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Expert in Quantitative Methods - ING

Locatie: Amsterdam

ING is looking for an expert in developing and maintaining the quantitative methods used for risk measurement

Financial Risk Model Development comprises of a team of  100 modelling experts, who are determined to develop the best possible financial risk models to empower the customers of ING to stay ahead financially, in life and business. Our expertise lies in the development and management of Market Risk, Credit and Trading Risk and Financial Markets models, with state-of-the-art modelling methods, tooling and data processing technologies.

The Quantitative Methods Team is an energetic international team of highly qualified professionals. The core task of the team is the development and maintenance of methodologies for the models in scope of the department. This also involves developing new methods, techniques, code,  tooling and trainings to test and implement these . In addition, the team initiates, coordinates and implements structural operations and efficiency improvements for model development and monitoring as well model implementation. As part of this, quality control processes are defined and implemented. The team also coordinates improvements in data delivery processes, such as setting the data requirements and managing together with the operations and IT colleagues that the right solutions are built in the right data platforms. Finally, the team develops and maintains a number of bank-wide capital models.  All products and geographical regions in the ING Bank portfolio are in scope of the team.

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What does a Senior Expert in Quantitative Methods do?
We are looking for a colleague who wants to further develop a successful career in Risk Modelling within ING. Together with your colleagues, you will play a crucial role enabling the development and maintenance of models for measuring and managing risks, as well as guiding and advising model development colleagues. You will take responsibility for developing methodology based on best practices, academic research, and extensive analysis of the model-related regulatory frameworks, with applications in credit risk and market risk.

By taking into account the considerations from business stakeholders, internal validation, internal audit as well as external parties, you take into account additional requirements related to methodology. You will assist in the implementation of methodologies by means of whitepapers, trainings, and presentations. You help in setting up all the methodology related aspects in scope of the team.  

Your backpack should contain

  • An academic degree (MSc or PhD) in econometrics, statistics, mathematics or similar quantitative field
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations (Basel and IFRS 9).
  • Experience with development of complex models by application of academic risk modelling research using internal data
  • Extensive experience in using data modelling software / or coding (such as C++, Java, Python, R, SAS)
  • Experience in being a sparring partner/advisor to senior management

Additionally,  you should

  • have analytical, problem-solving skills
  • deliver new approaches by a research-oriented attitude
  • be keen on delivering pragmatic and feasible solutions
  • have a creative and pro-active mind-set
  • effectively communicate with stakeholders (with non-technical background)
  • have great team player skills
  • be fluent in English, verbally as well as in writing

Furthermore, you adhere to the ING values and it is evident for you that your behaviour is fully aligned with these values. You are also prepared to take the Banker's Oath. For more information about the Orange Code: ING-Orange-code.

What we offer

  • A very competitive salary
  • A relocation package
  • Benefits such as a 13th month’s salary, Public Transfer Business Card, pension scheme
  • The opportunity to excel in what you do
  • A dynamic and agile international working environment
  • Great international career opportunities

Are you interested?
We are looking forward to receiving your application!

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Please send your application for Expert in Quantitative Methods at ING in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

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Job posted

01 oktober 2019
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Milan Worpel
Senior Lead Recruiter

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