Quality Assurance Associate

Point72 New York, NY
A Career with Point72's Data Analytics team

Point72's Market Intelligence Data Analytics team is our big data research platform. We conduct compliant, data driven research to provide actionable insights to Point72's Long/Short equity investing businesses. We combine an experiment-based approach with the strongest possible management support and the freedom to innovate unencumbered by bureaucracy. We encourage our Data Scientists to imagine the impossible, and provide the structure to bring those ideas to market in months, not years. The Analytics Operations team shapes the strategy for Analytics team, provides the fundamental and business expertise and ensures smooth operations and a high-quality product.

What you'll do

As a Data Product Associate, you will:

* Ensure that end-users of Point72 investment research can rely on a high-quality product, and help them apply those products in their investment process

* Support users in answering questions, addressing issues

* Develop and refine QA processes to identify quality issues before users

* Perform ongoing quality assurance, and track QA issues coordinating mitigation across Analytics

* Identify process root causes of issues and recommend process improvements

* Collect and synthesize product feedback from users, and work with data scientists and big data developers to implement product improvements

* Ensure user interface and tools provide required functionality and desired experience

* Apply fundamental research to assist data modeling team with product creation and evaluation

What's required

We want you to join us if you have strong quantitative and analytical skills and exceptional attention to detail. Other requirements include:

* ~1 years of experience at investment firm, financial data provider, financial services firm, financial technology firm, or in management consulting

* Experience in financial modeling, applying business judgment to check financial analyses

* Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment

* Strong verbal and written communication skills

* Bachelor degree in business, accounting, finance, engineering/computer science, or similar discipline from top school with strong academic performance

* At least basic exposure to quantitative analysis / statistics through college coursework or professional experience

* Experience in a quality assurance role (or role that required strong attention to detail) at provider of financial data, especially big-data investment signals, would make you an ideal candidate

* Nice to have experience with databases (e.g., SQL), or interest to get up to speed quickly

We take care of our people

We invest in our people, their careers, their health, and their well-being. We want you to concentrate on success and leave the rest to us. When you work here, we provide:

* Fully-paid health care benefits

* Generous parental and family leave policies

* Mental and physical wellness programs

* Tuition assistance

* A 401(k) savings program with an employer match and more

About Point72

Point72 is a global asset management firm led by Steven Cohen that uses Discretionary Long/Short, Macro, and Systematic strategies to invest in eight offices across the globe. We look for people who want to build a career with us – people who want to innovate, experiment, and be the best at what they do – while adhering to the highest ethical standards.