Jordan & Jordan's recruiters work with client firms to ensure that their staffing needs are satisfied.

 


Working at Jordan & Jordan

Jordan & Jordan is committed to be widely recognized as the "Go To" firm for practical, insightful solutions to business, process and technology challenges related to the securities industry. Jordan & Jordan is an equal opportunity firm. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

We are looking for candidates that share our corporate values which are as follows:

  • All of our interactions demonstrate integrity and professionalism.
  • By striving to exceed customer expectations, we are committed to deepening our relationships with current customers and growing our client base.
  • We are dedicated to creating a professional environment that promotes learning and growth recognizing that the quality, motivation and performance of our employees are the key factors in achieving our success.
  • We believe in the importance of participating in industry initiatives and value the insight of our colleagues across the industry.

 


Executive Search

Whether our clients are seeking to fill positions with full-time employees, or to staff temporarily with consultants, our goal is to present candidates with demonstrated knowledge and experience. We are unique in that we focus on the financial services industry, with an emphasis on filling management, product, technology and market data positions. This focus, which is consistent across all of our practices, provides us with the rare opportunity to interact with the industry's finest professionals and develop relationships based on industry and firm-specific knowledge. We are able to apply that learning to our recruiting practice where we seek to find the right fit for both client and candidate based on skill set, corporate culture, and interpersonal interaction. The strength of our client relationships and our rigorous screening process ensures superior client satisfaction.

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Open Positions

Jordan & Jordan has open positions both internally and at our client firms. We welcome financial technology professionals to submit resumes to be included in our database. To apply for a position, click “Apply”.

 

Market Data Vendor Manager, VP 2022-08

Employment PermanentThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Start Date Immediately
Location Boston Preferred / Hybrid
Openings 1
 

Our client, an asset manager based in Boston, MA, is seeking to hire a market data strategist and sourcing manager. The Market Data Vendor Manager, VP will coordinate with internal businesses on market data procurement engagements, implement the sourcing roadmap, and effectively managing market vendor relationships. Looking for someone who can be a key contributor to set up a robust market data vendor management program with efficient data sourcing, vendor service excellence and continuous cost controls.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Establish strong relationships with business partners, evaluate business/system/data requirements and underlying processes/ interfaces/technologies, and transform business data requirements to vendor offering and sourcing needs
  • Work with business stakeholders to develop and implement vendor strategic plans, provide thought leadership, and both consultative and execution support across the life cycle of vendor market data procurement for a wide variety of market vendor engagements, while identifying and realizing cost-saving opportunities (e.g., perform demand analysis, assess vendor offering, identify sourcing strategy, handle all aspects of the contracting negotiation and execution)
  • Manage market data contracting process end to end including demand analysis, vendor offering, draft and review contract negotiation terms, and identify and realize cost-saving opportunities
    Maintain knowledge of new and existing vendor products, emerging trends, understand how vendor’s products are used across the organization, and promote the effective use of market data
  • Help enforce market data governance through the education of data usage within the company and help ensure effective consumption and overall compliance with market data vendor agreements

Requirements:

  • BA/BS Bachelor's Degree required; market data contracting experience highly desirable
  • 10+ years of experience and broad knowledge in market data space
  • Broad knowledge of the asset management industry and business operations
  • Experience with managing vendors/partners relationship, negotiating contracts, performing market offering and commercial structure analysis, sourcing vendors, and executing service level scorecard
  • Experience in the analysis, design, development, enhancement and implementation of market data vendor solutions will be a great plus

Valuation Oversight Manager, AVP 2022-08

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Start Date Immediately
Location Preferred Boston, Hybrid
Openings 1
 

Our client, an asset manager based in Boston, MA, is in need of a Valuation Oversight Manager who has a deep understanding of valuation of corporate actions and all security types (i.e. equity, fixed income, futures, swaps, options etc.) The selected candidate will perform and/or review daily/weekly/monthly procedures & controls monitoring the prices utilized for securities held in the funds. Examine and analyze complex security pricing issues and market events; calculate and review pricing determinations, as applicable. Assist in the preparation and review of materials presented to the Valuation Committee and Fund Boards of Trustees. Maintain valuation oversight procedures and recommend changes/improvements as appropriate. Stay up to date on current market developments and industry standards.

