Entry-Level Data Analyst

Point72 New York, NY
About Cubist

Cubist Systematic Strategies is one of the world's premier investment firms. The firm deploys systematic, computer-driven trading strategies across multiple liquid asset classes, including equities, futures and foreign exchange. The core of our effort is rigorous research into a wide range of market anomalies, fueled by our unparalleled access to a wide range of publicly available data sources.

Job Description

We are passionate about data. We collaborate to build elegant, effective, scalable and highly reliable solutions to empower predictive modelling in finance.

Cubist's Data Services group is looking for a Entry-Level Data Analyst to join our dedicated team. Our group is responsible for the timely delivery of comprehensive and error-free data to some of the most demanding and successful systematic Portfolio Managers in the world.

This exceptional individual will be a member of a small team of Data Scientists and Analysts who play a vital role in ensuring the smooth day-to-day implementation of a large research infrastructure, and the live production trading of billions of dollars of capital across global capital markets, including equities, futures, options and other financial instruments.

Job Responsibilities

* Provide day-to-day support for various operational procedures

* Project lifecycle management to help the team support PM teams seamlessly

* Manage calendar and conference call schedule, make appointments, organize meetings and occasionally take and maintain meeting minutes

* Assist Data team with interoffice travel arrangements, expenses etc.

* Assist in organizing presentations

* Interact with vendors on a daily basis

* Coordinate with compliance team and legal team on new vendor trial/subscription process

* Assist with collecting and maintaining overviews and vendor content offering

* Download trial datasets from vendor FTP sites or other delivery mechanism

Desirable Candidates

* Bachelor's degree required.

* Strong PowerPoint, Visio, Word, and Excel skills. Access is a plus.

* Financial industry experience preferred but not required.

* Strong oral and written communication skills.

* Excellent interpersonal skills; we seek a demonstrated ability to build relationships both internally and externally.

* Attention to detail and a love of process.

* Ability to exercise sound judgment in assessing and determining how to handle queries, calls and issues.

* Ability to independently manage multiple long-term and short-term projects simultaneously.