Data Analyst

Successful hedge funds will be entrepreneurial; it is the essence of the craft. – Paul Singer

 

Our client is a startup hedge fund focusing on quantitative strategies. Their goal is to outperform the stock market as represented by the S&P 500 by 5% or more, with a Sharpe ratio that is 50% better than the S&P 500. They are looking to hire a qualified professional who is interested in joining a very dynamic and focused hedge fund with the potential to reap outsized career and financial rewards as the firm grows over the next 3 years. Intelligence, energy, discipline, and, most of all, integrity, are the values you hold dear if you're the chosen one!

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Search, gather, and analyze data for investments in stocks and ETFs.
  • Help maintain and expand the firm’s equity and options analysis in Indices, ETFs, and stocks.
  • Vetting and reconciliation of production trading outputs.
  • Support current strategies and help develop new strategies utilizing their proprietary software.
  • Help the team optimize their options portfolio management.

To be a good fit, you will need:

  • Experience with data processing, aggregation, and visualization in at least one coding language (R, MS Access, Python, SQL).
  • To be self-driven, able to comfortably work both independently and in a team setting, work on multiple projects and shift priorities as needed.
  • To be a great listener and communicator, unafraid to ask questions and able to take instructions.
  • Have a natural curiosity, strong logical and problem-solving skills, and keen attention to detail
  • BA/BS or Graduate degree in finance, mathematics, statistics, economics, computer science or engineering

The nice-to-haves:

  • Ability to run statistical analysis (mean, median, std deviation, kurtosis, skew, regression analysis, etc). Familiarity with company’s financial statements 10-K, 10-Q.
  • Familiarity with investment management tools (e.g., Axioma, Barra, Charles River, FactSet, or Bloomberg).
  • CFA designation or candidacy.

This role is a 100% remote opportunity that will remain this way forever! If this opportunity sounds exciting, please apply below.

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