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State Street - Quantitative Analyst - Equity Research

1 - 3 Years.Bangalore
Posted 3 weeks ago
Posted 3 weeks ago

Quantitative Analyst-Equity Research- Emerging Lead


About the company:

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 $4.3 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.

Position Description:

SSGA is seeking a quantitative analyst for its Systematic Equity Beta Solutions team. This team is responsible for developing investible strategies and research on factor (smart beta), Climate and ESG based equity portfolios for large institutional clients. The team is part of group managing ~$3 trillion USD. The team also works with IT teams on implementation and execution issues related in implementing these strategies. The individual will also work on developing proprietary solutions, building custom solutions, and writing papers for publication. This team gets to work directly with global portfolio management teams, strategists and international clients.

Ideal Candidate:

As ideal candidate, you should have solid foundations in structured equity portfolio construction. You should have prior experience in long term equity portfolio construction and a demonstrated track record in smart beta signal research, ESG metrics, thematic index research. You are also expected to have sound knowledge of quantitative portfolio building techniques. Understanding tools like Axioma or Barra is a big plus. Candidate also needs have prior work experience of coding in Python or R.

Responsibilities:

- Run optimized equity portfolio simulations as per client needs

- Create python code infrastructure to support day to day portfolio management

- Research quantitative equity signals in Smart Beta, ESG, Thematic domains

- Help PMs, Strategists, Clients in various capabilities to solve their portfolio solution requirements

- Collaborate, present and document research on latest quantitative equity portfolio innovations.

- Publish thought leadership pieces to help our clients as well as support sales in our product pitches.

Requirements:

- A Bachelor's degree from top tiered college is required; advanced degree (MBA, MA, or MS) or CFA is a plus

- 2-4 years 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 ESG Investing is preferable.

- 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. Python 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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Monika Bighane

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Last Login: 21 June 2024

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Job Code

1415607

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