Market Data Operations Analyst

  • £40-50K
  • London, England, Großbritannien London England GB
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • Tradition
  • 13 Jul 18 2018-07-13

Tradition is the interdealer broking arm of Compagnie Financière Tradition and one of the world's largest interdealer brokers in over-the-counter financial and commodity related products. CFT is represented in over 28 countries, employing over 2,500 people.

Tradition is currently seeking to appoint a Market Data Operations Analyst to be based within the London office.

Main responsibilities within the Market Data Operations Analyst position:

  • Due to the release of new in house developed real-time market data distribution system, a new role has been created within the global Market Data Support team based in London. 
  • The team covers all aspects of market data infrastructure, market data customer support and full market data management.
  • You will be responsible for operational aspects of data delivery and content management with a focus on automation, monitoring and customer service. You will be part of a team that will provide operational support to internal and external customers, ensure the integrity of data, information and advice on third-party market data applications and manage the entire market data provisioning process from front to back.
  • This role requires a person to perform the fundamental tasks of Market Data Management, whilst gaining exposure to advanced real-time Market Data infrastructure.

Key skills and experience required in this role:

  • Automating movement of files from A to B
  • Management and maintenance of customer facing SFTP and HTTP servers and services
  • Monitoring file transfers
  • Troubleshooting file transfer issues
  • Baseline infrastructure monitoring and troubleshooting such as disk space, CPU and memory utilisation
  • Basic Linux command line skills to interrogate log files
  • Basic Windows server skills to interrogate log files
  • Basic SQL skills to query databases
  • Market Data permission systems like DACS, EMRS and NFPV
  • Classification of financial instruments (with guidance using pre-define criterion)
  • Correlation and presentation of big data sets

To be successful in this role you will have/be:

  • Independent, driven, self-motivated approach, with a strong eagerness to learn and grow along with the capacity to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Be prepared to provide critical thinking on existing processes with a view to drive process improvements and deliver efficiency gains
  • Proven ability to manage and build relationships, both internally with key business management and with external customers.
  • Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written) - the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently at a global level is paramount.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills
  • Focused and delivery-driven with ability to meet tight deadlines, multi-task and prioritise appropriately in a fast moving and often evolving environment.
  • Hands on approach required and willingness to take personal accountability
  • Pragmatic decision making capability.
  • Proficient in typical desktop tools including Microsoft Office to Excel VBA level.
  • Have knowledge of Powershell or other scripting languages would be advantageous.
  • Understand the basics of SQL and have the ability to write queries

Working Hours

  • 8 hour day – shift between Mon to Fri - 06:30 – 18:30
  • The role includes weekend on-call function as part of a team
  • Will work out of hours when required