Research Analyst II
IHS Markit
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
3d ago

IHS Reference Data Client Services Reference Data is a growing product within IHS Markit. The Reference Data product services internal as well as external clients and is focused on developing a suite of Reference Data offerings for the broader marketplace across Fixed Income, Equity, Securitized Products & CDS.

Position summary

The successful candidate will form a key part of the Reference Data team responsible for maintaining smooth running of the day-to-day operations as well as assisting internal and external Reference Data clients with services ranging from pre-sales to post-sales across different asset classes such as Fixed Income, Equity, Securitized Products & CDS.

Working closely with key stakeholders and other functions within the wider global team Sales, Business Development, Product Management, Business Analysts, Technology - the role also includes enhancing the Reference Data product offering.

The successful candidate will work closely with colleagues in Noida, Gurgaon, Singapore, London and New York.

Duties & accountabilities

  • Understanding prospect client requirements and be able to coordinate with internal teams for creating sample data.
  • On-boarding internal and external clients for multiple reference data products and assisting them through data integration process.
  • Ability to conduct client calls for demos for newly on-boarded clients or for resolving any client query / issues raised.
  • Proactively monitoring data deliveries to ensure uninterrupted services to the client.
  • Managing daily requests / queries received from the clients and handling escalations, if any.
  • Delivery of set targets with desired quality parameters
  • Improve service / database quality by identifying patterns of client queries.
  • Identification of opportunities to enhance operational efficiency and data quality improvement projects
  • User acceptance testing for new or enhanced product functionality.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and liaise with counterparts / stakeholders globally and work as ambassador for the team.
  • Must have general understanding of financial markets and be keen to expand knowledge.
  • Good understanding of Fixed Income Market Corporates, Sovereign, Municipals, Securitized Bonds as well as Equity Market.
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of SQL and Excel is an added advantage
  • Multi-tasking, time management and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skill.
  • Business competencies

    Education and experience

    Graduate degree / Post Graduate or equivalent in ideally Finance, Economics or Business


    Understanding of financial markets.

    Good knowledge of different types of fixed income instruments and terms and conditions associated with them along-with Equities Market


    Knowledge of VBA, SQL along with Python will be desirable

    Commercial awareness

    Must have a keen interest in finance and be up to date with current global financial market news.

    Personal competencies

    Personal impact

    The ideal candidate must be a self-starter, adapt to dynamics of the work environment, ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment.

    Meet tight timelines, hardworking, detail oriented and task driven with strong work ethics


    Strong verbal and written communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with clients


    Being a team player is a vital aspect of the position, and it is expected that the candidate will work well individually, as well as in a global team environment coordinating well within Team as well across other Teams

    Company overview

    IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies.

    Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivalled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions.

    We call this The New Intelligence.

    IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500.

    We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defence, chemical, and economics and country risk.

    Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (NYSE : INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.

    Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

    We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category.

    For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement .

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