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Quantitative Analyst Intern - Research Signals
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IHS Markit | Naperville, IL
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About IHS Markit

Named 'Most Influential Tech Analyst Firm in 2018', IHS Markit is at the forefront of the digital and technological revolution. At IHS Markit, we deliver impactful, real-world analytics and intelligence for industries and markets all around the world - in everything from finance to aerospace. The products, services and information we provide will uncover more intelligent solutions to today's most critical business challenges. IHS Markit is a global leader in information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. We partner with clients in business, finance and government to help them see the big picture with unrivaled insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions.

Team Overview:

The Research Signals group provides independent research and investment consulting services to the institutional asset management community. The group designs and develops individual factors and multi-factor models across a range of asset classes by applying a systematic evaluation process to a variety of fundamental, technical, and industry-specific data sources.

Position Summary:

As a Quantitative Analyst Intern with IHS Markit you will be responsible for conducting research in all areas surrounding the investment management process including alpha generation, risk management, portfolio construction and trade execution. You will be responsible for documenting results in reports and reading, assessing and authoring write-ups of analyst papers. The successful candidate will effectively complete research assignments and consulting projects as assigned, and communicate results internally and externally.

Role Requirements:

To be considered for this opportunity, candidates should demonstrate the following education, skills and experience:

* Legally eligible to work for the duration of the program in the country for which you apply
* Currently enrolled in school, working towards a Bachelor's or Master's degree (or equivalent) completing no later than September 2020
* Pursuing an undergraduate or advanced degree in Finance or related quantitative discipline, MBA and/or enrolled in CFA program preferred
* 0-1 year industry work or relevant internship experience in a quantitative environment, including knowledge of equity investment strategies, backtesting and optimization
* Strong programming aptitude, with experience in Matlab, Python, or R preferred
* Prior experience with SQL or other database knowledge is preferred
* Experience with machine learning a plus

It is the policy of IHS Markit to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, IHS Markit will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace. For candidates in the US, we are a participant in E-Verify (see link below).

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