Quantitative Analyst - Model Validation

Financial Services Company is hiring for a Quantitative Analyst for their team based in London. Salary range is between £60K - £85K, depending on skills and experience. Specific skills required include SIMM, XVA and Investment Banking.

You will be responsible for analysing, understanding and implementing derivative models and risk management procedures for various asset classes including Equity, FX, Rates, Credit. You will have an understanding of stochastic calculus and basic asset pricing, and experience of coding, writing models in languages such as Matlab, Python, R, C++, C#. You will have practical working knowledge in Financial models for exotic derivative products in IR / FX / Credit / Equities.

It would be ideal if you had ANY of the following experience: Basel, Dodd-Frank, EMIR, MiFID, Model validation (market, credit or operational risk), market risk management, trading book credit risk management, calculation methodology of PFE CVA, FVA, liquidity risk management, CCP, ETD and derivative clearing processes, margining methodology, etc.

You will ideally hold a PhD or Masters degree in a numerate subject such as Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Physics, Engineering with 3-5 years experience as a Quant Analyst. Strong mathematical skills required for this role. Demonstrable experience and knowledge of exotic derivative products combined with pricing and model validation.

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.