• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi-US
  • 2018-10-18

MQA - Equity Derivatives Quantitative Analyst - Associate/VP

MQA - Equity Derivatives Quantitative Analyst - Associate/VP

  • Primary Location: United States,New York,New York
  • Education: Other
  • Job Function: Institutional Sales
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 18061252


About Citi
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Description of the Position

Business Overview:
Citi's Equity Division seeks an Equity Derivatives Quant for its NAM Derivative desk. This candidate will report to the regional head of the Equity quant group. The candidate will work primarily with the Delta One, Corporate, Exotic traders, structuring and sales people to develop models, risk measures and trade ideas.

Key Responsibilities:
This candidate will contribute to the development of the modelling capabilities of the equity derivatives franchise, working with the NAM Equities MQA team to contribute on a regional and global basis.

The ideal candidate would have worked previously with trading desks to develop, manage and extend derivatives models. Further they would have "hands-on" programming experience with an object-oriented development platform preferably with C++. However industrial experience is not an absolute requirement contingent on other skills.

• Strong quant modelling, knowledge of multi underlying pricing techniques, communication, & programming experience are a must.
• Must have strong technology skills with a proven track record of implementing technology projects.
• Strong financial mathematics skills.
• Strong Data Analysis skills: Deep Learning / Statistic applied to Model Development.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).
• Team player.
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment


• A PhD from a top tier academic institution in a quantitative field.
• At least a Master Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Financial Engineering or Business with discipline in technology or mathematical field.