Investment Risk Analyst

Wellington Management Company, LLP
Boston, USA
Oct 29, 2017
Oct 31, 2017
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.


The Investment Risk Analyst position is part of the Investment Strategy and Risk team. The primary focus of this group is factor based manager research, risk management, market trends and allocation of capital.  The team researches various portfolio management themes and identifies key investment trends and risks across our broad equity, multi-asset, hedge fund, research and fixed income strategies. The team manages multi-manager solutions offered by the firm, including US, global, non-US, Japanese, and hedge fund strategies on behalf of our clients totaling over $26 billion.  This group is also actively involved in Wellington Management's portfolio oversight processes.


The Investment Risk Analyst will work closely with the Investment Strategy and Risk team and will contribute to the broad efforts of the group.   The analyst will be expected to contribute to risk research and provide innovative approaches to tools and ideas on risk in our portfolios. The Investment Risk Analyst will collaborate with Portfolio Managers and Investment Risk Analysts, Product Management and the Global Relationship Group. 

The Investment Risk Analyst will focus on the following responsibilities:
  • Contribute to the investment risk related factor research
  • Contribute to the work on designing portfolio solutions to achieve client objectives
  • Develop risk analysis on our portfolios for internal/external clients using our proprietary tools 
  • Present views and research on behalf of the team


The ideal candidate will have a solid analytical foundation, be motivated by a team environment, and have the ability to learn about new analytical applications and investment products.  Experience in the use of analytical and database tools, like Factset, BARRA, Excel, eVestment Alliance, is desired but not required. Other key qualifications include:
  • Strong academic track record with a Masters and /or CFA preferred
  • Ability to conduct independent research in a collaborative team environment
  • Programming skills such as Python, Matlab or R preferred
  • Experience with data visualization software comparable to Tableau or Spotfire helpful
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail are essential, ideally with a creative mindset for problem solving
  • Humility, natural curiosity and an excellent sense of humor
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills

Investment Risk Analyst

Investment Risk Services

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As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at .