Barclays Global Investors (BGI) is America's largest money manager,
providing structured investment strategies such as indexing, risk-controlled
active products, and exchange traded funds to investors worldwide. For 35
years, BGI has been at the forefront of developing innovative investment ideas,
applying science and technology to the investment process. Headquartered in San Francisco
and named one of the SF Business Times' "Best Places to Work in the
Bay Area 2007, "the Barclays PLC subsidiary employs over 3,500 people
globally and manages $2 trillion in assets.
BGI is one of the world's largest
fund managers with offices in 11 countries and more than 3,000 employees. Recognizing
the differing financial needs and goals of investors, BGI provides unparalleled
choice when it comes to investing. We offer funds focusing on active, index and
asset allocation strategies, liability driven investment, currency strategies,
cash management, securities lending, hedging strategies, transitions and
commodities trading. BGI is also the global leader in exchange traded funds via
our iShares business. Our clients include 68 percent of the world's largest 100
Pension plans and we continue to develop a strong retail business, where we can
leverage from the Barclays Group PLC.
Our Cash Team, which manages over
$200 billion of fixed income portfolios globally, is seeking candidates for a
research position on active strategies.
·Assist in research on quantitative
active fixed income strategies (both rates and credit) in support of short term
fixed income portfolio management.
·Create investment ideas based on
existing academic research.
·Implement these ideas while
accounting for transaction costs and risk.
·Communicate research progress and
results on a regular basis.
·1 Year of experience in quantitative
·"Hands-on" experience with
large financial data sets.
·Advanced degree in
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