Quantitative Analyst

Vertragsart:
Vor Ort
Start:
ASAP
Dauer:
6 months +
Von:
Huxley Associates
Ort:
Zürich
Eingestellt:
08.08.2014
Land:
flag_no Schweiz
Projekt-ID:
755471

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Role Summary -

  • The team covers all aspects of model validation and model risk (ie verifying derivatives pricing models, identifying the models' key underlying assumptions) for FX, equity, commodities, credit derivatives, mortgage products, rates products and counterparty, assessing both market and credit risks.

Responsibilities -

  • Validate CCR models developed by Counterparty Credit Analytics Group. Coverage includes all asset classes: IR (Interest Rates), FX (Foreign Exchange), Inflation, Equity, Commodity and Credit, as well as collateral exposure modelling.
  • Review the underlying assumptions, theory, derivation, empirical evidence, implementation and limitations of the model being validated.
  • Identify and quantify model risk associated with the model being validated.
  • Develop benchmark models in C++ for model review and model risk management purposes.
  • Prepare validation report and technical documents for the model being validated.
  • Assist market risk managers on trade approvals and finance on price verification methodologies.
  • Help on maintaining model inventory and perform annual model review.

Requirements -

  • In depth understanding of financial mathematics including stochastic differential equations, probability theory, interest rates and credit risk modelling.
  • Strong coding ability in C++.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and a real hands-on ability to analytics.
  • Excellent presentation, negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Extremely well organized and detail-oriented.

If you are interested in the role please submit your CV as soon as possible.