Market Data Specialist I

Houston, TX

Full Remote  -  IT - Business Systems / Data / Analyst  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-01661

Title: Market Data Specialist
Location: Pittsburgh, PA (100% remote)
Duration: 6+ month
Compensation: $20-23/hr.
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.

Job Description:
The Market Data Specialist is part of a team that is accountable for performing the day to day transactional activities and supporting continuous improvement projects for the data management team. He / She is part of a team that is accountable for complete, and accurate processing of 1,000,000 transactions / month which drive the customer enrollment, billing, payment processing, and usage forecasting for 250,000 utility accounts and ***B in annual revenue. The candidate will take part, support and maintain all operational aspects of relationships with utility trading partners and to represent our client on any tariff or operational changes planned by the utilities. He / she will participate in these relationships as needed to help facilitate resolution of operational issues that arise with utilities in existing and new markets. These issues may be due to Utility tariff or system changes, problems, or changes of internal NRG operating procedures which require coordination with utilities.

The successful candidate will support senior analyst in the ongoing monitoring support of quality controls designed to ensure the integrity of all data exchanges between internal and external partners. The controls framework will be updated based on consultation with other members of leadership, subject matter experts, personal knowledge base and industry best practices. The candidate should have a variety of competencies including knowledge of strong problem-solving skills, Microsoft Suite of applications and the ability to work in a team environment.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
• Create test data for testing future system enhancements to make the data management process more accurate and efficient.
• Analyze data to determine exceptions and correct data transactions that fail to load into the billing system or other applications
• Follow protocols for preventing and handling data exceptions and delays.
• Manage all inbound and outbound electronic data transactions that flow through the internal data management middleware platform.
• Analyze and correct data transactions that fail to load into the application suite.
• All other projects and duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:
• Some overtime required as special projects arise.

Preferred Qualifications:
• An effective communicator with excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
• Demonstrates expertise in utilizing Microsoft PowerPoint, Visio, Word, Excel – MS Access and SQL preferred
• Knowledge of flat files and EDI standards is a plus
• Flexibility and adaptability to work in a team environment
• Ability to effectively multi-task and work in a pressure paced environment

Physical Requirements:
• Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about.
• There is continuous pressure from deadlines or other standards.
• There is continuous need to give close attention to what is happening.

About INSPYR Solutions
Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients’ business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at
INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.