Quantitative Analyst (Financial Product Specialist)

| Chicago

Work closely with Corporate Communications and Manager Research team to handle incoming research and data requests for data-driven analysis (35%). Generate original investment research with the goal of improving outcomes for our clients (20%). Analyze large data sets and condense complex information into concise, relevant, and easy to communicate results (15%). Assist in the development of production applications that incorporate numerical techniques such as linear algebra, machine learning, statistics, and optimization (10%). Assist in the implementation and maintenance of statistical software applications, research databases, and other data products (10%). Act as a subject-matter expert in multiple investment topics such as equities, fixed income, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, etc., as well as company’s proprietary methodology and data points (5%). Represent the work of the quantitative research team to internal stakeholders and external clients (5%).

 

Job Requirements:

·       Bachelor’s degree in quantitative or financial discipline.

·       2 years of relevant experience in the financial or investment services industry.

·       2 years of experience with relational databases, including SQL.

·       2 years of experience working with mutual fund and equity data.

·       2 years of experience with scripting and common data cleaning techniques.

·       Experience with Agile software engineering practices.

·       Experience with Microsoft Excel, including use of macros and VBA programming.

·       Experience with statistical methods.

·       Academic or work experience with statistical software, linear algebra, optimization, and information visualization.

 

Morningstar is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

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Location

22 W. Washington , Chicago, IL 60602

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Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
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Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
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Additional Perks + Benefits

Compensation at Morningstar is more than a salary. It’s about making positive contributions to both life and work. We give our diverse workforce the choice and flexibility they need to maintain their health, retirement plans, time, and professional growth.

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