|Job Description :
||Title: Quantitative Risk Management Analyst
Location: Chicago, IL (Hybrid Scheduled/Remote and in Office)
Duration & Type: 12 Month Contract – extensions probable
Compensation: Competitive W2 Hourly Rate, Access to Healthcare and Dental Insurance Plan of Choice
Chamberlain Advisors is currently seeking a Quantitative Risk Management Analyst Consultant for our direct client’s Quantitative Risk team in Chicago. This Consultant will assist the Clearing Department on day-to-day activities in support of quant risk team. The Quantitative Risk Team in the Risk Management Department is responsible for developing, analyzing, and back-testing models for clearing initiatives. Click Apply Now to join the Chamberlain experience!
Daily responsibilities include code release testing, historical data validation, margin and stress testing model validation, and portfolio back-testing.
Maintain the ability to efficiently, effectively, and independently conduct research, analyze problems, formulate and implement solutions, and produce high quality results on time.
Bachelor or Masters in Computer Science, Financial Engineering, Financial Mathematics, Mathematics, Physics, or a related discipline.
Strong quantitative and analytical background.
Excellent programming, communication, and documentation skills.
Knowledge of financial markets.
Knowledge in advanced quantitative risk modeling and knowledge of statistical models in risk management preferred.
Knowledge in advanced derivatives modeling and knowledge of volatility models preferred.
Experience with programming languages such as C++/C#, R, VBA, and SQL is also required.
Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate the best practices in developing risk models like Historical VaR, Monte Carlo VaR, Multi-Factor Risk Models, Stressed VaR, Liquidity Risk models, etc.
About the Client:
Mixing powerful thinking and cutting-edge technology, our client is where the world comes to manage risk. Offering the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes. They have created a marketplace for buyers and sellers bringing together individuals, companies, and institutions that need to manage risk. Our client works to serve as the counterparty to every trade that happens in our markets, to protect the integrity of our markets, and to virtually eliminate third-party credit risk. They are more than a marketplace, they are a team of groundbreakers, problem solvers, and difference makers.
Why Work with Chamberlain?
Chamberlain Advisors is a veteran-owned business that provides human capital solutions across a wide range of industries and engagement types. Chamberlain candidates benefit from our unique hiring and interviewing process which has been designed to increase the likelihood that they will be successful in their job searches. This is achieved through our 5-step recruitment process, ensuring a top-of-the-line candidate experience. Find out what makes us different; apply to Chamberlain today.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Chamberlain Advisors provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Chamberlain Advisors complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Chamberlain Advisors expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Chamberlain Advisors’ employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.