Index Researcher

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Employer
EvolveAI
Location
Walton, New York, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 10, 2021
Closes
Jun 19, 2021
Ref
2240863514
Discipline
Climate Change
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Quantitative Index Researcher

New York

$225k plus huge equity upside

ESG, Climate, and Agriculture related index development for a fast-growing FinTech business in New York.

Role overview:

* Primary responsibility will be to support the development of several indices tied to climate change
* Conduct quantitative research to create or improve index designs focused on desirable statistical properties, scale consistency, and representative response to underlying ground truth
* Working closely with product and engineering teams in the design and implementation of robust financial indices based on geospatial environmental data
* Act as primary internal stakeholder for Indices implementing research projects of personal interest as an ongoing test of index robustness and applicability

Experience Required:

* 3+ years of relevant quantitative research experience in the Index space. This could include a financial index company, an econometric / index team at the BLS or FED, an index product group at a bank, or an index arbitrage hedge fund.
* Strong math and statistics background
* Familiarity with modern programming languages and tools.
* Advanced Degree in a technical field including but not limited to Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Econometrics, and Computer Science
* Exceptional written, oral, and presentation abilities
* Ability to perform and synthesize quantitative and qualitative analyses
* Comfort with working with large volumes of data
* Ability to work collaboratively with team members across functional roles and strong communication skills

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