Risk Modeler

Credit Suisse
Mumbai, India
Sep 28, 2020
Oct 06, 2020
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and employ more than 45,000 people from over 150 different nations. Embodying entrepreneurial spirit, Credit Suisse delivers holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice. Striving for quality and excellence in our work, we recognize and reward extraordinary performance among our employees, provide wide-ranging training and development opportunities, and benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value for our clients, shareholders and communities. We are Credit Suisse.

We Offer
We are a department which values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm's D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global Conduct and Ethics Standards

This is a Quant role in Quantitative Analysis and Technology, Central Methodology & Model Strategy, Model Performance Monitoring team with focus on:
  • A challenging role in the newly established Model Performance Monitoring team located in Mumbai as an Investment Banking Risk with the possibility to be part of a growing area right from the beginning. The team will be responsible for the model performance monitoring for all credit risk models owned by Credit Analytics
  • Development, prototyping and back-testing of Monte Carlo Credit Exposure Models including collateral modeling
  • Responsible for the generation and presentation of model performance reports for senior management, regulators as well as internal and external audit
  • Possibility to support the IT strategic implementation of complex risk and simulation systems
  • Coordination with various partners including model owners and credit officers in order to generate valued reports on the model performance of credit risk models
  • Other bespoke requests regarding exposure analysis for several audit or regulatory reports. Preparing, processing and querying large amount of financial data
We are seeking a quantitative analyst with excellent technical skills and some prior experience of quantitative credit risk and derivatives products.

You Offer

Understand the value of diversity in the workplace and are dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realize their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work. This should be further elaborated on in your application.

Able to demonstrate the following qualifications and proficiencies:
  • OTC Derivatives, Secured Financing Transactions
  • Pricing models
  • Computation of risk metrics (e.g VaR, EPE, PFE, Greeks)
  • Analytical skills /Numerical degree (physics/Mathematics/Engineering). CFA/FRM/CQF will be preferred.
  • Proficient in programming languages, eg. R, MATLAB, Python or C++, VBA, SQL, and Office package is highly recommended (any of them, R preferred)
  • Deep knowledge of risk mitigation practices and experience with Basel II/III initiatives would be considered advantageous.
  • Responsible for deliverables. A winning personality, conceptual and strong communication skills.
  • Highly Detail Oriented and strong team-players.
  • Outstanding analytical problem solving skills, especially with regards to financial analysis.
  • Flexibility and the ability to work in a diverse environment.
  • Result oriented, dedicated, hardworking and can work on own initiative whilst also working to deliver on time with a high level of integrity, sense of urgency, attention to detail and quality standards

Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success.