Careers

We offer a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that seeks to foster creativity and encourage professional development and personal growth.

We are always looking for unique and highly motivated professionals who possess a diverse range of skills, combining technical abilities (database construction, software development, financial analysis, etc.) with polished communication skills and client management experience.

We look to our team members to create new solutions for our clients, advance current financial models and techniques, develop new financial software applications, and constantly strive to better serve our clients.

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

Currently we are looking to fill the following positions:

Job Title: Analyst, US Client Solutions

Markov Processes International, Inc (MPI) is currently interviewing candidates for the role of Analyst to add to our team of key frontline client services personnel. You will directly interact with clients across the financial services industry in an effort to cultivate and expand existing client relationships and support complex projects.

Note: MULTIPLE POSITIONS OPEN depending on level of experience.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Frontline product and industry support for MPI clients across the financial services industry, including general Q/A as well as specific client project assignments and workflow knowledge transfer.
  • Develop a deep understanding of our flagship product MPI Stylus, our clients, their business, and the industry.
  • Implement tailored onboarding programs for new clients to educate them on MPI products and services, as well as incorporate their underlying methodologies and financial concepts.
  • Participate in live, client-facing training
  • Plan and/or conduct testing of MPI products, database feeds or other deliverables to ensure quality output.
  • Build effective cross organizational relationships with Sales, Product Management, Research, and Development teams to engage in problem solving and ad hoc projects ranging from training and documentation to research.

In addition, MPI often matches additional projects and responsibilities to analysts as their skill sets expand and interests become focused in relevant company skill areas. Analyst candidates will participate in extensive ongoing training programs at MPI in order to build up their skill sets in our products and the larger financial services issues involved.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from accredited four-year college or university. Computer Science, Mathematics, Finance, Statistics, and Economics majors are preferred.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States of America.
  • 1-5 years experience in the financial services industry preferred
  • Self-directed and motivated, with ability to work independently and collaboratively with a variety of departments at all levels of the organization to drive business forward.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and follow-through.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentation: ability to effectively communicate complex information and influence diverse internal constituents/senior management.
  • Applicants should be comfortable with phone, e-mail, and in-person communication.

Industry-specific Knowledge & Skills:

  • Strong interest in technology, finance, financial data, and quantitative concepts.
  • High level of proficiency using Microsoft Excel and Access.
  • Proficiency with SQL and programming tools (R, Python, VBA, etc.)
  • Excellent interpretive and analytical skills and the ability to quickly master quantitative and financial concepts.
  • Demonstrated client service skill set and ability to quickly build client confidence and trust, a major plus

Applying:

In order to apply, please send us an e-mail and include your resume and a cover letter.

Job Title: Sales Professional

This is a position that offers a strong foundation for a career in investment-related sales and account management with significant opportunities for growth, education and advancement. You will have a significant role in generating new business opportunities through outbound activities (cold calls, emails and targeted research). You will work closely with senior sales executives in targeting high-value prospects to create new sales opportunities and future growth. By working closely with MPI sales and product specialists, you will also create and prioritize strategic target account lists across a wide range of client segments. The Sales Professional is expected to become knowledgeable on our products, competing products and industry trends, source and qualify leads, and over time manage the entire sales cycle from prospecting to close.

You must be a self-starter, capable of learning and articulating sophisticated investment concepts and associated software solutions. This position will be challenging and educational and allows the opportunity for excellent growth potential in a collaborative, fun and energetic atmosphere.

