Quantitative Risk Specialist at UBS (Nashville, TN)

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Your role

Does quantitative modelling excite you? Are you an innovative thinker and interested in risk topics? Do you know how to work well within a team to develop and deliver high quality solutions?
Then we are looking for you to:
• maintain CCAR / CECL methodologies for our Securities Backed Lending portfolio in the US• use techniques from quantitative risk management, financial mathematics and econometrics to develop and change existing risk models.• bring innovation to the Risk Methodology Group in the development, refinement and implementation of risk models• implement prototype models in R or Python, before being embedded into the productive risk infrastructure, in particular on the Cloud• collaborate with risk officers, business managers, Risk IT, Change Operations and other stakeholders supporting the proper implementation and execution of risk models and support regulatory exercises

Your team

You'll be working in the Securities Backed Lending team within Credit Methodology in Nashville, Tennessee.
Your main responsibilities will be to maintain and refine CCAR / CECL models covering our Securities Backed Lending business. The framework captures all Securities Backed Lending businesses world-wide ranging from retail clients to complex structured lending solutions for UHNW clients with derivative exposures. You will be working with key stakeholders within our Global Wealth Management business on both the risk and the business side to deliver state of the art methodologies and support new business initiatives. You will work with models implemented on the Cloud.

Relocation Considered.

Diversity helps us grow, together. That's why we are committed to fostering and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. It strengthens our business and brings value to our clients.

Your expertise
• a Master's or PhD degree in an applied quantitative discipline (e.g. Econometrics, Statistics, Financial Engineering, Economics, Finance)• ideally 2 years' of experience in credit risk modelling or risk methodology or model development• sound knowledge of statistical and econometric methods and their application• previous experience with Securities Backed Lending models is a plus• ability to implement models in a programming language of
' R' or Python is essential for handling large data-sets within the Cloud • strong analytical, conceptual and organizational skills with the ability to work under tight deadlines• interest in placing model development activities within the bigger picture of the organization• ability to influence and convince key stakeholders within the model development process


About us

UBS is the world's largest and only truly global wealth manager. We operate through four business divisions: Global Wealth Management, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. Our global reach and the breadth of our expertise set us apart from our competitors.

With more than 70,000 employees, we have a presence in all major financial centers in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Join us

At UBS, we embrace flexible ways of working when the role permits. We offer different working arrangements like part-time, job-sharing and hybrid (office and home) working. Our purpose-led culture and global infrastructure help us connect, collaborate, and work together in agile ways to meet all our business needs.

From gaining new experiences in different roles to acquiring fresh knowledge and skills, we know that great work is never done alone. We know that it's our people, with their unique backgrounds, skills, experience levels and interests, who drive our ongoing success. Together we're more than ourselves. Ready to be part of #teamUBS and make an impact?

Disclaimer / Policy Statements

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.
More Information on UBS
UBS operates in the Fintech industry. UBS was founded in 2022. It has 81283 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 74 open jobs at UBS, click here.
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