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Quantitative Fin Analyst - Market Behavior Analytics Team

New York, New York

Job Description:

Bank of America’s Global Risk Management business is looking for a Quantitative Financial Analyst within the Market Behavior Analytics group. This group is responsible for developing surveillances and other sophisticated controls over activities in our Global Markets business. These controls detect potentially suspicious activities and patterns of behavior. Building these controls requires knowledge of big data techniques, ability to architect systems that can efficiently scale to hundreds of billions of data points per day, machine learning over unstructured and structured data, graph analytics, and experience with building UI for data rich applications.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Understanding data: schemas, flow, size, data issues, data controls, etc.
  • Building performant big data pipelines that are necessary for building surveillance logic
  • Using sophisticated modeling techniques including machine learning and AI, build surveillances
  • Testing the efficacy of these surveillances


Required Skills:

  • Successful candidates will have a Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or similar discipline, and at least 2 years of relevant experience
  • A love for playing with data and at least one of the following:
  • Experience in implementing distributed algorithms on large amounts of data OR
  • Experience in building user facing applications over large amounts of data
  • Strong communication skills and ability to effectively communicate quantitative topics to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to effectively presents findings, data, and conclusions to senior leaders


Preferred skills:

  • Experience in machine learning / AI models
  • Experience with financial data sets


1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 


Learn more about this role

Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

New York pay and benefits information

New York pay range:

$88,800 - $150,100 annualized salary, offers to be determined based on experience, education and skill set.

Discretionary incentive eligible

This role is eligible to participate in the annual discretionary plan. Employees are eligible for an annual discretionary award based on their overall individual performance results and behaviors, the performance and contributions of their line of business and/or group; and the overall success of the Company.


This role is currently benefits eligible. We provide industry-leading benefits, access to paid time off, resources and support to our employees so they can make a genuine impact and contribute to the sustainable growth of our business and the communities we serve.