BNY Mellon Careers

Quantitative Research Associate

San Francisco, California
Asset Management

Job Description

About Us: A specialist multi-asset investment management firm dedicated to serving sophisticated investors globally, providing clients with high-quality single and multi-asset investment solutions using both active and passive strategies. Coming together in 2018 through the combination of Mellon Capital, Standish, and The Boston Company, the combined asset manager has the scale and investment capabilities to offer institutional and intermediary clients a broad range of specialist investment solutions. The Boston Company, Standish and Mellon Capital are product brands of BNY Mellon Asset Management North America.


The Quantitative Research Associate is responsible for performing fundamental primary research as a part of the investment process for the Portfolio Management Quant Team. The associate will be in charge of the daily update and validation of the quantitative models. This will include working with the research group to implement enhancements in production and with the data engineers to maintain and upgrade the production model infrastructure and database. Conduct ad-hoc analysis and quantitative projects. Develop and automate analytical reporting needs. 


Important skills for the role will include the ability to gather large amounts of information, decipher what is important and communicate that information in a timely and succinct manner.  The candidate should be comfortable with mathematics and/or basic statistical concepts to help them present their findings concisely.  Other key attributes are a high level of intellectual curiosity, the ability to work independently and with minimal direction, while still maintaining a high level of productivity.  A desire to dig beneath the surface and understand the true drivers of industries and companies will be necessary for success. 



A Bachelor's Degree is required and 1-5 years of work experience is preferred.  College or master degree in computer science with a specialization in finance preferred.  Financial industry experience is not a requirement although the candidate should have a history of success in his/her academic and/or work history.





For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

As one of the world's leading investment management organizations and one of the top U.S. wealth managers, BNY Mellon Investment Management combines agility, insight and scale to create and deliver strategies and solutions to address our clients' needs. Encompassing BNY Mellon's investment management firms, wealth management organization and global distribution teams, we draw on deep expertise to collaborate with clients and tailor our best ideas and resources to meet their specific needs. We pride ourselves on providing dedicated service through our network of global professionals who have a deep understanding of local requirements. With our extensive experience in anticipating and responding to the investment and financial needs of the world's governments, pension plan sponsors, corporations, foundations, endowments, advisors, intermediaries, individuals and families, and family offices, BNY Mellon Investment Management is dedicated to helping clients reach their goals.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-California-San Francisco
Internal Jobcode: 32620
Job: Asset Management
Organization: NA Investment Boutiques-HR13428
Requisition Number: 1816092