Associate / Vice President, Fixed Income Macro Quantitative PM / Researcher (San Francisco)

3 weeks agoSan Francisco, CA


About this role

Associate / Vice President, Fixed Income Macro Quantitative PM / Researcher

Based onsite in our San Francisco office

Elevate your career by joining the world's largest asset manager! Thrive in an environment that fosters positive relationships and recognizes outstanding performance! We know you want to feel valued every single day and be recognized for your contribution. At BlackRock, we strive to empower our employees and effectively engage your involvement in our success.

Job Purpose

BlackRock's Systematic Fixed Income team is seeking an experienced quantitative researcher and or portfolio manager. This individual will join a global team of portfolio managers and researchers focused on developing systematic insights to trade macro assets within a systematic fixed income group.

The role requires strong analytical and quantitative skills, evidenced by an undergraduate or graduate degree in fields such as Economics, Finance, Math, Statistics and Computer Science. The candidate should be intellectually curious, detail oriented and have a strong interest in macroeconomics and financial markets. In addition, the candidate should enjoy working with and collaborating within a global team and should possess the ability to communicate effectively. Previous experience in finance either on the buy or sell-side in an investment capacity is preferred. The role will be based in San Francisco.


  • Develop innovative investment ideas on fixed income assets using quantitative analysis
  • Construct and maintain quantitative investment strategies
  • Deliver high quality research
  • Comment and provide feedback on other team members' research
  • If interested in a portfolio management role, management of investment strategies will involve staying on top of market development and drivers, rebalancing the portfolio, liaising with trading desks, curating the model, and partnering with other team members to improve the strategy

Qualifications/ skills
  • Excellent quantitative and empirical research skills evidenced by an advanced degree in Economics or Finance.
  • Demonstrable experience in applied econometrics and/or macroeconomics.
  • Strong interest in macroeconomics and financial markets.
  • Strong programming skills (Matlab, Python).
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a team-oriented environment.

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

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