JPMorgan

Quantitative Research- Associate- Credit Modeling

Job Location:  Mumbai City
Job Description:  SkillSet: item response theory, high performance computing, strong interpersonal skills, code design, fixed income.

Opportunity

We are looking for an experienced Quant to join our team in Mumbai. The Credit QR team is responsible for developing and maintaining models for valuation, risk, PL calculations, as well as quoting and market making algorithms and analysis tools for the Global Spread business. The responsibilities of the team span the full range from new model specification, going through model approval, ensuring compliance with internal policies and industry regulations, implementation of model in library, to integration into risk and PL systems.

In addition, we are providing on job training, intensive internal classroom training, and online courses, all given by our experienced quants. Through the diversity of the businesses it supports and the variety of functions that it is responsible for, Quantitative Research group provides unique growth opportunities for you to develop your abilities and your career.

W e make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental and physical health needs or particular family considerations.

If you are passionate, curious and ready to make an impact, we are looking for you.

Your Impact

You ll contribute to the firm s product innovation, effective risk management, financial risk controls. Specially, you ll have the chance to:

  • Developing mathematical models for the pricing, hedging and risk management of credit securities and derivatives, including investigating and improving existing models.
  • Writing model documentation compliant with internal and regulatory standards.
  • Working with model control teams to facilitate timely and efficient review and approval of models.
  • Liaising with business functions as well as other quantitative research and control teams.
  • Explaining model behavior, carrying out scenario analyses, developing and delivering quantitative tools, and supporting analytics.
  • Design efficient numerical algorithms and implementing high performance computing solutions.
  • Design and develop software frameworks for analytics and their delivery to systems and applications.

About You

  • You demonstrate quantitative and problem-solving skills as well as research skills.
  • You understand advanced mathematics arising in financial modeling. Prior experience in stochastic calculus, optimization theory is desirable.
  • You demonstrate proficiency in code design and programming skills, with primary focus on Python; demonstrable proficiency in C++ is required.
  • You think strategically and creatively when faced with problems and opportunities. You always look for new ways of doing things.
  • You re attentive to detail and easily adaptable.
  • You have strong interpersonal skills you listen and communicate in a direct, succinct manner; pro-active attitude.
  • Your excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, can engage and influence partners and stakeholders; You are good at communicating concepts and ideas, also via documentation, and you are keen to defend their validity and tailor messages to different audiences;

Desirables

  • Advanced degree (PhD, MSc or equivalent) in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or other quantitative fields. Relevant academic research publications a plus.
  • Knowledge of Fixed Income markets, in particular credit products and models, is a plus, but it s not strict requirement.
  • Direct experience of agile software methodologies; robust testing and verification practices.
  • Orientation towards careful system and solution design and implementation.
  • Beyond that, we re interested in the things that make you unique: personal qualities, outside interests and achievements beyond academia and profession that demonstrate the kind of person you are and the differences you could bring to the team.
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Functional Area:  Operations Management / Process Analysis
Experience:  2 - 4 years
Qualification:  ("Graduation in any field")
Salary:  2.5 Lakh to 4.5 Lakh INR
 
JPMorgan
Job Ad publication date: 14 May 2021  

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