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Quantitative Analyst

Quantitative Analyst
New York, US
180,000 - 185,000
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Job Description

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Quantitative Analyst, Financial Services Risk Management - Quantitative Advisory Services - Trading Book - Financial Services Office (Manager) (Multiple Positions), Ernst & Young U.S. LLP, New York, NY.

Advise clients on Financial Services issues in the financial services industry, focusing on quantitative analysis. Deliver services in market risk, counterparty credit risk, risk management and governance, model development and implementation, model/system documentation, and model benchmarking while establishing relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels. Design and apply quantitative techniques to help institutions develop and validate market risk modeling methodologies. Perform the practical application of advanced analytics techniques to help clients solve business problems and complex issues in the financial services industry. Apply statistical, economic, financial, or mathematical theories to process input data into quantitative estimates, which are used for identifying and measuring risks, valuing exposures, instruments or positions, conducting stress testing, assessing adequacy of capital, measuring compliance with internal limits, or meeting financial or regulatory reporting requirements. Demonstrate technical capabilities and professional knowledge. Communicate and interpret technical concepts to both technical and non-technical client stakeholders. Consistently deliver quality client services by leading teams, monitoring progress, managing risks and ensuring key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes.

Full time employment, Monday – Friday, 40 - 45 hours per week, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm.


Must have Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Finance, Data Science or a related field and 5 years of progressive post-baccalaureate work experience in quantitative analysis.

Alternatively must have a Master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Finance, Data Science or a related field and least 4 years of work experience in quantitative analysis,

Alternatively must have a PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Finance, Data Science or a related field and 2 years of work experience in quantitative analysis.

Must have 2 years of work experience in at least 3 of the following areas:

  • Financial product engineering or research and development
  • Designing and developing quantitative methods and services for capital markets and derivative products
  • Front Office (FO) pricing models, Market and Counterparty Credit Risk models, liquidity models, treasury function models, operational risk models or Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) models
  • Statistical and numerical techniques and the principles of the theory of probability and stochastic calculus
  • Functional knowledge related to some of the following: modeling knowledge of financial risks and derivative products (e.g., equity, FX, commodities, credit and interest rates), risk management, model development, model validation, advanced analytics (e.g., machine learning techniques)
  • Functional experience in market risk modeling and associated methodologies and their role in the overall risk management framework.
  • Advanced analytics models, building machine learning algorithms (using Random Forest, SVM, Deep Learning and similar techniques) or Blockchain development and application
  • Big data, machine learning and AI techniques using one or combination of the following tools
  • TensorFlow
  • Theano
  • Torch
  • Keras

Must have at least 2 years of work experience in at least 2 of the following programming languages

  • R
  • C/C++
  • Python
  • Java
  • SQL

Must have at least 1 year of working experience managing projects and teams.

Requires domestic and regional travel up to 70% to serve client needs.

Employer will accept any suitable combination of education, training, or experience

Please apply on-line at and click on "Careers - Job Search”, then “Search Jobs" (Job Number – 1412082).

What we offer

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The base salary for this job is $181,380.73 per year. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

EY | Building a better working world

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

EY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer providing equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, including arrest and conviction records, in accordance with applicable law.

EY is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and either need assistance applying online or need to request an accommodation during the interview process, please call 1-800-EY-HELP3, type Option 2 (HR-related inquiries) and then type Option 1 (HR Shared Services Center), which will route you to EY’s Talent Shared Services Team or email SSC Customer Support at

This particular position at Ernst & Young in the United States requires the qualified candidate to be a "United States worker" as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor regulations at 20 CFR 656.3. You can review this definition at at the bottom of page 750. Please feel free to apply to other positions that do not require you to be a "U.S. worker".

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