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Product Research & Data Analyst

Russell Investments

Russell Investments

IT, Product, Data Science
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Business Unit:

Investment Division

Reporting To:

Global Head of Product


EMEA/UK (Mar-Nov 1:30 pm – 10:30 pm IST / Nov-Mar 2:30 pm – 11:30 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.

Job Description:

Russell Investments is seeking a highly motivated Product Analyst to join the Global Product team. The mandate of the Product team is two-fold: 1) to understand evolving client needs and bring our investment expertise into product structures (e.g. mutual funds) that address those needs, and 2) to manage and commercialize an extensive product line across North America, EMEA, and APAC. This role will require the successful candidate to provide research and data/analytical support on a wide variety of projects including assessments of products, competitors, new markets and client segments. The individual should be a power user of MS Excel and PowerPoint with the ability to analyze, visualize, and communicate insights in a compelling manner. The ideal candidate would be reliable, personable, and team-oriented with an exceptional worth ethic, intellectual curiosity, and drive to take on new responsibilities and learn new subject matter. Knowledge of data sources and databases in asset management (e.g. Morningstar, eVestments, Broadridge, Pitchbook) and their idiosyncrasies are a big plus. This individual will work with stakeholders across the firm globally including with sales distribution (Go-To-Market), the investment division, and finance.

Years of Experience

Product Analyst – 2-3 years of experience


  • Working knowledge of the asset management industry and investment products
  • Familiarity with some of the commonly used data sources and databases in asset management (e.g. Morningstar, eVestments, Broadridge, Pitchbook) desired.
  • Familiarity with visualization tools such as PowerBI or Tableau desired.
  • CFA designation or an interest in obtaining one desired.


  • Support strategic and tactical product initiatives with research and data/analytical support, synthesize findings with compelling visuals in presentations.
  • Partner with domain experts on the product team and across the business to deeply understand the problem, develop hypotheses, and a research and data/analytic approach to address the problem.

Candidate Requirements

  • MS Excel and PowerPoint power user.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Strong research skills – ability to use publicly available and propriety sources to research topics and synthesize findings.
  • Intellectual curiosity, collaborative working style, and reliability are a must.

Core Values

  • 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 and exude initiative and a sense of urgency.
  • Exemplifies our customer-focused, action-oriented, results-driven culture.
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities, has a desire for continuous learning, and proposes solutions.
  • 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.