Guggenheim Services, LLC

Data Integrity Associate

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 3 months ago(6/30/2023 5:47 PM)
Job Category
Operations, Investment Management & Advisory Jobs
Position Type

Position Summary

The Associate will be part of a team which is responsible for the creation and stewardship of security data and analytics calculations for all of Guggenheim Partners Investment Management.  The role will involve working directly with Trading Desks, Portfolio Management, Compliance, Client Service and other Operations groups to ensure securities are set up timely and accurately in the trading systems and their data is maintained accurately..  As part of a team of experts on security level data for Guggenheim, the Associate will respond to a range of inquiries from stakeholders across the firm while getting exposure to equities, Corporate Bonds, Munis, Gov’t & Agency Bonds, ABS, RMBS, CMBS, Private Placements, and derivatives such as Swaps, Options and FX.  The Data Integrity Associate position is part of the Asset Services group within the Operations department based in the Chicago office.

Essential Job Functions

  • Monitor security data flow across various investment management software systems to ensure consistent and accurate information is used across the firm
  • Daily assessment of the Data Integrity Group’s suite of quality control reports including security terms and conditions checks, security issuer validation, asset class sector checks, and security ticker checks
  • Analyze and source data from various vendors including Bloomberg, Reuters, MSCI, and others
  • Perform daily ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) ratings reviews and updates
  • Update and review fixed income cash flows, ensuring that the resulting bond analytics are within expectations of the portfolio desk and trading desks
  • Perform daily credit rating and NAIC designation reviews and updates
  • Update and recalculate principal and income projections based on security accruals, factors, and coupons
  • Consult with management and I.T. on how to develop continued incremental improvement and increased efficiencies across Operations and produce monthly data metrics
  • Train with and learn from other groups within Asset Services including Analytics, Pricing, and Performance Attribution.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Thorough understanding of fixed income securities, including structured products
  • Ability to work on a team to create processes and influence change
  • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and client service
  • Effective project management and communication skills
  • Completion of the CFA Level 1 exam is a plus, but not required
  • Experience using Blackrock Aladdin software

Basic Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree and at least 3 + year of fixed income and/or middle office experience
  • Excel proficiency and knowledge/use of the Microsoft Office suite

Salary Details

Actual base salaries may vary depending on factors such as location and experience.


Currently, this role is expected to be in the ­Chicago office at least 4 days per week.

About Us

Guggenheim Partners is a diversified financial services firm that delivers value to its clients through two primary businesses: Guggenheim Investments, a premier global asset manager and investment advisor, and Guggenheim Securities, a leading investment banking and capital markets business. Guggenheim’s professionals are based in offices around the world, and our commitment is to deliver long-term results with excellence and integrity while advancing the strategic interests of our clients.

Guggenheim is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Learn more at, and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @GuggenheimPtnrs.




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