AVP, Market Data Analyst, Data Strategy Group


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Data Strategy Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15761

GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 offices around the world, we invest in more than 40 countries globally across asset classes and businesses. Working at GIC gives you exposure to an extraordinary network of the world’s industry leaders. As a leading global long-term investor, we Work at the Point of Impact for Singapore’s financial future, and the communities we invest in worldwide.


Data Strategy Group
We build our data architecture in a robust operational environment with scale and efficiency. Data is meaningful in a functional, discoverable, and accessible format to power GIC’s innovative investment strategies.


Data Management 
You will actively manage GIC’s data through technology-enabled activities such as data sourcing, maintenance, and remediation. Our stewardship ensures data remains trustworthy, and of high quality. 


What impact can you make in this role?
You will strive to build a high-performance enterprise data infrastructure, and create a results-driven approach with data products.


What will you do as a Market Data Analyst?

  • Conduct requirement sessions with business users and analyse requirements holistically across the DSG’s offerings
  • Work closely with business end-users, data vendors, data product team and data engineers to facilitate ingestion of new data and provide support existing data while adhering to our established data framework processes.
  • Provide clear and well-rounded requirements and collaborate with data engineers to enable robust and scalable design of data solutions for data ingestion and management across our diverse range of datasets.
  • Design test approach and perform User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for changes and/ or enhancements
  • Design and implement quality metrics and monitor quality of market data to ensure integrity and quality of data meets user expectations
  • Ensure the data issues are actively detected, tracked, and fixed without breaching SLA.
  • Analyze data operations (SLAs, customer satisfaction, delivery quality, team efficiency etc.) to identify actionable trends for continuous improvement
  • Identify opportunities for streamlining of processes and propose changes for improvements 
  • Manage and maintain strong data vendor relationships to ensure continuous support and knowledge for existing and future data needs
  • Ensure both user and vendor queries are attended to without breaching SLA.
  • Work with members in the team to establish best practice and internal processes to enhance data operations. 
  • Coach and guide junior team members


What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role?  

  • Degree from recognized tertiary institution with at least 5 years of working experience, where at least 2 years of hands-on experience in data management or data analytics in the investment and banking industry
  • Solid working knowledge of data stewardship and related responsibilities (Engaging business, implementing data quality checks, UAT, supporting operational activities, etc.)
  • Good understanding of the principles and key controls relating to data management 
  • Strong working experience in Oracle, Snowflake, MS-SQL and Phyton is required
  • Experienced with SDLC methodology and/or agile methodologies like Scrum and Kanban
  • Good team player, with strong analytical skills and enjoy complex problem solving with innovative ideas.
  • Good communication/people skills required to interact with business end-users, vendors, and data engineers to design and develop solutions. 
  • Experience in in one or more areas is advantageous: 
    • Data Virtualization Technology (Denodo) 
    • Business Intelligence (Tableau, PowerBI) 


Work at the Point of Impact
We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams - be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact.     


Flexibility at GIC
At GIC, our offices are vibrant hubs for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection.  At the same time, we believe that flexibility allows us to do our best work and be our best selves.  Thus, our teams come into the office four days per week to harness the benefits of in-person collaboration, but have the flexibility to choose which days they work from home and adjust this arrangement as situational needs arise.


GIC is an equal opportunity employer 
GIC is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
Please email grphrodtaops@gic.com.sg at any point of the application or interview process if adjustments need to be made due to a disability.


Learn more about our Data Strategy Group Department here: 

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.