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Reference Data Analyst - Budapest

Position Overview:

    MSCI is seeking a Reference Data (Terms and Conditions) Analyst to join the Production and Analytics team. The team oversees the daily production and delivery of timely, complete, relevant and accurate Terms and Conditions reference data on over ten million assets and pricing data covering both exchange-traded and over-the-counter (where applicable) products globally.


  • Be a member of a highly skilled and motivated team of analysts that solves complex problems regarding all aspects of Terms and Conditions (TnC) market data delivery including data sourcing, processing, loading, analysis, etc.
  • Monitor quality of terms and conditions data on a daily basis
  • Learn and apply business logic required to normalize set of terms and conditions data models
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams e.g. IT Development and Research teams in the implementation and maintenance of new models and business logics
  • Research and acquire in depth knowledge of the TnC market data content models of upstream data suppliers to MSCI for multiple financial asset classes
  • Maintain and improve current data processes and develop new efficient processes to support the daily production of reference data
  • Investigate and resolve reference data quality issues and content exceptions on behalf of both internal and external MSCI clients
  • Liaise with data vendors and gain in depth knowledge of their data delivery methodologies e.g. Thompson Reuters
  • Understand the use of MSCI Risk Management Software and workflow of Terms and Conditions Data

Desired experience and qualifications:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Statistics, Engineering (any), Finance, Computer Science, or a related quantitative field
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated interest in financial markets, products and risk management
  • Interest in market data content management – specifically in any or all of equities, equity derivatives, domestic and international mutual funds, fixed-income government / corporate debt, structured debt, commodity futures, commodity derivatives and credit derivatives
  • Interest working in environment that combines finance and technology
  • Programming experience in Visual Basic, Perl and C/C++ is a plus
  • Knowledge of SQL and relational databases, preferably Oracle is a plus
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Must be willing to work in a global team environment and able to move things forward via strong communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail


  • Finance, Accounting
  • Analyst, Advisor
  • IT Development
  • IT Consultant, Analyst, Auditor
  • Full time

Experience required:

  • 1-3 years professional experience

Required language level:

  • English - intermediate / communication

Job location:


How to apply/ contact information:

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