The analytics data production team is a part of MSCI’s Data Services and Technology organization (DST). The team's goal is centered on providing high quality derived risk data and service to MSCI clients.
In addition to baseline operations, this team is responsible for market data, factor model and infrastructure projects.
In this role, analysts work closely with the other team members and business units to produce and deliver high quality value-added risk model and performance attribution content, together with other financial data, to our customers.
The candidate will be asked to define and drive end-to-end solutions ranging from vendor data to model production and product usage.
Data projects will cut across all asset classes including equities, fixed income and alternatives.
Scope of Responsibility
Periodically update and conduct extensive quality assurance to our financial databases
Perform analysis on the valuation of tradable market securities (Bonds, Equities, ETFs, Mutual Funds, etc)
Provide our clients with the derived financial data they use to manage risk
Work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with emphasis on quality and accuracy
Assist our Sales and Client Relations Group in resolving client inquiries related to our content
Work closely with our global data update teams and global data vendors
Specific Knowledge / Skills
Good understanding of capital markets, risk management and financial data
Experience in querying relational databases (Oracle or MS SQL)
Strong Excel skills and understanding of VBA, Linux / UNIX will be a plus
Knowledge of market data vendors, e.g. Reuters a plus
Ability to communicate and work effectively in a result oriented, team-driven and global organization
Commitment to improving the business and customer experience
Ability to work flexible and extended hours.
1-4 years of professional work experience (relevant internships will also be acknowledged)
Bachelors’ degree in Applied Math, Finance, Engineering, Statistics, Economics or its equivalent (has good quantitative background)
Graduate or currently taking graduate studies (i.e. MBA, MS Finance) is an advantage.
Either completed or studying for a Finance-related professional qualification (e.g. CFA, FRM) is an advantage.
Due to the great number of applications we receive for each of our open vacancies, we are unable to respond on an individual basis.