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Assoc-VP Software Engineer QR (NJ)

Company: Phaxis LLC
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Base Salary is $135K to $165K (based upon location, candidate & experience)
Incredible Organization with Excellent Benefits!

Associate Level Base Salary - $135K-$150K
Vice President Level Base Salary - $160K-$165K

Leading Global Financial Institution is looking for an experienced software engineer quantitative research to join its organization as an Associate or Vice President based out of their Jersey City, NJ; New York, NY; or Plano, TX office. In this role, he/she will work on the buildout of the firm's new Wholesale Credit Risk Model Platform. Your team focuses on building frameworks and infrastructure to support the delivery of high-performance risk calculation engines that deploy models for the firms' Wholesale Credit Stress (CCAR, ICAAP, Risk Appetite) and Loan Loss Reserves (CECL, IFRS9) calculations used for Risk Management.

You help the firm grow its business in a responsible way by anticipating new and emerging risks, and using your expert judgement to solve real-world challenges that impact our company, customers, and communities. The firm's culture in Risk Management and Compliance is all about thinking outside the box, challenging the status quo and striving to be best-in-class.

Minimum Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent discipline required
  • Advanced Degree (PhD, MSc or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, etc. a plus
  • Demonstrated strong software development skills as well as quantitative and problem solving skills
  • Interested in the application of software and high-performance computing solutions to finance and risk management
  • Demonstrated strong proficiency in code design and programming skills in Python
  • Experience with improving performance of software applications
  • Proficient with tools and methods of exploratory data analysis, visualization, and modeling in Python (e.g., pandas, scipy, sklearn, and/or Jupyter)
  • Good at communicating concepts and ideas, also via documentation, and you are keen to defend their validity and tailor messages to different audiences
  • Attentive to detail and easily adaptable
  • Enthusiastic about knowledge sharing and collaboration
  • Experience with implementing quantitative software frameworks in finance a plus
  • Focused on robust testing practices and test-driven development a plus
  • Orientation towards careful system and solution design and implementation a plus

    Responsibilities and Duties
    You will contribute to the development of the firm's Wholesale Credit Risk Platform used for Risk Management and Stress Testing. Specifically, you will have the chance to:

    • Play a key role in the design, architecture and implementation of the firm's next generation stress and risk models platform for Wholesale Credit alongside our Technology and Business Partner Teams
    • Implement software frameworks and tools that support the development of models, back-testing and any other analytics infrastructure required for model development
    • Work with technology and the business to support the implementation, release and integration of models into the risk platform
    • Design and develop flexible, extendible and highly performant software frameworks and related tools that efficiently integrates pricing and forecast models into the platform
    • Optimize the end-to-end performance of our risk-management and stress testing processes

Keywords: Phaxis LLC, Jersey City , Assoc-VP Software Engineer QR (NJ), Executive , Jersey City, New Jersey

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