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The group covers all asset classes and comprises of senior well known Quants with a successful past sell-side career. This is an opportunity to join an experienced team, to learn a lot from team members and traders, and to help build a volatility trading activity that has strong commitment from the firm's leadership.
The Quant Vol Modelling group is looking for a intermediate quant to join its NY office. Its mandate is to build:
An analytics library to value and risk-analyze vanilla and semi-exotic derivatives on all asset classes: equity, rates, FX, commodities, credit
The associated market data databases
Quantitative screening / portfolio construction tools for traders
The size of the teams mandate means the successful candidate will be exposed to a variety of challenges:
modelling and numerical issues
troubleshooting of the risk and valuation systems
Skill Set Required For Position:
An excellent quantitative background as well as reasonable programming proficiency is required
Coding proficiency in Python and C++ is required
Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential, both for interacting inside the team and with traders and quant developers.
The ability to see the larger picture in a context where competing priorities abound and may shift.