Quantitative Researcher

Location UNITED STATES, United States
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Asset Management
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We are seeking a creative, highly motivated and detail-oriented Quantitative Researcher with a strong background in financial engineering to join our team.
In this role, you will support the development of hedging strategy for the Variable Annuity business, apply quantitative techniques to large and
unconventional datasets and purse unexplored research topics related to our statutory risk profile.

In this role you will be engaged in an exciting effort to design and implement state-of-the-art quantitative models that drive our Variable Annuity Hedging
program. Responsibilities include:
• Developing hedging strategies, from idea generation and data collection to analysis and model creation.

  • Master’s degree in; financial mathematics, engineering, physics, statistics, actuarial (or a related quantitative or technical discipline). A post-graduate 
  • degree indicating strong quantitative and technical ability is a plus 
  • 2+ years relevant experience ideally within Hedging, Variable Annuity, Quantitative Risk Management, (Path-dependent) Derivative Pricing, Scenario 
  • Generation, Quantitative Research or related function. 
  • Adept coding experience utilizing at least one of the following: C++, Matlab, Python, Perl. VBA is a prerequisite. 
  • Solid analytical and organizational skills, ability to communicate complex ideas and great attention to detail. 
  • Demonstration of high intellectual capacity and curiosity; Strong work ethic (takes ownership), self-starter and quick-study mentality

As an employer AXA is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels completely comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day. AXA US has been recognized and certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work Institute.

We provide our employees opportunities to move within our organization so they can grow their career and skills without ever having to leave AXA. Almost 40% of our open jobs are filled with current employees.

NOTE: AXA participates in the E-Verify program.

In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.

AXA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.
In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.