Senior Quantitative Equity Research Analyst

Title: Senior Quantitative Equity Research Analyst

  • Reference #: 78572
  • Employer: State Street Global Advisors
  • Website: http://www.ssga.com/webapp/glp/careers.jsp
  • Working hours: 8:30AM-5:00PM
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Job Description:

    BACKGROUND:

    State Street Global Advisors is the asset management subsidiary of State Street Corp. and one of the world’s largest asset managers.  With over $2 trillion in AUM, SSgA manages a wide range of strategies across all major asset classes.
    The Active Emerging Markets Investment Team is a group of 20 investment professionals located in Boston, Paris and Hong Kong with the mandate to deliver active performance for its clients. The group manages a range of strategies spanning global, regional and small cap mandates for a variety of institutional and retail investors. Systematic quantitatively driven research is an integral part of the investment process.
    We currently have an opening for a research analyst at the senior level.  Project areas include security selection, country and currency allocation, portfolio construction and risk management all using a variety of advanced quantitative techniques.


    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

     Experience working as a research analyst or portfolio manager in quantitative equity investment strategies
     Good knowledge of asset pricing and stock selection literature
     Genuine depth in statistics and econometrics
     Strong computer skills and good programming experience
     Knowledge and practical experience with statistical packages (e.g. Matlab, SAS, R)
     Ability to work well in a collaborative group environment
     Strong presentation and communication skills, both oral and written
     An advanced degree (preferably a PhD) with a strong numerical, statistical or financial engineering component


  • Contact Details: Terence Shanley
  • Other Info:

    Please apply online at http://www.ssga.com/webapp/glp/careers.jsp 

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