• Alternative Data Analyst

    Location : Location US-NY-New York
    Investment Services (Equities, Fixed Income, Multi-Asset Portfolio Management)
    Position Type
  • Company Overview

    AB is a leading global investment-management and research firm with more than $500 billion in assets under management and a presence in 22 countries, with more than 3,400 employees worldwide. We serve clients ranging from institutions to individuals and private clients, and we offer independent research, portfolio strategy and brokerage-related services tailored to our clients’ unique needs. With forward-looking perspective and expertise in equities, fixed-income, alternatives and multi-asset strategies, more than 500 investment professionals collaborate to share ideas and make connections across disciplines, geographies, asset classes and sectors. These collective insights drive innovation and better solutions, helping us keep our clients AHEAD OF TOMORROW®..


    AB Arya Partners (“Arya” and “Fund”) is a separate business unit within AllianceBernstein L.P. (AB). AllianceBernstein is composed of five separate business units. Arya is a low-net, long/short equity-focused multi-manager platform investing across industries and geographies.

    The mandate of the Arya Alternative Data Analyst is to acquire and evaluate alternative data sources for investment research. As part of the team you will work closely with the investment community to define and synthesize areas of interest, manage the acquisition of data sets, and analyze data sets to provide recommendations for investment and risk process integration.




    • Analyze external, alternative data sources and provide recommendations for integration and enrichment of existing data.
    • Assist in the day-to-day monitoring of Arya’s existing data vendor relationships and enforce data efforts across the business.
    • Assist in management front/middle office requests to ensure alternative data is properly evaluated, implemented, and risk assessed.
    • Help drive continuous improvements to data quality procedures and a consistent approach to how data quality is measured, monitored and reported.
    • Work with stakeholders within the organization to refine and improve knowledge and processes. 
    • Participate in corporate strategy initiatives which includes advanced data quires and coordinating with management staff on other business management efforts. 

    The Arya Alternative Data Analyst role offers a unique opportunity to join a fast-paced and growing team within AB.



    • A bachelor’s degree with a strong academic record
    • 3 – 8 years of experience working with data and data vendors
    • Strong working knowledge of Excel, SQL, VBA would be a plus
    • Programming skills in Python and at least one of C#, C++, or Java are a plus
    • While financial industry experience is a plus, we are open-minded in our search for critical thinkers who are passionate about technology and data
    • Team player with excellent communication skills.
    • Attention to detail and ability to think quickly in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to interact effectively with numerous internal teams and stakeholders in a collaborative, team-oriented culture.
    • Proven problem-solving and analytical abilities including pattern detection, root cause analysis, and issue resolution
    • Relevant experience in data operations, with proven process improvement skills


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