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The Market Data Analyst is a member of the Market Data team within Data Strategy that delivers data to Dow Jones products worldwide. The Market Data Analyst’s primary responsibilities will be to provide value-added research to reporters and editors to enhance stories and associated infographics as well as to deliver properly formatted data to downstream systems. The Market Data Analyst will also take part in special projects. The role will require an in-depth knowledge of market data, along with the systems and applications used to acquire process and maintain the data. A previous background in market data and a proven ability to manipulate complex data sets is essential. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, an effective communicator and comfortable multitasking in a dynamic environment.
The role reports to the Market Data Manager (Operations).
Monitor global financial markets in order to provide value-added research to reporters and editors on important financial market events and milestones
Assist Data Operations Manager in coordinating team engagements with News; this includes daily priorities as well as coverage of special market events
Respond with urgency to both internal and external data queries
Oversee the acquisition and maintenance of global financial data derived from multiple sources and stored in proprietary databases. Ensure that the data has been received in the proper format at the appropriate time, is correct, and is suitable for the intended end use.
Use data integrity tools to identify erroneous data points. Troubleshoot and resolve quality issues with sourced, processed and/or consolidated data, irrespective of cause.
Training other members of team
Other tasks and projects in support of Data Strategy, Product and News as required
A bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of experience in the field
FISD Financial Information Associate (FIA) certification preferred
Detail-orientation, thoroughness and reliability
Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize tasks appropriately
Strong knowledge of global financial markets and associated concepts
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets
Requisition ID 2016-29059
Job Locations USA - NJ-PRINCETON
Job Function Data/Content
Business Area DATA STRATEGY
Job Area1 Professional Information Business
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