Mission: We give investors the power to measure and improve investment skill.
Best Places to Work: 2017 (#14)
Novus was founded in 2007 by a group of investors, data scientists and engineers to build a foundation that helps the world’s top investors generate higher returns. Simply stated, we believe investors need to innovate, adapt and increase the value they deliver. Today, almost 100 of the world’s top investment managers and investors managing approximately $2 trillion are using a single foundation that leverages all of their ideas and produces innovative technology on a regular, iterative cycle. At its essence, Novus is a platform for the industry’s top investors to collectively innovate.
We help our allocator clients drive more rigorous manager research, gain better transparency into their portfolios and automate reporting to investors, boards and other constituents.
We help our investment manager clients discover their skill-sets and weaknesses to drive higher returns while driving more differentiated external and internal reporting to raise capital and deliver more efficiency.
At Novus, we take responsibility to discover, capture, validate and enrich client data, in order to deliver the insights that ultimately give investors an edge.
All of your porsition-level data, historically and up to last night, tagged with anything you care about: sectors, asset classes, strategies liquidity profiles, you name it. Reconciled, verfied and enriched so you can trust the data. Now you can answer any portfolio related question at the aggregate, client or portfolio level.
100% customizable and automated reporting. You can easily create custom dashboards or reports for your team or investors.
Compare your portfolio's positions and crowdedness to the public holdings of over 1,200 recognized hedge funds tracked across Novus' Hedge Fund Universe. Use these public data analytics to uncover potential liquidity risks, idea selection, and other opportunities within your funds own construction.
Visual risk limits and P&L side by side to better understand historical trends.
I have been working at Novus Partners full-time (More than 5 years)
If you're a free spirit, courageous and striving to make an impact, join us. You'll be given the freedom and resources to succeed. Working at Novus feels like everyone owns their own business. We also allow for internal mobility. If you're an engineer and discover a passion to interact with clients, you'll be given the opportunity. Similarly, if you developed a passion for coding while handling client requests, you'll be given the opportunity to explore engineering and computer science.
At times it's getting tough to balance everything that's going on, I'll admit it.
Advice to Management
Made initial contact with recruiters at career fair. Novus followed up via email to schedule a programming test. Test was Java specific, but recruiters stated Novus uses Java and Scala.
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Pay Equality Pledge
Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience
Tech Hiring Commitment
Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers
Career Advancement Program
Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions
Pledge to Thrive
Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being
First Job Programs
Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts