Market Data Business Analyst in Boston, MA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 6/18/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:
    6/18/2020
  • Job ID:
    312453

Job Description

Market Data Business Analyst:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a Market Data Business Analyst. The candidate will be working within the IT department as part of the Market Data and Vendor Management team, the position is responsible for helping oversee the administration of the firm's market data inventory and governance, business relationship management and vendor management.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with business partners and senior management on issues/inquiries relating to market data
  • Develop an understanding of the firm's usage of market data
  • Assist in driving the market data strategies in line with corporate and department goals
  • Act as a liaison between the co and MDSL and assist with any issues which have been escalated
  • Collaborate with Finance and Accounting teams on any invoice and budget related matters
  • Partner with Procurement team and provide critical input on all market data vendor acquisitions, comparative evaluations and renewals
  • Oversee the market data reporting process and assist with any report enhancements
  • Assist with exchange reporting
  • Act as point on any vendor audits
  • Ensure that our usage of market data does not breach the agreements with our third-party suppliers
  • Identify redundant content sources to achieve cost savings and/or cost avoidance
  • Work to increase the utilization of existing market data throughout the organization
  • Manage vendors through the contract lifecycle
  • Provide constructive feedback to continually help improve and streamline processes
  • Participate in ad hoc projects
  • Keep up to date with industry trends and build strong relationships with industry peers

Education & Experience:

  • 3-5 years market data vendor experience and/or financial services industry experience
  • BS/BA required, MS and/or MBA preferred
  • Knowledge of investment management needs and proficiency on all market data vendor products
  • Proficiency on market data inventory management systems MDSL MDM & RPM preferred or TRG FITS
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and respond to dynamically changing work environment
  • Confirmed ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Familiarity with data content and application functionality from the major market data vendors including the following: Bloomberg, Refinitiv, ICE, FactSet, S&P, MSCI, FTSE Russell
  • Proven project management skills including the ability to drive projects to completion
  • Ability to deal effectively with many organizational levels and develop strong business relationships
  • Established customer service/support skills
  • Technically proficient on standard business applications (i.e. MS Excel, Word and Power Point and Tableau

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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