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TIAA Fixed Income Quantitative Strategies Developer & Trader in NEW YORK CITY, New York


Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, equities and alternatives. Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future. For more information about the firm please visit our website at


As a Director for Nuveen’s Quantitative Strategies Fixed Income team you will have the opportunity towork closely with Portfolio Managers indesigningandexecutinginvestment strategiesthrough both primaryand secondary market trading.Your role will spanindex funds,exchangedtradedfunds (ETFs), active quant strategies, and related portfolios. Additionally your role will be engaged in model development and maintenance associated with quantitative strategies that span global public markets.


  • Developand maintain fixed income quantitative portfolio models

  • Recommendand execute fixed income trading targets according to investment plans

  • Participatein research and strategy development

  • Leadtrading oriented projects and tasks

  • Facilitatecommunications and streamline operations with peer desks and partners



  • Master’s degree required; Advanced degreein quantitative finance discipline preferred

  • Three or more years of fixed incomequantitative trading and/or research experience

  • Experience with Python, R, C++ or anotherprograming language, relational database experience such as SQL Server orOracle

  • Completed or active pursuit of the CFA preferred


  • A strong understanding ofthe end-to-end technology lifecycle, preferably with practical experiencein natural language processing, machine learning, big data and cloud relatedtechnologies in investment management

  • Excellent client relationshipmanagement, communication, networking and influencing skills

  • Self-motivated with strongproject management and analytical capabilities

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1719142

Field: Investment Management

Company: Nuveen

Post Date: May 10, 2019