Position title
Investment Analyst/Data Scientist
Description

LL Funds (“LL” or “the Firm”) is hiring an Investment Analyst/Data Scientist to join its growing team. The analyst will engage across many functions of the Firm and will have exposure to the entire investment process, including research, modelling, structuring, execution and monitoring. The ideal candidate has superior analytical skills, is organized and communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing. Candidates who take initiative, have a strong work ethic and a high level of maturity are considered ideal. The position is in our Philadelphia, PA office.

Responsibilities
  • Perform analysis of large data sets with guidance from other team members. Using a variety of analytical and modelling techniques, develop and refine strategies related to performance analysis, monitoring and forecasting across multiple mortgage and consumer asset classes.
  • Work with team to develop programmatic approaches to apply learnings from data analysis to derive robust investment analysis utilizing various pricing and structuring tools.
  • Assist with desk analysis of public asset-backed securities as well as private whole loan pools and deal structures.
  • Assist portfolio management team as necessary with trading and operational activities.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree with exceptional academic record in mathematics, statistics, economics, computer science or other quantitative discipline.
  • 0-2 years related experience.
  • Experience working with Python, R, SQL and Excel/VBA. Knowledge of relational databases preferred.
  • Passion for financial markets with desire to develop research, trading, analysis and portfolio management skillsets.
  • Strong work ethic with a high degree of integrity and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to collaborate in a team setting as well as work independently.
  • Desire to work in a dynamic, entrepreneurial organization.

Please email your resume and cover letter to careers@llfunds.com. Please mention “Investment Analyst/Data Scientist” in the subject line of your email. Principals only—no search firms.

Job Location
Philadelphia, PA
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