Market Data Specialist

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Job Identification Number: 76

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Financial Services

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.

Overview

Our client, a global investment firm, is seeking a Market Data Specialist in their NYC office. The right candidate will have strong data management/technical skills including SQL and excel to be able to pull, analyze, and synthesis large data sets. You should possess a high level of responsibility and organization with the ability to work with many different groups within the company.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Specialist will utilize data quality techniques to drive the highest quality data for trading, risk, and operations and will be responsible for knowledge of corporate actions effects on the company and trading. You will support internal departments with the modeling of referential data to assist with analyses. This role is responsible for creating and maintaining security set-ups (Equities, Bonds, IRS, CDS, Listed Options, Forwards, and Exotic Derivatives). You will work alongside vendors to source data on demand and with IT department teams to create new capabilities to streamline daily operations. This role will respond to trader queries on positions and will work with outside clients on corporate and security master queries.

 

Qualifications and Requirements

You should have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in finance or economics, and 1+ years of relevant experience. You should be proficient in Bloomberg Terminal & related functions and SQL knowledge a plus.

 

Qualified candidates should send resumes to ws@rockwood-search.com. Please put your Name and “Junior Data Integrity Specialist - NYC” in the subject line and attach your resume as a word doc or PDF. Also include contact information, salary requirements, and any applicable information in the body of the email.