08/02 Ritu Malik
HR at Evalueserve

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Evalueserve - Senior Research Associate - Index Research/Index Development (2-6 yrs) Premium

Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 662569

Evalueserve is a global professional services provider offering research, analytics, and data management services. We're powered by mind+machineTM - a unique combination of human expertise and best-inclass technologies that use smart algorithms to simplify key tasks. This approach enables us to design and manage processes that can generate and harness insights on a large scale, significantly cutting costs and timescales and helping businesses that partner with us to overtake the competition.

- We work with clients across a wide range of industries and business functions, helping them to make better decisions faster; reach new levels of efficiency and effectiveness; and see a tangible impact on their top and bottom line.

Project Description : 

Department : Financial Services - Quant Finance

Nature of Job : Permanent

Location : Gurgaon

Job Title: Senior Research Associate

Job Description : 

- Support the client teams (structuring/ trading/index operations) in implementing, back- testing and idea generation of new indices/strategies.

- Developing & Maintaining existing indices of various asset classes including Fixed Income, Equity, FX, Commodities, and Interest Rates

- Responsible for monthly/quarterly rebalancing of index constituents.

- Knowledge of factors affecting constituent selection and index rebalancing a must. For e.g. Knowledge of corporate actions and how they affect index rebalancing is needed

- Building models from scratch for new or existing back-testing in Excel/VBA/MATLAB.

- Responding to ad-hoc client requests

- Collaboration/interaction with team members (onshore & offshore) sitting in different locations and different time zones while working on various projects.

Skill Set Required : 

- 2 - 4 years of experience in index development and maintenance.

- Very strong quantitative, analytical and problem solving skills

- Advanced Excel, VBA/ MATLAB, SQL (Advanced Excel and VBA is required)

- Familiarity with market data providers like Bloomberg and Reuters is required

- Keen interest in quantitative finance, understanding of global economy and fundamental factors affecting valuation of various asset classes.

- Managing/Collaborating with team members sitting in different locations

- Should be comfortable in interacting with international clients

- Ability to identify and solve issues effectively on time, eye for details

Education and Experience : 

MBA/CFA, FRM charter holder or progress towards/Masters in Statistics, Math's or Economics/M.Phil/M.Tech./B.Tech with experience in a similar function

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