Researcher/Reporter - Technology

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

OTR Global's Technology group is looking for a Researcher/ Reporter to join its global team in the Enterprise Technology and Enterprise Software industry sectors. The Researcher's primary responsibility will be conducting in-depth interviews by phone with cybersecurity, enterprise hardware and software industry professionals, and contributing source feedback to research reports. The ideal candidate is creative, curious, and most of all determined to build a dependable list of contacts often viewed as difficult to reach, and maintain those relationships over time. The individual in this role will be reporting on a broad array of technology topics and with time, may have opportunities to take leadership on running projects and contributing new coverage ideas. The Technology Reporter will work closely with the Technology team leaders and other researchers in the team to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment audience. This is a unique opportunity to work with and learn from one of the most differentiated investment research companies in the securities industry.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Background in the technology sector or software industry, IT consulting, or in reporting and/or research; tech specialist background, and knowledge of the financial industry and investment basics a plus.
  • Understanding of the key trends shaping the cybersecurity, enterprise hardware, or the software industry, and an ability to identify and articulate inflections in industry trends; experience with financial writing a plus.
  • Ability to network in remote setting and develop new sources across various enterprise software topics, and maintain relationships over time; existing high-level network of contacts in the technology industry, such as implementation partners, distributors and resellers a plus.
  • Clear and concise communication skills and exceptional analytical skills, attention to detail, ability to "connect the dots" and clearly articulate research conclusions.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, proactive thinking, ability to meet deadlines, multi-task and work under pressure; schedule flexibility a must.
  • Proven ability to work well within teams, self-motivated, showing initiative, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic. Must be comfortable working remotely.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

PLEASE SEND YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO: Jobs@otrglobal.com 


Researcher/Reporter - Network Communications

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

OTR Global's Network Communications group is looking for a Researcher in the U.S. to join its global team. The individual in this role will work closely with senior researchers in the group to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment audience by conducting primary research. The Network Communications Researcher should be able to efficiently develop new relationships with industry professionals - typically senior managers of North American wireless carriers and network operators, service partners for public cloud providers, wholesalers, and other high-level individuals - and maintain those relationships over time.
The Researcher needs to be creative, curious, and most of all determined to build a dependable list of contacts often viewed as difficult to reach. The Reporter’s primary responsibility will be conducting in-depth interviews and contributing source feedback to research reports. Regular writing opportunities may be assigned after showing ability to deliver high quality source interviews, so clear, concise writing and communication skills are other important aspects of this role. This is a telecommuting position, and a unique opportunity to work with and learn from one of the most differentiated investment research companies in the securities industry.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Background in investigative reporting, research and/or network engineering and network infrastructure for wireless service providers; knowledge of the financial industry and investment basics a plus.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in telecommunications or experience in journalism and research of network communications topics.
  • Ability to develop new sources across various network communications, infrastructure and cloud services topics, and maintain relationships over time in a virtual setting; existing high-level wireless carrier, components OEMs and service partners sources a plus.
  • Understanding of the key trends shaping the telecommunications carrier and supplier landscape and LTE/5G technologies development, and ability to identify inflections in those trends; knowledge of network components industry, data center and cloud technologies a plus.
  • Well developed, positive communication and excellent interviewing skills; ability to “connect the dots” and clearly articulate research conclusions.
  • Must be available for occasional travel to key industry events in North America for in-person networking/source development opportunities.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, proactive thinking, ability to meet deadlines, multi-task and work under pressure; schedule flexibility a must.
  • Proven ability to work well within teams, self-motivated, showing initiative, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic. Must be comfortable working remotely.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

PLEASE SEND YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO: Jobs@otrglobal.com 

 


Researcher/Reporter - Healthcare

Roles and Responsibilities

OTR Global's Healthcare group is looking for a Researcher/Reporter to join the team and conduct primary research on trends in medical technology. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to efficiently develop new relationships with healthcare industry professionals who are tuned into the latest medical advances and trends, and maintain these relationships over time. The primary responsibility of this position is conducting in depth phone interviews with doctors, surgeons, and other healthcare industry professionals to gauge and detail the market acceptance of a variety of new therapeutics and medical devices. The Healthcare Researcher should be adept at covering a broad array of topics within the healthcare industry. Excellent communication and analytical skills, ability to connect the dots and idea generation are other key attributes of the role. Individual in this role will work closely with the senior research leaders in the team to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment audience. This is a unique opportunity to work with and learn from one of the most differentiated investment research companies in the securities industry.

Personal and Professional Qualifications

  • Strong background working in healthcare, ideally 3+ years as a representative for a pharmaceutical or medical device company, or primary and/or secondary research experience in the pharmaceutical, medical device, and/or biotech markets.
  • Understanding of the key trends shaping the healthcare industry today, and an ability to identify and articulate inflections in trends; experience with financial writing a plus.
  • The ideal candidate is persistent and able to develop and maintain relationships with healthcare industry professionals and engage them to elicit information for research studies.
  • Ability to network in a remote setting; existing high-level network of contacts in the healthcare industry, such as doctors, surgeons, and other professionals a plus.
  • Exceptional analytical skills, ability to "connect the dots" and clearly articulate research findings to an audience that thrives on simplicity. Strong written and verbal communication skills a must.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, proactive thinking, ability to meet deadlines, multi-task and work under pressure. The candidate must be a fast learner.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and experience aggregating, organizing and analyzing data.
  • Proven ability to work well within teams, self-motivated, showing initiative, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic. Must be comfortable working remotely.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

PLEASE SEND YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO: Jobs@otrglobal.com 

 


Part Time Research Associate - New Mexico

Roles and Responsibilities

The job of an OTR Global Research Associate is to gather unbiased information on companies and industries through telephone interviews with a variety of sources in numerous sectors, including Professional Contractor, Industrial Supply, Construction Rental Equipment, Auto Parts, Retail and Restaurants, and record the information cultivated from those source interactions into an online information system. $23 per hour. 1-5 shifts per week, 5-25 hours per week, for 5- 6 hours per shift in our Santa Fe office. No benefits.

Personal and Professional Qualifications

  • Must be computer literate, know Excel well. Be able to utilize and toggle between multiple windows at once and multi task.
  • Prior experience or solid understanding of Professional Contracting, Industrial Supply, Construction Rental Equipment, Auto Parts and Retail and/or Restaurant sectors a plus
  • The ability to maintain a positive attitude, self-motivated and confidence
  • Tenacious and resilient and able to handle rejection with cold calls
  • The ability to quickly assimilate information on new subjects
  • Intellectual curiosity and a passion for fact-finding
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, including good listening skills
  • Ability to work well within a team, but will also be a motivated, independent worker
  • Schedule flexibility; must be able to work M-F, 8-5 pm
  • Only residents of Santa Fe need apply

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO: Jobs@otrglobal.com

 

OTR Global's Healthcare group is looking for a Researcher/Reporter to join the team and conduct primary research on trends in medical technology. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to efficiently develop new relationships with healthcare industry professionals who are tuned into the latest medical advances and trends, and maintain these relationships over time.  The primary responsibility of this position is conducting in depth phone interviews with doctors, surgeons, and other healthcare industry professionals to gauge and detail the market acceptance of a variety of new therapeutics and medical devices.  The Healthcare Researcher should be adept at covering a broad array of topics within the healthcare industry. Excellent communication and analytical skills, ability to connect the dots and idea generation are other key attributes of the role. Individual in this role will work closely with the senior research leaders in the team to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment audience. This is a unique opportunity to work with and learn from one of the most differentiated investment research companies in the securities industry.