The Area: Morningstar Indexes Team leverages its expertise in equity research, manager research, asset allocation, and portfolio construction to create innovative investment solutions. It uses Morningstars intellectual property to create indexes that empower investors to achieve their goals at every stage of the investment process - market monitoring, benchmarking, and asset allocation. The unit offers a broad suite of global equity, bond, commodity and asset allocation indexes.
The Role: As a part of the Indexes New Product Development Team, you will participate in the full development cycle including ideation, design, development, presentations to global research team and clients, leading up to implementation. The ideal candidate will have a good grasp of investment concepts, possess strong analytical skills, good communication skills and will be technically proficient with at least one programming language (Python, R or MATLAB) in addition to SQL. The position will have a special focus on Strategic Beta (Factor) and ESG Indexes, and candidates with hands-on experience with such investment strategies will have an advantage. This position is based in our Chicago office.
The successful candidate will
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