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Senior Quantitative Portfolio Analyst, Quantitative Model Management



Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024

Job Description:

Senior Quantitative Portfolio Analyst

Quantitative Model Management Team, Strategic Advisers, LLC

At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the financial lives they want— from the 23 million people investing their life savings, to the 20,000 businesses managing their employee benefits programs, to the 10,000 advisors and institutions needing innovative technology solutions to invest their clients’ money. To do this well, as a privately held company, we place a high degree of value in nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to being an employer of choice. For more information about Fidelity Investments, visit www.fidelity.com.

The Department

Strategic Advisers, LLC is a registered investment advisor and wholly owned subsidiary of FMR LLC that provides investment management services to clients through Fidelity’s retail and institutional distribution channels. For more than 30 years Strategic Advisers has specialized in the design, construction, and management of asset allocation solutions, as well as the methodologies for many of Fidelity’s investment planning tools, to help investors reach their financial goals. With over $800 billion in assets under management in a blend of Fidelity and third-party investment vehicles, the Strategic Advisers team of investment professionals’ constructs and manages asset allocation portfolios for more than 2 million customer accounts.

Strategic Advisers is looking for a Sr. Quantitative Portfolio Analyst to join our Quantitative Model Management group within our Portfolio Engineering organization. The group is responsible for model portfolio construction and trading for Fidelity’s managed accounts and institutional intermediary clients. We employ investment expertise, quantitative techniques, and technology to scale our investment process across a variety of multi-asset class strategies, investing in mutual funds, commingled pools, and ETFs.

The Position

The Sr. Quantitative Portfolio Analyst will be responsible for supervision and implementation of quantitative portfolio management for retirement management account and non-discretionary model portfolios. In this role, you will lead the evolution of all aspects of the quantitative investment process and platform. This will entail working closely with our portfolio management, quantitative research, platform, data, and technology teams.


  • Portfolio Reallocation: Ownership of the day-to-day quantitative portfolio reallocation processes, including building model portfolios, evaluating portfolio characteristics, formulating investment recommendations, collaborating with portfolio managers, and supervising the trading process.
  • Mentorship: Guide and mentor investment professionals. Help to cultivate an environment that encourages inclusivity, innovation, and cross-team collaboration.
  • Investment Oversight: Lead the development of custom-built portfolio oversight platform. Communicate portfolio performance, positioning, rebalance metrics, etc. to ensure alignment with Portfolio Manager (PM) investment thesis and process.
  • Quantitative Analysis: Develop deep subject matter expertise of the end-to-end investment management process, and systems infrastructure. Lead complex quantitative analysis projects and collaborate with cross-functional team to guide the implementation of investment methodology enhancements.
  • Platform Delivery Partner with Investment architecture and technology teams to prioritize roadmap, define requirements and guide the design of scalable enhancements to our model management platform and systematic processes. Perform end-user acceptance testing.
  • Client Support: Provide hypothetical portfolio support for prospective clients and perform transition management to seamlessly onboard new clients.

Education and Experience

  • 10+ years of investment management experience, specializing in quantitative portfolio construction.
  • Demonstrated experience leading and mentoring investment professional.
  • Advanced degree in a related field such as Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Quantitative Finance is preferred.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Demonstration of strong leadership skills and a track record of successfully navigating cross-functional investment initiatives.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; experience presenting complex concepts and results to diverse audiences in an intuitive manner.
  • Deep understanding of quantitative portfolio construction techniques in a multi-asset class context, portfolio optimization and statistics.
  • Strong analytical and investment platform design skills are preferred. Ability to collaborate effectively with technology to deliver creative, scalable investment solutions.
  • Proficient in programming and data analysis e.g., R, Python, SQL. Familiarity with data visualization tools such as Spotfire or Tableau is a plus.
  • Detail orientated and the ability to work independently on multiple projects without close supervision.
  • Real passion for financial markets and innovation.


Boston, MA

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.