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Associate/VP, Equity Derivatives Quantitative Strategist

New York, New York

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Quantitative Strategies Group at Bank of America is seeking Associate/VP for open positions of Quantitative Strategist to be based in New York, covering the Equity Derivatives trading desks. As part of this role you will work in an exciting, fast-paced environment, working closely with traders and others to improve the performance of existing models and to develop new ones.  Our goal is to develop and deliver the best-in-class analytical abilities so that our business partners can better serve client needs and improve profitability.

This role is very technical in nature and requires in-depth knowledge of mathematical modeling, programming languages, and understanding of finance and derivatives.  In this role you will

  • Develop expert-level knowledge of Equity Derivatives business and product suites
  • Gain experience working directly with different traders and solving their daily needs.
  • Enhance existing models and help develop new ones.  Work through the entire lifecycle of model and product development and software releases.
  • Develop analytical tools and reports when such needs arise.

There will be opportunities of daily interaction with the trading desks as well as working closely with our Risk, Finance, Middle Office, and Technology partners.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Quantitative capabilities and background in Mathematics/Physics/Computer Science/Engineering (up to MSc/PhD level)
  • Strong knowledge and interests in finance.   Experience working with different financial products and derivatives modeling preferred.
  • Strong programming and technical skills.  Proficiency of at least one programming language required, with experience in C/C++ and/or python preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to explain complex ideas in a simple and accessible manner.
  • Curiosity to research different methodologies and explore new territories.
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure.  Ability to work with different people and groups.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Quantitative Strategies Group at Bank of America is seeking Associate/VP for open positions of Quantitative Strategist to be based in New York, covering the Equity Derivatives trading desks. As part of this role you will work in an exciting, fast-paced environment, working closely with traders and others to improve the performance of existing models and to develop new ones.  Our goal is to develop and deliver the best-in-class analytical abilities so that our business partners can better serve client needs and improve profitability.

This role is very technical in nature and requires in-depth knowledge of mathematical modeling, programming languages, and understanding of finance and derivatives.  In this role you will

  • Develop expert-level knowledge of Equity Derivatives business and product suites
  • Gain experience working directly with different traders and solving their daily needs.
  • Enhance existing models and help develop new ones.  Work through the entire lifecycle of model and product development and software releases.
  • Develop analytical tools and reports when such needs arise.

There will be opportunities of daily interaction with the trading desks as well as working closely with our Risk, Finance, Middle Office, and Technology partners.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Quantitative capabilities and background in Mathematics/Physics/Computer Science/Engineering (up to MSc/PhD level)
  • Strong knowledge and interests in finance.   Experience working with different financial products and derivatives modeling preferred.
  • Strong programming and technical skills.  Proficiency of at least one programming language required, with experience in C/C++ and/or python preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to explain complex ideas in a simple and accessible manner.
  • Curiosity to research different methodologies and explore new territories.
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure.  Ability to work with different people and groups.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-22001778

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Michael Tynan

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
ONE BRYANT PARK, NY, New York, 10036