The Group: Morningstar Investment Managements Research Group creates independent investment research and data-driven analytics designed to manage and advise on individual investor portfolios. The investment management group currently manages and advises on over $220 billion in assets globally. Our research encompasses asset allocation, portfolio construction, and lifecycle investing using various statistical and optimization frameworks for, primarily, on-line applications.
The Role: As a Quantitative Research Analyst, you will be a vital member of our research team. You will aid in the development of quantitative investment methodologies with the goal of helping to operationalize them. You will assist in the full product development cycle; from R&D to implementation to the maintenance of prototype and (to a lesser extent) production code bases that deliver our investment advice. A successful candidate will have strong interpersonal and communications skills, a solid quantitative background, and a strong interest in and understanding of finance and/or economics. This position is based in our Chicago office.
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