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Requisition ID: 7023

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Purpose of Job

The Market Risk Measurement (MRM) group at Scotiabank is searching for an individual with a background in quantitative disciplines, an interest in financial industry modelling, and who has demonstrated continuous development of their skills.
The MRM group is responsible for the development and maintenance of a wide range of risk measurement models in the capital markets space, spanning both market and counterparty credit risk. These are core models for the Bank, used to monitor risk, make strategic decisions about future business directions, and to assess capital adequacy.
Within the MRM team, this role will assist in the development of market risk models for regulatory capital, explicitly in the development of Fundamental Review of the Trading book initiative. The candidate will also have the opportunity to develop risk models to support new products and business.

Key Accountabilities

This position is expected to play a key part in implementing the changes required by Basels Fundamental Review of the Trading book over the next few years. The implementation involves in varies modelling and its implementation, as well as capital optimization.
This is a position that requires interaction with a variety of stakeholders including senior management, internal risk teams and trading desks. You will be expected to ensure effective communication and work on a variety of projects concurrently.

Functional Competencies

  • Knowledge of financial products and pricing
  • C++ programming and experience with Python (especially numpy, pandas and IPython notebook) would be an asset.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in market risk or risk management would be an asset
  • Ability to make progress on multiple projects concurrently

Education Requirements

  • Graduate work in a quantitative discipline such as mathematics, statistics, physics, computer science or quantitative finance

Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Toronto

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