Senior Data Analyst

Job Title: Senior Data Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum + package
Reference: BBBH6213_1493217492
Contact Name: Jamie Allen
Contact Email: jallen@venquis.com
Job Published: April 26, 2017 15:38

Job Description

Role: Senior Data Analyst / Lead Data Analyst

Industry: Asset Management

Reports to: Development Manager


Looking for someone who has experience creating data transformations, specifically using desktop tools. The role has team lead responsibilities so experience managing a small team is desireable. Because you will be working with the Development Team, knowledge of the entire SDLC is needed, as well knowledge of the trade life cycle. The team has currently has two transformation specialists at the moment, with scope to grow the team in the coming year.

The bulk of the work is to transform from one xml format to another which often takes the form of industry standard messages such as fpML, FIX and ISO 20022/15022.


Extensive knowledge and proven track record in project delivery using:

  • Data Analysis

  • Financial messaging standards, including fpML, ISO20022, FIX

  • Relational Databases (Oracle, Sybase)

  • SQL, DDL, PL/SQL, Stored Procedures

  • XML, XSD and CSV

  • Build and integration tools (e.g. Maven, Jenkins)

  • Unit Testing, Regression Testing and Code Coverage

Exposure to and good understanding of:

  • Fund management/Investment banking

  • Portfolio Management, Order Management and Trading Systems

  • Equity, Bonds and OTC instruments and lifecycles

  • Middle and back office functions

Desirable but not essential:

  • Knowledge of the Trace Financial 'Transformer' product

  • Subversion

Personal Qualities

  • Personable individual with good communication and influencing skills.

  • Comfortable when dealing with IT and Business.

  • Good analytical and written skills.

  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and articulate them.

  • Attention to detail as well as being able to see the bigger strategic picture.

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