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2017-11-162017-12-16

Senior Quantitative Financial Analyst/ C++ Developer

Bank of America
Atlanta, GA
  • Job Code
    bankofamerica-17007942AtlantaGA
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Company Bank of America

Job Title Senior Quantitative Financial Analyst/ C++ Developer

Jobid bankofamerica-17007942AtlantaGA

Location: Atlanta, GA, 30309, USA

Description **Job Description:**



Bank of America is looking for a highly skilled Senior Quantitative Finance Analyst/ C++ developer to join the Consumer Retail Analytics team in the Global Risk Analytics organization. The team produces, supports and runs econometric models for mortgages, credit cards, vehicle loans and deposit overdrafts. These models are used for stress testing, valuation, risk management, capital and liquidity planning, underwriting and other strategic or day-to-day decision-making purposes.



The work is fast-paced and intellectually challenging, and the team has frequent interactions with senior bank management and regulatory agencies to continuously improve our models and adapt to changing market and regulatory needs.



Candidates need not have previous finance experience but will be expected to quickly develop acumen and intuition for financial risk models. Candidates will build their advanced programming skills and work with staff in Corporate Investments, Balance Sheet Management, Model Risk Management and internal/external audit.



**_Responsibilities include:_**



+ Ownership and responsibility for subset of models

+ Management of junior staff

+ Understanding financial and business rationale behind models and being able to interpret model results and limitations critically



+ Designing and implementing flexible, maintainable, correct and efficient C++ code

+ Studying and understanding technical model documents from team of statisticians

+ Updating C++ and configuration files to match new/updated credit/prepayment/cash flow models

+ Testing and debugging code to ensure correctness over wide range of inputs

+ Reviewing, refactoring and optimizing existing code

+ Participating in peer code reviews and collaborative development with other developers and quantitative finance analysts

+ Supporting model users and assisting in development of production processes



**_Required Skills:_**



+ Degree in a technical field (Finance, Math, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science)

+ 5 years professional experience writing maintainable and efficient C++ (fewer years accepted with applicable postgraduate degree)

+ Ability to direct junior developers and review their code

+ Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision

+ Basic scripting using Perl/Python/R/Bash

+ Strong mathematical/quantitative skills, including statistics, calculus and linear algebra

+ Extensive experience with object oriented design, STL and templates

+ Strong attention to detail

+ Unit/regression testing

+ Ability to visualize and manipulate data using Excel

+ Good verbal/written communication skills

+ Willingness to learn and share knowledge

+ Comfort in working in a team environment



**_Desired Skills:_**



+ Postgraduate degree in a technical field

+ C++11 experience

+ Boost experience

+ Experience with Perl/Python/Lua/R/AWK/SAS/SQL

+ Linux/Unix shell

+ Source control experience (SVN/Perforce preferred)

+ Experience in competing risk models, financial theory, economics, derivatives pricing, stochastic calculus or machine learning.

+ Experience of Monte Carlo Simulation

+ Experience with parallel/cluster computing (using PVM, SLURM, MapReduce, Hadoop, etc)

+ Experience working with very large data sets

+ Experience with performance optimization and profilers (gprof, VTune etc)

+ Ability to multitask and properly prioritize multiple projects



**Posting Date** : 07/26/2017



**Location** :

Atlanta, GA, Atlanta Plaza, 600 Peachtree St NE,

- United States



**Travel** : Yes, 5% of the time



**Full / Part-time** : Full time



**Hours Per Week** : 40



**Shift** : 1st shift



**Assistance for Applicants with Disabilities**



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**Diversity & Inclusion**



At Bank of America, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work, but also an environment where our employees, our customers and our communities around the world can reach their goals and connect with each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.



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