Investment Analyst
National Railroad Retirement Investment Trust - Washington, DC

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The National Railroad Retirement Investment Trust was founded in 2002 to fund the retirement benefits of railroad workers and their dependents in the United States. The Trust was established as an independent entity to invest the assets of the Railroad Retirement Account in a diversified portfolio. The Trust, with a current net asset value of approximately $25 billion, is an innovative, proactive investment organization. Our investment professionals follow a team approach to managing assets and our goal is to deliver consistent and superior performance across asset classes by utilizing the best research and technology available.

The position is multi-faceted and provides professional growth opportunities as the analyst will have a broad range of responsibilities including: analysis and evaluation of investment opportunities within asset classes; research and development of investment strategies; evaluation, identification, and oversight of external managers, performance analysis, and participation in the formation of the strategic asset allocation strategies. This position will initially support the Director – Global Real Assets and may also have the opportunity to work with the other investment directors as well as senior management.

Qualified individuals will have from two to five years of relevant institutional investment experience. Experience in real estate, energy, and other private market investments is preferred. An undergraduate degree is required, preferably in business or finance. The ideal candidate has (or is pursuing) a CFA designation. A Master’s degree in Finance, an MBA or CAIA is a plus.

Applicants should have excellent analytical, written and oral presentation skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) is required, and experience with FactSet, Thomson Reuters, Wilshire Compass, investment manager databases, and returns-based software is desired.

We seek individuals with intellectual curiosity; strong analytical capability; the ability to handle, self-direct, and prioritize multiple responsibilities concurrently; and the ability to work independently to perform a variety of tasks with accuracy and attention to detail. Candidates should also be experienced at challenging others respectfully in investment discussions, and have the demonstrated capacity to work effectively in a team environment.

Qualified individuals should submit their letter of interest and resume along with salary history to . Please respond by 2/22/2013. No relocation will be provided.