Associate/Vice President, Portfolio Management/Researcher (ESG) - Atlanta, GA
Description About this role
At BlackRock, we are looking for Researchers with a focus on ESG who like to innovate and solve complex problems. We recognize that strength comes from diversity, and will embrace your outstanding skills, curiosity, drive, and passion while giving you the opportunity to grow. Being a researcher at BlackRock means you get the best of both worlds: working for one of the most advanced financial companies and also being part of a software development & research community responsible for next-generation technology and solutions. Who We Are
BlackRock's Systematic and Indexed Fixed Income Groups (SFI & IFI) manage more than $2.3 trillion in global fixed income assets across index, ETFs, active long-only, alternative, and liability driven strategies. The platform offers fixed income investors one of the industry's broadest array of investment choices across index, model-based and fundamental investment styles. You should be
Thinking about the big picture including how your research can translate into a usable product by our clients.
Someone who loves to mentor and guide your more junior colleagues.
Comfortable taking full ownership of a project or analytical product, not just doing what you are told.
Passionate about quality, may it be data analysis, code, or a presentation.
Curious and keep up to date in your field
BlackRock is seeking a Researcher/Portfolio Manager to join the IFI Core Portfolio Management team, where they will be responsible for a wide array of research projects focused on ESG data materiality measures and investment integration. This role has considerable scope for the right individual to have an impact on the success of the team and broader organization.
The successful candidate will possess outstanding attention to detail, excellent interpersonal skills, and have a passion for thinking critically about ESG factors and how to express those material factors in the investment process. You Will Need To Have
An advanced degree in mathematics, quantitative finance, computer science, economics, statistics, engineering or other quantitative fields
Turn insights into practical scalable solutions by enhancing the Algo / optimization engines.
The ability to produce high-quality work, practice good judgement, integrity, and discretion is key.
Solid understanding of Aladdin
Highly computer literate with programming skills in Python, SQL or other languages or tools are desirable such as machine learning, data science, or object-oriented programming.
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about. About BlackRock
At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.
This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.
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