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.
The Global Index and Markets Group (GIMG) is responsible for
managing BGI’s index strategies, cash portfolios, and securities lending
product sets. We are looking for a highly motivated Research Analyst
passionately interested in investments and finance. The successful candidate
will have demonstrated an extraordinary aptitude for applying economic ideas
and scientific methods to investment problems. He/she will provide research and
analysis for non-traditional index strategies.
·Support efforts to generate well
thought out, thoroughly researched non-traditional index strategies.
·Conduct empirical research into the
return, risk and correlations associated with various proposed investment
·Identify data sources, gather and
check data, construct repositories of data for research purposes.
·Work with teams throughout
organization to commercialize product ideas.
·Excellent quantitative skills,
including formal training in econometrics or statistics, and demonstrated
success in applying these skills in a research context.
·Strong academic training (graduate
level, up to and including Ph.D.) in finance/economics.
·Experience, aptitude and success
working with large datasets and statistical software such as SAS or Matlab.
·Minimum two years work experience
(buy side experience preferred).
To apply, upload a Word or PDF resume to
the following URL:
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