Quant Developer/model Validation

Ikya Human Capital Solutions Pvt Ltd
  • Mumbai
  • 10-15 lakh
  • 2-7 years
  • 138 Views
  • 27 Jun 2016
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  • Finance/ Accounts

  • Financial Services/ Capital Markets
Job Description

Responsibilities:

The Model Validation Group works closely with both the front office quantitative research teams and product control and the role consequently offers significant exposure to Pricing and Risk management models/ methodologies for a particular asset classes / product group.

Review models (pricing models and / or risk models): Ensure that the model meets its stated objective. This would include reviewing the theoretical assumptions and the implementation of the model - for instance, setting up independent benchmarking tools for testing of various scenarios & boundary conditions of complex models.

In particular, depending on the asset class we are looking for candidates with knowledge / experience in one or more of the following areas:

- Libor Market Model, HJM, Models of the short-rate...

- Pricing of Exotic Payoffs (e.g. Barriers, Lookback, Asians etc.), Stochastic Volatility Models for pricing Equity Derivatives (Heston, Bates etc.)

- Pricing of Credit derivatives (CDO, Credit Index Options etc), CVA calculation

- Pricing of plain vanilla and exotic FX derivatives (Barriers, Quantos etc.)

- Value at Risk, Counterparty Risk Exposure models

Understanding of stochastic calculus, numerical techniques for derivatives pricing (Monte Carlo / Finite Difference) and strong experience in C++ programming.


Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Model Validation Quant Development Risk Management

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