Northern Trust Asset Management - Quantitative Equity Research Analyst - Factor Investing (2-6 yrs)

Location
Bangalore City, Bangalore (IN)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 06, 2019
Closes
Mar 08, 2019
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Quantitative Equity Research Analyst - Factor Investing (2-6 years)

Northern Trust Asset Management, Bangalore

Mandatory Skills :

- 2 years min exp. in SAS or Python Or R or MATLAB

- 2-6 years of work experience and successful track record in quantitative analysis preferably in capital markets domain

- Preference to top-tier engineering colleges (IITs / NITs) 

Key Responsibilities and Expectations :

1. Research factor based equity investment strategies, refine firm's existing factor solutions and assist in developing new quantitative investment strategies / products for buy-side clients

2. Assist in managing the quantitative portfolio construction process and rebalancing of client accounts

3. Support the sales effort of Northern's Quantitative/ Factor based strategies 

4. Document and conduct periodic review of the firm's quantitative models and strategies 

Desirable Skills :

- Basic knowledge of Barra Risk Models, Equity Factor Investing

- Quant Research and Analytical Skills

- Progress towards CFA designation 

- Understanding of Factor based equity investing

- Understanding of buy-side equity investing 

- Prior exp. with tools such as Bloomberg, Factset

Key Words :

- Factor based equity investing

- Smart beta investing

- Engineered equity investing

- Quantitative Research Analyst

- Buy-Side Quantitative Research Analyst

- Buy-Side Quantitative Equity Research Analyst

About Northern Trust : 

The Northern Trust Corporation is an American international financial services company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. We provide investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking services through a network of 85 offices in 18 U.S. states and 20 international offices in North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. In March 2010, Forbes magazine ranked Northern Trust as the world's most admired company in the "Superregional Banks" category. As of September 30, 2016, Northern Trust Corporation had: 

$6.7 trillion in assets under custody 

$1000 billion in assets under management 

$120 billion in banking assets 

About Northern Trust, Bangalore : 

Northern Trust's Bangalore office (Northern Operating Services) was set up in 2006 to support the front, middle and back office operations of the company. Today after 10 years, the Bangalore office is one of the largest offices worldwide with 3800+ employees.