 

 

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or relevant field
  • 5 + years related experience, with direct experience in valuation operations and/or oversight
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills; results driven with ability to creatively problem solve
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint); Skilled in the use of Bloomberg
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills

Legal Analyst 2022-06

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Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
  Jordan & Jordan is seeking a recent law school graduate interested in a career in the Financial Services Industry. The interested candidate will be a part of our growing Market Data Licensing practice where personal growth in an intellectually challenging environment would be achieved. Chosen candidate will assist our clients in a variety of ways such as: reviewing market data licensing, vendor, and technology agreements, interpreting contractual provisions and policies relating to market data, assisting with market data audits and internal compliance assessments, overseeing market data reporting activities and inventory management, and advising on the overall management of market data and corresponding licenses. The candidate will occasionally provide legal support internally with contract drafting, review of client and vendor agreements, as well as advising on general issues relating to contract law, intellectual property law, and data privacy.

Requirements
  • J.D. Degree with focus on contracts, intellectual property a plus
  • Strong desire to build a career within the financial services industry
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Detail-oriented, flexible personality with the ability to multi-task

Market Data Analyst 2022-06

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Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY / Remote
Openings 1
 

J&J is hiring for a Market Data Analyst to assist our client with the selection and usage of financial market data services. The position includes analyzing and validating users’ requirements, understanding the business models of the firm and how they may change over time, and conducting market research on potentially new services and solutions as well as implementation of new systems and products.

 

 

Qualifications
  • 3-5+ years’ experience in a market data analyst role
  • Hands on experience working with various market data users (front, middle, back), and with various market data sets, across all asset classes and derivative securities
  • Ability to handle ad-hoc data related projects
  • Experience and knowledge of wide range of market data vendors and services
  • Knowledge of global markets, different asset classes and their content requirements
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • BS or BA Degree required

Project Manager – Market Data 2022-06

Employment Perm at ClientThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Start Date ASAP
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
 

Our client, a large investment bank, is looking for a knowledgeable Project Manager to be the point person between market data expense management and technology during all phases of the program management life cycle: initiation, requirement/analysis, design/build, testing, and implementation phases. Focus will be on tracking project plan including managing deliverables and dependencies across projects.

 

 

Qualifications
  • 7 - 10+ years of relevant experience as project manager on projects for the Finance department of an investment bank / financial services company.
  • Understanding of the Market Data function and processes associated with analysis, sourcing, and procurement of a market data utilized across the Firm.
  • Strong data analysis and problem-solving skills are required to perform data quality gap analysis, root cause issue analysis, and data reconciliations.
  • Strong organization skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

Assistant Vice President, Information Services - Market Data 2022-06

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Start Date ASAP
Location New York, NY
Openings 1
 

The Information Services Assistant Vice President (AVP) will be expected to own responsibilities and processes critical to supporting the management of the Client’s global market data, subscription and knowledge process outsourcing (KPO). The applicant must have expertise managing various market data vendors and products in addition to the administration of these products. This is an opportunity to work directly with the Head of Information Services and gain experience and guidance across all aspects of Market Data including: Vendor Management, Contract Negotiation and Renewal Management, Procurement/Sourcing, Service Evaluation/Comparison, Usage Analysis, Reporting, Finance and Administration.

 

 

Qualifications
  • Minimum 7 years of market data and financial services experience procurement/sourcing, relationship management, client service and negotiation experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of Information Services vendors and products including S&P Capital IQ, Refinitiv (LSEG), Bloomberg and Factset
  • Database management experience preferred (i.e. FITS or any other market data inventory system)
  • Reference Data negotiation/administration a plus

Market Data Licensing Analyst 2022-06

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Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY / Remote
Openings 1
 

Jordan & Jordan is hiring a Market Data Licensing Analyst to join our growing Market Data team. Candidate will assist our clients in a variety of ways such as: reviewing and analyzing exchange and index provider market data licensing agreements for all types of display, non-display, and derived data usage; assessing compliance with exchange and index provider policies relating to real-time, delayed, end-of-day, and reference data; and identifying licensing gaps and compliance risks through application assessments. Prior market data licensing experience is required.

