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Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and institutional investors in the private capital markets.

Job Purpose:

  • The Head of Market Data will be based in the UK lead the real-time business globally
  • With approx. 120 staff across multiple locations in Europe, the US and Asia, the Realtime business is growing at 20%+ per annum and has not only a direct client base including many household names but is also one of the largest internal supply chains within Morningstar.

Your Responsibilities:

  • High Speed, high volume, low latency binary streaming feeds
  • Web Services – an extremely rich simple to use client delivery system, including both request response and push data, using industry standard protocols and methodologies
  • File bases services including a 1PB tick data storage system with 12 years of history

The team consists of 6 key areas:

  • TechOps – this group is responsible for both the 24*7 operations teams and the Server & Networks Teams
  • Development – This group is responsible for both feed and product development
  • Database – this group is responsible for ensuring non-exchange delivered data is updated correctly
  • Compliance – this group is responsible for ensuing Morningstar is compliant with all exchange contracts and that data is not supplied to clients who do not have the appropriate exchange license agreements in place
  • Client Services – this group is responsible for working with the sales teams in a pre-sales capacity, managing the deployments/rollouts to clients and on-going client support
  • PMO.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A Degree and a minimum of 15 market data experience
  • Experience dealing with exchanges
  • A full range of commercial and technology competencies
  • Experience rolling out complex processes for operational efficiencies
  • Enjoys a high stress ‘always on’ environment
  • Experience working with compliance and legal teams
  • Success at leading change to transform teams, technology and products to create business value
  • Experience operating as a key member of executive leadership groups
  • International experience – including working with offshore development centers.

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Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, and retirement plan providers and sponsors. Morningstar provides data on more than 500,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 17 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious metals, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. Morningstar also offers investment management services through its investment advisory subsidiaries, with more than $170 billion in assets under advisement and management as of Sept. 30, 2015. The company has operations in 27 countries.

At Morningstar, our independence, integrity, and advocacy for investors’ interests are the foundation of our company. A set of six core values lie at the heart of everything we do: Investors First, Great Products, Great People, Uncompromising Ethics, Entrepreneurial Spirit, and Financial Success.

We strive to hire smart, curious, independent thinkers who embody these values and have a passion for our mission of creating great products that help investors.

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  • Specialism ETF Analytics, Media & News
  • Location Chicago
  • Address 22 W. Washington St. Chicago, IL 60602 United States
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