Research Analyst, Asian Institute of Digital Finance

Job Description

The Credit Research Initiative (CRI) is a non-profit undertaking under the Asian Institute of Digital Finance (AIDF) of the National University of Singapore. Pioneering the "public good" credit risk measures, the CRI is committed to advancing big data analytics and providing directly useful credit intelligence to academic and professional communities. An opportunity exists to join CRI’s Data Management Team (DMT) as a Research Analyst.

DMT team takes care of all the data related needs at CRI, which acts as a data provider to all the other teams.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Daily monitoring of operating process.
  • Importing data from various financial sources (Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, etc.) into the database.
  • Investigation of suspicious data and data cleaning.
  • Modification of data generating process to cater to changing operating requirements.
  • Creating and improving database elements for higher efficiency of the processes and quality of data (using MSSQL, MySQL).
  • Perform ad-hoc data related tasks as requested by other teams or clients.


  • Preferably major in the area of quantitative finance, mathematics, mechanical engineering, computer science, physics or similar discipline. 
  • Knowledge and experience with SQL (T-SQL, MySQL), MATLAB, and Julia.
  • Knowledge in Python and Bloomberg Terminal is a plus.
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team as well as communicating effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Proactive in nature, quick response in case of operational issues, and has a strong sense of responsibility.
  • A keen learner and a strong interest in data management.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Asian Institute of Digital Finance
Department : Credit Research Initiative
Employee Referral Eligible: No

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