Syntax Index R&D Analyst

New York City
Syntax, LLC (Syntax) is a leading innovator in financial index technology that created a new class of index, Stratified-Weight™ Indices, that provides investors rules-based, diversified exposure to business risks. Based in New York, we apply our stratified-weight methodology to reweight the most widely-used benchmarks, including the S&P 500, MSCI EAFE, and Russell 1000. In addition to the Stratified-Weight Index family, we also provide custom index products, risk analysis and management tools, and data licensing services.

The classification research analyst will work closely with the Syntax Research and Development team to build Syntax’s family of index products. Responsibilities include researching public companies in U.S and international markets, using Syntax’s patented FIS model to analyze company functions, and building index architectures. Research analysts will have further opportunities to contribute to theoretical finance research projects, financial product operations, or product marketing efforts.
The position provides the opportunity to join an ambitious and intellectually diverse team at an innovative and quickly growing financial startup.

The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate or a professional with up to 2 years of experience with a demonstrated interest in economic and/or financial research, broad-based intellectual curiosity, and a desire to challenge conventional modes of economic and financial analysis.

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