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Northrop Grumman Investment Analyst in El Segundo, California

Northrop Grumman's Investment Trust & Administration ("ITA") manages over $60 billion, placing it among the 10 largest US corporate pensions. The ITA team is dedicated to prudently investing the Trust across a broad array of asset classes including: public equities, fixed income, private equity, real estate, and other alternatives. ITA is seeking an Investment Analyst with a demonstrated interest in capital markets to join our investment team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Portfolio Management

  • Develop and maintain industry leading knowledge of investment strategies, investment management philosophy, and capital market developments

  • Meet existing investment managers to review performance, process, firm changes, and other areas as appropriate

  • Provide advice on strategic and tactical decisions on portfolio construction, taking into account funded status, liquidity needs, and team capabilities

  • Prepare market and portfolio performance to senior investment professionals and governance committee

Investment Sourcing/Due Diligence

  • Perform due diligence on existing and prospective investment managers

  • Calculate and analyze performance information using various analytical tools

  • Help source and monitor prospective investment managers and strategies

  • Draft and present investment recommendations to CIO and broader investment team

Other Responsibilities

  • Ensure investment activity is compliant with the policy direction of the Investment Policy Statement and other governing documents, the SEC, ERISA, and other regulations.

  • Assist operations team with managing administrators, custodian, and auditors

  • Maintain internal databases and seek enhancements to portfolio monitoring tools

  • Various ad-hoc functions as needed

  • Strong quantitative skills; strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Team player with high integrity, ability to work independently, and coordinate across various departments and investment strategies


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors with 3 years' of relevant experience; or 1 year with a Masters

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Progress towards CFA/CAIA

  • Experience with pension, endowment, foundation or other plan sponsor or asset owner

  • Working history and understanding of ERISA and SEC regulations

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Business Management