Technical Business Analyst - Equity Index/Portfolios - job id 33208


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Technical Business Analyst - Equity Index/Portfolios

$40- 80 hrIC - Self Incorporated or $35 -70hr w2

101 Barlcay



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George Konetsky


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(646) 876-9562


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(212) 616-4800 ext-180




A Contract position at company that owns exchanges for financial and commodity markets, and operates 23 regulated exchanges and marketplaces..

Pay Options: IC - Self Incorporated or w2.

Contact George Konetsky. call (646)876-9562 / (212)616-4800 ext.180 or email george@sans.com with the Job Code GK33208 or Click the Apply Now button ().

Location: Downtown.

Skills required for the position: INDEX DATA, PORTFOLIO, PYTHON, SQL, VBA, EXCEL, ORACLE


Detailed Info:

Consulting role for a Technical Business Analyst, to engage in the development and maintenance of new and existing tools for index research and back testing.

  • Work with clients and internal teams to construct and implement requested new equity indices for business growth.

  • Using market knowledge and industry experience, research, test, and launch innovative new indices based upon client demand, market conditions, and investment trends.

  • Build and execute applicable screens and algorithms to perform required research, including generating client reports and publications.

  • Maintain and administer models supporting more complex indices and ETN/ETF intraday indicative values, including the preparation of custom baskets and complex index models before market open and after market close.

  • Work with Development, QA, Project Management and Operations teams to draft specifications, test, and implement functional enhancements to the index calculation system and outbound real-time and referential data platforms.

  • Improve existing index rebalancing workflows via automation, and execute index rebalances to ensure timely and accurate compilation and communication to the market and incorporation into the index calculation system

Development/Computing Environment:

  • Must have an understanding of global, multi-asset indices, ETFs, portfolio valuation techniques, corporate actions, and securities markets.

  • Must be proficient in Python, some SQL skills and Excel or VBA would be ideal.

  • A working knowledge of Oracle / SQL databases would be ideal.

  • Familiar with various financial market data terminals, with emphasis on FactSet, Thomson Reuters, and ICE Data platforms.

  • Detail-oriented, organized, attentive, driven, client-focused, and a team player.

  • Well-rounded with an ability to engage on both a quantitative and sales/marketing level.

  • A secondary language covering a financial market or region is a plus.

  • Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in an Economics or Finance related field.

Plusses:

  • Masters in Economics/Finance or an MBA is a plus.

  • CFA, CAIA or other professional designation is a plus.

  • Programming qualifications or education is a plus.


Job Id: 33208