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Junior Database Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: AMHA24/6/12_1561381517
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Software Engineering
  • Date posted: 24/06/2019

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Data Analyst will regularly interact with users of the business' financial data, including Trading, Global Research, Middle Office, Risk, and Compliance.
  • You will answer questions on data availability, quality, and content.
  • The Data Analyst will complete operational tasks such as creating new securities, processing corporate actions, and loading/verifying historical pricing.
  • The Data Analyst will work with the offshore Data Operations team to oversee their processes, which include cross-checking, verifying and updating security and economic data.
  • The successful incumbent will also perform project work in addition to regular/ongoing responsibilities. Examples include verifying the integrity of large datasets, creating and loading history for several new instruments or macroeconomic series, developing new data quality checks, and integrating new data sources.
  • For new projects or data-related production changes, the Data Analyst will determine detailed specifications and resource requirements and coordinate prioritization and approval with other groups. Will test content for proper QA and review/approve for production release.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • BA/BS with a strong academic background
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills are a must, along with meticulous attention to detail and a goal-oriented work approach in a fast-paced work environment
  • Requires strong communication skills, proven ability to plan and execute projects, communicating goals and progress as well as any problems
  • Experience working with Bloomberg, Reuters, DataStream, and/or FactSet terminals and Excel add-ins
  • Knowledge of SQL required; experience with Unix and/or Python a plus
  • Experience with One Tick a plus
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