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L/S Equities Data Analyst

L/S Equities Data Analyst
London, GB
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Job Description

A Career in Long/Short Equities at Point72

Long/short discretionary equity is Point72’s core investment strategy and its success depends on our sector-based investing teams, comprised of Portfolio Managers and Research Analysts. As an ever-increasing volume and variety of data are used to drive fundamental equity strategies, Data Analysts placed on portfolio manager teams serve as a key resource for many of our investing professionals.


As a data analyst embedded in an equity investing team, you will drive innovation by leveraging a variety of data sources and systems. You will work directly with a Portfolio Manager and their team of Research Analysts to connect data and fundamental research. Your work will support investment theses and assist in driving investment decisions.


  • Work closely with a Portfolio Manager and a team of Research Analysts in analyzing a broad universe of compliance approved data that will directly influence idea generation and investment decisions
  • Design, build, and maintain data products that enable you to analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) relevant for your specific sector
  • Build automated processes for reviewing and analyzing diverse sets of information
  • Lead communication and interaction with third-party data vendors
  • Write efficient, modular, and dependable code
  • Document all work extensively and train teammates on use of work products (such as custom Python libraries, R packages, or custom data)
  • Work closely with Point72’s Technology teams to stay on top of the newest technologies approved for use across the Firm
  • Partner with Compliance on all aspects such as approved data sources, permissibility of systems and analytics


  • Undergraduate degree or higher
  • Quantitative ability as demonstrated through relevant coursework or work equivalent
  • 1+ years of experience (or equivalent) in SQL and Python or R
  • Team player with an entrepreneurial spirit and good communication skills
  • Excellent data visualization skills (Tableau, PowerBI, or software libraries in R or Python)
  • Experience analyzing complex data sets
  • Deep intellectual curiosity and lifelong-learning mind-set
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards

We take care of our people

We invest in our people, their careers, their health, and their well-being. When you work here, we provide:

  • Private Medical and Dental Insurances
  • Generous parental and family leave policies
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Support for employee-led affinity groups representing women, people of colour and the LGBT+ community
  • Mental and physical wellness programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • Non-contributory pension and more

About Point72

Point72 is a global asset management firm led by Steven Cohen that uses Discretionary Long/Short, Macro, and Systematic strategies to invest in eight offices across the globe. We look for people who want to build a career with us – people who want to innovate, experiment, and be the best at what they do – while adhering to the highest ethical standards. We're inventing the future of finance by revolutionizing how we develop our people and how we use data to shape our thinking. For more information, visit here.

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