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The Role: Senior Specialist, Quantitative Modelling

 

The Location: Singapore

 

The Team: This role will interact and coordinate with other individuals in groups across S&P Global Market Intelligence and S&P that provide data which will be further prepared by this position to support quant analysts in the development and maintenance of analytic methodologies supported by the Analytic Development Group.

The Impact: This position will support projects and efforts to develop and maintain the whole range of analytics and analytic solutions that help support the generation of several million USD in annual revenue globally for S&P Global Market Intelligence.

 

What’s in it for you: This position will provide valuable research and desktop analytical support. This role will have exposure to work with several different teams (with direct reporting line to one manager and regular liaising with data experts, IT and the other regional ADG teams). This role will have progression in more than a single research activity at a given time, as well as learning opportunity to all the analytical solutions managed by the ADG team.

Responsibilities: The Senior Specialist will work to support the activities of the Analysts and other methodologists to deliver and update analytic solutions for use by S&P Global Market Intelligence business units. This position will be responsible for the clean-up and preparation of data to be used in the development, re-training and maintenance of new and all existing analytic methodologies supported by the Analytic Development Group.  This role will also undertake all of the data analysis requested by the quant methodologists.  Additionally, this role will support the model validation efforts and will prepare documentation supporting all analytics testing, performance evaluation and maintenance activities - ensuring these meet the needs of S&P Global Market Intelligence businesses.

Under the direction of the Analyst or Senior Analyst, this role has responsibility for:

  • Executing specific analytical tasks to rigorously validate and/or train analytic models as needed.

  • Undertaking all of the data analysis requested by the quant methodologists.

  • Clean-up and preparation of data to be used in the development, re-training and maintenance of all new and existing analytic methodologies supported by the Analytic Development Group.

  • Preparing and maintaining documentation supporting all analytics testing, performance evaluation, maintenance, and some development activities.

Effective internal communications, with Information Technology (IT) team and Product Management (PM) team, supporting validation of model outputs generated by IT prior to model inception in the market, and highlighting any issues identified in model outputs validation.

 

What we’re looking for:

Bachelor’s degree with good knowledge of mathematics and statistics is a pre-requsite. Advanced degree in analytic discipline preferred (math, physics, finance, economics, engineering, etc


Typically 1-2 yrs. relevant work experience.

Excellent MatLab Skills, good Excel skills with functions (knowledge of VBA advantageous but not required). Knowledge of SQL is a plus.

Strong data analysis and data management capabilities.

Understanding of accounting and/or risk management concepts preferred.


Basic Qualifications:

Strong verbal and written communication skills (presentational, active listening).


Good technical writing skills (English), for supporting senior team members in preparation and update of technical documents for each model release and/or white papers.

Thoroughly checks soundness of own/team work and probes more deeply when confronted with inconsistent or interesting findings.

Results-oriented, flexible/adaptable, able to manage multiple projects, keen to learn, proactive, real team player.


Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to perform data analysis, preparation and clean-up tasks.

Identify problems on a timely basis (during model development, training, validation, etc) and suggest solution to the wider team.

Solve analytical problems and analyze possible solutions using standard procedures and exploiting MatLab and Excel tools.

Will work with more seasoned individuals in the team to solve complex issues.

Ensure that projects are completed on time, as directed.


S&P Global Market Intelligence

 

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important—some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

 

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence.

 

 

Job ID :
226563
Posted On :
5-22-2017
Location :
Singapore, SG
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