Associate Product Specialist
Manila, PHL
6d ago

The Analytics SBU is responsible for the strategy, execution and development of products that will establish FactSet as the premier technology partner for the Analytics investment community.

The Risk Product Development group is looking for a candidate to work with the team that supports the Risk data within the Analytics SBU.

The Manila Risk PD team covers the Third-party risk vendors which are APT, Axioma, Barra, and Northfield.

FactSet is a leading global provider of financial data, analytics and models, with offices in 35 locations worldwide, including New York, London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, and many more.

An Associate Product Specialist is responsible for the review of all requests filed on risk data; this includes answering both client and internal questions, working with Engineering to fix issues and implement enhancements, working with Documentation to add help to Online Assistant and working with Application QA to add relevant QA tests.

Business Criteria :

  • University Degree holder preferably in Mathematics, Computer Science, or Finance
  • Understanding of the quantitative investment management process and use of optimization in portfolio construction
  • Understanding of risk analytics
  • Understanding of fixed income instruments
  • Understanding of equity instruments
  • Good command of the English language - written and oral
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Taking initiative and thinking beyond a list of instructions one has been given
  • Desired Skills :

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Should have worked / resolved RPDs
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with shifting priorities
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with team members in global offices
  • Ability to think logically and exercise sound judgement
  • Interest in learning new technologies
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Excel
  • External certifications such as CFA or FRM, or working towards designation, highly Desired
  • Programming knowledge (VBA, etc.) at any level, highly desired
  • Job Responsibilities :

  • Monitor the model production process
  • Check model loads to insure the data looks correct
  • Review all client-reported / internal bugs, enhancement requests, and questions related to risk data.
  • Work with vendors on data issues
  • Work with the subscription orders team to create CACCESS codes and product pages for new risk models
  • Work with engineering to load new models on the system and QA check to make sure the results look correct
  • Interact with Software Engineering, Quant Specialists, Sales, and Consultants to support client needs.
  • Develop QA tests for testing the data
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