Quantitative Risk Specialist – PPNR Validation
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Are you an expert in analytics? Are you an innovative thinker who likes to challenge the status quo? Do you know how to work well within a team and deliver effective solutions? We're looking for someone like that to carry out independent validation of models used in the UBS group PPNR area, by
– assessing the model's conceptual soundness and methodology
– checking appropriateness of input data, model assumptions and parameters, calibration accuracy as well as of qualitative or expert adjustments, etc.
– reviewing outcome, impact, performing benchmark and robustness analyses
– identifying model limitations and evaluating overall model risk
– documenting the assessment to required standards
– interacting and collaborating with stakeholders such as model developers, users, model governance representatives in order to safeguard the quality of our model risk management framework
You will be working in Model Risk Management & Control (US) function within the US Chief Risk Officer organization, responsible for the independent validation of the CCAR PPNR models used in UBS at group level. The models are used for stress testing.
– a MSc degree in quantitative Finance, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, or quantitative Economics; PhD is a plus
– 3+ working experiences in model validation or model development, preferably in a bank
– knowledge of financial markets and products, strong interest in the financial services industry, preferably in risk management. Prior experience with PPNR models is a plus
– knowledge of investment banking, wealth management is a plus
– knowledge and experiences in statistical and economic modeling techniques, i.e. regression, logistic regression, time series, error correction model etc.
– strong coding skills in excel, SAS, R, Python, MATLAB or similar
– excellent analytical skills
– curiosity and a thirst for innovation
– fluent in English, oral and written
– a team player with strong interpersonal skills
– motivated, well organized and able to complete tasks independently to high quality standards
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