Senior Business Analyst, Reference Data
Location: Manila, Philippines
Position type: Full-time
Start date: By Agreement
Do you have a passion for data, and understand the importance of security and company identifiers in connecting powerful datasets together? Do the fast-growing sectors of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance), sustainability or sustainable finance data interest you? Are you an analytical mind, but also a confident communicator? Do you enjoy collaborating with stakeholders across geographies, and being part of a highly diverse global team? If your answers are YES – then this is the perfect role for you!
Reference Data at RepRisk covers security (ISIN, SEDOL etc.) and company (DUNS, LEI etc.) identifiers, and their mapping against RepRisk identifiers. As our new Senior Business Analyst, Reference Data, you will own and drive acquisition, integration, and effective use of industry-leading Reference Data, in particular via a newly built proprietary entity matching solution. With this you will enable RepRisk to attribute ESG risks to correct companies and to provide our clients with ESG risk insights for their specific company and/or security portfolios. You will:
Serve as Reference Data owner, formulating Reference Data strategy, creating and maintaining roadmap(s) for integrating, storing and using Reference Data at RepRisk;
Formulate RepRisk’s needs and negotiate with data partner companies to obtain necessary rights to high-quality Reference Data to meet client needs;
Drive technical integration, storage and management of Reference Data within RepRisk’s systems; liaise with internal teams regarding initial mapping against other Reference Data, and ongoing maintenance of such mapping;
Design and implement quality assurance processes related to Reference Data, investigate suspected data bugs and oversee their resolution as may be required;
Together with the relevant scrum team, design, build and maintain a robust secure and comprehensive company/security matching solution utilizing Reference Data, which implies the following tasks:
Analysis of client needs, formulating and prioritizing business requirements;
Collaborating with developers and QA engineers on development and testing activities, performing user acceptance, drafting product documentation
Keeping internal and external stakeholders abreast of the developments;
You will be part of the global Products division and report to the Head of Innovation Hub.
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in information/data management, business, software engineering, or another relevant field;
Direct experience working with and/or managing Reference Data; familiarity with major financial data providers (e.g. Bloomberg, FactSet, Refinitiv etc.); knowledge of best practices in using Reference Data for company matching purposes;
Strong data analysis and data quality assurance skills are a must; SQL knowledge would be a plus;
Experience in business analysis or software requirements engineering would be an advantage;
Team attitude, with an interest in working in a highly diverse team and across functions;
Reliability, curiosity, open-mindedness, and client-centricity; always striving to deliver operational excellence and superior quality;
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
RepRisk is a rapidly-growing global company and a pioneer in the ESG data science field. Our goal is to make the world a better place by creating transparency in the business world – we are driving positive change via the power of data. We combine AI and machine learning with human intelligence to analyze public information and identify environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks. We serve as a reality check for how companies conduct their business around the world – do they walk their talk when it comes to human rights, labor standards, corruption, and environmental issues?
Flexible working hours and arrangements
An entrepreneurial, international, and dynamic work environment
A shared mission to drive accountability and responsible behavior of companies, thus creating positive change
A company that embraces diversity, because life would be boring if we were all the same!