Current Job Postings

 

All CalPERS Investment Office positions require passing an examination. Please see the examination section below.

 

Oaktree – Vice President or Senior Vice President – Structured Credit

01/12/19

Based in Downtown Los Angeles, Oaktree is seeking a Vice President or Senior Vice President to work within the US Senior Loans and Structured Credit Strategies. The individual will participate in all transaction functions and portfolio management activities.

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CornerCap – Quantitative Research Analyst

01/12/19

The Quantitative Research Analyst at CornerCap will be integrated with the institutional research team and responsible for working with the investment and programming teams to develop and refine multi-factor investment models, identify and test new factors, understand data sources, and assist in investment education for the firm and institutional clients.

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COAERS – Investment Analyst

12/21/2108

The City of Austin Employees’ Retirement System (COAERS) is currently seeking applications from investment professionals for the position of Investment Analyst. The position will analyze investment risk/return data, conduct performance attribution, carry out peer benchmarking, and effect investment operations tasks. The successful candidate will work under the general supervision of the Chief Investment Officer with latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. COAERS is seeking candidates with high ethical standards that are motivated by the challenge of guiding committed trustees through complex investment decisions. The successful candidate will thrive working collaboratively in a “small shop” environment. Applications will be accepted until filled.

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COAERS – Portfolio Manager – Strategic Research

12/21/2018

The City of Austin Employees’ Retirement System (COAERS) is currently seeking applications from investment professionals for the position of Portfolio Manager – Strategic Research. The position will perform advanced financial analysis and recommend strategic asset allocation management approaches with the goal of delivering strong risk‐adjusted long‐term returns for a $2.5 billion pension fund. The position will also develop risk management and tactical asset allocation strategies, including supporting models and proposed structures, as well as determine the operational resources required to implement such strategies. Applications will be accepted until filled.

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NYSIF – Structured Products Analyst (Special Investment Officer)

11/28/2018

The Investment Department of the New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF) is seeking an experienced structured credit professional to analyze a variety of complex structured products in it’s growing, internally-managed fixed income portfolio. The Structured Products Analyst will report to the Senior Portfolio Manager for Structured Products. Applications will be accepted Until Filled.

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NYSIF – Fixed Income Credit Analyst – Financial Institutions (Special Investment Officer)

11/28/2018

The New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF), with over $15 billion of assets under management, is seeking an experienced credit analyst to assist in managing its $8 billion portfolio of corporate credit risk. Credit analysts are sector specialists who work closely with the Chief Credit Officer and Portfolio Manager to identify sound investment opportunities within their assigned sectors. Applications will be accepted Until Filled.

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NYSIF – Fixed Income Credit Analyst – Corporate Credit (Special Investment Officer)

11/28/2018

The New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF), with over $15 billion of assets under management, is seeking an experienced credit analyst to assist in managing its $8 billion portfolio of corporate credit risk. Credit analysts are sector specialists who work closely with the Chief Credit Officer and Portfolio Manager to identify sound investment opportunities within their assigned sectors. Applications will be accepted Until Filled.

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NYSIF – Junior Investment Analyst (Special Investment Officer)

11/28/2018

The Investment Department of the New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF) is seeking a Junior Investment Analyst to assist with all aspects of its Investment operation. This position reports to the Chief Investment Officer. Applications will be accepted Until Filled.

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NYSIF – Director of Private Markets

11/28/2018

The New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF) is seeking a seasoned investment professional to spearhead its initial foray into Alternative Investments. The Fund’s initial focus is expected to include private equity, real estate and private credit. This represents a unique opportunity to join a dedicated team of investment professionals and help chart the Fund’s future direction in the asset class. This position reports to the Chief Investment Officer. Candidate must be a New York State resident or willing to relocate. Applications will be accepted Until Filled.

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Oaktree – Vice President, Distressed Debt

11/08/2018

Based in Downtown Los Angeles, Oaktree is seeking a Vice President to work within the Opportunities Funds. The Opportunities Funds specialize in distressed, value-based investing but have a very broad mandate and can invest across capital structures, asset classes, industries and geographies. The group currently has roughly $12B of AUM with an additional $10B of committed, uncalled capital in funds with 10+ year locked up capital. The VP will participate in all investment functions and portfolio management activities.

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Information and Examinations for all CalPERS open positions

Go to the CalPERS website for information on working at CalPERS and specific job openings. For general information on investment position classification (duties, minimum qualifications, salary, etc.) select from the links above. All CalPERS Investment Office positions require passing an examination, which you may access by choosing a link above and scrolling down. Exams are training and experiential in nature. Review your resume prior to taking an exam and answer completely and honestly.

Examinations have recently changed in most classifications. To successfully apply for an open position candidates must pass the most recent required exam. If you are unsure of your examination status check CalHR.

Questions on CalPERS job openings or the CalPERS recruitment process may be addressed to Alison Li at Alison.li@calpers.ca.gov, Carrie Douglas Fong at email carrie.douglas-fong@calpers.ca.gov, or Gabe deMesa at email Gabriel.deMesa@calpers.ca.gov or by phone 916-795-3836.