Acuris - Data Engineer - 5194

Hong Kong

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Mergermarket (a division of ION Analytics) is a global provider of in-depth analysis and forward-looking information on corporate strategy and M&A activity for investment banks, private equity firms, advisors and corporate clients. 
About YouThe role requires a systematic and proactive approach to continuous improvement around deep analysis, content gathering and data management. Solid programming skills and an analytical mindset are key to support Dealogic’s continuous growth in the field of deep data analytics. Excellent communications skills with the ability to build deep relationships as well as sound organisational skills are also prerequisites. As a Data Engineer you will actively contribute to data innovation, increasing value for our clients while fostering an inclusive and open culture as well as ensuring independent ownership of a large variety of tasks.

Duties & Responsibilities - Data Engineering

  • Utilize programming skills to continuously enhance and optimize data gathering and workflow processes
  • Build and apply scraping technology to gather and extend data from websites and documents
  • Work on data point extraction, and bulk data clean-up projects through innovative technical solutions

Duties & Responsibilities - Content Gathering and Validation

  • Utilize various sources with internal systems and aforementioned new technical solutions to gather, validate, and analyze bond transactions
  • Guarantee accurate, timely and complete data and deal coverage of bond transactions
  • Conduct quarterly deal data reconciliations with banks and law firms. Utilize data science tools to facilitate creation of new content

Duties & Responsibilities - Client Connectivity

  • Relate well to clients and peers. Have a confident and professional approach to communicating
  • Listen and understand effectively, respond in a timely manner to questions and demands from clients and internal stakeholders
  • Proactively reach out to clients to further understand their addressable market and aspirations

Duties & Responsibilities - Content Strategy

  • Follow market trends for regional markets and ensure coverage is in line with market demand
  • Analyze markets and product structures to generate new content coverage ideas and client connections
  • Actively analyze and publish findings on market trends, e.g. in conjunction with our Data Science group

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and above, preferably in a STEM area (Science, Technology, Mathematics, Engineering)
  • Excellent standard of spoken and written Japanese, as well as good English
  • Experience using SQL, Python or other data science tools
  • Proven experience in content gathering or data management
  • Sound understanding of financial markets
  • Working experience, ideally within a Capital Markets or Data Science-related job
  • Strong work ethic and hunger for constant improvement
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Team player who works collaboratively within the business 
  • Flexible with the ability to prioritize and re-prioritize due to conflicting demands 
  • Determined in the face of objection  
  • Problem-solver with a focus on delivering results 
  • Strong influencing skills 
  • Proven capability to work on own initiative
  • Attention to detail with ability to analyze large data sets
Job region(s): Asia/Pacific
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