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Data Steward - Fintech - London

Job Title: Data Steward - Fintech - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry: financial services
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
REF: BBBH21486_1557416350
Contact Name: Alan Taffinder
Job Published: 17 days ago

Job Description

Key Skills and Experience

  • Very strong Python programming skills. Including Numpy & Pandas
  • Post-doc or PhD in physics or engineering or related subject
  • Strong technical writing skills and accompanying publication track record
  • Experience designing database tables in both SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Ability to work with unstructured data
  • Methodological approach to complex problem solving

Duties

Technical duties

  • Liaise with data owners regarding technical details of data transfer
  • Receive time series data, meta data and associated technical documentation
  • Understand the data received and prepare it for processing
  • Understand and record how data structures change over time
  • Source any complex, specialist or missing meta data
  • Ensure the completeness and richness of the meta data
  • Populate databases with meta data

Non-Technical duties

  • Mapping and understanding the market data space
  • Helping plan, negotiate and on board new market data relationships
  • Managing existing market data relationships
  • Managing the technical side of our existing market data relationships by acting as an intermediary for the data processing teams.