Recruitment Team at State Street
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State Street - Junior Quantitative Analyst - Global Equity Beta Solutions (1-4 yrs)
Company : State Street Global Advisors (SSGA)
Opportunity : Junior Quantitative Analyst, Global Equity Beta Solutions
Location : Bangalore, India
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) is the asset management business of State Street Corporation, one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors with over $2 trillion in assets under management and a heritage dating back over two centuries. Backed by the strength and stability of the State Street organization, SSGA makes continual investments in asset management and client servicing platforms, resulting in a client-focused, solutions-driven orientation.
- SSGA is seeking a junior quantitative analyst for its Global Equity Beta Solutions research team.
- This team is responsible for thought leading research in Equity Indexing, including Smart Beta and Thematic Investing.
- The analyst will be part of the team responsible for analyzing indices, developing proprietary solutions, building custom solutions, and writing papers for publication.
- The role will focus on quantitative analysis and portfolio construction.
- A Bachelors degree is required; advanced degree (MBA, MA, or MS) or CFA is a plus
- At least 1 year of investment experience is required, preferably with knowledge of factor research either through active quantitative research, smart beta/risk premia research. Factor research can be in either an academic or industry setting.
- Knowledge of factor research in either an academic or industry setting is a plus
- Familiarity with front office tools such as Factset, Bloomberg, risk platforms (e.g., Axioma, Barra, etc.) is a plus
- Strong quantitative skills. Matlab or SAS is highly recommended.
- Good communications skills and strong process, organizational, time and project management skills are necessary
- A desire to develop creative and innovative solutions is highly recommended
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