Trade Data Analyst

Boston, MA 02110

Posted: 02/08/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 83026

A leading financial services company in Boston, MA is seeking a Trade Data Analyst to join their team. As the Trade Data Analyst, you must be able to work quickly and accurately under pressure, possess a high degree of analytical ability and have the ability to plan/prioritize tasks in a fluid environment. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Trade Data Analyst:
  • Oversee the performance for our proprietary trade allocation optimization engine
  • Design, build and back-test new models for any future product or strategy rollouts
  • Partner with traders and trading management to improve overall execution results through innovation, enhanced decision-making tools and documentation
  • Collaborate with the investment science team to implement a Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) framework for Global Trading designed to support client reporting, best execution, and trader insight
  • Partner with trading technology, external vendors, and the dealer community on producing a high quality data environment surrounding the life cycle of a trade across various asset class types
Requirements for the Trade Data Analyst:
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a technical role; experience in the financial services industry will be view favorably
  • Deep optimization training coupled with strong working knowledge of tools like Gurobi, CPLEX, Symphony, or Axioma
  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative or engineering field is required; graduate degree in a field such as Operations Research or Financial Engineering is preferred
  • Hands-on technical ability, including coding proficiency in languages like Python, R, SQL, Java, C++/C#
  • Working knowledge of quantitative tools and technologies used for TCA, order execution and risk management
  • Demonstrable evidence of analyzing/documenting complex business processes and translating those into business requirements
  • Strong analytical aptitude and ability to perform deep-dive data analysis as well as high level strategic thinking
  • Knowledge of equities, fixed income and foreign exchange is preferred
  • Proven organizational and communication skills with an emphasis on accuracy, concision and timeliness
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                     
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