Market Data Analyst Requirements

Chicago, IL

Posted: 05/04/2018 Industry: IT Perm Job Number: 10746159
We are looking for a resourceful and driven individual to join our data curation and analytics team. The ideal candidate needs to possess working knowledge of vendor data feeds (such as Client, Bloomberg etc. ). The candidate must also be willing to work and deal with uncertainty, work in an environment where the scope of work could change very rapidly. This is a challenging role where the candidate will come in contact with trading, surveillance and research teams across the firm. The ideal candidate must possess several qualities from the list given below:
Must Have:
  • Good understanding of financial markets, market data, trading, quant and hedge fund space
  • Ability to performing complex searches within data sets (such as Client and Bloomberg) to determine structure of the data and availability of key indicators.
  • Be able to identify differences in structure of various market data sources including identifying any key data attributes that might be missing.
  • Understanding of market data workflows from various vendors.
  • Serve as a key team member on complex strategic projects to ensure high quality deliverables and project recommendations.
  • Help manage the mapping and scripting of master data flows through internal systems. Help ensure these data sets are being utilized properly in internal client applications.
  • Proactively looks to improve our data infrastructure and processes, from data acquisition, through data quality and governance, to data visualization.
  • Help identify new data sets that could be acquired or created on top of existing data sets.
  • Possess high degree of adaptability and creative thinking.
Good to Have:
  • Familiarity with Python or other scripting languages.
  • Familiarity with Unix is a plus.

Susan Abrams

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