CAIA's Career Center is an easy-to-use, comprehensive resource connecting job seekers with employers in the growing AI field. Use your knowledge and credibility to advance your career or build a talented team for your organization. Opportunities targeted to CAIA Charterholders are prioritized.
In order to search for jobs specifically for CAIA Charterholders or those pursuing the CAIA Charter please enter “CAIA” in the search panel.
This will enable you to search for CAIA specific roles globally.
The position will be responsible for validating and back-testing our multi-asset class risk models that form the core of Axioma's enterprise risk management system, Axioma Risk. In parallel the work includes developing and implementing new proto-type solutions for risk measurement. The work requires a disposition to question and look beyond a narrow remit, knowledge of different risk and analytics models especially in Fixed-Income, familiarity with statistical techniques for significance and bias testing, and practical experience with large complex data sets. Close collaboration with client specialists is critical, as is the ability to work effectively with the data & content teams and product developers to quickly address any data or systems issues.
PhD (or exceptional Masters) in Mathematics/ Physics/ Statistics/ Financial Engineering, with experience in the context of financial modelling;
curiosity to understand inter-dependencies of a technology system and to investigate pro-actively beyond the obvious scope
evidence of strong analytical programming delivering production quality code and with data manipulation skills, ideally including handling noisy and incomplete data sets
practical experience with code architecture, abstraction and modularization of code
strong communication and documentation skills, motivation to pro-actively engage with the team as well as the ability to listen and clearly articulate arguments
attention to detail and to accuracy (aware of the reputational exposure of our models) and self-motivation to validate the quality of results
understanding of the commercial rationale driving a growing business which flexibility and dealing with sometimes conflicting pressures
a minimum of 2 years of work experience in the financial industry and understanding of the markets, ideally in relation to portfolio risk/performance measurement, portfolio construction or Fixed Income.
Full benefits package
Performance-based annual bonus
Axioma is an equal opportunity employer that offers challenging work in a supportive environment.