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Market Data Analyst

G-Research is Europe’s leading quantitative finance research firm. We hire the brightest minds in the world to tackle some of the biggest questions in finance. We pair this expertise with machine learning, big data, and some of the most advanced technology available to predict movements in financial markets.

The role

The Low Latency Engineering Group is responsible for a low-latency trading system that forms a critical part of a global investment platform. The group includes teams responsible for market data and Linux engineering, order entry, and order execution functions.

We are looking for a Market Data Analyst to join our growing Market Data team. The Market Data Analyst role is a new role within the team with an explicit focus on market data contracts, data compliance, and usage analysis.

As a company, G-Research interacts with many exchanges globally and a multitude of data providers meaning you would have extensive interactions across the industry.

The key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Administration of market data licensing and reporting globally
  • Commercial and contractual negotiations with exchanges and data vendors
  • Liaising with internal technical and non-technical teams to ensure successful data provisioning
  • Gaining a robust understanding of third party data licensing rules and fee structures
  • Liaising with data vendors and exchanges to ensure ongoing data compliance including playing a key part in data vendor audits
  • Maintaining our exchange inventory database

This role is well-suited to an experienced Market Data Analyst who wants to bring new ideas and help shape the processes and systems we use to ensure a world class market data deployment.

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ experience as a Market Data Analyst with the following skill-set:

  • Experience with DACS or other entitlement systems
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Experience liaising with exchanges and market data providers
  • Comfortable with contractual and commercial negotiations
  • Extensive market data industry knowledge
  • Strong data analytics and presentation skills
  • Independent problem-solving skills

We are looking for a motivated team player who is able to see inefficiencies in our systems and processes and propose improvements and solutions. We are continuously looking to improve and it is important that you have this mind-set too.

Why should you apply?

  • Highly competitive compensation plus annual discretionary bonus
  • Informal dress code and excellent work/life balance
  • Comprehensive healthcare and life assurance
  • 25 days holiday
  • 9% company pension contributions
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Monthly company events
  • Central London office close to 5 stations and 6 tube lines

G-Research is committed to cultivating and preserving an inclusive work environment. We are an ideas-driven business and we place great value on diversity of experience and opinions.

We want to ensure that applicants receive a recruitment experience that enables them to perform at their best. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation please let us know in the relevant section.


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