Risk Manager - Credit Strategies

New York, USA
Highly Competitive Total Compensation Package
Jan 18, 2021
Feb 10, 2021
Job Function
Hedge Funds
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Leading hedge fund is seeking to hire a highly technical risk manager 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 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:
  • 5+ 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 submit your resume for more detailed information and a discussion in confidence.
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