Data Specialist


Division

Financial Services

Location

Stamford, Connecticut

Employment Type

Permanent



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Our client is a world-class Multi-Strategy Hedge fund whose growth has been steady & boasts a performance of >30% since its inception. They are looking for the right hire & fit to join their dynamic team across levels & functions. Our client has returned of office with this role located in New York, NY. They require all new hires to be fully vaccinated. The benefits, perks & amenities are exceptional--only surpassed by the Team & Fund's upwards potential & growth.

Job Description:


Compensation : $85000 - $90000
Job ID : 16848

Job Function:

Our Client's Research & Data Services group manages the firm’s data strategy, data systems and research/evaluation processes. They work with a number of data sources and variety of software tools. The team works together to identify data sources, scrub, clean, validate, and develop data processors on a daily basis servicing the needs of their world-class portfolio managers & teams. This team is critical to the alpha of the firm and holds great respect firmwide due to its importance in helping the Firm's PM identify & capture alpha.

 

On a daily basis you will:

  • Research & manage data/research vendor relationships
  • Negotiate contracts for all data assets
  • Source, analyze & procure new datasets & sources for the Fund's global trading strategies
  • PRovide PMs, Researchers & other key stakeholders and business groups assessments on datasets including pros/cons & competitive/comparative analysis
  • Work directly with Legal & Compliance ensuring all data sources are used in accordance with the firm’s mission and values
  • Work with the Global Data Team to continuously enhance & improve the Fund's/Firm's library

Job Requirements:


Job Requirements :

  • ~3 years experience in investment research (fund/bank or research/data provider) preferred.
  • Preferably financial service industry background  
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree (with strong academic record)
  • Experience in contract negotiations including pricing important
  • Excellent communication skills (oral & writing)
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to collaboratively multi-task  
  • Strong interpersonal skills

 

Disclosure:  The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
 
 
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