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Technical Business Analyst


Chicago, US Carmel, US Boston, US Ogden, US Darien, US Salt Lake City, US

We are Alter Domus. Our name means “The Other House” and we’re a world leading provider of integrated solutions for the alternative investment industry. We believe in being different. Here, you progress on merit, not who you know. You speak openly, whoever you’re speaking to. And it’s your freedom to decide which cutting-edge kind of finance professional you want to be. Join more than 4,000 fund administration, accounting, tax, loan administration, tech, and legal experts worldwide and take pride in being alternative. Alter Domus clients include the world’s leading asset managers, lenders, and asset owners. We’re specialists who use the most innovative technologies to create unparalleled solutions for the private equity, real assets and debt capital markets sectors. This is where standout talent advances what’s possible in fund administration, corporate services, depositary services, transfer pricing, domiciliation, management company services, loan administration, agency services, trade settlement and CLO manager services.


As a member of our Fund Administration Technology Team, the Technical Business Analyst will support a wide range of applications and tools that drive our fast-growing services to the Alternative Investment industry.  Your primary focus will be to lead the support for our capital administration waterfall tool.  The waterfall engine provides a customizable set of rules that calculates investor distributions and GP carried interest, and provides user friendly excel formulas for easy adoption in an excel-driven world.  While having strong programming skills in VBA for Excel is essential, you will have the opportunity to learn and apply other skills such as SQL, SSRS, PowerBI and Robotic Process Automation with UiPath.  You will support client reporting on our world-class client reporting platform and apply your analytical skills to support data management initiatives underpinning our data-intensive platforms.  The ideal candidate enjoys a challenge, can juggle multiple tasks and projects concurrently, is a self-starter, capable of grasping new concepts quickly and has ambitions to grow their career in technology.  Along the way you will have the opportunity to get deep exposure to Alternative Investments and be part of a fast-growing company that has a track record of enabling career progression.


•    Apply your exceptional problem-solving skills to create and optimize efficiencies for our client services team
•    Capture and analyze business requirements
•    Use advanced Excel capabilities including macros, pivot tables, lookups and formulas
•    Work closely with engineering and automation QA team to support ongoing development
•    Provide technical support and maintenance on in-house technology solutions
•    Manage special projects and work on client deliverables 
•    Investigate identified issues in solution or data quality and work with product manager to define priorities
•    Apply technology skills to analyze and troubleshoot system and software issues
•    Test new features and support our quality control team on documenting test plans
•    Write simple documentation and conduct basic training on our solutions
•    Strong communication and collaboration skills; commitment to a client-focused, solutions-oriented approach
•    Occasional domestic travel to our offices (2 to 3 times per year)


•    Detail oriented individual with good written and verbal communication/interpersonal skills 
•    Highly capable of working both independently and collaboratively within a dynamic team of both technical and business professionals, building strong relationships along the way
•    Proactive learning style and ability to research problems for effective solutions
•    Highly inquisitive and tech curious attitude with a track-record of solving problems with focus and determination
•    Self-starter with a demonstrated focus on quality
•    Capable of managing competing priorities effectively
•    Experience as a technical business analyst and/or delivery of software platform implementation programs, preferably with exposure to financial services
•    Advanced Excel skills (i.e. complex formulas, VBA, macros, etc)
•    Programming experience (VBA, basic T-SQL a plus) 
•    Able to debug/code functions/macros using Excel and VBA
•    A desire to exceed expectations and passion to learn new skills



Independent and possessing more than fifteen years’ experience in its field, Alter Domus has become a leader in corporate and management services for private equity & infrastructure and real estate funds as well as listed and unlisted companies. Our global staff also provides fund administration and financial reporting services. We mentor and develop our employees’ technical knowledge and practical skills. We also champion commitment and a customer-oriented mindset.



Alter Domus offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including a generous vacation policy, a diverse work environment, and strong global connections. As you collaborate with colleagues in our fast-paced environment, you will gain exposure to demanding and stimulating experiences that you will take with you as your career progresses. We provide a sophisticated work environment with prominent clients that will take your ambitions and talents to the next level and give you the resources and support you need to succeed.


For more information, please visit:  Alter Domus is an Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.