Istra is a leading Algo-Trading research company specializing in developing and deploying High Frequency Trading strategies (HFT). We use state of the art technology and algorithms that are developed by our elite highly-skilled group of experienced researchers and developers in a challenging, pleasant, and rewarding work environment.
We are looking for a talented Business Analyst to join our Business Development Team.
As a Business Analyst you will be an expert in financial markets and an externally-facing extension of the firm’s research and development teams. You will perform market and economic research of financial market microstructure in multiple assets classes. You will also provide independent analysis of internal and external datasets and develop external business relationships with industry vendors such as trading venues and brokers.
Bachelor's degree in Mathematics / Computer Science / Statistics / Economics or a related field from a well known academic institute
Familiarity with data exploration using tools such as Python, R or similar programming languages
At least 2 years experience in consulting, business analysis or financial services
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Advanced analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines
Excellent English proficiency