Alternative Data Equity Investment Analyst

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Analytic Recruiting Inc.
  • 30 Nov 17 2017-11-30

An Investment Manager in New York is looking for an Alternative Data Analyst to identify, source and analyze obscure data forms which may include surveys, point of sales, credit card data and web-harvested information and other forms of new, structured and unstructured information that will look at a company’s business strategy and operational efficiency for investment insights.


  • Work Closely with Fundamental Equity Analysts and Portfolio Managers to identify and develop data -oriented solutions that contribute to investment research
  • Present and communicate data driven research and ideas that will help to identify changes in business conditions and shape the narrative on an investment decision
  • Proactively discover unique data sources that offer alpha generation opportunities
  • Use Business Intelligence applications to identify investment signals and trends
  • Use Machine Learning applications on unstructured data to extract investment insights
  • Conduct Big Data Research
  • Creatively source, aggregate and analyze massive amounts of data
  • Use SQL to query large databases
  • Monitor data quality and identify data integrity problems



  • Must have 4 years of Business Intelligence and/or Equity Data Analysis Experience
  • Must have a quantitative degree, high GPA from a Top School
  • Must have experience working in equities investment research or business intelligence at a corporation
  • Must have superior oral and written communications skills
  • Must have strong statistical modeling experience (Excel, SAS, R, Python)
  • Strong SQL experience
  • Must have proficiency with databases and visualization software
  • Must be able to have creative analytical skills to identify investment signals and trends
  • Must be able to work in a collegial but time sensitive investment environment
  • Candidate may be working in a business intelligence position at a large corporation providing data driven insights on consumer trends, industry trends and company performance trends that would help identify and forecast changing business conditions.


Keywords: Machine Learning, Business Intelligence, Text Mining, Data Scientist, Web Scraping, SQL, Parsing, Python, Scripting, Data Analyst, MapReduce, Hadoop


Please refer to Job 22848 - and send MS Word attached resume to