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GSP In-Business Risk Management - Trader - AVP

Job Req ID 21293886 Primary Location New York, New York Job Category Institutional Trading
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GSP In-business Risk Mitigating Hedging Team is seeking a highly motivated individual to develop a comprehensive risk management framework across ~50 trading desks globally within credit, municipal and securitized markets.  The individual will be sitting on the business side, driving the initiative of enhancing business involvement in market risk management process, including stress loss management and optimization with focus on GSP while projects can extend to MSS level. The individual is also expected to participate in identifying business’s systemic or concentrated risk and designing desk’s hedging idea accordingly.

Role: Global Spread Products consists of ~50 trading desks globally across the credit, municipal, and securitized markets.  The Global Spread Products Chief Risk Office is responsible for overlooking and managing market risks across desks globally within the business, and managing GSP risk mitigating hedging desk. Our team has many responsibilities, including:

  • Develop a holistic view about GSP market risk within business, monitor systemic risks across businesses / products and identify any rising concerning material risk events
  • Understand business’s stress test framework for each product types within GSP, actively manage business’s stress loss limit utilization, identify potential issues with stress loss scenario design and propose creative and practical solutions to optimize business stress loss utilization
  • Propose efficient tail hedging strategies and ideas which are also aligned from a market timing and economic perspective
  • Work closely with independent risk teams to monitor overall risk limit utilizations across businesses
  • Coordinate with internal partners and technology team to drive the risk and reporting infrastructures

GSP In-business Risk Mitigating Hedging Desk is seeking a highly motivated individual with strong understanding in one of the MSS business sectors, prior experience in trading, risk management or research is preferred.  Job responsibilities include helping on all of the above responsibility within desk, with an initial focus on deep-diving in stress loss management and optimization for the GSP business.

Required skills include:

  • Strong ability and interest to learn and understand new asset classes
  • Strong ability to manage, prioritize, and communicate with internal partners, highest level of professionalism and business acumen
  • Experience with trading and risk management of derivative products
  • Very strong creative problem solving skills, ability to understand complex ideas and projects, strong ability to identify, articulate issues and advocate solutions at both high and granular levels
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment under tight deadlines with changing priorities
  • Strong MS Excel and basic programming skills, analytical thinking and problem solving skills are critical, previous experience with Tableau is preferred but not required.
  • Must have strong attention to detail, be self-motivated and inquisitive with an interest in financial markets
  • 2+ years of experience in trading / quantitative analysis / research / risk management

Education – Bachelor or Master Degree


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