Index Data Quality Analyst

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Apr 18, 2017 - Requisition No. 58097

Bloomberg is a leading provider of financial benchmarks and custom index services. This includes investment and market analysis of both alpha and beta sources, portfolio benchmarking and performance measurement, asset allocation, and the creation of index tracking funds and index-based structured products.

Our beta/benchmark platform, BRAIS is the leading provider of fixed income, inflation-linked, and swaps indices offering unmatched market coverage and a full suite of customised client solutions for benchmarking and informational needs. The BRAIS platform also includes a diverse family of alpha generating strategy indices that offer quick and easy access to outperformance sources and a quantitative way to express investment strategies, in markets that would otherwise be difficult to access. Index products are available across multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income, FX, commodities, derivatives, and alternative investments.

As an Index Data Quality Analyst, you will join a global team responsible for the daily processing, data quality and publishing of the BRAIS Indices. This position is located in New York and involves interfacing across multiple groups globally.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Perform analysis on fixed income securities for eligibility into various index products involving the review of indicative data and the understanding of the underlying bond characteristics in relation to the specific index product inclusion rules and guidelines
  • Govern daily data quality checks executed by offshore teams to ensure integrity of bond terms and conditions data
  • Address internal and external client queries on fixed income securities and index eligibility requirements
  • Actively engage with engineering and product teams to improve production processes and to mitigate the operational and reputational risk exposure of the group
  • Evolve and improve the sourcing, production and quality control of all indicative data entering index applications

You’ll need to have:

  • Strong data and quantitative analysis skills
  • Strong operational and process management skills
  • Desire and ability to quickly understand and learn the Benchmark and Strategy Index businesses, and their role within the capital markets
  • Willingness to learn complex business and technology processes and actively contribute to their evolution
  • Self-motivation, with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to interact and effectively communicate with our clients

We’d love to see:

  • Technology skills on SQL would be desirable
  • Eagerness to work in a challenging, complex, fast-paced, high-pressure environment

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this: http://www.bloomberg.com/professional

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