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Quantitative Analyst - Risk Methodology OTC (f/m/d)

Date: 30-Oct-2020

Location: Frankfurt am Main, DE

Company: Deutsche Börse Group

Start: 01.03.2021 / This position is initially limited for 2 years.


Field of activity
As a Quantitative Analyst for OTC derivatives you are responsible for the strategic valuation and risk model development of Eurex Clearing AG. Your main tasks are focused on conceptual work to identify, quantify, and manage risks imminent to our OTC clearing services. The main model you will be using and expanding is our risk model PRISMA for OTC rates, inflation, and FX products. Comprehensive and quantitative analyses complement your independent solution finding and are an important part of your conceptual design thinking. As part of a larger risk team, as a project stream lead, or as an industry working group participant you help to make informed decisions and contribute to finding solutions for Eurex Clearing AG and its clients.

  • Develop and strengthen our valuation and risk model development and model risk management function
  • Early identification and consolidation of pricing and risk model related trends for cleared OTC derivatives
  • Design and maintain modelling, calibration, and prototyping of valuation and risk models as well as respective model documentations
  • Communicate valuation and risk model related matters to internal as well as external stakeholders and regulatory bodies
  • Contribute thought leadership on model and risk topics in projects

Qualifications/required skills

  • M.Sc. or PhD in a quantitative discipline (Econometrics, Mathematics, Physics, Financial Engineering, or any other comparable field)
  • Several years of hands-on experience in risk management or handling of financial instruments with a quantitative focus 
  • Know-how of products in the OTC derivative space
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving as well as communication skills
  • Basic project management experience or experience to organize and manage complex tasks
  • Basic experience in Python or a similar programming language will be an asset
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English; additional German language skills will be an asset