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Quantitative Analyst

Waltham, Massachusetts

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As a mutual insurance company, we believe our corporate structure allows us to invest for the long-term with a focus on investment fundamentals rather than short-term market volatility. We achieve this through internal and externally managed strategies across a variety of markets and styles that best allow us to preserve and grow the company's capital.

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  • Excellent Communicator
  • Collaborative
  • Creative Thinker
  • Diligent


As CIO, I strongly believe that top talent, subject matter expertise - bottom up and top down, collaboration and seamless execution will define our long-term success towards excellence in investment management.

We have embarked on an exciting journey to further build a top-notch sophisticated investment management framework, focusing on excellence in portfolio management, best practices processes and top talent -- onboarding, developing and retaining. We are based in the greater Boston area, an absolutely vibrant eco-system for investment management. We are adding to our Insurance investments team in the areas of risk and performance analytics, multi-asset investments including equities & fixed income, and insurance investments risk management. We are also adding mid-level talent to the Pension Investments team for the Defined Benefit (open plan) and Defined Contribution plan.




Job ID 2022-12390 Date posted 09/23/2022 Locations Waltham, Massachusetts

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FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles

The quantitative analyst will work in a collaborative way with a diverse group within the investments team. The analyst will work directly with senior members of the team including the CIO and will help in building the quantitative framework for a global diversified investment portfolio. The analyst will have a front row seat and firsthand experience in help building a world class investment portfolio, process and team.

A significant component of the job would involve writing code and building systems in Python to analyze markets, portfolios and ad-hoc projects to help the investment team in making better decisions for the overall portfolio. The analyst would eventually manage and be responsible for a significant part of the analytics framework that helps in managing the pool of investments.


Apply quantitative concepts to help in asset allocation, portfolio construction, risk calculation and management across the overall portfolio and individual assets classes.

Build and maintain an internal suite of analytics which would provide top-down and bottom-up quantitative tools for the investment team.

Build, over time, expertise in analyzing financial time series data, related statistical methods and most recent advancements in this field.

Work closely with investment operations, accounting and other support functions in a collaborative way.

Build, maintain and produce several periodical reports and screeners across different markets and asset classes.

Attend webinars, lectures and conferences focusing on quantitative finance and leverage on our investment and software partners to improve the team’s overall abilities and toolsets.

Research top ideas from financial practitioners and academic journals and implement relevant ones to help the overall portfolio.

Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree required. Graduate degree a plus.
  • Industry experience and/or prior education in a quantitative field with a strong focus on programming required. Experience in investments industry a plus, not a must.
  • Experience in Python strongly preferred, working knowledge of databases beneficial
  • Knowledge of BI tools, cloud infrastructure (like AWS) and experience in using/building application over the cloud would be preferred!
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with Bloomberg and FactSet a plus
  • Keen interest in learning aspects of investment management and quantitative finance
  • Strong work ethic, positive demeanor and great teammate, strong sense of ownership

We offer our employees a wide range of benefits including career long learning opportunities, tuition reimbursement, 401 (k), pension, flexible schedules, rich health and well-being programs, generous time off allowances, volunteer days and so much more!

FM Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce.

Please note that all FM Global visitors, including external candidates interviewing for open positions will be required to be vaccinated and should be prepared to provide proof of vaccination.



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