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Index Researcher (Smart Beta)

Company: Evolveai
Location: Walton
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Quantitative Index ResearcherNew York
We are building a leading Index Quant team for a highly funded and fast-growing fintech business looking for Quants with expertise in constructing and developing Index/Indices.
Role overview:

  • Primary responsibility will be to support the development of several indices tied to climate change/risk.
  • Conduct quantitative research to create or improve index designs focused on desirable statistical properties, scale consistency, and representative response to underlying ground truth
  • Working closely with product and engineering teams in the design and implementation of robust financial indices based on geospatial environmental data
  • Act as primary internal stakeholder for Indices implementing research projects of personal interest as an ongoing test of index robustness and applicabilityExperience Required:
    • 5+ years of relevant quantitative research experience in the Index space. This could include a financial index company, an econometric / index team at the BLS or FED, an index product group at a bank, or an index arbitrage hedge fund.
    • Strong math and statistics background
    • Familiarity with modern programming languages and tools.
    • Advanced Degree in a technical field including but not limited to Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Econometrics, and Computer Science
    • Exceptional written, oral, and presentation abilities
    • Ability to perform and synthesize quantitative and qualitative analyses
    • Comfort with working with large volumes of data
    • Ability to work collaboratively with team members across functional roles and strong communication skillsby Jobble

Keywords: Evolveai, Scranton , Index Researcher (Smart Beta), Other , Walton, Pennsylvania

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