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:
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
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.