Quant Analyst


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New York, United States
$100k to $140k
USD 100,000 to 140,000 Per Year
Career Levels
Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Start Date
17 Nov 2017
22 Nov 2017
Post Expires
12 Jan 2018
Riskcare is seeking a strong quantitative finance and risk management professional to support business growth in areas including: derivatives pricing and margining, market and credit risk modelling, XVA computation, regulatory compliance and front office change for investment banking, insurance, asset management and commodities clients.

Riskcare is a demanding and rewarding environment. Working for a smaller company means that employees can gain a wide variety of experience and there are no artificial restrictions to the possibilities of their career progression.

The role is for individuals that possess strong quantitative finance background blended with practical financial engineering intuition who are keen to contribute to mission-critical deliverables primarily for systemically important financial institutions. Projects can be performed either on the client site or on an outsourced basis within Riskcare’s offices.

Applicants should be interested in working within an innovative and entrepreneurial environment, where they will be involved in all aspects of the company from pre-sales to lead project roles.

Within these roles, they will work with our clients to create solutions by making use of the company's expertise in financial engineering, software engineering and business process engineering.

They will also have the opportunity to contribute their knowledge and experience in our sales-informed internal research activities, where we are working with academia and other technology vendors.

The role will require candidates to work on various technology platforms to develop solutions related to pricing and risk modelling of derivative products and model validation. Candidates will have the opportunity to learn from senior experts in risk and quantitative finance, and to develop a variety of critical skills for client facing and consulting activities.

Eligible candidates will have practical working knowledge in:

- Financial models for exotic derivative products in: IR, FX, credit, equities and/or commodities.
- Standard derivative pricing mathematics, quoting conventions, operational processes and data requirements.

Riskcare typically employ candidates with:

- A Masters or a PhD in applied mathematics, quantitative finance or scientific/engineering discipline.
- Demonstrable experience and knowledge of exotic derivative products combined with pricing and model validation experience of five years and above in Equity/Rates/FX/Credit and/or commodities asset classes.
- Consultative skills and the ability to form and present clear and concise arguments, as well as produce professional business documentation.
- Self-motivation and who enjoy working in hybrid teams, such as quantitative finance, business and technology.
- The motivation to be involved in pre-sales and broader project / growth / SME activities.
- Experience of writing models in languages, such as Matlab, R or C++, Knowledge of C# or Java.

Demonstrable experience and knowledge of derivatives products combined with pricing and model validation experience of 5 years and above in Equity/Rates/FX/Credit and/or commodities exotic derivatives.

Remuneration will be awarded in line with experience and productivity. Remuneration includes base salary, bonuses and benefits. We also offer a flexible training budget, sponsoring a range of industry-recognised training programmes to build up expertise in technology, finance and management.

Once somebody has become established within Riskcare, we look at the work they are doing and the parts they enjoy such as coaching, application of technology and client relationships. Once we have a better understanding of the individual’s life interests, we look at how this can be incorporated within the company to ensure a long and enjoyable career with Riskcare.

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