Senior Quantitative Modeler - Edison, New Jersey United States - 18879

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 18879
Title: Senior Quantitative Modeler
Job Location: Edison, New Jersey - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
NC
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Opportunity to deliver exceptional experiences for customers.  Our client is committed to being the best financial services provider in the world, balancing desire with precision to deliver superior solutions for all clients.  They value customer centric mindset and have successfully developed most extensive banking franchise in this country.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Capital Markets Model Development team builds mortgage models and support all the Wells Fargo businesses involved in mortgage activities (trading/investment portfolio, ALM, risk management).

  1. The senior quantitative modeler will be in charge of developing prepayment and default behavior models for agency and non-agency mortgages.
  2. A successful candidate must have strong expertise as a prepayment modeler, be familiar with Agency and Non-Agency Database and be familiar with Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities (RMBS) valuation, OAS framework and risk analysis.
  3. Key duties and responsibilities of this position include, but may not be limited to:
  4. • Design, estimate, implement, test, document and maintain statistical models for prepayment, default, loss severity forecasting, HPI forecasting of agency and non-agency mortgages
  5. • Developing model performance metrics like statistical back tests or P&L explanation analysis
  6. • Handle and evaluate extensive varied database from multiple internal and external sources
  7. • Deliver business-oriented communications for internal and external counterparts
  8. • Interacting with regulators on high visibility models in order to resolve regulatory MRAs (Matters Requiring Attention).

QUALIFICATIONS

• 6+ years of experience in an advanced scientific or mathematical field
• A master's degree or higher in a quantitative field such as mathematics, statistics, engineering, physics, economics, or computer science
• 6+ years of quantitative development experience (RQO0006222)
• Strong experience in developing and building prepayment and default models.
• Demonstrated experience in handling mortgage database (1010/embs/loan performance corelogic)
• Solid understanding of financial mathematics and models including, OAS framework, Monte Carlo simulation, LMM model, (exotic) interest rate derivatives models and mortgage analytics
• Perfect command of SAS/R or Python and SQL and relational database. Strong experienced in C++/VBA.




Education:
University - Master's Degree