Quantitative Developer Risk Analyst

at Global Atlantic Financial Group
New York, New York, United States

**We are still hiring and interviewing for this position. We are conducting interviews over video. We are currently working 100% remote and following the CDC guidelines of when to return to work.** 


Global Atlantic is one of the fastest growing companies in the Life and Annuity industry. We are focused on the U.S. retirement and life insurance markets with a broad range of annuities and life insurance options, as well as reinsurance solutions. Our success is driven by competitive, innovative product designs, leading investment management and integrated risk management, along with highly experienced leadership. 

Global Atlantic is looking for a diverse team of talented individuals who reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us.

In July 2020, KKR & Co. signed a strategic transaction to acquire Global Atlantic.  The transaction is expected to close in early 2021, subject to required regulatory approvals and certain other customary closing conditions.


The dynamic and growing Risk team has an opening in its New York office as a quantitative developer .  The candidate will support the capital market modeling, including the maintenance of scenario generator and the built up of the firm’s hedging analytics. An ideal candidate will combine a strong background in quantitative analytics with extensive insurance products knowledge. Typical tasks may include:

  • Participate in a highly visible project of migrating the firm’s hedging process into a python-based Beacon environment
  • Support further analytical enhancement of the hedging process, including fund regressions for the separate account products etc
  • Develop/enhance the firm’s capital market modeling capability, including equity and rate scenario generator
  • Management and maintenance of the firm’s daily automatic jobs
  • Achieve automation for key risk reports generation (capital, liquidity, ALM, asset risks etc)
  • Support the close monitoring of the firm's risk profile and reporting to senior management 
  • Support further developments of the company’s risk management by applying analytical methods on other emerging risks (market assumptions, policy holder experience, hedging analysis etc)
  • Close collaboration both within the Risk team, as well as with other areas such as Actuarial, Finance, and Investments to enhance Global Atlantic Re’s financial risk management practices 


  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Advanced Degree preferred in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Science or similar field
  • Hands-on experience(professional or academic) in programming strongly preferred (Python, R, Matlab, C++, VBA etc)
  • Minimum of one year of full time work experience or completion of relevant Masters degree is required
  • Prior capital market (equity/rate/credit) modeling experience highly valuable
  • Exceptional analytical capabilities and ability to explain complicated technical issues in a clear fashion
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with people of different background.
  • Ability to work independently and excel in a dynamic, exciting and fast-paced environment

At Global Atlantic, enjoy a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, with a focus on pay equity and flexibility. We are proud to support work/life balance that meet individual and business needs. A business casual dress code, above-average paid time off, parental and military leave, adoption assistance and tuition reimbursement are just a few of the extra perks that make Global Atlantic a great place to work. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs.  

In New York, we actively partner with the Red Hook Conservancy, Girls who Invest, and The Bowery mission.  Social platforms provide an environment to collaborate with others and participate in friendly competitions towards achieving physical, emotional and financial well-being. Our highly competitive health, retirement, life and disability plans can be tailored to best suit your needs and those of your whole family. 

Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.  More than that, we strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds and experiences, which we feel gives us a competitive advantage in the market and within our firm.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. 

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