Quantitative Analyst - DIM Quantitative Analyst - DIM …

Quanteam
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Mar 20
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Quanteam
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Mar 20
x
Quanteam UK is working with a major British Investment Bank within their Global Risk Transformation function. Our client would like to bring onboard an experienced Quantitative Analyst with Dynamic Initial Margin (DIM) background.

WHO WE ARE

Quanteam Group is a Consulting firm specialised in the Capital Markets industry, in Paris, London, Brussels, New York and North Africa. Since 2007, our 800 consultants provide major clients (Corporate & Investment Banks, Asset Managers, Hedge Funds, Brokers and Insurance Companies) with expertise in several projects such as Financial Engineering, Quantitative Research, Regulatory Implementation, IT Transformation & Innovation.

ABOUT THE PROJECT

Our client is seeking for a Quantitative Analyst consultant to be fully involve in designing, implementing and documenting the Dynamic Initial Margin (DIM) Model.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ability to design and implement a model that addresses business requirements
  • Ability to design and implement a model validation framework that assess model adequacy
  • Ability to effective document the model following given standards
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements means the business is forewarned of changes in the regulation and can prepare accordingly.
  • Understanding of mathematical concepts behind CCR and Collateral models already implemented
  • Ability to navigate through the existing analytical modules of CCR Aggregation and Collateral libraries
  • Effective communication with the GRA team at both Regional and Group levels ensures there is a strong common understanding of the models and that best practices are being applied.
  • Providing bespoke analysis for new business helps ensure that the business can make appropriate risk/capital assessments.

Profile required

  • At least 10 years of experience in CCR/XVA/Pricing Quantitative Analytics team. Having been personally involved in building simulation (Monte Carlo scenario generation) models and developing simulation solution
  • Ideally previously involved in successful DIM implementation for IMM (and/or good to have DIM implementation for MVA)
  • Previously involved or familiar with CCR back testing for IMM
  • Ideally previously involved in successful regulatory submissions
  • Ability to lead, manage and successfully deliver projects within the agreed time scale, in liaison with all relevant stakeholders: model owners, credit, business, IT, senior management and regulators.
  • Clear and demonstrable familiarity with ISDA SIMM, and good to have familiarity with other Initial Margin computation (as for instance, CCP IM)
  • Clear and demonstrable familiarity key risk measures such as MVA, CVA, EPE, PFE.
  • Minimum Masters level in Math/Computer Science/Engineering discipline
  • Excellent understanding of Stochastic Calculus applied to quantitative finance and numerical optimisation technics
  • Developer with demonstrable experience in python/JAVA/C++
  • Open personality and effective communication skills, ability and flexibility to work in an international team
  • Ability to write clear and understandable documents
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