Data Analyst
Greater New York City Area
Elite hedge fund seeks new data-oriented members at both junior (0-2 years) and senior (3-5 years) levels to join its growing team. Our client manages billions of dollars of global investments and considers their cutting edge investment process and exceptional people to be their competitive advantage.
 
Position Summary:

The Data Analyst is part of a highly motivated, first-rate research team that is responsible for understanding, error-checking, and delivering the data necessary to drive the investment team’s decisions. As a Data Analyst, you will serve as a liaison of sorts between the investment and data teams, and you will be charged with defining and building new data concepts.

Job Responsibilities:

• Understanding the needs of investment researchers at a deep, detailed level
• Developing proprietary data from a number of existing data sources, including internal databases, existing Excel data sheets, online data tools, etc.
• Finding, investigating, and delivering financial and economic data related to the markets
• Designing and constructing derived data specific to the investment models that the research teams are developing
• Executing data analysis projects related to the process of understanding markets and systematizing investment logic


Position Requirements:

• Passion for analyzing data and finding trends within it
• Strong academic record at a competitive school
• Experience with Excel and SQL (not required, but nice to have)

Job ID: ETG01001