Associate, Model Risk Validation


Financial Services


New York, New York

Employment Type



Our client, a prestigious Global Bank located in midtown is seeking a Quantitative Modeler to validate and/or challenge the Front office Quants.   

Job Description:

Compensation : $120000 - $150000
Job ID : 13689

  • Model Validation of MBS/ABS Models
  • Evaluation of Model assumptions, ensure Model implementation and ensure consistency with Theoretical basis.
  • Challenge Front office on Quantitative Trading Models
  • Benchmark Models against alternative models, develop models or components of models in the independent benchmark library recommend and define shortcomings in measurement
  • Identify sensitivities, calibration, opaque parameters and stability of model outputs to quantify potential Model risk.
  • Model performance and regression testing

Job Requirements:

  • 1-3 Yrs experience working in Model validation or a FO quantitative group at a major Financial Institution
  • Preferable experience following"
    • MBS/ABS models (prepayment, OAS valuation)
    • Interest Rate Modelling (short-rate, HJM?BGM)
    • PhD or MS in Physics, Stats, Math, CSI
    • Programming in R/Python/C++


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