Data Desk - Analyst
MSCI
Manila, Philippines
8h ago

Position Overview Applied Data Intelligence team provides solutions for the full lifecycle of data content management : vendor procurement, quality analysis, usability, scalability and new product feasibility studies.

We cover a growing set of asset classes and data categories including among others, market data, fundamental data, analyst forecasts, corporate actions and MSCI proprietary data.

As a data scientist, you will be part of the applied data intelligence function. Our role is to coordinate and accelerate the handling of data requests within MSCI from internal clients (Research and product teams).

Help Research and Product to make clear decisions on what can and cannot be used for product creation by presenting clear pictures through data certification assessment.

Other mandate includes applying data science techniques for data quality assurance and control, automation of data diagnostics, feasibility study for implementing system infrastructure projects, specifications development. Scope of Responsibility

  • Understand the business data needs and usage.
  • Manage the data requests pipeline by diligently answering any new product development or research data requests. In this role, you will have to analyze data not yet available in the catalogue and assess if they are fit for purpose for a new product.
  • Evaluate data from vendors to assess fit for current requirement and use cases. Work with vendor files, manuals and develop and understanding of the data structures
  • Summarize results and provide recommendations through concise marketing materials in presentations, conference calls
  • In consultation with other EDM functions and internal EDM clients, define the data governance parameters required to qualify data in the MSCI data catalogue : Vendor information, metrics (data overage.
  • quality), and methodology information .Explain to internal clients how the parameters can be used for various business use cases.

  • Develop standardized templates to document data methodology, or Data Service Agreement for both internal and external clients.
  • Understanding of IT systems, databases and experience of working large data sets.
  • Specific Knowledge / Skills

  • Have a Bachelors / Master Degree in Finance, Economics (Including equivalents of CA, CFA, FRM, MMS, MBA)
  • Have 3+ years of relevant working experience with excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Have an inclination to take learn and work with technical skills. Some basic understanding of SQL would be a plus
  • Are an independent worker who is able to drive certain parts of the work with minimal oversight
  • Have strong interest in finance with specific knowledge in providers of financial data products (Reuters, Interactive Data, SIX Telekurs, Factset )
  • Desired Experience 0-3 years Desired Qualifications

  • Have a Bachelors / Master Degree in Finance, Economics (Including equivalents of CA, CFA, FRM, MMS, MBA
  • Due to the great number of applications we receive for each of our open vacancies, we are unable to respond on an individual basis.

    To all recruitment agencies : MSCI does not accept unsolicited CVs / Resumes. Please do not forward CVs / Resumes to any MSCI employee, location or website.

    MSCI is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs / Resumes. MSCI Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce.

    It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership / union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy / maternity leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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