Apprentice Market Data Analyst (an Arch Apprenticeship)

Recruiter
Iress Proquote
Location
Level 7 Regis House, 45, King William Street, London, EC4R 9AN
Salary
£21,000.00 annually
Posted
22 Aug 2019
Closes
14 Sep 2019
Ref
VAC001571375
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
The primary purpose of this role is to safeguard the maintenance and support of IRESS' market data to ensure the highest data and service quality.

The role entails supporting our tier 1 support desk through investigation and communication of data issues; checks to verify data quality; contacting data vendors, as appropriate, for dataissues; assisting the data acquisition team with analysis and delivery of data onboarding projects.

Accountabilities & deliverables:
  • Recognise and meet competing priorities and deadlines
  • Ensuring highest data quality through manual and automated data checks
  • Supporting tier 1 desk by analysing and resolving their queries
  • Contacting Data Vendors to resolve data quality issues
  • Eliciting and communicating business requirements from internal stakeholders
  • Preparation of high-quality Business Requirements and Functional Specifications
  • Assess and define solutions based on risk, impact and feasibility
  • Select and justify the recommended solution
  • Work with data acquisition, development, testing and marketing teams to onboard new, or enhance data content

Key relationships:
  • Product Managers
  • Market data acquisition team
  • Market data compliance team
  • User Experience Team
  • Software Engineers
  • Test Analysts
  • Key Internal Stakeholders & SMEs


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience in the IRESS product suite highly desirable
  • Strong knowledge of financial markets is key especially in EMEA equity and derivative markets
  • Experience working with SQL databases and query language is highly desirable
  • Ability to negotiate with internal and external parties
  • Ability to critically evaluate requirements from a functional perspective
  • Ability to work across regions as part of a global team and collaborate across time zones
  • Effective elicitation skills including workshop facilitation and other elicitation techniques
  • Leads by example, sets a high standard of work and personal values
  • Displays initiativeand creates an environment that fosters initiative in others
  • Tertiary qualifications in Business or Information Technology is highly desirable
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must


Personal qualities

  • Establish and maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders and clients
  • Identify and work comfortably within various software development methodologies
  • Effective stakeholder management and communication
  • Ability to recognise and meet competing priorities and deadlines


Desired qualifications

  • You will have a minimum of 5 GCSEs grades A-C/9-4or equivalent qualificationseither predicted or actualincluding mathsand English


Future prospects

96% of Arch Apprentices move straight into the destination of their choice when they finish their apprenticeship with many seeing their salary go up immediately post-apprenticeship!

Things to consider

Before you apply for this role, have you asked yourself:
  • Do I live close enoughthat I could commute there and back every day?
  • Do I meet the qualifications required for this role?
  • Am I available to start an apprenticeship within the next two months?
  • Do I want to work in the industry and have I researched into it?

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