MQA - Quantitative Analyst - Associate/VP

Posted on Dec 14, 2018 by Citi-US

New York, NY 10001
Professional/Technical Services
3 Dec 2018
Annual Salary
  • Primary Location: United States,New York,New York
  • Education: Doctorate Degree
  • Job Function: Trading
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID:


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Position Objective
Provide analytical support for structured credit business. This role is a front office quantitative role which is part of credit quantitative analysis team. Candidate would be reporting locally to the head of the credit quantitative analysis in NY and would be working with rest of the team in providing analytical support to structured credit business.

Key Responsibilities
1) Apply machine learning/data science techniques to perform data analysis on factors effecting CLOs
2) Maintain pricing models in C++/Python
3) Provide day to day support for structured credit business

Development Value
1) Learning first hand the CLO business from the desk that is market leader in this space
2) Being able to apply latest techniques in machine learning space to help business
3) Develop good understanding of market structure of cash business


  • Strong at Data Science and Machine learning. The candidate not only understands the models but importantly understands the process and able to come up with measures to evaluate model performance and improve
  • Strong at markets i.e. Quick to learn the economics/dynamics of the markets and have good intuition of the relationship between different factors
  • Good at Bond math and understands the risks
  • Excellent in C++/Python
  • Ph.D or Masters in Mathematics, Physical sciences, engineering, Finance, Statistics fields
MQA - Quantitative Analyst - Associate/VP

Reference: 598336841