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by zoomfly
August 30th, 2021, 8:19 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Alternatives Investing
Replies: 0
Views: 881

Alternatives Investing

I am contemplating whether to move from sell side market risk analytics to building technology stack for buy side alternatives investing. This buy side team is very young (<2y) so a lot of initial effort (~1y) in this role will be about building systems for data management, governance, reporting etc...
by zoomfly
March 17th, 2019, 10:22 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Reality Check
Replies: 6
Views: 8509

Re: Reality Check

Thank you @bearish for your thoughtful reply. You're true about almost everything. Since the last few months I'd been investing my time mostly into building knowledge in ML concepts - partly to satisfy my intellectual curiosity and partly for the "greed" of being eligible for the roles (wh...
by zoomfly
March 17th, 2019, 2:01 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Reality Check
Replies: 6
Views: 8509

Re: Reality Check

My company already sponsored me, so that's taken care of. I'm not keen on going back as that would mean uprooting my spouse's career.
by zoomfly
March 17th, 2019, 12:55 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Reality Check
Replies: 6
Views: 8509

Re: Reality Check

@bearish: Current status is H1B, OPT was almost 6 years back. On track for H1B renewals by virtue of I140. 
by zoomfly
March 16th, 2019, 7:07 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Reality Check
Replies: 6
Views: 8509

Reality Check

Joined the industry ~6 years ago into a technology program at a big bank but in 2 years moved into risk quant dev (prototyping, building and implementing market risk analytics, but still falls under technology). Also worked upon big data technologies - used them for storage and computing millions of...