Data Scientist - Investment Strategy Group, Investor Behavior and Retirement Team
The Investment Strategy Group (ISG) is a global team that serves as Vanguard’s in-house think tank, with subject matter experts based in North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. The team produces industry-leading research to help shape perspectives, plays a central role in developing Vanguard’s investment and advice methodology, and informs decisions about our investment offerings and strategies. As the Investor Behavior and Retirement team within ISG, we aim to discover, share, and apply breakthrough insights about investor behavior and retirement to drive better decisions and outcomes for all investors.
As our team's resident data scientist, you’ll build data assets and conduct analytics to inform retirement policy, retirement plan design, investment products and strategies, and individual behavior, with the goal of enabling investors to achieve better financial outcomes. Bringing to bear one of the largest investor datasets in the world, including self-directed retail investor, advised client, and retirement plan participant data, you will directly support research on investor behavior, retirement, household finance, and public policy. You’ll have the opportunity to work with senior business partners to inform Vanguard products and services as well as collaborate on surveys and experiments to understand how and why investors think and behave as they do.
Vanguard has incredible people and an inspiring mission: To take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success. If you are interested in making a positive impact on the long-term financial security of households across the globe and have a passion for data, research, and working in teams, this is a great opportunity for you.
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What it takes
Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.
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