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HY Quant Analyst

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Chicago
  • Salary: $90000 - $125000 per annum
  • Job reference: HYQACHI2017
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Portfolio management, Quantitative Finance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 21/07/2017
HY Quant Analyst 

Our client, a global asset manager, is looking to add a High Yield Quant Analyst to its Chicago office. The ideal candidate will have experience working alongside portfolio managers in a front or middle office capacity. The individual will work directly with the Head of Risk for North America and alongside the firms' portfolio managers to assess and assist the PM's high yield investments and level of risk. 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Work with the Investment Risk function to set internal limits for all Funds
  • Work closely with the Risk Analytics team to determine best practice in risk management
  • Understand the specific client's requirements 
  • Develop Fixed Income risk reports when applicable
  • Support global credit cleared CDS/index pricing, risk management
Job Requirements:
  • 3-7 years of experience as a quantitative analyst or quant risk analyst
  • Advanced degree in finance, math, statistics, physics or related field
  • Product knowledge and working experience in fixed income, specifically high yield and investment grade bonds
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
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