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Senior Data Analyst - Hedge Fund

Employer
Ad Idem Consulting
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
17 Sep 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Responsibilities
  • 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.

Job Requirements
  • 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
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