Team Overview:The Research Signals group provides independent research and investment consulting services to the institutional asset management community. The group designs and develops individual factors and multi-factor models across a range of asset classes by applying a systematic evaluation process to a variety of fundamental, technical, and industry-specific alternative data sources.
Position Summary:As a Quantitative Analyst with IHS Markit, you will be responsible for conducting research in all areas surrounding the investment management process including alpha generation, risk management, portfolio construction and trade execution, as well as documenting results in reports and reading, assessing and authoring write-ups of analyst papers. The successful candidate will effectively complete research assignments and consulting projects as assigned, and communicate results internally and externally. The analyst is also responsible for supporting the factor and model production process.
Role Requirements:To be considered for this opportunity, candidates should demonstrate the following education, skills and experience:
- Advanced degree in Finance or related quantitative discipline, MBA and/or enrolled in CFA program preferred
- 3-5 years industry work or relevant internship experience in a quantitative environment, including knowledge of equity investment strategies, standard and alternative datasets, backtesting and optimization
- Strong programming aptitude, with experience in Matlab, Python, or R preferred
- Experience with SQL Server preferred
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