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Investigation Data Analyst – 1 year Contract


This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted July 31, 2017.

Location: Toronto Job Code: 2017562 # of openings: 1 Description Position Title: Department: Location Status: Investigation Data Analyst Enforcement Toronto One Year Contract IIROC is the national, self-regulatory organization responsible for oversight of Canada’s investment dealers, as well as trading activities on debt and equity marketplaces. In this role you will have an opportunity to be part of the IIROC Enforcement team which is responsible for the administration of its Dealer Member Rules and the Universal Market Integrity Rules (UMIR). Reporting to the Manager of Market Investigations, the investigation data analyst will play a key role in reviewing Enforcement’s current analytical tools and developing new tools based on existing technologies. This includes developing and implementing quantitative methodologies to enhance the investigational program and better use technologies for visualization and dissemination of information. Key Responsibilities: Design and build quantitative analytic processes that provide statistical analysis of market related issues and infractions. Develop new tools to streamline and automate current computational processes and analytics related to all investigations. Verify the accuracy and reasonableness of data through test plans, test cases and back testing. Perform in-depth analysis on transactions and market data to generate reports for business users. Assist Enforcement management in developing tools related to management information systems. Build training modules and educate team members on optimal use of newly developed processes. Education Degree in the relevant fields (Computer Science, Statistics, Math, Information Management, Finance or Economics) or similar which places a heavy emphasis on analytical skills. The Canadian Securities Course (CSC) and Trader Training Course are considered an asset. Experience/Skills/Special Requirements Experience with data mining, data quality improvements and quantitative methods. Experience extracting and manipulating data from relational databases/warehouses as well as working with datasets. Experience with programming languages used in statistical analysis (i.e. R or Python). Experience in Microsoft CRM. Expert in MS Excel, Access and Microsoft SQL Server. Experience as a quantitative analyst with knowledge of equities a definite asset. Strong working knowledge of the functioning of the capital markets, including a deep understanding of trading systems, practices, and market activities. A working knowledge of trading strategies of participants and their clients. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Presentation skills and working in a team environment. β€œWhile we appreciate receiving applications, only those applicants who closely meet the position requirements will be contacted.”