Global investment bank seeks AVP level Quant as part of their expanding Risk Model Validation team.
Independent model validation of risk quantitative methodologies, both initial and periodic, across all asset classes and risk types (market risk, counterparty risk, credit risk, economic capital, stress testing models, etc. ) and in line with regulatory requirements and industry best practice.
Initial and periodic validation of quant models
Quantitative analysis and review of model frameworks, assumptions, data, and results
Designing, modelling and prototyping challenger models when required
Testing models numerical implementations and reviewing documentations
Checking the adherence to governance requirements
Documentation of findings in validation reports, including raising recommendations for model improvements
Ensuring models are validated in line with regulatory requirements and industry best practice
Tracking remediation of validation recommendations
Preparation of model risk reporting for Model Oversight Committee and Board
Strong background in Math and Probability theory - applied to finance.
Good knowledge of Data Science and Statistical inference techniques.
Good understanding of financial products.
Good programming level in Python or R or equivalent.
Awareness of latest technical developments in financial mathematics, pricing, and risk modelling
Modelling and pricing of financial derivatives
Computer simulations and numerical approximation methods
Experience with C++ or C# or equivalent
Up-to-date knowledge of regulatory capital requirements for market and credit risk
Some experience in Risk methodology (development or validation) in market risk or/and counterparty
Experience with other risk models (Credit Risk, Economic Capital, Stress Testing, etc.)
Experience with derivatives pricing models
A Postgraduate degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g., statistics, mathematics, mathematical finance,
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