Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, an industry-leading provider of credit risk products and services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.
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Department & Role Overview:
The Model Development Team within Fitch Ratings is looking for Quantitative Analysts at Analyst or Senior Analyst levels to focus on developing and enhancing rating models for Corporates, Financial Institutions, Insurance, Sovereigns, Public Finance and Infrastructure and Project Finance.
In this position, you will have the opportunity to develop or enhance various models used in the credit rating process including cash flow models, capital models and econometric models. You will be teamed up with other talented developers to design, implement or enhance models, conduct comprehensive testing, and prepare model documentation. Through these projects, you will gain valuable credit modelling experience, a good understanding of rating methodology and criteria and develop knowledge of Fitch's model governance framework and the regulatory environment.
Bachelor's Degree in quantitative disciplines required
Quantitative, programming and modelling experience
Strong Python (preferred) or other programming language required
Experience building UIs and API knowledge required
XML, JSON or database skills a plus
Strong Excel and VBA knowledge a plus
Previous exposure to credit rating analysis or credit modelling a plus
Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts for you and your Family Members prior to commencing employment. If you, or your Family Members, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, they must be sold before beginning work. In certain roles, employees and their Family Members may be limited to investments in diversified mutual funds only.
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