Quantitative Analyst

  • Starling Bank
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 24/11/2022
Full time Forex Fintech Analysts

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced quantitative analyst to dig into financial and risk problems at the bank. If you enjoy combining programming skills and statistical methods with practical finance applications then we'd love to hear from you.

This role sits within the data team which is a key area of growth for the bank and supports a range of key models, some of which are regulatory. You will work closely with the wider data and technology teams at Starling to produce data-backed solutions to these problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Wrangling data from various sources internally to build analyses / models that provide insights into the financial working and performance of the bank
  • Ensuring model compliance with the latest regulatory changes
  • Communicating the impact of model changes to other teams
  • Producing clear visualisations of data for stakeholders internally

Requirements:

What we are looking for:

  • Experienced Python programmer
  • Used to structured code reviews in Git
  • Knowledgeable in SQL
  • Worked in finance / fintech sector
  • Highly organised, with the ability to deliver to manage conflicting priorities within a dynamic environment
  • Capable at communicating reasoning and insights behind data findings in a clear and concise manner to a range of audiences

Nice to have:

  • Previous experience in Asset and Liability management topics such as behavioural modelling and/or deposit modelling
  • Previous experience with IRRBB
  • Experience in DBT and Looker

Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday (plus take your public holiday allowance whenever works best for you)
  • An extra day's holiday for your birthday
  • Annual leave is increased with length of service, and you can choose to buy or sell up to five extra days off
  • 16 hours paid volunteering time a year
  • Salary sacrifice, company enhanced pension scheme
  • Life insurance at 4x your salary
  • Private Medical Insurance with VitalityHealth including mental health support and cancer care. Partner benefits include discounts with Waitrose, Mr&Mrs Smith and Peloton
  • Generous family-friendly policies
  • Perkbox membership giving access to retail discounts, a wellness platform for physical and mental health, and weekly free and boosted perks
  • Access to initiatives like Cycle to Work and Salary Sacrificed Gym partnerships

Full details are available on our careers site

About Us:

You may be put off applying for a role because you don't tick every box. Forget that! While we can't accommodate every flexible working request, we're always open to discussion. So, if you're excited about working with us, but aren't sure if you're 100% there yet, get in touch anyway.


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