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Quantitative Analyst

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: JHED2
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Selby Jennings, Risk Management
  • Date posted: 18/04/2018
Quantitative Analyst for Front Office Risk Modelling Group (Monte Carlo/ PFE / VaR / Back Testing) | Leading Investment Bank

 A top global Investment Bank has developed a new function covering modelling and quantitative risk across all related functions.

 The role is ideal for any one from a quantitative background looking to work in a global investment bank where they can develop their career and skill set to work within a leading financial institution. The bank is looking to rapidly expand and is interested in seeing the best academic candidates from a background in market risk or quantitative modelling.

 The role will involve working with all areas of quantitative analysis and risk within the bank globally with a focus on project work in developing and implementing new models into teams across the main financial hubs.

 The successful candidate will likely have the following background and skill set;
  • Post Graduate Qualification in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Engineering or equivalent quantitative background (PhD)
  • Experience working with VaR / Monte-Carlo Simulation / Back Testing / exposure management)
  • Excellent programming skills essential (MATLAB, SQL, C++, Python)
  • High degree of analytical skills
  • English (verbal / written); (any other European language a bonus)
  • Risk or quant background would be preferable but if not must excellent academic background
  • Enthusiastic and keen to learn and develop skill set in a financial setting
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