Senior Equity Analyst - Global Aerospace & Defense

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Jersey City


About Lord Abbett:


Founded in 1929, Lord Abbett is an independent firm with a singular focus on the management of money. Over the course of our history, we’ve earned a sterling reputation for our leadership, influence, and innovation in the asset management industry. Today, our independent perspective, our commitment to active management, and our intelligent product design continue to make us relevant to individual and institutional investors.


From the very beginning, we’ve recognized that our people are our greatest asset. As an investment-led, investor-focused firm, we value intellectual curiosity, teamwork, and collaboration across the organization.


We’re looking for people with a keen interest in working for a trusted leader in the asset management industry, a desire to expand their knowledge, and a passion for delivering a client experience that exceeds expectations.

Now that you know our history, are you ready to be part of our future?



Job Overview:


We're looking to expand our 25+ person equity research team by adding an Aerospace & Defense Equity Analyst. This position will report to the Director of Research and will primarily support our Mid Cap and Large Cap products. 


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide due diligence on companies in the aerospace and defense sector
  • Identify investment opportunities and advise portfolio managers 
  • Support ideas with rigorous analysis
  • Build valuation models
  • Interact and work with quantitative fundamental research tools


  • BA/BS degree required
  • 10+ years relevant aerospace and defense equities experience (domestic and/or global)
  • Significant equity analysis experience within the aerospace and defense sector either at an asset manager, hedge fund, or bank (buy-side experience preferred)
  • Excellent quantitative, qualitative and investment management skills
  • CFA designation preferred, but not required


Personal Characteristics Required:

  • Team oriented
  • Belief in independent research
  • Strategic thinker
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong work ethic




Lord Abbett is an equal employment opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, caregiver status, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.   All employment decisions at Lord Abbett are based solely on the applicant’s relevant experience, skills and qualifications.



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