Full Job Description
We are looking to add a highly motivated Analytics Researcher IV to support Silicon Valley Bank’s research and insights program focused on the innovation ecosystem. This position offers the opportunity to join a team that applies subject matter expertise and advanced analytical skills to uncover trends affecting the venture capital industry, innovation ecosystem, and markets of strategic interest to SVB.
The Analytics Researcher IV is responsible for organizing and conducting research efforts, including consulting with management and thought leaders to direct the focus of a project. Expected to apply advanced thinking principles to analyze data to uncover valuable, relevant and actionable insights. Provides insight through various mediums to help internal and external stakeholders make strategic decisions, be informed on their industries/sectors, and enable thought leaders to raise their profile. Receives minimal guidance; must be able to execute tasks independently and exercise judgment to align projects to business objectives, coordinate research and develop content.
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or similar, related backgrounds.
3-5 years professional experience with 1 year at investment bank, financial services, equity research or similar experience.
Experience blogging, experience writing about Life Science and Healthcare preferred
Knowledge on the macro and innovation economies is crucial
Solid understanding of Life Science & Healthcare industry
Knowledge of financial statements and finance principles
Strong data analysis skills.
Familiarity with databases such as Preqin, PitchBook, CapIQ
Technical skills: Proficient at Excel Power Point, Tableau
MBA or relevant graduate degree
CFA or enrolled in CFA program
Familiarity with Python
Experience working with C-level internal clients and external clients
Prior experience at a startup or with an investor is highly desirable