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Data Analyst - Hedge Fund

London, United Kingdom, £ £ 55000.00-60000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent

Description:

A leading hedge fund wish to recruit within the Data Services team, the successful candidate will be responsible for back office pricing as well as time series data for trading/modelling/analysis, work closely with other departments within Management & Control to ensure the accuracy and best practices in security valuation, compliance, risk management, and other operational areas key

Main Duties

Assist in reviewing processes and technologies to improve data accuracy, timeliness, and efficiency.

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.

Assist with new projects or data-related production changes to 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 evaluate potential data sources and cost/resources.

Work with offshore Data Operations team to oversee their processes, which include cross checking, verifying and updating security and economic data.

Experience/Qualifications

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

Job Details

1456086230
Not Specified
London, United Kingdom
Permanent
£ £ 55000.00-60000.00 Annual Annual