 

 

Qualifications
  • 5 years’ experience within the market data industry; preferably handling market data licensing
  • An understanding of the business aspects of licensing exchange data, indices, and financial data
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • BS or BA Degree required; JD a plus

Market Data Sourcing Analyst 2022-06

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Start Date Immediately
Location New York, NY / Remote
Openings 1
 

J&J is hiring Market Data Sourcing Analyst to assist our client with the selection and usage of financial market data services. The position includes working with vendors on new and contract amendments. The Analyst will be part of team that establishes a market data contract repository and identifying alternative services.

 

 

Qualifications
  • 2-5+ years’ experience in Market Data
  • Hands on experience working with various market data vendors and users
  • Background in understanding contractual agreements and making recommendations
  • Ability to handle ad-hoc data related projects and work with other members of the market data support team
  • Experience and knowledge of wide range of market data vendors and services
  • Knowledge of global markets, different asset classes and their content requirements
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • BS or BA degree required

Provisioning Project Specialist 2022-04

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Start Date Immediately
Location Chicago, IL
Openings 1
 

Provisioning Project Specialist
Our client, an electronic trading company, is searching for a full-time permanent Provisioning Project Specialist to join their network provisioning team. Candidate needs networking knowledge, project management skills, and vendor management experience to lead critical network initiatives and drive them through to successful completion.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Gather and translate business requirements into connectivity specifications (e.g. bandwidth, route, media, diversity, etc.)
  • Research and compare commercially-available offerings, partnering with a broad portfolio of carriers to design optimal solutions at best pricing.
  • Prepare, present, and maintain documentation including: Request for Quote, business case/purchasing justification for service orders, circuit path/design information, letters of authorization, network connectivity, carrier support and escalation procedures, etc. Document each solution for ongoing management and support. Audit and update existing documentation to maintain relevance.
  • Present recommendations to stakeholders based on in-depth analysis of service characteristics including path, throughput, resiliency, latency, and other key service levels.
  • Negotiate contract terms and shepherd agreements through Legal and Purchasing approval processes
  • Manage service delivery with providers. Coordinate cross connects. Certify services for production leveraging industry-best-practice test suites & equipment.
  • Manage providers to escalate and resolve concerns related to reliability, service levels, account management, etc. Research & escalate provider billing issues as needed.
  • Continually review the overall connectivity portfolio, regularly renewing or replacing services as appropriate for cost savings, right-sizing, or WAN reorganization to adjust to the evolving communication needs across the organization.

Desired Experience & Knowledge:

  • Design experience in specifying, engineering, implementing, maintaining, and supporting diverse physical wide area network solutions for voice and data services.
  • Experience managing international carriers, negotiating connectivity contracts, escalating problems and work order requests through vendors.
  • Proficiency with telecommunications digital test sets especially for RFC2544 Ethernet certification, OTDR, light meters, etc.
  • LAN/WAN internetworking knowledge, including understanding of routing/switching and TCP/IP. Experience in basic network design and troubleshooting technical issues.
  • Able to work off-hours as needed is a plus.

Market Data Business Operations Specialist 2022-03

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Start Date Immediately
Location Chicago, IL
Openings 1
 

Market Data Business Operations Specialist – Chicago, IL

Our client, an electronic trading company, is seeking a full-time permanent Market Data Business Operations Specialist. Candidates will manage the firm’s global market data program, including acquiring new market data, tracking the firm’s market data inventory and usage, ensuring compliance with licensing policies, and generating required reporting.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Regularly report on the firm’s market data inventory; generate monthly, quarterly and annual usage reporting and usage declarations to exchanges and third-party vendors
  • Stay abreast of all market data compliance and reporting requirements; play an active role in providing information to various parties to meet those requirements
  • Assist with managing entitlements for internal software delivery systems
    Process requests to add, cancel or re-assign services due to moves, departures or changes in business requirements
  • Produce regular scheduled and ad-hoc inventory and cost reporting to all levels of management as requested
  • Work with the Market Data team to communicate provider policy, licensing and pricing changes
  • Management of all aspects of the market data contract and invoice lifecycles (receipt, reconciliation, renewal)
  • Administration of Bloomberg Terminals and Refinitiv Eikon
  • Support monthly Accounting and Management reporting processes
  • Contribute to the search for cost reductions and savings

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Previous market data administration and/or reporting experience
  • Proficiency in Excel required; Tableau experience is a plus
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with an acute attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must possess ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Knowledge of exchange market data management applications (e.g Refinitiv DACS, Bloomberg EMRS, Bloomberg Terminals)
  • Previous experience at a global firm with cross functional teams a plus