The Market Data Services team is responsible for managing the market data vendor services on behalf of Putnam’s Investment & Marketing Divisions. The group ensures that the investment professionals have access to required market data and research tools and is also responsible for managing the firm’s overall market data budget. In this role, the Senior Market Data Analyst will work with the Investment Teams and Research Analysts to evaluate new products and services. The Senior Market Data Analyst will establish strong relationships with vendors and internal clients. The Analyst will also assist investment personnel in evaluating both current and potential vendor products, to meet new business needs or to realign vendor services in an effort to optimize cost and value.
Candidates should have a Bachelors degree and a minimum of three years market data experience. Experience working with portfolio managers, equity and credit analysts is required. Advanced knowledge of traditional market data vendors such as Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, & S&P is a must. Additionally, experience working with research providers is required. Knowledge of FITS (Financial Information Tracking System) is highly desirable. Strong communication, organizational and technical (particularly MS Excel) skills are necessary.
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