The Senior Data Analyst will assist in reviewing processes and technologies to improve data accuracy, timeliness, and efficiency.
The Senior Data Analyst will regularly interact with users of financial data to identify, access, and query series of interest in internal databases, including a third party tick database. These groups include but are not limited to Trading, Global Research, Middle Office, Risk, and Compliance.
For new projects or data-related production changes, the Senior Data Analyst will determine detailed specifications and resource requirements and coordinate prioritization and approval with other groups. Will test content for proper QA and review/approve for production release.
When new data services are needed, the Senior Data Analyst will evaluate potential data sources and cost/resources.
The Senior Data Analyst will work with our offshore Data Operations team to oversee their processes, which include cross checking, verifying and updating security and economic data. He/She will serve as an escalation point for Level II requests from this team.
BA/BS with strong academic background
Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role at an investment firm or a financial data-related role at another type of firm (auditor, data vendor, govt agency, or other), with a solid understanding of data quality management, data architecture, and business intelligence
Knowledge of SQL required; experience with Unix and/or Python a plus
Experience working with Bloomberg, Reuters, DataStream, and/or FactSet terminals and Excel add-ins
Experience with One Tick a plus
Requires strong communication skills, proven ability to plan and execute projects, communicating goals and progress as well as any problems
Strong problem-solving and organizational skills are a must, along with meticulous attention to detail and a goal-oriented work approach in a fast-paced work environment