Senior Data Analyst - Market Data, Bloomberg, Reuters

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
ASAP
Duration:
6 months +
From:
Robert Walters - Sydney
Location:
Sydney
Published at:
01/17/2012
Country:
flag_no USA
Project ID:
298887

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A well known finance company is URGENTLY seeking a Senior Data Analyst with solid experience and knowledge in market data. You must have a solid understanding of Market Data and have experience working with Reuters, Bloomberg, Telekurs, etc. This is a 6++ month contract role located in the city.

About The Role:

You will work with project stakeholders within both data and business analysis activities. You will document and manage requirements and design while working within the stakeholder engagement framework for the project. You will communicate requirements and designs to key stakeholders across both the business and IT to ensure a clear understanding of the project's market data objectives and benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of the project roadmap based on business requirements, vendor capabilities and technology constraints.
  • Work with project business analysts to extract and document specific market data management requirements.
  • Represent the project in discussions with trading desks, market risk and finance representatives creating, developing and agreeing on requirements to be provided by the project and its selected technology.
  • Work with the technology vendor's consultants to validate and verify the implementation of data loaders (both vendor and custom) within the system.
  • Plan and implement the data migration strategy, including the migration and validation of historical data sets (up to 10 years) for market and credit risk analytics.

Essential Skills:

  • 7+ years business analysis experience and/or related technical experience
  • Solid understanding of market and reference data practices and sources (including Reuters, Bloomberg, Telekurs, etc)
  • Previous experience on a market data implementation, including vendors
  • Detailed understanding of capital markets -ideally experience working in projects for Market Risk, Front Office, Middle Office or Finance
  • Detailed knowledge of business analysis tasks, experience in elicitation techniques and competent in requirements gathering skills.
  • Graduate degree in mathematics or similar

For immediate consideration and interview please send CV.