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Sr Operations Analysis Analyst in Noida

Sr Operations Analysis Analyst

Job description

Position title

Sr Operations Analysis Specialist, Index Administration Services


Noida, India

Business Function


Reporting to

Manager, Data Operations


Index Administration Services

Department overview

IHSMarkit provides global pricing and reference data, indices and information services across multiple asset classes. Customers throughout the financial services industry leverage our Information products and services for independent valuations and to support research and analysis, risk management, regulatory reporting and trading. Markit Indices sits within the Information division of Markit, one of three divisions of the global parent. Markit Indices provides index-related services to clients which include investment banks, asset managers, hedge funds and insurance companies. Our products span cover global equity & fixed income markets and include globally recognized benchmarks such as our branded index families including iBoxx, iTraxx and our Markit PMI economic indices.  Indices also provide related services which provide Index and ETP constituent aggregation and analysis to manage risk, attribute performance and inform investment decisions.

Position summary

Index Administration Services is looking for a dynamic individual to take responsibility for the support and maintenance of its financial data data, a critical component of the business.

This is an individual role, reporting to the data operations lead. The candidate will be required to support daily business as usual for index calculations by ensuring that data has loaded successfully, is of excellent quality and in time to meet strict calculation deadlines; support new index builds by sourcing and mapping all underlying data in accordance with the index methodology and IOSCO compliance standards; and identifying and implementing enhancements to workflows and systems in order better support the data needs of the business. The successful candidate will have a strong customer focus with the understanding that the data product is used by both internal and external clients.

Duties & accountabilities

  • Have knowledge of financial markets data across all asset classes
  • Ensure that the data universe is compliant with the IOSCO “Principles for Financial Benchmarks” and maintained in accordance with industry best practice
  • Understanding of our supported index methodologies and underlying data requirements is an added advantage
  • Manage incoming data and exceptions in a timely manner and within strict deadlines
  • Fully understand the business critical service levels in order to consistently meet client agreed service levels
  • Identify requirements and support the sourcing, mapping and compliance of underlying data for new index builds
  • Identify data related improvements and system inefficiencies and raise with relevant stakeholders
  • Drive prioritised data related projects to improve workflows, data quality and systems for supported data
  • Co-ordinate the development and undertake testing of all system enhancements thoroughly prior to final sign off and implementation
  • Manage vendor requests and escalations directly with vendors
  • Investigate and respond to all data related customer requests within strict time frames
  • Document supporting processes and workflows and share knowledge and training with the team
  • Create and maintain regular management information statistics for data operations and provide timely updates to stakeholders

Business competencies

Education and experience

  • 2+ years of Experience in data analysis applied to traded financial instruments, gained within banking or financial services
  • Proficiency in relevant vendor feeds
  • Experience in manipulation and validation of large and complex sets of traded information
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good undergraduate or Master’s degree from a recognized university in a numerical, financial or technical discipline
  • Knowledge of Advanced Excel and SQL is an added advantage.

Commercial awareness

  • Appreciation of the business criticality of data quality, gained within previous roles
  • A good understanding of the data landscape is important

Personal competencies

Personal impact

  • Highly motivated and eager to take the initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail, both numerically and in written material
  • Willingness to be hands-on in dealing with issues and queries relating to data


  • Extremely good interpersonal and communication skills are required to ensure the cooperation and coordination amongst the various team members and teams involved.
  • As an experienced team member, you will work with the business and customers providing timely resolutions to their queries. This position will be responsible for all data tasks to ensure all business groups are well informed and the information is updated accurately and routinely.


  • Ability to function well within a team environment alongside operational analysts, product experts and developers is essential.
  • Ability to share knowledge and ensure that supporting teams are aware of any new business, processes and workflows



Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.

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.

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Current Colleagues

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

  • Req ID: R18322
  • Date Posted: 10/16/2020
  • Job Category: Operations
  • Location: Noida
  • City, State: Noida, Uttar Pradesh
  • Country: India

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