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
The U.S. Equity Research team is looking for a Quantitative
Product Manger in the San Francisco
office to support our Active Equity Research and Product Teams. The ideal
candidate will have strong development and programming skills as well as experience
supporting empirical financial research and a proven capability to manage large
databases. Familiarity with common financial databases (e.g., Compustat, Barra,
IBES) is desirable.
·Work with the U.S. equity research team to setup
data feeds, data models, and derived data.
·Design validation and transformation
rules and mapping.
·Manage exceptions and errors and the
future needs for data and analytics in support of investment strategies.
·Assist researchers in the
acquisition and processing of financial data.
·Interact with product developers, vendor
relations, IT, and operations to provide reliable financial information to
support investment strategies.
·Work directly with market data
vendors to set-up and implement new data feeds or data models.
·Requires background in programming
languages, such as: SQL, Perl, SAS, Matlab, Java.
·Knowledge of Oracle, Sybase, SQL
Server, or MySQL databases is highly desirable.
·Three to five years of experience
managing and designing production databases and supporting empirical financial
·M.S. or B.S. in Computer Science,
Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Operations Research or other
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