S&P Global Sr. Analyst - UAT in Mumbai, India

The Role:

Analyst UAT IMPG

The Location:

Mumbai, India

The Team:

The role will sit on the Data Operations Solutions team within IMPG (Index Management and Production Group). The team functions as a Product Owner in the IT Agile Framework and handles the coordination of all projects on IMPG owned technology platforms for index calculation, announcements, rebalancing, and committees. The team is involved in prioritization of release items, supplying the business requirements for those items, user acceptance testing for each release, and training for IMPG.

The Impact:

You will be part of the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) team. You are supposed to understand S&P s proprietary systems & third party vendor models to test improvements deeply along with business users.

What s in it for you:

  • Work affects overall revenue stream generated by S&P Dow Jones

  • Work reflects on the reputation of major S&P index series

  • Work impacts the efficient use of budget dedicated to IT.

  • High openness across S&P Dow Jones Indices on major technology initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Ongoing maintenance of validation models used by S&P Dow Jones Index Managers and Market Managers.

  • Capture feedback from users for improving the above said models in Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel

  • Work with team members to perform UAT on the improvements implemented in the models

  • Deep understanding of the proprietary systems of S&P and their functions

  • Prepare test cases and oversee business testers for user acceptance testing across all platforms on which IMPG are the main users.

  • Coordinate with IT to make sure all necessary steps have been taken during testing.

  • Provide post-production support for the users

  • Assist in training users on the improvement implemented

  • Provide post-production support for the users

What We re Looking For:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication with partners with different backgrounds and demands

  • Hands-on experience with collaborating with the development team and QA team

  • Good knowledge of Agile framework

  • Strong experience with user acceptance testing, including writing test cases

  • Experience with system user training, including writing QRG

  • Understand UX design principles

  • Understanding of equity and fixed income markets.

  • Bachelor s Degree. Advanced degree in computer science, math, economics, or finance strongly preferred.

  • Superior computer skills in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access.

  • Must be able to work independently on multiple projects with minimal direction or supervision.

  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent analytical and quantitative capabilities to solve creative, non-routine problems in a timely and insightful manner

  • Ability to program in VBA preferred.

  • Working knowledge of R, Python, or other programming languages.

  • Ability to learn S&P s proprietary index calculation engines.

  • Ability to assume responsibility, work with others and handle projects

  • Ability to learn new data and calculation platforms in a limited time

About S&P Dow Jones Indices

At S&P Dow Jones Indices, our role can be described in one word:

essential. We re the largest global resource for index-based concepts, data and research, and home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average. More assets are invested in products based upon our indices than any other index provider in the world; with over 1,000,000 indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices defines the way people measure and trade the markets. We provide essential intelligence that helps investors identify and capitalize on global opportunities.

S&P Dow Jones Indices 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 www.spdji.com