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Senior Quant Analyst (80-100%)

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    Zurich - Hybrid - Flexi Work

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    Digital & Technology

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    Keiron Westmaas

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    Keiron Westmaas

Senior Quantitative Analyst (80 - 100 %), Swiss Private Bank, Hybrid, German Speaking

My client, a leading Swiss Private Bank are looking for a Senior Quantitative Analyst to join their Quantitative Risk Modelling Team. In this role, you will be developing risk models, ensuring stress testing and working as the primary contact for quantitative issues in the risk environment.

In this role, you will be:

•Developing, back-testing, validating and calibrating quantitative models for the purposes of risk measurement (credit risk, market risk and operational risk)
•Continuously improving and automating periodic model review processes
•Working in a truly collaborative environment with other departments on model development, ensuring user acceptance and other topics such as risk appetite, stress testing alongside model risk management
•Contacting a person for internal and external bank stakeholders as well as auditing companies for detailed questions about risk models and methods

The ideal candidate will have:

•University studies with a quantitative focus, e.g. E.g. (financial) mathematics, physics, statistics, data science, natural science
•Fluent written and spoken English and German, Swiss German is an advantage
•Several years of experience in the development of credit risk (PD, LGD, EAD in the IRB context) or market risk models (VaR, instrument valuation)
•Very good programming knowledge in R or Python, knowledge of PL/SQL, LaTeX and Git is an advantage
•Analytical and structured thinking with a strong affinity for quantitative methods as well as a high level of initiative and a structured and goal-oriented way of working
•Addressee-appropriate communication of complex topics as well as understanding of banking aspects of risk models