• Risk - Market Risk & Capital Quantification - MRCQ Calc - Analyst/Associate - Bengaluru

    Location(s) IN-Bengaluru
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Associate, Vice President/Executive Director
    Risk Management
    Business Unit
    Market Risk Mgmt & Analysis
    Employment Type


    The Risk group is responsible for credit, market and operational risk, model risk, independent liquidity risk, and insurance throughout the firm.


    Job Summary & Responsibilities

    Market Risk Management & Analysis We are currently seeking candidates for the Market Risk & Capital Quantification (MRCQ) group within the Market Risk Management and Analysis department.

    The MRCQ team is a multidisciplinary group of quantitative experts focusing on market risk and capital calculations. The team is primarily responsible for designing, implementing and verifying quantitative measures of Value-at-Risk, Stress Tests and Capital.



    The responsibilities can include:

    • Quantifying risk and capital calculations for a large, diverse and complex set of financial instruments. This involves designing and implementing and executing programmatic tools that query large data sets to test the economic and statistical characteristics of quantitative measures (such as value-at-risk, stress tests and capital calculations).
    • Understanding pricing & risk models including implementation that enables performing pricing analyses, risk and capital impact analysis.
    • Providing advice, testing and documentation for new quantitative risk measures.
    • Analyzing the availability and quality of market data used in risk calculations.
    • Performing anomaly detections in large data sets, investigating the cause and recommending corrective actions
    • Designing and maintaining a set of controls that ensure the completeness and accuracy of quantitative measures.
    • Interact with various other groups such as market risk modelers, technology, trading desks and risk committees to explain the results of calculations and provide quantitative advice.
    • Interact with external regulators and industry bodies.


    In performing the job function, you will have the following opportunities:

    • Broad exposure to pricing and market data calibration models, risk and capital models for a variety of products.
    • Exposure to challenging quantitative problems such as modeling risks for derivatives, large scale Monte-Carlo simulations of complete portfolios across the firm, fast and accurate approximate market risk measurements.
    • Development of quantitative and programming skills as well as product and market knowledge.
    • Involvement in critical internal risk management practices, and provision of data to both internal and external clients.
    • Opportunities to work with other groups in various areas of the firm.
    • Dynamic team work environment.


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Degree in a quantitative field such as mathematics, physics, statistics or engineering.
    • Good command of mathematics and numerical algorithms. Good knowledge of statistics and time series analysis.
    • Programming skills and experience with an object oriented programming language such as Java or C++, to the level of performing pricing and building prototype risk analytics/productivity tools.
    • Experience or keen interest to develop expertise in derivative products, and risk and capital calculation methodologies.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Self-motivated team player


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