About this role
Business Unit Overview:
BlackRock's Systematic Fixed Income team (SFI) develops systematic, quantitative investment strategies to deliver consistent outperformance for clients within a variety of markets – including global interest rate products, currencies, corporate bonds, credit default swaps, equities, mortgage-backed securities, and related derivatives. The team runs these strategies on our flagship $5Bln+ AUM hedge fund, Fixed Income Global Alpha, as well other alternative products.
BlackRock’s Systematic Fixed Income team is seeking a Researcher to develop systematic signals and strategies for our flagship hedge fund. This role would focus on the development of systematic, market-neutral (or directional) trading strategies for single-name equities, CDS, corporate bonds, convertible bonds and equity options across developed and emerging markets. The successful candidate will be looking into new datasets, techniques and insights, and use these to create new alpha sources, cooperating with expert researchers and quantitative portfolio managers. The candidate should have experience in conducting long term projects in independent research of a quality publishable in practitioner journals. The candidate is expected to have strong teamwork skills and should be able to actively discuss and debate theories and empirical methods with other researchers of similar training. The role is based in London.
BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of June 30, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.84 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.
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