MSCI is offering internship opportunity as Data Science Research Intern


Position overview

The MSCI Data Science Research team is part of MSCI’s Global Research and Product Development team. It is a global client-centric research group with a broad mandate to conduct proprietary research and strategic product development to address investment problems and set the foundations for the future growth of MSCI. The Data Science Research group utilizes a variety of analytical tools and methods to investigate new index and analytics ideas to carry out research and simulations.

The group works closely with other teams within Research and Product Development (Solutions, Index, Analytics, ESG) and across the firm (data, technology, product, coverage) to implement the research agenda and benefit from the substantial resources and expertise available within the global MSCI organization.

Your key responsibilities -

· The successful candidate will be a member of the team based in Mumbai and be involved in new research projects and contribute to their success from initial concept through research, development, and consultation to production implementation.

· The candidate will develop new tools using state of the art technologies and techniques (Python, data science, machine learning) and support others in the Research and Product Development group on these technologies.

· The candidate will carry out back testing, research and analysis of equity factor based strategies using historical market data and Barra factor models and portfolio construction tools.

Specific knowledge and skills -

· Good programming skills (Python preferred)

· Well-developed hands-on analytical and quantitative skills (e.g., time series and cross-sectional analysis)

Desired experience -

· Good programming skills (Python preferred)

· Well-developed hands-on analytical and quantitative skills (e.g., time series and cross-sectional analysis)

· Knowledge of any of the following: DevOps practices (version control systems, testing, continuous integration and delivery, containers), Linux command line, system administration basics a plus

· Understanding of the equity analysis and investment process or a strong desire to learn it

· Good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

Desired qualifications -

Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, quantitative finance or another highly quantitative subject.

About MSCI

At MSCI we are passionate about what we do, and we are inspired by our purpose – to power better investment decisions. You’ll be part of an industry-leading network of creative, curious, and entrepreneurial pioneers. This is a space where you can challenge yourself, set new standards and perform beyond expectations for yourself, our clients, and our industry.

MSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community. With over 50 years of expertise in research, data, and technology, we power better investment decisions by enabling clients to understand and analyze key drivers of risk and return and confidently build more effective portfolios. We create industry-leading research-enhanced solutions that clients use to gain insight into and improve transparency across the investment process.

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