Lead Investment Associate #BW67
Lead Investment Associate (Multiple Openings) (Westport, CT) for Bridgewater Associates, LP to lead & direct or audit work by Jr. investment associates &/or research associates in the analysis of economic & financial data, the preparation of research reports, & client communications. Requires Bachelor's degree in Economics, Social Studies, Applied Mathematics or related field & 3 years of experience in any job title/occupation/position conducting quantitative & qualitative research on global macroeconomic trends, financial markets, & trading strategies. Research experience specified must include at least 2 years of experience programming in Scala & coding/constructing quantitative trading systems that use a macroeconomic/global macro trading strategy. Experience specified must include 3 years in each of the following: Utilizing econometric tools (e.g. Stata) & concepts, market mechanics (across all global markets) & key financial frameworks to analyze equity, bond, & currency pricing & valuation & what drives them; Analyzing economic developments using key macroeconomic frameworks, including GDP accounting, national & bilateral balance of payments, business cycles, commodity cycles, & credit cycles; Using statistical methods & navigating historical & government-reported statistical data to study the how changes in macroeconomic indicators can affect financial markets; Analyzing investment portfolios & financial markets for their sensitivity to country level & global economic, financial, & political developments; & Writing research reports on portfolios & strategies for financial professionals. Telecommuting permitted up to 3 days/week. Must live within normal commuting distance from the Bridgewater Associates office in Westport, CT. Salary $200,000 to $300,000/year. Bridgewater reserves the right to change its current benefits program at any time, in a manner that is consistent with applicable federal & state regulations. This job description is not a contract & confers no contractual rights, privileges, or benefits on any applicant or potential applicant. Nothing in this job description constitutes an offer or guarantee of employment.