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Sr Operations Analysis Analyst in Penang-Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah

Sr Operations Analysis Analyst

Job Description

Company overview:

IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivalled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence.

IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500.  We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defence, chemical, and economics and country risk. 

Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.

Department overview:

MarkitSERV provides an end-to-end solution for post-trade transaction management of credit, interest rate, equity and foreign exchange derivatives. MarkitSERV also connects dealers and buy-side institutions to central clearing counterparties, trade repositories, and electronic swap markets.

MarkitSERV Operations provides operational day-to-day customer support for all services supported within the MarkitSERV suite of products. They are also responsible for the new client setup and new process adherence for the external Buy Side and Dealer communities. They work closely with Product Management, Client Account Management, Business Development and IT to ensure timely and accurate responses to customer inquiries. The group is also responsible for incident reporting and escalation.

Position summary:

We are looking for self-driven individuals with great problem solving and analytical skills to fill an Associate position within the Operations group.  The successful candidate will be responsible for providing day-to-day customer support for all services supported within MarkitSERV’s suite of products (MarkitWire, Markit Trade Manager, DSMatch etc). The position requires the incumbent to focus on OTC and derivatives settlements product rollout to new participants.

Duties & accountabilities:

  • Direct interaction with MarkitSERV Clients globally to resolve technical and non-technical related queries, working in close partnership with our Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney and Hong Kong teams.
  • Monitor client queries investigate and troubleshoot errors and work with internal groups to provide resolution.
  • Respond to client requests by providing detailed analysis and feedback
  • Work closely with internal teams for system enhancements.
  • Participate in internal/external training needs. Educate clients on upcoming product enhancements/changes.
  • Onboarding new participants in a timely manner and effective implementation of the product. Assist clients in testing the trade flows and help troubleshoot issues faced by the client.
  • Configure the product as per client’s requirement with regards to trade confirmation.
  • Perform testing and provide troubleshooting for the client to configure the product as per the requirements of the participant in the UAT and pre-prod environment and emulate the same design setup in the production environment as well.
  • Develop and maintain productive client relationships.
  • Coordinate across internal teams across global operations footprint to achieve positive outcome for client experience
  • Respond to client requests by providing detailed evaluation and feedback
  • Participate in the testing of system enhancements
  • Identify and track system issues, partnering with technology teams to ensure delivery

Business Competencies:

  • University graduate preferred
  • Experience between 1 to 3 years financial services experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge can be acquired
  • Previous experience working with external clients directly is preferable
  • Knowledge of OTC derivative products, Trade confirmations, and financial markets is a major plus
  • Previous experience working with software systems and technology is preferable
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment with client orientation

Personal competencies:

  • Very strong customer service and problem-solving skills
  • Focused on Operational Control and Data Security
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate a resourceful and collaborative approach to problem solving, as well as the ability to handle difficult conversations with clients.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer service and satisfaction are key priorities for the firm. Candidates must be aware of the impact of their actions on internal and external clients


IHS Markit is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the laws and regulations in any of our locations.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law).  In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

For information please click on the following links:

IHS Markit Business Code of Conduct
Right to Work
EEO is the Law
EEO is the Law Supplement
Pay Transparency Statement


Current Colleagues

If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.

  • Req ID: R16003
  • Date Posted: 07/01/2020
  • Job Category: Operations
  • Location: Penang-Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah
  • City, State: Penang, Pulau Pinang (Penang)
  • Country: Malaysia

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