Risk Analyst, Credit Strategies (Hedge Fund)

New York, USA
competitive base salary + bonus
03 Dec 2020
11 Dec 2020
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Leading hedge fund is seeking to hire a highly technical risk analyst with a passion for the markets to join their top-performing credit strategies team. This is a highly visible position which reports into the CRO and offers extensive interaction with Portfolio Managers.

Responsibilities include:
-enhancing the firm's reporting tools (using Python) in conjunction with the development team;
-working closely with Portfolio Managers to analyze, quantify and manage risks;
-regular communication with senior management.

The successful candidate will be a high-performance individual with the following:
-4+ years relevant experience in analytics/quant/risk/trading/valuations with a bank or fund;
-Excellent academics, Masters in a quantitative discipline preferred;
-CFA charter holder preferred;
-Deep knowledge of the mechanics of credit derivative products is a must - specifically CDS and CDX;
-Detailed knowledge of credit spread risk, jump risk and the Greeks combined with intimate familiarity with option pricing and risk models are all key requirements;
-Advanced technical toolkit, to include Python (NumPy, Pandas, SciPy, Jupyter);
-Outstanding communication skills, with the ability to clearly and succinctly deliver thoughtful analysis and commentary;
-Deep passion for the financial markets.

A highly competitive base + performance-based bonus is on offer to the successful candidate.

Please apply with your resume for a confidential discussion.

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