Dow Jones

Operations Analyst, Data Solutions

SGP-SINGAPORE
Requisition ID
2017-30419
Job Function
Data/Content
Business Area
DATA STRATEGY
Job Area1
Research & Data Science

Job Description

When you join Dow Jones you become part of one of the most dynamic news and information companies in the world. This position is part of DJ’s Data Strategy Group, which collects and integrates proprietary data and third-party licensed content, processing more than 500,000 articles a day from more than 35,000 news and business sources in 26 languages. Data Strategy also provides equity exchange data from 43 countries and creates content on markets, companies and people to help users identify business opportunities and manage risk.

 

The Operations Analyst Data Solutions plays a key role in the continuing market success of Data Solutions but may also be called on to assist other teams in Data Strategy with special projects from time to time, according to their individual skills and knowledge.

 

Responsibilities

  • Support and communicate effectively with key Data Solutions managers and research editors to watch out for areas of improvement and collaboration opportunities.
  • Review on site Data Solutions workflows with an eye to improving process quality and providing system automation recommendations and strategies to manage solutions and data efficiently.
  • Understand process of developing and implementing key performance improvement indicators and its tracking
  • Work closely with on site Data Solutions Managers to identify any gaps and faults in current processes and suggest recommendations.
  • Look to provide workflow integration/ automation opportunities within the on site Data Solutions team
  • Organize efficient workflows within the Data Solutions team
  • Assist in the development and refinement of research methodologies and research tools/efficiencies, quality-assurance, and all other on site Data Solutions processes
  • Carry out, if and when required, AML Risk Review and quality checks
  • Work with relevant Data Solutions Managers on performance Improvement planning initiatives and its tracking.
  • Reach out to other relevant groups in Data Strategy and Dow Jones to share research and analysis best practices and advice

 

Skills required

  • Excellent understanding of on site Data Solutions business, AML risk review, methodology and processes is a must.
  • Must be able to clearly relay assignments and provide detailed feedback to the relevant Managers and provide advice and recommendations.
  • Ability to take ownership of and work independently to manage multiple projects through to completion
  • Detail-orientation, thoroughness, reliability and ability to prioritize required.
  • Supports and embraces change, challenges status quo
  • Analytical thinking, abstract reasoning, creative problem-solving, independent decision-making are a must
  • Advanced Excel Knowledge including VBA/Macros, Pivot Tables, Conditional Formatting, Advanced Formulas (arrays, lookups, logical, reference, and text functions), Excel Integration and Optimization
  • Advanced Google Docs and Sheets

Company Overview

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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