Experienced Data Analyst

Job: Experienced Data Analyst
Categories: Trading

Position Type: Full Time

Job Location: New York

Job Description

As part of the Equities Team, you will work with experienced traders and developers to support all aspects related to the analysis of a successful electronic trading environment.  You will have the opportunity to work on problems faced by both traders and developers allowing you to interface with senior management across multiple business units. Your workflow will include gathering, cleaning, maintaining the integrity of and performing sound (statistical) analysis on systems related data.  You will gain extensive exposure to the processes behind running and maintaining a successful trading system and have the opportunity for your discoveries to contribute directly to the bottom line.  Our small team of professionals will provide you with an environment that encourages you to flex your creative thinking abilities through informal discussion, allow you to obtain quick feedback, and give you the opportunity to take on increasing responsibilities. Benefits include ASW's rigorous Training Program developed to train you in technical, trading and business areas as you progress along your career path.

Primary Responsibilities

•    Gather data and analyze results
•    Track and measure systems metrics
•    Create and maintain reports
•    Report and effectively communicate analysis to senior member of the Equities desk.
•    Interface and communicate effectively with members of the IT staff

Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in financial engineering, computer science, finance, economics, mathematics, or related field
•    History of academic excellence
•    Strong analytical skills
•    Problem solver
•    Self-starter
•    Ability to gather and analyze large sets of data
•    Highly resourceful and capable of navigating complex systems and isolating problem areas
•    Experience with SQL
•    Statistical background
•    Ability to work well with others in a group
•    Ability to communicate effectively while under pressure
•    Minimum 2 years of industry experience  
•    Experience with Tableau a plus