The Sales Professional is a critical component of the MPI sales organization and offers a rewarding career with potential for advancement. As such, you have the opportunity to be closely mentored and professionally developed by seasoned enterprise sales professionals.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Generate qualified sales leads via phone calls, emails and other research
  • Create prospect lists by conducting online research and utilizing available sources
  • Master product pitches for different industry segments
  • Conduct a needs analysis and determine prospects pain points and work closely with senior sales executives to correctly position MPI’s products
  • Engage with prospects, and establish qualified opportunities
  • Closely work with team to perform fund/portfolio analysis for client demonstration purposes
  • Coordinate appropriate deliverables such as presentations, online demonstrations and proposals when needed to advance sales process
  • Cultivate and manage MPI’s CRM system with focus on routing qualified opportunities to senior level MPI sales and product specialists for further development and closure

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or higher from accredited four-year college or university.
  • Investment Industry designations a plus (e.g. CFA, CFP, CAIA)
  • 1-3 years of experience in a sales or account management role for an investment services or fintech organization
  • Effective communicator, strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work comfortably with senior management both within company and externally
  • Strategic thinking, creative problem solving, and analytic skills
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and hungry for success
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Coachable

Applying:

In order to apply, please send us an e-mail and include your resume and a cover letter.

Job Title: VP Institutional Sales

We are looking for an experienced sales professional with well established institutional relationships and expertise in portfolio analytics, alternatives and private equity.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leverage your existing relationships to arrange meetings and demonstrations
  • Generate qualified sales leads via phone calls, emails and other research
  • Expand existing MPI client relationships
  • Stay current with all MPI products, competing products and general industry trends
  • Client-focused product demonstrations to effectively communicate MPI’s value proposition

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or higher from accredited four-year college or university.
  • 5+ years of direct sales experience at an investment services or fintech organization
  • Thorough understanding of Portfolio Analytics, Hedge Funds and Private Equity
  • Institutional market contacts: pension funds, endowments, foundations
  • Investment Industry designations a plus (e.g. CFA, CFP, CAIA)
  • Effective communicator, strong interpersonal skills
  • Strategic thinking, creative problem solving, and analytic skills
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and hungry for success
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude

Applying:

In order to apply, please send us an e-mail and include your resume and a cover letter.

Job Title: Product Manager, Portfolio Analytics

We are currently looking for an experienced Product Manager to help manage development of key functional areas of MPI’s analytical platform.

General Job Description:

  • Define and implement our product strategy for new product and /or content enhancement by collaborating with groups across the company such as sales, marketing, client services and software development.
  • Manage the successful planning, execution, and delivery of new features and enhancements for our industry-leading MPI Stylus platform.

What your day looks like:

  • Work as part of the product team alongside applications developers and business analysts supporting functionality, design documentation, test execution, and defects/fixes.
  • Support input on software functionality by understanding and studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes
  • Convert business requirements into functional specifications
  • Manage product releases
  • Manage technical documentation, product materials, and feature guidelines
  • Stay ahead of the curve on cutting-edge technologies and trends & knowledgeable about our competitive environment
  • Manage scope and product expectations throughout the software and/or product development life cycle
  • Collaborate and communicate with development and business teams to troubleshoot and support product/ feature issues and requests as they relate to your work product
  • Train internal team members on MPI products and features
  • Develop and contribute case studies, documentation and messaging for products & features to be used on website, sales collateral and in articles

Your profile

  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • You think and act like an owner, taking personal responsibility for both team and product success
  • Proficient at writing functional requirements and user stories
  • Able to create wireframes and other visuals that enable software development to be more effective.
  • 5+ Years of Product Management of financial analytical software
  • Bachelor degree or higher in Computer Science, Finance, Mathematics, or similar technical field
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Investment Industry designations a plus (e.g. CFA, FRM, CAIA)

Highly desirable

  • Hands-on experience with MPI Stylus platform or similar
  • Proficiency in Portfolio Risk, Performance Attribution, Returns-based and Holdings-based analytics
  • Experience with Factor models, Portfolio Optimization and Asset Allocation
  • Thorough understanding of Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds and Private Assets
  • Experience with the SDLC and management of code repositories

Applying:

In order to apply, please send us an e-mail and include your resume and a cover letter.

NOTE: Candidates need not necessarily fit all criteria; we will be looking for the strongest candidate match to our needs. Please note that these positions are based at our Summit, NJ, headquarters.