Since 1955, millions of investors in the United States and around the globe have relied on Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII) for world-class investment management. Federated has grown to become one of the nation's largest investment managers with $367.2 billion in assets under management.
Federated has honed its disciplined investment process over a half-century to deliver style-consistent investment products, including 123 domestic and international equity, fixed-income and money market funds, as well as a variety of separately managed accounts. Federated's diversified product line is distributed through more than 8,400 financial intermediaries and institutions who assist investors in meeting their unique objectives. For additional information about Federated Investors visit FederatedInvestors.com.
CAREER OPPORTUNITY #: 7060
POSITION TITLE: ASSOCIATE QUANTITATIVE ANALYST
DEPARTMENT: INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT – PITTSBURGH
Bachelor degree in finance, economics, statistics, engineering or business related major required with programming coursework or experience required
Up to two years of experience in finance related role
Coursework covering investment management, portfolio construction and financial derivatives preferred
Familiarity with financial theory, practical applications and strategy backtesting preferred
Programming proficiency and Microsoft Windows experience required, programming in Excel VBA preferred
Experience using Factset, Bloomberg and/or Statistical Packages preferred
Progress towards professional designation (e.g., CFA) or some graduate-level coursework preferred.
Work with senior quants in developing quantitative models and tools to support alternative investment strategies (long-short, balanced allocation, downside protection).
Research asset allocation and security selection strategies using physical investments as well as financial derivatives
Assist portfolio managers with portfolio analyses and portfolio construction
Manipulate, analyze and display data using spreadsheets, applications and programs
Perform quantitative analyses; create and maintain models, tools, and reports
Work with the systems department to implement software solutions where appropriate
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Federated Investors Tower - Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Demonstrated superior analytical skills
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Overtime as required
Federated Investors, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with a professional environment.