Research Associate

Description:

A division of a global private investment asset management company seeks Research Associate. The division conducts compliant, data driven research to provide actionable insights to long/short equity investment teams to help generate industry leading risk-adjusted returns. It is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

Responsibilities:
  • Act as a liaison between investment teams and the research division
  • Apply fundamental research to assist data modeling team with creation and evaluation of new product
  • Work closely with the data scientists to ensure timely and efficient development of new research, including managing scope and timing of project
  • Identify opportunities for process efficiencies and subsequently devise and implement end-to-end strategy
  • Act as a product manager for cross-functional team work
Requirements:
  • 4+ years’ work experience in finance and/or consulting (direct experience with investment research a plus)
  • Have strong analytical, writing, verbal communication, and technical skills
  • Can manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in a market-research or data-products company preferred
  • Experience with products or businesses in the Big Data space a plus
  • Sector experience a plus (specifically Consumer or TMT)
  • Bachelor’s degree from a top school with strong academic performance a must