The Quantitative Research Analyst, Assistant Vice President, will be a member of the Portfolio & Risk Research team and will engage in new research and product development in support of three key business areas: advisory research, investable indices, and market indicators/research in support of State Street’s Global Markets division. The Portfolio & Risk Research team is part of State Street Associates (SSA), a unique partnership between State Street and thought leaders in academic finance. In collaboration with our academic partners, we produce original research that is frequently published in academic and practitioner journals. The quantitative research analyst will be focused on translating this academic research into customized solutions, practical applications and investable products for our clients. We have a track record of helping the world’s largest institutional investors and asset managers solve complex problems, manage investment risk, and enhance portfolio performance. SSA’s headquarters are located in Harvard Square in Cambridge, MA.
The quantitative research analyst will work closely with senior analysts to develop new research and investment strategies in areas such as portfolio optimization, dynamic asset allocation, risk management and alpha modeling with proprietary risk and inflation indices. The analyst will be involved in advancing SSA’s research agenda, producing customized client projects, authoring white-papers, and helping to develop investable strategies across equity, fixed income, foreign exchange and other asset classes.