Investment Risk Analyst, Fixed Income

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA Boston MA US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 20 Aug 18 2018-08-20

Investment Risk Analyst, Fixed Income


Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.


The Investment Risk Analyst position is part of the Global Risk and Analytics team.   The primary focus of this group is leading Wellington Management's portfolio oversight processes across our broad fixed income, equity, hedge fund, research and multi-asset strategies.  This position is expected to actively contribute to the oversight of the firm's fixed income portfolios and will be a key resource for insights on the firm's portfolio management teams.  Over time he/she will actively contribute to the risk agenda by participating in formal risk reviews and pioneering new analytics and research.

The role requires a strong working knowledge of fixed income risk analysis gained from meaningful experience in institutional investment management and risk management.  Experience in long/short investing including structured products and derivatives would be considered a plus.  The individual should possess the ability to recognize broad investment trends, determine the risk implications beyond the individual portfolio level, and communicate the resulting risks across our various investment platforms.  The successful candidate will establish credibility through technical skill and knowledge, building collaborative working relationships with investment professionals, and creating a shared vision of the benefits of more risk-aware decision making. 

The ideal candidate will have a solid analytical foundation coupled with an analytical curiosity, strong organizational skills, passion for financial markets, be motivated by a team environment, and have the ability to learn about new analytical applications and investment products.  He/she will have experience working with technology resources on implementation, particularly when combining risk concepts with data analysis.  Specific skills with risk models and/or data visualization tools is considered a plus.  All of these attributes will be important for the successful candidate.


  • 2+ years of experience in portfolio analysis, data analysis, risk management, and/or risk systems
  • Proficient understanding of financial markets, fixed income and derivatives security analytics
  • Strong academic track record; economics, finance, mathematics or physical science majors preferred
  • Experience with Python and Excel/VBA or comparable analysis tools preferred
  • Technical ability to manipulate data for decision-making purposes, and solid working knowledge of visualization tools such as Tableau or Spotfire
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail are essential traits given the importance of communicating correct information members of the portfolio management team as well as senior management
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize effectively, meet deadlines and deliver high quality, error-free work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong understanding of portfolio construction, risk analytics, and investments
  • Creativity, thoroughness, attention to detail, and high energy
  • Capable of taking responsibility for independent projects with limited supervision
  • Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong fit with the firm's cultural tenets of inclusivity, collaboration, accountability, and collegiality

Investment Risk Analyst, Fixed Income

Investment Risk Services

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