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Type of Role: InvestmentsResearch

Experience Level: VP/Principal/Director

Location: Merrimack, New Hampshire

Salary: $279K - $332K

Fidelity is an American multinational financial services corporation based in Boston, Massachusetts. The company was established in 1946 and is one of the largest asset managers in the world with $4.3 trillion in assets under management, and, as of December 2022, their assets under administration amount to $10.3 trillion. Fidelity Investments operates a brokerage firm, manages a large family of mutual funds, provides fund distribution and investment advice, retirement services, index funds, wealth management, securities execution and clearance, asset custody, and life insurance.

Fidelity is seeking to hire a Fixed Income Quantitative Analyst to join its Quantitative Research and Investments division. This position will be located in Fidelity’s office in Merrimack, New Hampshire. The analyst will develop quantitative techniques, models, and tools to support and strengthen the investment process used to manage Fidelity’s client accounts.

This is a rare opportunity to work with high caliber investment professionals in one of the premier fixed income investment management divisions in the world. As an ideal candidate, you will have demonstrated consistent success in your academic and work experience. You will have very strong analytical and communication skills and exhibit the highest level of personal and professional integrity. You’ll be able to think creatively, work independently, and make decisions quickly, often with limited information. Your ability to consistently develop, clearly articulate, and effectively communicate investment recommendations supported by a comprehensive and thoughtful research process is critical to success in investment management at Fidelity.

This specific quantitative analyst position is for a desk quant to support the Core, Core Plus, and Tactical Taxable Bond funds.  We are looking for a quant with a deep understanding of the fixed income market, a strategic thinker about markets, and proven quantitative modeling skills with asset allocation models, alpha security selection models, and the application of risk models.

The Value You Deliver

  • Understand, maintain, and improve infrastructure related to the investment process.
  • Build robust quantitative tools to aid all aspects of portfolio analysis and 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.
  • Take initiative and demonstrate leadership skills to advance the investment process.

The Expertise and Skills You Bring

These attributes are indispensable:

  • 10+ years of industry experience as a fixed income quantitative analyst.
  • Strong working knowledge of Python, SQL, R, Excel/VBA, MATLAB
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and an eagerness to work in a team environment.
  • Understanding of macroeconomics, its impact on financial markets, and financial theory
  • Strong facility with applied mathematics and statistics.
  • Demonstrated expertise in technical and financial problem solving.

These attributes are preferred:

  • Advanced degree in a discipline of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.
  • Experience with asset allocation, alpha security selection, and risk models.

 

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Company Overview

Fidelity Investments is a privately held company with a mission to strengthen the financial well-being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients’ money.

Join Us

At Fidelity, you’ll find endless opportunities to build a meaningful career that positively impacts peoples’ lives, including yours. You can take advantage of flexible benefits that support you through every stage of your career, empowering you to thrive at work and at home. Honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, we have been recognized by our employees as a Best Place to Work in 2023. And you don’t need a finance background to succeed at Fidelity—we offer a range of opportunities for learning so you can build the career you’ve always imagined.

At Fidelity, our goal is for most people to work flexibly in a way that balances both personal and business needs with time onsite and offsite through what we’re calling “Dynamic Working”. Most associates will have a hybrid schedule with a requirement to work onsite at a Fidelity work location for at least one week, 5 consecutive days, every four weeks. These requirements are subject to change.

We invite you to Find Your Fidelity at fidelitycareers.com.

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging.

Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Accommodation Team by sending an email to accommodations @fmr.com, or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 3.

At Fidelity, we value honesty, integrity, and the safety of our associates and customers within a heavily regulated industry. Certain roles may require candidates to go through a preliminary credit check during the screening process. Candidates who are presented with a Fidelity offer will need to go through a background investigation and may be asked to provide additional documentation as requested. This investigation includes but is not limited to a criminal, civil litigations and regulatory review, employment, education, and credit review (role dependent). These investigations will account for 7 years or more of history, depending on the role. Where permitted by federal or state law, Fidelity will also conduct a pre-employment drug screen, which will review for the following substances: Amphetamines, THC (marijuana), cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine.