Senior Financial Markets Research Analyst

at SMX in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Senior Financial Markets Research Analystat SMX (

United States

Our tradition of delivering innovative, technical solutions dates back to 1995, however, you may know us better by one of our legacy company names: Trident Technologies, Smartronix, Datastrong or C2S Consulting Group. With the support of OceanSound Partners, our private equity investment sponsor, we began operating as one business starting in 2019 and became SMX in 2021. We operate in close proximity to our clients around the globe and have core locations in Alabama, California, DC Metro, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, and Massachusetts.

Today, as SMX, we are one team and together empower government and commercial enterprises to become more effective, innovative, and resilient, no matter what challenges they face.

A Financial Market Research Analyst that will directly support the Office of Commercial Economic Analysis (OCEA) within the Secretary of the Air Force (SAF) / Concept Development Management Office (CDM).

OCEA’s Portfolio Management Team studies commercial markets to identify the pooling of risks and/or emerging opportunities relevant to Department of Defense (DoD) equities in order to develop strategies to address them.

The Market Research Analyst shall provide relevant and timely research that identifies potential intersections across commercial and military interest to illuminate market size, growth, value drivers, segments (often by customer type, technology, or use), sensitivities, & trajectory within the existing and planned market segments in order to communicate what the commercial focus of the market is today and into the future.

This is a hybrid remote position local to Fort Washington, MD/DC Metro/NOVA

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

+ Responsible for researching macroeconomic and microeconomic conditions, along with company and market fundamentals, to collect and analyze vast stores of information.

+ Conduct sector, industry, and company-level primary research leveraging business intelligence tools to uncover and evaluate industry trends

+ Assist in development and solely author research reports

+ Leverage clear analytic judgment to deliberately interact with USG stakeholders, corporate entities, investors, and industry associations to generate reports and DoD insights

+ Develop and maintain relationships with personnel and management of companies within the Portfolio

+ Keep abreast of industry-related news flow. Analyze implications of news/industry developments to portfolio companies and USG stakeholders

+ Leverage preliminary market assessments to develop a strategic engagement hypothesis for DoD stakeholders to promote, project, or protect DoD equities.

Required Skills

+ Ability to leverage all available resources to create differentiated content for writing research reports (company-specific or industry)

+ Strong PowerPoint skills are required

+ Strong attention to detail is a must

+ Adaptable

+ Ability to work well under pressure

Required Experience

+ Required Clearance: Secret

+ Ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret security clearance

+ Bachelor’s Degree required

+ 3 to 10 years of professional experience in Research, Business Consulting, Banking, Capital Markets, Finance, and/or the focus industry of the specific portfolio or graduate degree (MA/MS/MBA)

+ Experience writing in a professional capacity, e.g. crafting research notes / correspondence; presentation and/or development of industry reports

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SMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation. SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Vaccination within 60-days of hire, or an approved accommodation, is a requirement of the position per Executive Order 14042 (unless precluded by State law). If a candidate is not vaccinated, they may request an accommodation once offered the position, and the accommodation must be granted prior to the employee starting in the position. Candidate will have 60 days to get vaccinated.

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Job Posting: JC217823840

Posted On: Jul 03, 2022

Updated On: Aug 09, 2022