Quantitative Product Manager San Francisco, CA Barclays Global Investors (BGI) is America's largest money manager, providing structured investment strategies such as indexing, risk-controlled active products, and exchange traded funds to investors worldwide. For 35 years, BGI has been at the forefront of developing innovative investment ideas, applying science and technology to the investment process. Headquartered in San Francisco and winning first place in the SF Business Times' ''Best Places to Work in the Bay Area 2008" Awards (Large Companies category), the Barclays PLC subsidiary employs over 3,700 people globally and manages approximately $2 trillion in assets. Overview The U.S. Equity Research team is looking for a Quantitative Product Manger in the San Francisco office to support our Active Equity Research and Product Teams. The ideal candidate will have strong development and programming skills as well as experience supporting empirical financial research and a proven capability to manage large databases. Familiarity with common financial databases (e.g., Compustat, Barra, IBES) is desirable. Responsibilities * Work with the U.S. equity research team to setup data feeds, data models, and derived data. * Design validation and transformation rules and mapping. * Manage exceptions and errors and the future needs for data and analytics in support of investment strategies. * Assist researchers in the acquisition and processing of financial data. * Interact with product developers, vendor relations, IT, and operations to provide reliable financial information to support investment strategies. * Work directly with market data vendors to set-up and implement new data feeds or data models. Qualifications * Requires background in programming languages, such as: SQL, Perl, SAS, Matlab, Java. * Knowledge of Oracle, Sybase, SQL Server, or MySQL databases is highly desirable. * Three to five years of experience managing and designing production databases and supporting empirical financial research. * M.S. or B.S. in Computer Science, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Operations Research or other analytical discipline. * Excellent analytic and problem solving skills. * Demonstrated ability to deliver solutions. * Strong initiative and a thirst for knowledge. To apply, please click here: https://barclays.recruitmax.com//main/careerportal/candidate_update.cfm? szOrderID=4487 <https://barclays.recruitmax.com/main/careerportal/candidate_update.cfm? szOrderID=4487> Regards, Jaime Please connect with me via LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jaimebott <http://www.linkedin.com/in/jaimebott> Jaime Bott Recruiting Specialist Human Resources Barclays Global Investors *: (415) 908-7612 (office) 6: (415) 618-1411 (fax) 45 Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA -- This message and any attachments are confidential, proprietary, and may be privileged. If this message was misdirected, Barclays Global Investors (BGI) does not waive any confidentiality or privilege. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify us immediately and destroy the message without disclosing its contents to anyone. Any distribution, use or copying of this e-mail or the information it contains by other than an intended recipient is unauthorized. The views and opinions expressed in this e-mail message are the author's own and may not reflect the views and opinions of BGI, unless the author is authorized by BGI to express such views or opinions on its behalf. All email sent to or from this address is subject to electronic storage and review by BGI. Although BGI operates anti-virus programs, it does not accept responsibility for any damage whatsoever caused by viruses being passed.
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