Morning star : Senior Quantitative Analyst IM

Brief Description of position:

Morningstar Investment Management

Position: Senior Quantitative Developer – Morningstar Investment Management

The Area: The Investment Management group is a global team guided by Morningstar’s investment principles focused on delivering great long-term investment results to help end-investors reach their financial goals. We use our expertise in asset allocation, investment selection and portfolio construction to create world-class investment strategies leveraging the full resources of Morningstar. The group specializes in multi-asset investing, using building blocks in equities, fixed income and alternative investments to construct robust portfolios. Through our investment offerings, we serve financial advisers and institutions, and the investors that they serve.

The Role: The Investment Management team seeks a senior quantitative developer to join our team, with a primary focus on the data and analytics platform that support our systematic equity capability. This role requires a person with excellent programming and quantitative analytical skills as well as a passion for rigorous empirical research. You will work closely with members of the investment and technology teams to help operationalize key security and portfolio analytics that power our investment process. The ideal candidate will have a good grasp of investment and corporate valuation concepts, possess strong logical reasoning skills, good communication skills and will be technically proficient with at least one programming language (Python, R or MATLAB) in addition to SQL. This position is based in our Navi Mumbai office.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will

  • Write and maintain code to support our centralized, institutional systematic equity data and analytics platform
  • Work closely with members of the global investment and technology team to operationalize research methodologies from research into production code, ensuring robust and efficient updating production processes.
  • Support the development and refinement of key investment methodologies, including security-level valuation models, sentiment indicators, and risk/portfolio construction methodologies.

Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of experience with corporate fundamental accounting data, portfolio construction and stock price data.
  • Familiarity with international accounting standards, corporate valuation, economics and behavioral finance

Strong quantitative skills with good grasp of statistics and probability theory

  • Proficiency in at least one programming language (Python, Matlab, R or C#).
  • Excellent documentation habits, oral and written communication and presentation skills including ability to distil complex ideas into simple explanations.
  • A self-starter, able to work on projects independently.
  • Creativity, the desire to innovate, and passion for research.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative, financial discipline, or engineering.
  • MBA from a premier institute.
  • CFA charter or candidature (at least passed Level II) is preferred.


Morningstar is an equal opportunity employer.

Location
Mumbai
Minimum Work Experience:
5 years
Minimum Qualification:
Graduate
Minimum CTC (in lakhs per annum):
23.0
Maximum CTC (in lakhs per annum):
23.0
Mandatory SkillSet:
SQL, Python, Cloud Computing.
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