Market Data Operations Analyst

J Harlan Group, LLC - Philadelphia, PA

Market Data Operations Analyst

Global Investment Bank

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Market Data Operations Analyst

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join the dynamic global Market Data team of a Global Investment Bank in their Philadelphia or Houston office. In this role you will be primarily concerned with the provisioning of market data products and services, managing costs, managing the inventory of these services, the reconciliation & payment of associated vendor invoicing and ensuring that the firm adheres to their data compliance obligations.

Working closely with the business units to provide analysis, advice, and guidance as it relates to financial Market Data including financial content and analytics products. You will participate in business-driven initiatives to help drive efficiencies and cost management.

Using your attention to detail you will be responsible for User administration of market data systems. Including: adding new users; transfer and cancelling users including entitlement management for Bloomberg, DACS (Refinitiv) etc.

In addition, you will manage FITS Inventory management of users/services of market data products Including but not limited to adding services; adding users; and inventory uploads & reconciliations for large datasets.

Your sense of ownership is needed as you take on responsibility for data compliance and data access honesty reporting for Refinitiv and direct relationship exchanges in Americas, managing Americas accrual inventory system including managing the accrual to allowable limits and reconciling and resolving accrual variance.

Your communication skills will be utilized as you work with senior level executives to explain market data costs and trends.

Your ability to work collaboratively will be required as you work closely with the Market Data Technology & Business Analyst teams to ensure the global team strategy is successfully met.

The ideal candidate would have a background including:

To be successful in this role you must have market data operational experience including knowledge of market data inventory systems, FITS, is desired. As well as user and entitlement management (DACS) and proven reconciliation knowledge including managing large market data dataset's.


  • Strong academic record and a BA/BS degree

An individual who loves solving deep and complex business problems regarding acquisition and distribution of financial market data and wants to have an outsized impact with the products they deliver. An individual with a passion for market data, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class software.

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment banking firm on the leading edge of the global markets. The management team needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are leaders, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial. Everyone at the firm works in a highly collaborative and charged environment.

Successful candidates are:

  • Analytic and relentless in pursuit of the right answer
  • Strong communicators who excel at rapid synthesis
  • Able to demonstrate sound business judgment
  • Able to digest complexity while maintaining an understanding of the “big picture” of business needs
  • Team players who are energized by a collaborative enterprise

About the Client:

The firm is a major Global Investment Bank with expertise in banking, they operate in over 50 countries and employ over 14,000 people worldwide. They’re one of the largest financial services providers in the world, and are also engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate banking, and wealth and investment management. They provide large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs.

The firm’s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients

Posted On: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Position Contact
Jerry Goldberg
Manager Director
(212) 792-0099

After years as a Senior Financial Services Executive, I have decided to make a career change and leverage my vast knowledge of the financial services and technology industry as an executive recruiter and have opened an executive search and recruiting firm "J Harlan Group, LLC' specializing in technology and financial services talent search.

Financial Services Executive with expansive Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Brokerage, Commercial Banking and Insurance experience. With combined expertise as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Principal/Consultant, my responsibilities have expanded a broad cross-section of business disciplines – technology, strategic planning, operations management, HR, administration, outsourcing, business development, strategic partnering, product development, financial operations and reporting, client relationship management.

Specialties: • Leadership authority for building and managing the technological, operational, and administrative platforms for financial services organizations.

• Contributed significantly to starting, developing and building a privately-held organization into a $1 billion market cap publicly traded company on the NYSE within five years of inception.

• Recognized achievements in building top-performing, best-in-class organizations capable of supporting corporate objectives.

Contact: – 212-792-0099 – 

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