Analyst, Macro Research

Employer
Acadian Asset
Location
Boston, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 10, 2017
Closes
Sep 17, 2017
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Responsibilities:

  • Working with large unstructured data-sets;  creating techniques and programs to process and analyze them, and understand non-obvious patterns within them
  • Tackling small sample estimation problems, using tools for increasing forecast precision and robustness
  • Performing sophisticated statistical and financial analysis
  • Analyzing equity and macroeconomic data
  • Communicating research results with clear graphical and written analysis

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (with a strong academic record) in a quantitative field such as mathematics, computer science, mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering, economics or similar discipline is required
  • Master's degree or participation in CFA program would be considered favorably    
  • 2-5 years of work experience in a quantitative field preferred
  • Demonstrated interest in financial markets; experience with such markets is a plus
  • Strong experience with programming languages, databases, and tools. Knowledge of at least one of Python (preferred), C/C++, Java, Ruby or similar language is essential
  • Experience with statistical software such as Matlab, R, SAS, STATA, or any other is helpful
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills