Research Associate at Arrowstreet Capital, Limited Partnership

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Employer: Arrowstreet Capital, Limited Partnership

Expires: 05/29/2020

We are looking for new Associates to join our Research team. Our Research group is a collaborative, intellectually rigorous team responsible for coming up with investment ideas, codifying those ideas into signals, back-testing the signals, and producing return and risk forecasts based on the signals to drive trading decisions.ResponsibilitiesYour responsibilities are expected to grow in line with your experience and abilities. Depending on your competitive advantages, typical responsibilities may include:Merging, structuring, and analyzing large amounts of data from various sourcesAssessing quality of historical panel data, diagnosing deficiencies and prescribing fixesWorking with developers to design feeds for new data sources from third-party vendorsParticipating in data architecture decision-making to support research analytics platformPerforming ad-hoc exploratory statistics and analysis on research data setsWriting and maintaining code that supports the investment research processResearching predictable patterns in asset returns, risks, and trading costsQualificationsAn undergraduate or graduate degree from a top educational institution in a technical field, such as applied mathematics, economics, engineering or computer scienceDemonstrated professional or academic success (recent graduates are encouraged to apply)Strong analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skillsUnderstanding of probability, statistics, linear regression, and time-series analysisExperience with a statistical computing environment such as Stata, R, or SASExperience analyzing large data setsInterest in financial marketsGreat communication skills In addition, we are looking for either: Expert programming skills Experience with programming in Python Experience with database software such as MS SQL ServerorGood understanding of the academic field of empirical asset pricingFamiliarity with financial data products such as Worldscope, Thomson Reuters Estimates, etc.Experience with stock market data sets Please include a cover letter detailing your short and long-term career goals as well as your resume and transcript(s) upon submission of your application.We maintain a friendly, team-oriented environment and place a high value on professionalism, attitude, and initiative.