Data Analyst – Intermediate – 23623

Information Technology
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID:
Arun Kumar

Our Banking Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Data Analyst with Capital Markets for a 6+ month contract with high possibility of extension.

As a Data Analyst is responsible in supporting the daily operational tasks within this team

Job Description:

Group Information: The Quantitative Risk team in Capital Markets Risk Management (CMRM), owns and develops all models used for risk measurement of the Capital Markets Business.  Model Performance – Market Data and Valuation Team, ensures the highest standards of quality for the way we consume data for risk measurement purposes, including VaR models for market risk and PFE for counterparty credit risk. This includes the daily quality assurance and assessment of market data as well as running regular controls and monitoring the validity of the risk factor data for measurement purposes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Validating market data from difference sourcing both internal and external using SQL queries and/or running automated jobs in python
  • Data analysis on the time series of different risk factors
  • Have a general understanding of financial products to understand the data that requires validation and why
  • Various documentation tasks


What Project Will the Contractor Be Working On: This role will be supporting the daily operational tasks within this team

Who Will The Contractor Be Working With on a Daily Basis: They will be working with the market risk managers, mobile developers, the technology team, front-office market data teams, and other teams/groups as needed.

Must-Have Skills/Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in data analysis
  • Knowledge of financial products such as derivatives, swaps, forwards, options, etc. within different asset classes (equities, fixed income, etc.)
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Experience with time series analysis
  • SQL queries experience
  • Understanding of financial models

Nice to Have:

  • Python coding experience
  • Technical background

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage one’s time


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