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Market Data Exchange Specialist

New York
US$150000.00 - US$250000.00 per annum + bonus
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6 days ago
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Andrew Morales
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A top NYC hedge fund is looking for market data exchange specialist to join our team to support their global real-time market data needs. In this role, you will support their expanding data requirements and strategic business initiatives by working directly with their investment professionals and others across the firm. The role requires exceptional internal stakeholder management. A key component will be strong interpersonal skills to quickly develop rapport both with organization.


This team manages the firm's global procurement relationships with providers of market data content and services while partnering with Analysts and business units to evaluate and understand business market data requirements. This role includes strategic data provider relationship management, advisor to business units, negotiation, and execution of data agreements.


What you'll do:

· Manage relationships with stock exchanges as their primary global data sourcing contact.

· Work with exchange data providers, technology colleagues, and internal business clients on all levels, to understand and synthesize key data strategies across those areas and drive value for the firm.

· Maintain an expertise in stock exchange policies as well as broader industry knowledge to formulate strategic recommendations.

· Manage strategic direction for product demonstrations, pilots, competitive displacement opportunities.

· Utilize business unit and exchange knowledge to create and advocate for strategic cost management and best fit product choice initiatives such as product upgrades and exchange market data audits.

· Coordinate and fulfill market data requests with vendors and internal support functions, ensuring timely service that is aligned with business, contractual, and compliance requirements.

· Facilitate the coordination and fulfillment of market data requests with vendors and with the internal support functions, ensuring services are delivered in a timely manner.


What's required:

· A bachelor's degree with demonstrated academic excellence.

· 3+ years of experience with exposure to market data providers and services.

· Deep exchange product and policy knowledge.

· Experience with DACS and EMRS administration a plus.

· Proficient in developing contracts and negotiating complex usage and commercial terms.

· Understanding of real-time market data requirements for a hedge fund, including discretionary and systematic use-cases.


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Andrew Morales

Andrew Morales

Specialisms: Software, Financial Trading & Risk, Software Engineering & Architecture, Business Analysis, Project & Programme Management, QA & Testing

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