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    Senior Quantitative Analyst (contract)

    £53 - £62 per hour

    Job Description

    Senior Quantitative Analyst (contract)

    A global financial services company that specialises in post-trade market infrastructure is seeking a Senior Quantitative Analyst to join the Quantitative Risk Management group. This group is responsible for quantitative model development and performance assessment including model performance monitoring and backtesting.

    You will:

    • Design, develop, and maintain backtest model.
    • Assist with backtest reporting and diagnostics.
    • Assist with ad hoc model risk analyses as needed.

    You will have:

    • 5 years of working experience and must have 3 years of hands-on experience in quantitative models, research, with deep understanding on VaR and backtesting as well as statistical applications.
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Must have excellent interpersonal skills
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
    • Have a general knowledge about the financial market, products, risk management (such as VaR modelling) and risk metrics (such as backtesting).
    • Solid programming skills in data processing language such as Python and SQL.

    This is a contract position based in Jersey City, NJ. This position operates on a hybrid work setup with 3 days in the office per week.

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