• Market Data Analyst

    Location UK-London
    Date posted 4 weeks ago(11/15/2018 5:16 AM)
    Category
    Developers & technologists
    Position type
    Full-Time
  • OVERVIEW:

    ITG is looking for an experienced Market Data Support Analyst to join our team.

     

    Here at ITG, technology is our middle name. Literally. With nearly half of our staff working in technology roles, our technologists empower our business to provide best-in-class service to our clients around the world. From conceptualizing ideas to bringing them to market, ITG engineers work alongside our business units to build technology for institutional traders that enables them to improve returns for investors. 

    WE'LL TRUST YOU TO:

    • Support the delivery of real-time prices and symbol resolution for all internal products
    • Take responsibility for support and installation of real-time feeds and market data analytical applications all on Unix and Windows platforms
    • Implement and integrate new feeds from a variety of sources both direct and from 3rd party vendors through Reuters RMDS and bespoke feeds-handlers
    • Manage and control static universe data integral for a variety of internal systems
    • Be the primary point of contact for business and electronic trading in all market data issues
    • Verify data quality within ITG’s internal systems through the use of Bloomberg and Reuters 3000xtra terminals
    • Test new Market Data releases and settings prior to their internal release/upgrade following quality assurance to verify stability in production
    • Work closely with business and development to ascertain requirements and viability of deliverables

    WHAT YOU BRING WITH YOU:

    • At least 2 - 3 years industry experience in technical support role
    • Previous experience working with equity/fixed income trading applications
    • Good working knowledge of UNIX applications
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong/positive working relationships
    • Desire to learn bespoke market data systems in a fast paced environment
    • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure
    • Scripting and development skills advantageous
    • (Desired but not required) Experience in KDB+\Q at the framework-level, an understanding of core KDB fundamentals: partitioned databases, real-time capture

    YOU'RE JUST RIGHT FOR ITG IF YOU WANT:

    • Exposure to different technologies, such as KDB+, Q, C++, Linux, low latency, kernel bypass, machine learning, cloud and high-performance storage
    • Projects with quick life cycles, from concept to client in three months
    • A smaller team environment
    • A great place for upward and geographic mobility
    • Direct exposure to the decision makers and senior leaders on the business side
    • A company that’s investing a sizable amount in its technology department
    • Teams that are passionate about continually learning, improving and raising the bar
    • A community that values hard work as well as work-life balance
    • A company that is committed to giving back to surrounding communities, from LA to Hong Kong and Sydney and the 11 locations in between

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