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Quantitative Investment Analyst

FM Global
Quantitative Investment Analyst
Massachussets, US
98,000 - 140,000
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Job Description

FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.


The Quantitative Analyst will work in a collaborative way with a diverse group within the investments team. The Quantitative Analyst will work directly with senior members of the team including the CIO and will help in building the quantitative framework for a global diversified investment portfolio. The Quantitative Analyst will have a front row seat and firsthand experience in help building a world class investment portfolio, process, and team. A significant component of the job would involve writing code and building systems in Python to analyze markets, portfolios, and ad-hoc projects to help the investment team in making better decisions for the overall portfolio. The analyst would eventually manage and be responsible for a significant part of the analytics framework that helps in managing the pool of investments.


This position is based in Waltham, MA. Most of the work is spent on-site in the office, with some flexibility for some remote work.


Apply quantitative concepts to help in asset allocation, portfolio construction, risk calculation and management across the overall portfolio and individual assets classes.

Build and maintain an internal suite of analytics which would provide top-down and bottom-up quantitative tools for the investment team.

Build, over time, expertise in analyzing financial time series data, related statistical methods and most recent advancements in this field.

Work closely with investment operations, accounting, and other support functions in a collaborative way.

Build, maintain and produce several periodical reports and screeners across different markets and asset classes.

Attend webinars, lectures and conferences focusing on quantitative finance and leverage on our investment and software partners to improve the team’s overall abilities and toolsets.

Research top ideas from financial practitioners and academic journals and implement relevant ones to help the overall portfolio.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Education:

Bachelor’s Degree

Highly Preferred Education:

Graduate Degree

Required Work Experience:

Industry experience and/or prior education in a quantitative field with a strong focus on programming

Highly Preferred Work Experience:

Experience in the investments industry

Required Skills:

  • Keen interest in learning aspects of investment management and quantitative finance
  • Strong work ethic, positive demeanor and great teammate, strong sense of ownership
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Highly Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in Python strongly preferred, working knowledge of databases beneficial
  • Experience with Bloomberg and FactSet a plus
  • Knowledge of BI tools, cloud infrastructure (like AWS) and experience in using/building application over the cloud

The hiring range for this position is $97,500 to $140,100 USD. The final salary offer will vary based on geographic location, individual education, skills, and experience. The position is eligible to participate in FM Global’s comprehensive Total Rewards program that includes an incentive plan, generous health and well-being programs, a 401(k) and pension plan, career development opportunities, tuition reimbursement, flexible work, time off allowances and much more.

FM Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce.

Please note that full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with FM Global in the U.S. and a condition of FM Global office entry in Canada. Further, all FM Global visitors, including external candidates interviewing onsite for open positions, are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and show proof of vaccination.


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