Market Data Specialist

United Kingdom, London
Job ID: 1532

Job Description

We're looking for an experienced market data specialist to join our London client, a market-leading hedge fund. You'll work on content ingestion, delivery, and support to join a small specialist group serving as the 'data arm' of a large portfolio management group. The team uses state of art technologies to efficiently deliver data to its customers.

This opportunity is for a business/customer focused individual individual who is passionate about data driven investing.

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Role Responsibilities:

  • Ingest, manage, and support various vendor datasets
  • Exploratory analysis to validate and improve quality of data
  • Document key dataset information, known issues and recommended access methods
  • Coordinate with multiple departments to successfully complete certain data projects
  • Manage vendor data notification of future changes and analyse the impact to firm data/system
  • Develop and enhance data monitoring and alerting framework
  • Troubleshoot data availability and quality
  • Maintain and develop applications required for subset of datasets
  • Continuously improve processes and strategies by exploring and evaluating new data sources, tools, and capabilities

Technical Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Degree in Finance, Computer Science, Statistics or equivalent
  • Minimum five years’ experience in financial industry in role requiring similar skills
  • Knowledge of data in multiple asset classes Equity, Futures, Fixed Income a strong plus
  • Strong knowledge of the LINUX operating system, including NFS, system administration, optimisation, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience on cloud platforms with AWS, GCP or Azure a plus
  • Experience with real-time market data platforms a strong plus
  • Programming expertise in Python, C++, Java or C# required
  • Programming skills in SQL, PL-SQL or T-SQL
  • Knowledge of Job Scheduling & Workflow management platforms Strong oral and written communication
  • Strong problem-solving skills

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