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Associate - Risk


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General information

Reference number

2018-118  

Job details

Category

Product and Client management - Client services

Job title

Associate - Risk

Contract type

Permanent

Job description

Because finance matters to our society as much as energy to life, fueling financial transformation is vital for development and leadership.

We humanize technology

At Linedata, we humanize technology, we are passionate experts caring about our clients.
With more than 1300 Talents with 40 nationalities spread out of our 14 countries, we believe in mobility, diversity & team work.
We provide the investment management and credit communities with an innovative, user-friendly suite of products that, through detailed market and client insights, help their businesses grow in over 50 countries.
Our aim is to continue to find new ways to create and build flexible, mission critical software and services and to stay on the cutting edge of the financial software space.
Linedata is about partnerships, both with our employees and with our clients.

Join the movement

Together we are transforming the business which is in constant evolution.
Like professional dancers we are experts in our field and we are defining new pathways for financial services to serve the world.
With our agility we make technology simple & accessible for our users.
Like dancers in a company making individual movements into a coordinated performance, we all work together to achieve the best solutions for our clients.

Tell us what your ambitions are, we will choreograph your career & take it to the next level!

Gravitas is a wholly owned subsidiary of Linedata.

"Gravitas is looking for an Associate / Manager to support a client, a leading global alternative asset manager in private equity & credit with significant distressed expertise. In this position you will support client's risk functions. This will include building, maintaining and upgrading risk systems including internally developed analytics libraries, risk engines and compliance systems. This will also include modeling cash flows to provide hedging solutions. The ideal candidate should have an understanding of financial risk models, and be proficient in building systems using Python & Excel/VBA programming. The role will operate from our Mumbai India office.

Following is a brief description of the daily responsibilities
• Create, maintain and upgrade risk systems and models
• Modelling cash flows to quantify the risk and provide hedging solutions in currency, rates and commodities asset classes
• Designing and testing high quality risk models using Excel / VBA / Python
• Support daily risk production by preparing risk dashboards tailored to the needs of the fund managers

Requirements


Key Skills:
• Understanding of the theory and practices of market risk
• Knowledge of modeling of major asset classes and financial products such as fixed income / credit and credit derivative securities / Forex
• Hands on expertise in building risk, PnL and pricing models & systems using programming languages like Python or Excel /VBA is a must.
• Coding experience using Python is a must in professional setup, and knowledge of Big Data Analytics is a positive.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Dynamic and self-starting with an attention to detail
• Team oriented and willingness to multi-task

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Requirements:

• 2-6 years of total experience

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Job location

Job location

Asia, India

Location

Mumbai

Candidate criteria

Education required

Bachelor

Experience required

3+ years

Languages

English (Fluent/Proficient)

Area of study

• Minimum Bachelor's degree in Math or Engineering, MBA/ Masters in Finance, Math or Statistics preferred