Quantitative Risk Analyst

Location NJ, United States
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Risk Management
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The mission of the Hedging team is to enable the company to deliver its promises to our policyholders, by mitigating the risks that arise from the economic exposures of the products we sell, using derivatives.  How do we add value? We aim to continuously add value through strategy development, dynamic management of derivatives portfolios, and constantly adapting to the changing market and regulatory environment.

Duties include:
• Participate in various quantitative projects as needed to help support overall Hedge Risk Management goals & objectives 

• Perform/Manage  operational functions & tasks within the Hedge Risk Management (HRM) department to help support the information needs of the team 

• Run day to day HRM processes to support Performance attribution reporting functions as well as the Oversight & Monitoring of hedging programs • Participate in technical reviews or studies on key topics related to risk management and hedging to help drive innovation

 • Build tools to help analyze complex problems related to risk, hedging. derivatives and to support special projects

• Leverage technical expertise within HRM to help streamline, optimize and adapt operational processes to keep pace with evolving strategies

 • Provide support to help build presentations and to help develop or enhance risk management policies and procedures 

• Partner, collaborate & communicate with various teams in order to build synergies & participate in cross functional projects

3-5 years in experience in risk management dealing with various derivatives • Strong understanding of options pricing models, derivatives, financial engineering concepts • Masters in Quantitative Field (Mathematics, Financial Engineering, Actuarial) or equivalent • Strong Programming, database management and computer skills (ie:VBA, Bloomberg, MS access, etc) • Detail-oriented, multi-tasking, excellent communicator


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.

We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, to give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy.
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.

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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.