CFTC Seeks a Supervisory Market Data Analyst (Associate Director)

Original Job Opening Posted on

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is searching for a Supervisory Market Data Analyst (Associate Director), according to a job posting on

This position is located in the Market Data Operations (MDO) Section of the Data Operations and Standards Branch in the CFTC’s Division of Data (DOD). MDO is responsible for managing data reported to the Commission and handling data requests from within the Commission. The selected candidate will oversee the MDO Section and perform a variety of professional tasks and administrative duties to aid the Deputy Director in assuring a sound Data Operations Program. The Division of Data (DOD) is headed by the Chief Data Officer (CDO) and serves as the leading authority on the Commission’s data strategies.

According to the posting, duties for the Supervisory Market Data Analyst (Associate Director) include:

  • Provide the Deputy Director and CDO with authoritative input on potential changes to reporting regulations and new ways to provide transparency to market participants. When appropriate, present to senior staff and the Commission regarding various topics pertaining to data submitted to the Commission.
  • On a daily basis, oversee the resolution of data errors and processing of required forms. Ensure data is sufficiently scrubbed for the publication of external facing reports.
  • Support other divisions and industry when questions arise regarding submitted data or reporting regulations. Perform additional data analysis and facilitates corrections when anomalies are detected in the data.
  • Provide expert testimony for trials and administrative hearings on cases involving alleged reporting violations and explains the Commission’s data collection program in support of Commission enforcement activities.
  • Plan and directs special projects related to data quality checks and data exams. These projects may be in response to requests from other Divisions and are intended to improve data quality and/or improve work processes.
  • Lead data-driven analysis to improve compliance, quality, and completeness of data collected.
  • Conduct process analysis to automate and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of market data collection operations.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to the work section regarding the daily intake of derivatives and swaps data into CFTC systems.
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Job Opening Details

Job Opening Date: 03/12/2024
Job Closing Date: 03/18/2024
Salary Range: $198,217 - $284,600 per year
Pay Scale/Grade: CT 15
Telework Eligible: Yes—as determined by the agency policy.
Applications Open To: Career Transition, Internal to an Agency

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