Fixed Income Analytics and Data Specialist, Assistant Vice President

State Street Corporation
London, United Kingdom
01 May 2022
25 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
  • Responsible for being a product specialist in trade technology and FI analytics.
  • Responsible for working with clients around data coverage and product innovation
  • Support and extend analytics libraries.
  • Support existing and additional market data and reference data.

Why this role is important to us
You will be joining State Street Digital, our new division that combines advanced trading technology, best execution and servicing expertise with proprietary market research and insights to support clients in decentralized financial markets. Together with other teams across our company, you will be working on the evolution of our award-winning GlobalLink technology platform into a multi-asset solution that will include crypto, central bank digital currency, blockchain and tokenization

Join us if making your mark in the digital asset servicing industry is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As you will Fixed Income Analytics and Data Specialist, Assistant Vice President you will
Major Responsibilities:
  • Maintaining and improving reference data for bonds and futures, (including transitions to additional data providers)
  • Supporting the addition of additional futures to the market data feeds.
  • Supporting and enhancing in-house analytics for Bonds, futures, Interest rate swaps, and FX options.
  • Interacting with data providers to address discrepancies.
  • Ensure that the business continues to be operated in compliance with internal and external regulations and respect to procedures
  • Develop effective working relationships and communications with local and global team
  • Establish and nurture a culture of 'Risk Excellence', encourage an environment of openness that welcomes effective challenges and supports open discussion.
  • Establish and nurture a culture of individual ownership of tasks to embed a clear individual sense of accountability into staff members' behavior in performing their roles.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
Skills and Experience:
  • Great team skills, but must be a self-starter and be comfortable working under pressure
  • First class product knowledge and understanding of the Fixed Income business, trade technology, and analytics
  • Programming skills: Rapid development of robust, and supportable software.
  • Programming in languages such as Julia or VBA.
  • Experience dealing with databases such as Postgres, and writing SQL queries.
  • Extensive experience in the electronic trading platform space and Fixed Income industry
  • Aptitude for, and common-sense approach to problem solving
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Superb communicator with clients and all levels of internal staff
  • Influencing skills - ability to communicate effectively with senior stakeholders and business leaders inside and outside the business.
  • Effective communication skills with an ability to switch seamlessly from strategic thinking to detailed analysis depending on subject and audience.
  • Extensive experience in the Best Execution expectations taking into account MIFID II and ASIC requirements
  • Financial aptitude - ability to formulate, understand and manage budgets
  • Excellent relationship manager across the business and industry.
  • Awareness and understanding of changing legislation especially in the US, EMEA and APAC
  • Commercial acumen - detailed knowledge of the economic drivers of the business and how the business can position itself to take advantage of opportunities and minimize threats to revenue.
  • Appreciation of cultural differences globally.
  • A person who exemplifies risk excellence and owners mindset
  • Adept at managing multiple projects/initiatives (strong attention to detail and the ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Courageously challenge
  • Ability to drive change
  • Great communicator and motivator. Ability to effectively communicate with all levels across the organization

Bonus points
Knowledge of modern yield curve construction. Funding curves etc.
Experience in developing high quality C libraries from scratch.

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Discover more at

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