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Quantitative Analyst
FHLBank Topeka | Topeka, Kansas
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Job Description

FHLBank Topeka’s products, services and programs help our member financial institutions provide affordable credit and support housing and community development efforts. We are accepting resumes for the position listed below. 

Quantitative Analyst

FHLBank has three levels of Quantitative Analysts. This position may be filled as a level II or III depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

The individual in this position will (1) manage the quantitative support bridge with the MRA operations group that provides the review and research of issues encountered by the operations group and assists in the operational aspects of the operations group when necessary, (2) actively participate in the overall development, maintenance and function of the entire scope of data management functions, (3) manage the testing, development and implementation of new model evaluation methods and guidance, (4) actively participate during independent model reviews, and (5) manage the assessment and remediation efforts between FHLBank and third-party contributors of derivative valuations. The individual in this role will also serve as a key contributor to the development and production of accurate and timely market risk metrics/measurements that are critical to the determination of the FHLBank's market risk profile.

Qualifications: 

Level II:

  • Bachelor’s degree and an advanced degree in finance, mathematics, computer science, or economics is required. PhD is strongly preferred.

  • Three to seven years’ experience in financial markets and market risk modeling.

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of financial markets including interest rate derivatives.

  • Advanced mathematical modeling proficiency.

  • Advanced ability to apply database and spreadsheet applications.

  • Intermediate to advanced ability to independently compose algorithms in compilable form.

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of financial modeling techniques and products, including theoretical constructs and the associated relational terms and applications.

  • Programming skills are a plus (e.g., Excel/VBA, MATLAB).

  • Experience with ALM/Risk systems is preferred (e.g., PolyPaths, QRM, BancWare).

  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.

  • Must be able to work and travel independently.

Level III – Same as level II, plus the following:

  • Seven to ten years’ experience in financial markets and market risk modeling.

  • Advanced knowledge of financial modeling techniques and products, including theoretical constructs and the associated relational terms and applications.

In addition to a rewarding, team-oriented work environment, FHLBank Topeka offers opportunities for growth and development, an attractive benefits package including health and dental insurance, 401(k), short-term incentive plan, student loan repayment assistance and much more. 

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