Market Data Analyst

San Jose, US & Bangalore, India

Job Purpose:


As a Financial Market Data Specialist, you will be part of a global operations team that provides support, maintenance, and research for the SmartStream Data Operations Group.  You will interact and build relationships with clients and data vendors, ensuring timely and accurate correction, enhancement and delivery of market data information. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Source, maintain and analyze reference and price data
  • Collaborate with technology departments to develop, enhance, and deliver reliable solutions and platforms
  • Provide knowledge and information on data models and structures for financial instruments
  • Determine and acquire data appropriate to the end users’ specifications
  • Coordination and collaboration required with colleagues and clients located throughout the world
  • SLA Management
  • Vendor Management


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Familiarity with market data vendors, products, and services
  • Knowledge of a range of financial products and asset types including: options, futures, indexes, ETFs, fixed income
  • Experience with collecting information from multiple sources and attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively with a time-sensitive and demanding user community 
  • Client Focus, Priority Setting, Integrity and Trust
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in foreign languages preferred




BA /BS, preferably in Business, Economics, Finance, Computer Science or Engineering,




  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organization and structure
  • Client empathy
  • Professional and confident
  • Team player
  • Crisis management
  • Flexible & adaptable
  • Results & quality


Cultural Fit:

  • Need to have a ‘can do’ attitude to problem management.
  • Comfortable in a fast moving environment with multiple and sometimes competing priorities
  • Works well in a busy environment and takes full ownership



  • Member of global data operations team




  • Clients, potentially including traders, risk managers
  • SmartStream technology teams
  • External data vendors