Equity Research and TechDev Analyst
Business Unit:Investment Division
Reporting To:Director, Investment Research
Shift:EMEA/UK (1:30 pm - 10:30 pm IST) (India)
About Russell Investments, Mumbai:
Russell Investments is a leading outsourced financial partner and global investment solutions firm providing a wide range of investment capabilities to institutional investors, financial intermediaries, and individual investors around the world. Building on an 87-year legacy of continuous innovation to deliver exceptional value to clients, Russell Investments works every day to improve the financial security of its clients. The firm is the world’s sixth-largest investment adviser, with $1 trillion in assets under advisement (as of June 30, 2022) and $288.3 billion in assets under management (as of March 31, 2023) for clients in 30 countries. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington in the United States, Russell Investments has offices around the world, including London, New York, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai – and has opened a new office in Mumbai, India in June 2023.
Joining the new Mumbai office is an incredible opportunity to work closely with global stakeholders to support the technology and infrastructure that drives the investment and trading processes of a globally recognized asset management firm. Be one of the first to join this new team based out of Goregaon (East) in Mumbai and be a part of creating the foundation and culture for the firm’s growing operations in India. The Mumbai office operates 5-days a week from Monday to Friday with varying shifts to accommodate time zones around the world.
For more information, please visit https://www.russellinvestments.com.
As an Equity Research team member, this role will involve supporting a broad and diverse team of analysts globally in its drive to identify best in class investment strategies. The successful candidate will have strong quantitative analysis and programming/coding skills and will be competent in data management/handling. Strong investment knowledge and communication skills are also desirable. This position presents the opportunity for future advancement into an investment role.
Years of Experience
Suitable candidates would have at least 3 years of programming/investment experience.
Qualifications / Requirements
Bachelor's degree in mathematics, science, engineering or a finance related field.
Proficient in Python and SQL (R or C# a plus). Strong quantitative skill set with the ability to analyze complex data.
Understanding of investment principles and asset classes.
Ability to understand and use financial theory and tools.
Excellent problem-solving capabilities and attention to detail.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
Time zone flexibility to work with colleagues based in Russell’s different locations globally.
Data management and process development programming support for investment research
Undertaking quantitative analysis of investment strategies
Adhoc data analysis: respond to spontaneous requests from stakeholders for specific data insights or reports, present results in a clear and concise manner
Preparing supporting content for investment recommendations
Creating investment content for internal/external use
Liaise with members of the team to determine key priorities and objectives
Drive ideas for process improvements
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication and collaboration skills with all levels of management.
Strong organizational skills including the ability to adapt to shifting priorities and meet frequent deadlines.
Demonstrated proactive approach to problem-solving with strong judgment and decision-making capability.
Highly resourceful and collaborative team-player, with the ability to also be independently effective.
Exemplifies our customer-focused, action-oriented, results-driven culture.
Ability to act with discretion and maintain complete confidentiality.
Dedicated to the firm’s values of non-negotiable integrity, valuing our people, exceeding client expectations, and embracing intellectual curiosity and rigor.