a single view of total assets, liabilities and investment data for each customer household.

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