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Type of Role: InvestmentsRisk

Experience Level: VP/Principal/Director

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

Salary: $150K - $175K

At Franklin Templeton, everything we do is focused on one thing – delivering better client outcomes. We do that by partnering closely with our clients, assessing their strategic needs, and identifying the solution or solutions that can meet the challenge. Over 9,500 employees working in 30 countries around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 155 countries. For more than 75 years our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join our team.

What is the Investment Risk Data and Analytics Team responsible for?

The Investment risk data and analytics team plays a pivotal role in developing the data solutions for Investment Risk. The team provides data insights by developing investment risk analytics and data visualizations. If you like working with complex data from multiple sources, collaborating with investment risk managers to develop solutions and enjoy working in fast paced environment, this role will be a great fit for you.


What is the Investment Risk Principal responsible for?

To provide expert level knowledge of data from various data sources– portfolio holdings, security master, market data and risk analytics from providers like Barra, Bloomberg PORT, FactSet, etc.

Uses their expertise in data modelling, data science, investment risk, industry trends to envision and create unique and complex models, dashboards, and provide holistic risk view across micro, macro and enterprise environment.

This role requires influencing and collaborating with investment risk managers to understand the use cases and understanding their risk analytics needs.


What are the ongoing responsibilities of Investment Risk Principal?

Works closely with risk managers , investment teams to understand and anticipate their needs.

· Envisions and develops investment risk analytic dashboards, data science models to enable risk oversight for risk managers.

· Plan and onboard new datasets by working with middle office teams and data engineers.

· Monitor the overall data quality in the data platform by envisioning traditional and ML based data quality checks.


What ideal qualifications, skills and experience would help someone to be successful?


· Bachelor’s degree in computer science or finance

· CFA or FRM background is preferred.

· Strong knowledge of financial markets, risk management, portfolio management or investment research

· Demonstrated experience of working with data science model development and dashboards

· Minimum experience in similar role –12+ years

· Ability to strategize, multi-task and adapt quickly.


What technology skill sets are critical to the success of this role?


· Strong database skills – Databases, SQL, DBT

· Experience with Python, Power BI, Tableau and Databricks

Compensation Range: Franklin Templeton offers employees a competitive and valuable range of total rewards—monetary and non-monetary—designed to support the whole person and to recognize their time, talents, and results. Along with base compensation, other compensation is offered such as a discretionary bonus, 401k plan, health insurance, and other perks. There are several factors taken into consideration in making compensation decisions including but not limited to location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. At Franklin Templeton, we apply a total reward philosophy where all aspects of compensation and benefits are taken into consideration in determining compensation. We expect the salary for this position to range between $150,000 – $170,000

What makes Franklin Templeton unique?

In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Franklin Templeton, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Rewards—the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results.


Highlights of our benefits include:

  • Three weeks paid time off the first year
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with 85% company match on your pre-tax and/or Roth contributions, up to the IRS limits
  • Employee Stock Investment Program
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Purchase of company funds with no sales charge
  • Onsite fitness center and recreation center*
  • Onsite cafeteria*

*Only applicable at certain locations
We believe that being a good corporate citizen is good business. To us, corporate citizenship means being accountable, serving our clients, being an employer of choice, managing our environmental impact, and supporting our communities. An emphasis on corporate citizenship is embedded in our culture and values, and is an important element of how we achieve success.


We are also committed to your learning and development with resources focused around Experience, Exposure, and Education, to help you achieve your professional development goals.


Franklin Templeton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, or gender expression, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation. We invite you to visit us at Franklin Templeton Careers to learn more about our company, career opportunities and recruitment process.

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