Women Impact Tech

Senior Analyst, Index Development

    Chicago, IL

Full Time

Job Description

A participant of the index development function for Cboe Global Indices (CGI). The team currently researches, designs, and implements new index strategies on behalf of Cboe Global Indices and CGI’s clients. This role will primarily focus on supporting the systematic implementation of new indices.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the implementation of index strategies coming from CGI R&D or client methodologies
  • Evaluate client methodologies for feasibility within current calculation capabilities and suggest edits to ensure calculation compatibility
  • Work with IT to decrease time to automation for new index calculations
  • Help establish index calculation standards to enable repeat application of calculation modules and standardize client facing file formats
  • Provide specification and testing support for automated index calculation framework
  • Create launch documentation to ensure proper tracking of projects as they move from index development to index operations

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong quantitative and programming skills; experience in R, Python, and SQL
  • Strong background in index mathematics: writing, reading, editing methodology formulas
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be self-motivated and be able to work independently as well as part of a team, requiring minimal direction and follow-up
  • Experience in capital markets, structured products, digital assets, distributed leger technology, and ESG investing preferred
  • Ability to perform gap analysis/due diligence on external platforms

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years finance experience with 2+ years working with options, financial indexing and/or financial markets.

Education:

  • Bachelors degree Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field required. Advanced degree preferred.