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Edward Daniels Group

1-10 employees

Specialized staffing solutions for IT and finance sectors
Company Overview
Edward Daniels Group is a people-centric recruiting firm that prioritizes ethical practices and transparency, providing a personalized and attentive approach to job placement. Their competitive edge lies in their specialized focus on IT, Finance, and Accounting sectors, leveraging a team of former professionals in these fields to understand and meet their clients' specific needs. The firm's commitment to building long-term relationships and providing excellent customer service, coupled with their comprehensive recruitment services, positions them as a leader in their industry.
Consulting

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2007

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

20%

1 year growth

20%

2 year growth

20%
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
R
Data Structures & Algorithms
MATLAB
Perl
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Ph.D. in Statistics or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Mathematics, IEOR, Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field
  • Demonstrated ability to complete high level, investment related research
  • Prior experience in a quantitative role within a trading environment or experience in a position applying advanced quantitative techniques in solving highly complex data intensive problems
  • Strong analytical skills; experience working with and analyzing large datasets
  • Strong mathematical and statistical modeling skills (i.e. time-series and cross-sectional skills) preferred
  • Proficiency in coding, with experience using statistical packages (e.g. R, Matlab)
  • Exposure to scripting (e.g. Python, Perl); C/C++ a plus but not required
Responsibilities
  • Conceptualize valuation strategies, develop and continuously improve upon mathematical models and help translate algorithms into code
  • Work closely with traders to interpret valuations and develop next generation models and analytics
  • Develop core algorithms and models leading directly to trading decisions
  • Evaluate financial data vendors; evaluate and work with new data sources and analytics packages in developing investment strategies
  • Provide high level technical and investment analytics support to the trade desks
  • Conduct research and statistical analyses about securities and commodities
  • Demonstrated interest in or knowledge of investments, derivatives, asset pricing, empirical anomalies, macroeconomic analysis and market micro-structure
  • Prior experience with equities, convertible arbitrage, fixed income and/or commodities
  • Understanding of the modeling of risk and dynamics of linear and non-linear financial products
  • Strong understanding of international accounting rules and familiarity with global market structure
  • Familiarity with portfolio construction analytics and some exposure to quantitative portfolio management