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Quantitative Analyst

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: $60000 - $80000 per annum
  • Job reference: CWS6262017620
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Quantitative Finance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 26/06/2017
Quantitative Analyst | Financial Institution | New York City

One of our clients has received the green light to create a Model Development Team in New York City. To begin this initiative, the hiring manager is looking for talented programmers with quantitative backgrounds.  

Given the emerging nature of the team, this is an excellent opportunity to get your foot in the door with a growing group. This role is particularly interesting because of its challenging nature combined with the benefits of work-life balance.  

Responsibilities of the role include:
  • Research and develop new structured RMBS, CMBS, and ABS models
  • Enhance and tune existing models in the firm’s library
  • Attend weekly meetings with both the director and managing director to continuously discuss the firms evolving strategy
  • Assist with mentoring of existing team of summer interns
Candidates should possess:
  • Masters in a quantitative field (Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering)
  • Strong programming skills (C++)
  • Strong quantitative background (Excel, VBA) and problem-solving skills 
  • Previous exposure to credit modeling and analysis
  • 0-3 years of industry experience
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
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