Analyst, Data

Acadian Asset Management
Published
May 15, 2019
Location
Boston, MA
Category
Finance  
Job Type

Description

Position Overview:
We are seeking a detail-oriented, well-organized individual for the position of Data Analyst. The Data Analyst will be part
of the Investment Analytics and Data team/EDM team in a highly visible position supporting and enhancing the data
management operations and data control framework across all areas of the firm. Primary responsibilities include regular
monitoring of the quality of the data used as inputs to our investment process and responding to queries concerning
that data from internal and external constituents. This individual will use a wide range of applications and to support a
full range of data used throughout Acadian used by Investment Research, the Quantitative Forecasting Process, Portfolio
Construction, Trading, Performance, Business Development, and Client Service.
Responsibilities:
• Develop expertise and understand data fundamentals, as well as various market and economic data from
multiple vendors
• Familiarity with data alignment and cohesion supporting security instrument identification and linkage/flow
through business functions and systems including trading, accounting, performance and reporting
• Preferred familiarity with the data lifecycle within a quantitative asset manager preferred
• Synthesize data requirements into data designs, database structures
• Determine, design, implement data processing metrics, validations, controls, monitoring and alerting
• Enhance data provisioning abstraction layer, design and implement data visualizations and UI’s for data quality
oversight and control
• Process improvements to our data infrastructure in support of our investment and research processes
• Fulfill data and reporting requests received from other groups within the firm
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s or Postgraduate degree in a related field with minimum 1 year of related experience
• Expertise with industry standard investment tools such as Bloomberg or Thomson Reuters
• Prior data management, data analyst consulting experience preferred
• Strong analytical and communication skills
• Experience with data modeling, data management process modeling, data profiling
• Proficient with SQL in a Microsoft SQL Server environment preferred
• Solid data analysis and techniques using languages such as Python and Pandas (preferred)
• Experience developing data interfaces using Python
• Strong Linux/Unix skills
• Expertise with data management platforms such as Markit EDM and Informatica PowerCenter, or Business
Glossary
• A passion for enterprise data management and data quality controls / validation frameworks
• An interest in quantitative investment research

To apply or view Acadian’s open positions, please visit the Careers section of our website at https://www.acadianasset.
com/careers/job-opportunities. We will contact only selected candidates.
It is the policy of Acadian Asset Management LLC to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to
race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, disability, or sexual orientation.

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