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Quantitative Counterparty Exposure Risk Specialist: Chicago, IL

Bank of America

Chicago, IL
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Company Bank of America

Job Title Quantitative Counterparty Exposure Risk Specialist: Chicago, IL

Jobid bankofamerica-17013153ChicagoIL

Location: Chicago, IL, 60664, USA

Description **Job Description:**

Role Responsibilities:

+ Assist with the testing and validation of risk sensitivities through each technology release

+ Provide enhanced analysis on risk sensitivities to front office and operations teams when new measures or new counterparties on-boarded

+ Review and verify the risk sensitivities that are used for IM computation

+ Assess production risk results for errors

+ Identify and Establish control processes that will mitigate future risk calculation errors

+ Work directly with the front office and technology teams on issues discovered through technology testing and risk review

+ Validate and explain drivers of day over day changes in sensitivities to FO and technology

+ Work with technology teams to guide risk measure reporting and control requirements

Candidates in this role will:

+ Gain strong industry knowledge on the UMR program

+ Apply your analytical skills to solve UMR IM and risk sensitivity valuation issues

+ Deepen your OTC derivative knowledge in asset classes you may not have previous exposure to

+ Join a dedicated team of associates that embraces creative problem solving

Required Skills:

+ Master’s degree or higher in Finance, Economics or Quantitative field

+ Excellent communication skills

+ Strong technical skills including experience using Excel, VBA and SQL

+ Strong analytical skills

+ Understanding of Fixed Income and FX modeling

+ Experience working with OTC derivatives

+ Experience pricing OTC derivative products including futures, options, swaps, credit default swaps, forward rate agreements and swaptions

+ Knowledge of Financial Risk Management, Credit Risk Models, Value at Risk (VaR).

+ Strong knowledge of market & credit risk

Desired Skills:

+ Understanding of the collateral management process at large bank

+ Knowledge of CVA, FVA, regulatory capital requirements, and Independent Amount

+ Python programming experience and willing to learn Python

+ 3 years of experience working in a quantitative risk, middle office, or front office role

**Posting Date** : 03/14/2017

**Location** : US-IL-Chicago

**Travel** : No

**Full / Part-time** : Full time

**Hours Per Week** : 40

**Shift** : 1st shift

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