The Team: The Custom Index Management team manages a wide range of indices over multiple asset classes, primarily focused on equity and multi-asset via index of indices.
The Impact: The senior index manager is responsible for calculation of a range of derivative based indices. These will be calculated via spreadsheet, scripting, and S&P DJI's proprietary platforms.
As a Senior Index Manager, you will work collaboratively with a new family of equity and derivative based indices. Senior Index Manager must be able to analyze and implement complex index methodology and solve non-routine problems on an on-going basis. The Senior Index Manager is responsible for all aspects of an assigned group of indices.
You will manage and participate in global projects with high visibility
This role provides an opportunity to help define and develop our operational strategy as we look to build out our options coverage.
Responsibilities: The Senior Index Manager will be a subject matter expert concerning options and derivatives, an example and escalation point for more junior team members and a back-up for the team leader. In addition, the Senior Index Manager will be required to:
Preparing and calculating custom indices, ensuring timely and accurate delivery of real-time and end-of-day index data to clients and end users
Ensure the quality of options and derivatives data necessary for the index methodology is high. Validate special treatments for index specific items
Perform analytical research on companies to determine the composition of assigned indices, interpreting complex index methodology and adjusting data in our calculation system, and adjusting the data to conform to the rules of the index.
Perform index rebalances by interpreting index methodology, running models and research for adds/drops, implementing changes and communicating these appropriately to clients, all with a focus on quality and accuracy.
Take responsibility for the management of high profile indices, acting as an industry expert and displaying in-depth knowledge of our product lines.
Manage and maintain key relationships with other groups within the department and across other departments, particularly Product Management, Client Coverage, Index Services and IT Support
Work in close coordination with the technology group and production support group to further enhance our system capabilities
Must be able to manage multiple projects and deadlines. The projects involve; requirements gathering, analytical thinking, compilation of data, and documentation
Must demonstrate an ability to learn and adapt to new technologies and platforms
Must have the ability to train new and current employees on best-practices for index management
Understanding of global financial markets with specialization in equity derivatives and options based quantitative strategies
Must be able to work independently on multiple projects with minimal direction or supervision.
Must have experience working with large date sets using Excel VBA or SQL
Must be able to demonstrate excellent analytical and quantitative capabilities to solve original, non-routine problems in a timely and insightful manner
Superior computer skills in Excel, Word and related applications
Strong programming skills and experience preferably in Python
Advanced degree in computer science, math or finance strongly preferred
Ability to assume responsibility, work with others and manage projects
Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to coordinate work done by multiple people and / or groups.
Minimum of 4 years of professional experience in index management, asset management or in equity derivatives
Experience in other programming languages such as Matlab or R is an asset.
Experience with corporate action research, stock-screening, index rebalancing
Strong understanding of how indices are used, the impact of different methodologies, corporate event events on both indices and financial portfolios.
Ability to learn S&P's proprietary index calculation engines
Knowledge of vendor terminals and vendors data and analytical platforms
At S&P Dow Jones Indices, our role can be described in one word: essential. We're the largest global resource for index-based concepts, data and research, and home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average®. More assets are invested in products based upon our indices than any other index provider in the world; with over 1,000,000 indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices defines the way people measure and trade the markets. We provide essential intelligence that helps investors identify and capitalize on global opportunities.
S&P Dow Jones Indices is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spdji.com.
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