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Data Validation Analyst

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AQR Greenwich , CT 06830

Posted 5 months ago

About AQR Capital Management

AQR is a global investment firm built at the intersection of financial theory and practical application. We strive to deliver concrete, long-term results by looking past market noise to identify and isolate the factors that matter most, and by developing ideas that stand up to rigorous testing. By putting theory into practice, we have become a leader in alternative strategies and an innovator in traditional portfolio management since 1998.

At AQR, our employees share a common spirit of academic excellence, intellectual honesty and an unwavering commitment to seeking the truth. We're determined to know what makes financial markets tick and we'll ask every question and challenge every assumption. We recognize and respect the power of collaboration, and believe transparency and openness to new ideas leads to innovation.

The Team


Your Role

Data Validation Analyst. Responsibilities include:

  • Expertise in the daily data load and validation process

  • Potential to expand your technical expertise and gain more experience and training in Python, SQL and machine learning

  • Monitor and manage the daily process

  • Monitor arrival and economic validity of new data

  • Interact with data loading and checking systems both programmatically and via GUI

  • Assess data validation exceptions

  • Research and interpret the effect of economic and/or corporate events on data related to: markets, financial instruments, economic indicators, financial analysis measures, etc.

  • Conclude whether flagged values must be approved or represent true errors that require follow up

What You Bring

  • Knowledge of or experience in some of the following :

  • SQL, Python

  • Economic events and related indicators

  • Financial instruments such as stocks, bonds, derivatives, futures

  • Financial statement analysis and corporate finance

  • Portfolio management (factor investing)

  • Statistical measures and analysis

  • Data validation, cleansing, normalization, ETL

Who You Are

  • Organized and able to work under daily deadlines

  • Able to prioritize and optimize own workload as a function of unexpected events and existing parallel/serial workflows

  • Ability to balance/optimize finding own solutions and asking for help

  • Good communicator who is able to be persistent and effective in following up on issues that block the process which require input from others in order to be solved

AQR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/VET/DISABILITY

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