Business Analyst- Financial Market Data
$135,000 F/T Employee
A F/T position at company that owns exchanges for financial and commodity markets, and operates 23 regulated exchanges and marketplaces..
Pay Options: F/T Employee.
Contact George Konetsky. call (646)876-9562 / (212)616-4800 ext.180 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with the Job Code GK33627 or Click the Apply Now button ().
Location: White Plains.
Skills required for the position: Business Analyst, EXCHANGE, MARKET DATA.
Detailed Info: The individuals on this team acquire and maintain a detailed understanding of Exchange and other 3rd party market data "raw" feeds, and the associated market conventions for those sources. This knowledge will then be applied to produce the business requirements documents which will be used by the technology team to write software which consumes and normalizes the market data into the firm's standard data model.
The individuals on this team are expected to be the "go to" people for all questions regarding the "raw" feed technical specifications, how they are translated into the firm's standard data model, and the local market conventions which drive those decisions. The individuals will be responsible for both establishing rules for new feeds as well as articulating requirements for changes to existing feeds as they arise. Team members also interact with client facing staff, and sometimes directly interact with clients, in order to determine exact requirements for enhancements and modifications to existing data presentations.
Development/Computing Environment: Detail oriented. Excellent communication skills. Ability to read and understand technical specifications provided by Exchanges and other 3rd party sources. Prior experience working for a market data vendor, specifically in the area of real-time data feed processing, either as a business analyst or a content specialist. Ability to explain challenges with respect to ingest and normalization of real-time market data. Ability to acquire detailed knowledge of market trading rules and conventions for various Exchange and other 3rd party/OTC venues through independent research, networking amongst internal and external peers, industry forums, reference materials provided by the Exchanges and other 3rd parties, etc. Ability to create well written, concise and comprehensive business requirement documents which clearly define how Development should implement support for a new or modified market data feed such that it conforms to the IDS defined data model standards and any and all relevant local market rules and conventions. Preferred Qualifications: Deep knowledge of 'raw' exchange feeds across at least one geography but preferably across multiple geographies. Global knowledge is best in class. Expertise in C&E markets is a plus. Experience in quality assurance in either software or content products. Knowledge of financial services, data vendors, end user customer firms. Bachelor's or equivalent university degree. Multi-lingual
The position offers competitive compensation package.
Job Id: 33627