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Technical Business Analyst - Prestigious Hedge Fund

  • location

    Chicago

  • sector:

    Technology, Financial Services

  • job type:

    Permanent

  • salary:

    $200,000

  • Contact:

    Cierra Short

  • Email:

    cierra.short@orbisconsultants.com

  • published:

    about 1 month ago

  • expiry date:

    2019-11-23

  • Consultant:

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Our Prestigious Hedge Fund client is looking for a Business Analyst to join their quantitative strategy team. The team is tasked with engineering trading infrastructure with emphasis on performance and automation. 


Key Responsibilities:
• Driving Quant Strategies group projects and providing insights to research and strategy moving forward.
• Collaborate with all technologists and strategists involved in specified projects (bussiness managers, DevOps, Support, Front Office, etc.)

Must have skills:
• Knowledge of financial products, trading and order management systems.
• Some experience deploying products or leading large projects.
• Experience in working with software engineering teams, understanging of the SDLC and technical terms.
• Contribute to the full life-cycle of the project or product from analysis to rollouts.
• Hands on experience with SQL, Unix/Linux, Python, R, and Tableau.
• Proven anaytical approach and mindset.
• Must be a self-starter.
• Ability to work flexibly, you will need to clarify projects as they move along and ask lots of questions.
 

Nice to haves: 
• Scripting experience on Linux servers using shell, python, or SQL/KDB.
• Understanding of capital markets and regulations.
• Past experience in at least one of the following OOP languages: Python, C++, Java.
 

Education:

-Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent.