Investment Analytics, Quantitative Associate

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. Our employees can voluntarily return to our office, and we are fully supporting remote work throughout the end of 2020.***

COMPANY OVERVIEW  

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.

POSITION OVERVIEW  

Global Atlantic’s Core Analytics group works on portfolio valuation, and risk management specifically focused on Asset Allocation (AA) and Asset Liability Management (ALM). We are looking for individuals to support, modify and enhance the next generation of risk systems built on AWS. This position will be located in our New York office. 

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Working as part of a small team to develop system and analytics for the firm’s AA and ALM function 
  • Spend majority of your time building tools for position management, analysis, allocation and visualization.  
  • Generating projections of asset cashflows, losses, and market values under different regulatory adequacy tests. 
  • Work with internal clients gathering specifications, design and implementing applications based on user input 
  • Take an idea from inception, through to detailed research, coding, and testing, and ultimately to production release 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science/Financial Engineering, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience. 
  • 5+ years of experience at a financial services firm in a quantitative role. 
  • Knowledge of finance industry and fixed income instruments such as corporate bonds, CMBS, RMBS, and other structured credit instruments. 
  • Experience programming in Python and familiarity in data analysis using the python data analysis eco- system. ( e.g. pandas, numpyscipy ) 
  • Strong problem solving skills 

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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