Data Analyst

Company Description

Applied Academics is a lean and growing team of researchers, technologists, and business teams in New York, Boulder, Tokyo, and London. We are leaders in predicting the performance of investment managers to help socially important institutional investors protect the financial future of their beneficiaries. We are currently hiring data analysts for our New York office to support our rapidly expanding client base, which includes major institutional investors, investment managers, derivatives exchanges, and index companies around the world. Applied Academics is wholly-owned by members of the firm.

Job Description

We are looking to hire talented data analysts who will be responsible for collecting and processing data, interpreting results, and presenting insights. Data analysts will work closely with our engineers to improve efficiency, with our researchers to problem-solve, and with our business teams to deliver value to clients. Given the very nature of the firm's focus on turning new ideas into products, there is seldom a dull routine moment, and the data analyst will be called upon to produce creative and original ideas and execute them with rigor.

Must Haves

  • Obsessive attention to detail, organization, and business impact.
  • Strong working knowledge of databases and programming languages such as Python.
  • Experience applying basic mathematical and statistical techniques to analyze data.
  • Ability to communicate and present ideas in a logical and thoughtful manner.

Nice to Haves

  • Ambition to learn and grow into are search, engineering, or client relations role.
  • Experience working with financial markets data.
  • Familiarity with Linux and/or cloud technologies.
  • Experience with data visualization.

This position is for a full-time role and is based in midtown Manhattan near BryantPark. Starting salary will be in a competitive range based on candidate fit and experience. Above all, we value enthusiasm for the subject matter and a love of learning. So if you like the idea of working in an open, multi-cultural, and multi-talented environment on projects that impact some of the world's most important financial institutions, we'd love to hear from you.