State Street

Investment Strategy & Research- Assistant Manager- State Street Global Advisors

State Street
Bangalore, India
Not disclosed
14 Jun 2024
27 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), one of the world’s largest institutional asset managers, is the investment management arm of State Street Bank and Trust Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of State Street Corporation, a leading provider of financial services to institutional investors. Investment Strategy & Research is the investment team of State Street Global Advisors that conducts multi-asset class research, complex portfolio analytics and develops customized solutions to portfolio requirements for institutional clients globally.


  • Perform strategic asset allocation, investment analysis, and deep dive portfolio analytics for client portfolios. Perform forward looking simulations on various portfolio attributes and conduct historical stress testing and custom scenario analysis.
  • Holdings- and returns-based absolute & benchmark relative risk analysis on single asset class and multi asset class portfolios using risk models to understand exposure to factors Performance attribution, and custom client-driven analysis using proprietary tools.
  • Constructing optimal strategic asset allocation as per target risk, return, yield requirements and investment and regulatory constraints.
  • Develop a quantitative understanding of passive, smart beta, enhanced and active strategies for equity and fixed income and an investment intuition around markets and macro
  • Develop and enhance marketing collateral to support and further client interaction.
  • The role will expand over time to incorporate broader responsibility, to be accountable for timely deliverables on client portfolio research, analytics projects, to participate in long term thematic research and to maintain relationship with global stakeholders.


  • Preference to 3-6 years of experience in the investment management industry
  • Advanced degree in Finance/Economics/Math/progress towards CFA is essential.
  • Familiarity with investment research and data vendors (e.g., Bloomberg, Reuters, Factset, BarraOne, Axioma etc.)
  • Understanding of investment analysis and investment process, investment styles such as value/growth investing, factor investing etc.
  • Research mindset is crucial to succeed in this role. Prior experience in generating thought leadership (e.g.: journals, research papers, blogs etc.) will be preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Financial Engineering
  • Quantitative Analysis of International Trade
  • Introduction to Financial Mathematics

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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