Senior Investment Officer

Location
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Salary
Up to $189,000 per year
Posted
20 May 2021
Closes
19 Jun 2021
Industry Sector
Government
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.
 

  • Work with the Chief Investment Officer and investment staff overseeing $22 billion internal and external fixed income portfolios. 
  • Oversee internal short, intermediate, and long duration investment grade fixed income portfolios. The ability to generate alpha is very important. A verified track record is required. 
  • Evaluate fund managers versus peer group and relative index/indices.
  • Assist the Chief Investment Officer in preparing for and deliver presentations to various parties.
  • Assist in identifying overall and portfolio-specific risk. Develop strategies to monitor and control risk.
  • Prepare regular ad hoc performance and risk reports.

Qualifications


PREFERENCES: 

Preference may be given to those with a Master’s Degree or a Ph.D.
Preference may be given to someone with a successful historical record of identifying and managing external fixed income managers.

KNOWLEDGE: 
 

  • Understanding global macro and micro risks that impact investment-grade securities is imperative.
  • Strong quantitative/analytical aptitude and modeling skills are important. 
  • Experience in programming is a plus.
  • Ability to work with unfamiliar concepts, take ownership of work and deliver timely results. 
  • Risk management experience is a plus.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment utilizing strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong time management and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Desire to work hard, learn and contribute to the team.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


Education:
Bachelor's Degree (typically in Finance, Business, or Economics)

Experience: 
6+  years of progressive work experience (typically in Finance, Business or Economics) with acquired knowledge at the level of an Investment Officer

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification and/or an MBA (or Master's Degree in a related field of study) and/or Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) certification 
 

Necessary Special Requirements


PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • General office conditions. 
  • Minimal lifting.
  • Some travel necessary.

NOTES: 

  • FLSA: Exempt
  • This position is At-Will and is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the CIO.
  • This position is provided leave per the Executive Leave Policy
  • Candidates will be required to undergo a criminal background check requiring fingerprinting.
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