Quantitative Analyst – Model Validation, Vice President – New York

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Join leading Investment management company BlackRock as Quantitative Analyst – Model Validation, Vice President in New York, US. refer job details to submit BlackRock job application in New York.


Job Title : Quantitative Analyst – Model Validation, Vice President

Location : New York, US

Job Category: Analytics & Risk



About this role

We are looking for a Quantitative Analyst to join our the PAG Analytics Content Management (ACM) Team to help support the ever-increasing demand for new interest rate financial models in Aladdin. ACM plays a coordinating role in defining product strategy, conceptualizing, designing, testing and deploying new capabilities, working closely with financial modelers, engineers, and product managers.  You will also work with end-users and relationship managers to ensure that clients get the most out of Aladdin’s models and address client feedback appropriately.

We offer a dynamic, team-oriented environment with tremendous learning and growth potential.

Key Responsibilities

Work closely with financial modeling group (FMG) to architect Next Generation Term Structure and advance existing models.   

Design, implement, and rollout progressive and pre-release testing framework for new interest rate model.

Support deployment models into production and coordinate execution between analytic teams, development teams, and production operations to ensure successful delivery.

Provide thought leadership to help drive the agenda for financial model development by maintaining a good understanding of demand from clients and prospects.  Keep abreast of market trends and their implications.

Provide subject matter expertise as a senior point of escalation for client inquiries and production challenges as well as through model documentation and calculation methodologies.

Work with client teams and business development to help deliver model-related presentations and pitches to clients and prospects.


6-10 years practical experience with major interest rate (IR) markets, including working knowledge of core IR non-derivatives and derivatives instruments as well as fluency in operational conventions.

Understanding of IR modeling principles and risk management applications.

Proficiency in analyzing modeling results; design and executing various testing strategies.

Ability to present to clients and prospects and relate their business needs to the Aladdin toolset in formal and informal settings.

Having a basic programming proficiency, including automating testing in Python or/and other programming languages.

Working knowledge of development life cycle, testing disciplines, and production deployment.

Strong analytical skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities

Good communication skills (written and verbal), organizational skills, self-starter, and ability to perform under pressure and tight deadlines

Ability to work well within a team structure in a fast-paced, hard-working environment CFA or FRM designation is a plus

Our benefits
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

Our hybrid work pilot

BlackRock’s current hybrid work pilot is designed to help you experience the best of both worlds: the opportunity to connect with colleagues in person and the flexibility to work remotely, with greater time to focus on what’s important to you. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees are generally expected to work 3 days in the office and 2 days from home (on average) each week. For some business groups, more time may be required in the office, while greater flexibility may be in place for others. Our “One BlackRock” culture means you’ll be supported to collaborate with your new colleagues while bringing your full self to work – wherever you are.

The health, safety and well-being of our people will always be our top priorities; we will continue to monitor local conditions and health advisories in making decisions about our work environments.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being.  Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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