Quantitative Research Analyst

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The Department

With over $460 billion in assets under management, Fidelity’s Global Asset Allocation division (GAA) is a leading provider of asset allocation solutions for retail and institutional clients. The range of investment solutions includes target date funds, target allocation funds, income and real return strategies, world allocation funds, managed volatility strategies, and custom institutional solutions.

GAA Quantitative Research

The GAA Quantitative Research group provides research and analysis to portfolio managers and other investment professionals in support of our broad range of investment solutions. This research is vital in helping portfolio managers to select the most suitable investment options and manage asset class and risk exposures across all investment solutions delivered by GAA. Members of the team either work directly within a specific investment team or support all investment teams across GAA.

The Position

Fidelity is seeking an experienced Quantitative Analyst to join the Global Asset Allocation division. The position will be located at the company’s headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts. As an analyst, you will develop and evaluate innovative systematic strategies, improve frameworks for global tactical asset allocation, and refine our tools for outcome-driven portfolio construction. This work will improve the process used to manage Fidelity’s mutual funds and client accounts, and will also aid in the design and launch new products. Specific responsibilities will depend on your level of experience and aptitude. For example, there is opportunity to pursue leadership roles in structuring and helping to execute projects related to downside protection and robust diversification of multi-asset portfolios. Ideally you will have strong quantitative, programming and database skills with the ability to think analytically, communicate clearly and work collaboratively.


Understand, maintain, and improve infrastructure supporting investment process
Build robust quantitative tools to aid all aspects of portfolio construction
Collaborate closely with other investment and technology professionals within the division
Explain complex quantitative concepts to non-technical people
Monitor, measure, and attribute portfolio risks and returns

Desired Qualifications

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in mathematics, engineering, science or business
2-5 years of work experience
Computer science minor or equivalent programming experience
Good working knowledge of R or Matlab and relational databases
Strong interpersonal skills and a real passion for working in a team environment


The following values are considered to be fundamental to the way in which our company operates:

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.

At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want— from the 23 million people investing their life savings, to the 20,000 businesses managing their employee benefits programs, to the 10,000 advisors and institutions needing innovative technology solutions to invest their clients’ money. To do this well, as a privately held company, we place a high degree of value in nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to being an employer of choice. For more information about Fidelity Investments, visit www.fidelity.com.

Job: Research

Primary Location: US-MA-Boston

Schedule: Full-time

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Education Level: Master's Degree (±18 years)

Job Type: Standard

Overtime Status: Exempt

Travel: No

Boston, Massachusetts
Boston, MA


Fidelity Investments

Boston, Massachusetts 02108

3/15/2019 12:42:02 AM