Quantitative Analyst (Developer)
FIS is a global leader in financial services technology, with a focus on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk & compliance, consulting and outsourcing solutions. Through the depth and breadth of our solutions portfolio, global capabilities and domain expertise, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 53,000 people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing, financial software and banking solutions. Providing software, services and outsourcing of the technology that empowers the financial world, FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index.
Adaptiv are leaders in capital markets risk management. The role of the quantitative analyst / developer is to help develop, maintain and support our calculation engine – Adaptiv Analytics.
Adaptiv Analytics is a highly engineered product capable of conducting complex financial risk calculations. Within Adaptiv and beyond it is positioned as FIS’s primary risk calculation engine. The Adaptiv Analytics team has to provide the financial engineering skill set capable of maintaining, supporting and developing this calculation engine.
You will work on development of mathematical models for the efficient pricing of complex financial products, for the evolution of future market and credit events, for regulatory calculations and for the calibration of risk models. You will be expected to support the process of selling our solutions to prospects and developing our relationships with our clients. You will be expected to verify that existing models are correct and appropriate for their intended use. You will need to support your contributions with clear and concise documentation of both the mathematical finance theory and software implementation details. You will be expected to present quantitative ideas clearly and engage in complex discussions regarding financial engineering with a wide range of colleagues.
You will be expected to demonstrate:
- Outstanding software engineering skill,
- Strong mathematical background
To be a successful applicant you must demonstrate financial engineering skill requiring strong mathematical skills normally evidenced with an appropriate academic degree. You must have experience of codifying complex problems and a demonstrable interest in technological innovation. Ideally such traits should be demonstrated from previous employment.
Our recruitment process will assess the following competencies:
- Problem solving skills
- Communication skills
- Software engineering skills
- Ability to influence and encourage others by means of strong argument
- Ability to work as part of a team or alone making a strong contribution in either scenario
- Proactivity and strong ownership
- Ability to make a contribution at all levels
- Conscientiousness balanced with the demands of the business
This successful candidate will be confident in their financial engineering ability, desire to use technology to solve complex problems and wish to develop a comprehensive understanding of quantitative financial risk management.
We look forward to receiving your application. Please use only the button below in order to apply (only complete online applications will be considered).