Analyst, Custom Index Development

S&P Global Market Intelligence
Full time | Full day

Analyst, Custom Index Development

Posted 14 October by S&P Global Market Intelligence

  • Mumbai

S&P Global Dow Jones Indices The Role: Custom Index Development is a global team responsible for developing and launching index products for third party clients. Index Developers are responsible for creating indices within S&P's calculation engine, reviewing requirements, and coordinating with clients and internal stakeholders on a global scale. Grade: 10 The Location: Mumbai, IN (2nd Shift) The Team: The Custom Index Development team has personnel in both New York New Jersey, Londand Mumbai. The team is responsible for building bespoke indices from custom clients methodologies. The team is currently 8 employees In the role, you will be responsible for development workflow processes as well as interfacing with clients, vendors, and internal stakeholders. The Impact: Each custom index has direct revenue linked to it and thereby contributes to the overall revenue stream generated by SPDJI. builds on the capabilities of the custom team by continuously expanding the calculation types we cover and pushing the team forward to support cutting edge investment ideas. What's in it for you: This role provides an opportunity to understand and implement cutting edge index products conceptualized by our clients. As clients develop new methodologies, custom Custom typically gets the first exposure to new investment ideas. This role will offer the opportunity to connect with stakeholders from all aspects of SPDJI's business and a direct connection to a wide variety of client and product types. Responsibilities: Preparing and calculating equity, multi-asset, commodities, and/or crypto indices. This includes performing analytical research to determine selection & weighting, adjusting data in S&P's calculation engine, and ensuring adherence to the methodology. Work with Custom Index Management & Production, clients, and other stakeholders to determine optimal index structure based on the client's needs. Provide support to global client base. Closely coordinate with Custom Index Management & Production on the launch of new index products by providing robust documentation. Responsible for determining operational settings. Work with IT to ensure service requests are handled in a timely manner. Occasional coordination with IT is also required to test system enhancements and perform quality control processes. Work closely with R&D and Product Management to ensure proper documentation within index methodologies. Review workflow for automation opportunities. Manage multiple projects involving changing priorities and aggressive deadlines. What We're Looking For: Basic Qualifications: Strong understanding of global financial markets, particularly in the equity space. Solid grasp of index mathematics and calculation methods. Must be able to work independently on multiple projects with minimal direction or supervision. Advanced Microsoft Excel user, proficiency with Microsoft Office. Experience reviewing index methodologies. Bachelor's Degree required with a focus in Finance, Mathematics, Economics, or Business. Advanced degree is preferred. Must be able to demonstrate excellent analytical and quantitative capabilities to solve original, non-routine problems in a timely and insightful manner. Experience with financial platforms such as Refinitiv, Factset, CapIQ, etc. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to coordinate with clients and colleagues globally. Experience dealing with customers in a time-sensitive demanding environment where interpretation of data has both objective and subjective components requiring persuasion and influencing skills. 7-103+ years of professional experience in index management operations or similar role. Preferred Qualifications: Strength in quantitative analysis including optimization. Advanced technical ability with VBA, Python, and/or Matlab. About S&P Dow Jones Indices: S&P Dow Jones Indices is a joint venture of S&P Global the controlling member, and CME Group Inc. S&P Global, provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies, and governments to make decisions with confidence. S&P Dow Jones Indices intends to bring independent, transparent and cost effective solutions to the global investment community and be at the forefront of index change and innovation. S&P Global has a Securities Disclosure and Trading Policy ("the Policy") that seeks to mitigate conflicts of interest by monitoring and placing restrictions on personal securities holding and trading. The Policy is designed to promote compliance with global regulations. In some Divisions, pursuant to the Policy's requirements, candidates at S&P Global may be asked to disclose securities holdings. Some roles may include a trading prohibition and remediation of positions when there is an effective or potential conflict of interest. Employment at S&P Global is contingent upon compliance with the Policy. Equal Opportunity Employer: S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. 20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), ANLYTC202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group), SWP Priority - Ratings - (Strategic Workforce Planning) Job ID: 264725 Posted On: 2021-10-13 Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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