BGI is seeking a Data Analyst who will be a member of the
newly formed Portfolio Solutions group which will oversee all U.S.-based,
actively managed fixed income accounts. He/she will be responsible for systems
development and data management supporting portfolio construction.
·Assist in systems development
supporting portfolio construction.
·Monitor and maintain performance of
accounts across sectors.
·Help to develop portfolio management
monitoring tools that are easy to use.
·Work to develop in-depth analysis on
portfolio positioning, risk, and performance.
·Demonstrable comfort with large
amounts of data and a strong understanding of SQL programming and database
·Extensive Excel skills including
·Familiarity with at least one
statistical software package such as SAS, Matlab or R.
·Knowledge of XML, UNIX, and C++ would
·Knowledge of credit risk management,
including tools and strategies to manage idiosyncratic, industry, systematic
and interest rate risks.
·Exposure to quantitative finance,
including the Merton model, statistical testing and credit derivatives.
·Willingness to learn the BGI
research framework a must.
·General understanding of fixed
income instruments, capital markets, hedging and derivatives.
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