Senior Research Associate #BW70
Senior Research Associate (Westport, CT) for Bridgewater Associates, LP to implement new market understanding to build investment indicators & improve our investment outcomes. Requires Bachelor's degree in Finance or related field & 5 years of relevant work experience in any job title/occupation/position involving conducting quantitative & qualitative research in the context of global economics & financial markets. Will accept Master's degree & 3 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's degree & 5 years of experience. Experience specified must include 5 years of experience (3 years if Master's) with each of the following: Working with financial instruments/market & the mathematics around financial modeling; Retrieving data & assessing the quality of time series data sets; Performing quantitative analysis on financial & economic data, utilizing the principles & techniques of statistics, probability & financial modeling; Leading analytical projects to completion; Using SQL & Microsoft Excel to perform financial analysis; & Conveying research results verbally & in writing to senior investment decision makers. Experience specified must also include 1 year of experience developing junior analysts. Telecommuting permitted up to 3 days/week. Must live within normal commuting distance from the Bridgewater Associates office in Westport, CT. 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. EOE. Salary $165,000 to 210,000/year.