Senior Data Researcher

  • Competitive
  • Centennial, CO, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • S&P Global
  • 23 Mar 19

Senior Data Researcher

JobDescription :
The Role: The Data Researcher will be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of process advancements related to collection and management of US Public Finance financial data used for analytical purposes. The position will require data querying, consolidation and analysis, thereby leveraging his/her database skills to enhance existing processes to modernize and extend the capabilities of applications and the team.

The Impact: This role has a direct impact on our stakeholders. It serves as the backbone of S&P Global Ratings process. The role has high visibility within senior management, analytical and operational groups.

The Career Opportunity: An individual who can excel at this role will be known throughout numerous leadership teams, allowing for many opportunities of growth within the data or analytical side of the business.

The Team / The Business: The team is supportive and collaborative. They work great at moving forward with the group's mission and goals. A new member of this team will hit the ground running and collaborate with his/her team members immediately.

Basic Qualifications/Responsibilities:

  • Ability to analyze and solve moderately complex problems in operational processes and implement strategies that optimize data efficiency and quality
  • Ability to prioritize in high volume situations and escalate problems when necessary
  • Ability to collaborate virtually with teammates in multiple office locations
  • Interprets data and analyzes results using SQL, BI reports, Excel, and Other Tools
  • Build up data, content, and process expertise across enterprise systems
  • Bachelor's degree required with 2-3 years of data experience
  • Intermediate SQL skills
  • Intermediate MS Excel skills with VBA
  • Experience with BI tools
  • Financial data knowledge, with direct experience within US Public Finance preferred
  • Familiarity with database architecture and ability to manipulate large data sets
  • Strong influencing, negotiation, interpersonal and communication skills

Our Hiring Manager says: "I'm looking for someone with sound technical skills combined with experience working with fundamental data. A data master who is also a great problem solver. Someone interested in breaking down a process and rebuilding it with new value added features. The role is a great place to hone your skills and grow within a strong and collaborative team."

About S&P Global Ratings

S&P Global Ratings is the world's leading provider of independent credit ratings. Our ratings are essential to driving growth, providing transparency and helping educate market participants so they can make decisions with confidence. We have more than 1 million credit ratings outstanding on government, corporate, financial sector and structured finance entities and securities. We offer an independent view of the market built on a unique combination of broad perspective and local insight. We provide our opinions and research about relative credit risk; market participants gain independent information to help support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide.

S&P Global Ratings 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

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