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 winning
first place in the SF Business Times' ''Best Places to Work in the Bay Area
2008" Awards (Large Companies category), the Barclays PLC subsidiary
employs over 3,700 people globally and manages approximately $2 trillion in
Proprietary Analytics Group is responsible for proprietary tools (including
optimization) used for portfolio construction, backtesting, attribution, and
other applications. We believe that Proprietary Analytics represents one of
BGI’s key competitive advantages.
·Manage this high-performing team.
·Provide thought leadership on
approaches to portfolio management, including specifically the development of
new proprietary tools.
·Challenge the status quo, and foster
an environment of innovation. Raise the level of analytic sophistication at
·Influence behaviors, perceptions,
and decision-making across the organization, even in areas in which they do not
have direct authority.
·Develop prototypes, convert into
production-quality software, and support those implementations.
·Work closely with researchers and
portfolio managers throughout the firm.
·Experience managing an investment or
finance team focused on model building and quantitative asset management.
·An advanced degree in finance, operations research,
econometrics. An advanced degree in a quantitative discipline such as science
or engineering can substitute for this, however this will only be the case if
the person has extensive practical experience, which has led them to acquire
the appropriate training on the job.
·Effective communication skills, both written and
verbal. The successful candidate must have the confidence and credibility to
persuasively interact with colleagues, management, and multiple (internal)
·Direct experience designing and
delivering production quality implementations of large-scale mathematical
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