Managing Analyst Multi-Asset Strategy Division

  • Competitive
  • Madison, WI, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • State of Wisconsin Investment Board
  • 12 Feb 18 2018-02-12

SWIB is seeking an experienced analyst for its Multi-Asset Strategy Division. The incumbent will work with the Multi-Asset team and other SWIB investment teams to actively participate in the management of the multi-asset portfolios by generating investment ideas while managing risk. The incumbent will be part of a team investing unconstrained across markets to produce alpha wherever there is opportunity.

SWIB is seeking an experienced analyst for its Multi-Asset Strategy Division. The incumbent will work with the Multi-Asset team and other SWIB investment teams to actively participate in the management of the multi-asset portfolios by generating investment ideas while managing risk. The incumbent will be part of a team investing unconstrained across markets to produce alpha wherever there is opportunity.

Essential activities:

  • Identify, recommend, implement, and manage investment strategies for the Multi-Asset portfolios. Strategies are largely market-neutral and can operate in and across a variety of asset classes.
  • Monitor the risk of existing portfolio positions and strategies.
  • Work with the Multi-Asset portfolio manager and other members of the Multi-Asset team to identify the best current uses of capital and collateral.
  • Work with the Multi-Asset portfolio manager and other members of the Multi-Asset team to optimize the long-term risk/return characteristics of the multi-asset portfolios.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 5 years of investing experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required; CFA or Master’s degree in finance or related program preferred
  • Experience working with market-neutral strategies
  • Experience working across different asset classes
  • Experience modeling securities, derivatives, or asset classes
  • Experience identifying and testing profitable trading strategies
  • Knowledge of derivatives
  • Knowledge of alpha factors across asset classes
  • Familiarity with portfolio construction, optimization, and risk management
  • Working knowledge of Bloomberg and/or Factset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to be adaptive and thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Superb work ethic, attention to detail, team orientation, and commitment to excellence

SWIB offers:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Meaningful performance-based incentive compensation
  • A comprehensive benefits package
  • Educational and training opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Challenging work in a professional, team environment

The position requires U.S. work authorization and residency in, or willingness to relocate to, the Madison, Wisconsin area. SWIB is prepared to offer relocation assistance as needed.

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.