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02/12 Roshanee Panigrahi
HR at StateStreet

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State Street - Model Validation Analyst - Investment Solutions Group (3-8 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 770874

Company : State Street Global Advisors

Opportunity : Model Validation Analyst, Investment Solutions Group (ISG)

Location : Bangalore

State Street Global Advisors is the asset management business of State Street Corporation, one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors with over $2.8 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. State Street GA's Investment Solutions Group (ISG) is a team of 80+ investment professionals running multi-asset class portfolios for some of the world's largest, most sophisticated investors. We skillfully manage strategies across global, tactical and strategic benchmarks, bringing a deep understanding of the myriad risk and return drivers behind each asset class to every investment decision we make.

Responsibilities :

- Developing working knowledge of all existing investment models within ISG, including inputs, code, outputs, and ways to replicate model results

- Creating a well-organized library of research code and documentation across all ISG investment models

- Improving (or creating when missing) model documentation based on interviews with other members of the research team

- Acting as a sole liaison with the corporate Model Validation team on behalf of the whole research team

- Generally, becoming a repository of institutional knowledge across the research organization and fostering common research and documentation standards across it

Qualifications :

- Bachelor's/Master's Degree in finance, econometrics, science/engineering or another highly quantitative subject

- An independent thinker with interest in quantitative finance and developed quantitative skills

- Minimum 3 years of experience of direct experience in model validation group

- Proven interest and career aspirations within Model Validation space

- Strong programming skills (Python, R and Matlab)

- Experience with financial data software's (FactSet, Bloomberg, Morningstar, Datastream)

- Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

- Experience of writing technical and research reports

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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