Data Analyst

Business and Financial Operations

New York, NY

Job Overview

Cowen is seeking a technologist with the experience and background in the financial services industry to support the Sales & Trading businesses. This position will be in the tri-state area and hybrid functioning.  Candidate will be working closely with the business community to collect, inspect and analyze trading data in all aspects to derive data profile.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for collecting data from various sources.
  • Setup intake process and manage it via Autosys.
  • Inspect data and work with business to interpret it.
  • Collaborate with business to determine how best to utilize the data.
  • Derive various analytics via Alteryx to target various business needs.
  • Communicate with business to generate various analytics
  • Present the analytics via graphical tool, Tableau.
  • Document, create, and maintain Alteryx workflow
  • Oversee end to end analytic workflow solutions.
  • Will be heavy interaction with business community.
  • Will be heavy interaction with data management team and various tech teams.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • SQL, Alteryx, Tableau, Sigma knowledge required.
  • Python programming. C# a plus.
  • Analytic mindset. Able to comprehend large amount of data and apply business rules.
  • Data mining and analytics experience preferred.
  • Data science knowledge a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills and close attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and uses initiative to act on opportunities.
  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, data science, engineering, or related discipline.
  • 3+ years’ IT experience in financial services firm and experience with Markets business.

Who We Are

Cowen Inc. (“Cowen” or the “Company”) is a diversified financial services firm offering investment banking services, equity and credit research, sales and trading, prime brokerage, global clearing, commission management services and actively managed alternative investment products. Cowen focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to our clients in order to help them outperform. Founded in 1918, the Company is headquartered in New York and has offices worldwide.

At Cowen, inclusion and diversity are catalysts for success and innovation in everything we do. We pride ourselves on our empathetic and collaborative culture, where the power of diversity is harnessed to transform the status quo. Our focus on inclusion expands our thinking in order to generate better outcomes for clients, while striving to increase fairness and equity for our colleagues. Cowen’s vision of creating a more inclusive and equitable future is supported by our core values and is essential to our ability to outperform.

Our Values

  • Vision: We consistently deliver differentiated and disruptive insights that help our clients outperform
  • Empathy:  We proactively consider and account for the priorities and concerns of our colleagues and clients
  • Sustainability: We endeavor to produce ideas and solutions that are ethically grounded and aim to pass the test of time
  • Tenacious Teamwork: We elevate collaboration to new levels, empowering our ability to provide the best solutions for our clients.

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