Nov 21, 2020

Quant Core Director

  • Wells Fargo
  • Charlotte, NC, USA

Job Description

Job Description
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At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. We're looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you'll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.
Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.
Wholesale Banking provides financial solutions to businesses across the United States and globally. Our four major business lines include Corporate & Investment Banking, Commercial Banking, Commercial Real Estate, and Wells Fargo Commercial Capital. We also have groups in credit risk, group risk, finance, marketing, human relations, and the Wholesale Chief Operating Office that support our businesses.
The applicant will join the Securities Division Quantitative Strategies Model Development Quant Team in the area of Core library development. We are looking for candidates with demonstrated leadership and organizational skills, and a strong focus on programming and library development. The selected candidate will:
  • Focus on areas that improve the quality of our C++ libraries in areas such as speed and memory optimizations, memory management, design decisions, interaction with external systems, including API design and maintenance.
  • Improve and maintain our unit and regression testing frameworks.
  • Work strategically on specific performance improvements on key models as driven by business needs.
  • Guide Line of Business quants in making full use of our standard software development tools (compilers, source/version control, Issue/development tracking via agile development)
  • Collaborate with and support Business and Technology Partners, as well as Model Validation and Governance
  • teams
Team members support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Required Qualifications
  • 7+ years of experience in capital markets, industry experience within the specific sector of the position, or a combination of both
  • 8+ years of quantitative development experience
  • 5+ years of derivatives experience
  • Master s degree or higher in a quantitative field such as applied math, statistics, engineering, physics, economics, econometrics, computer sciences, or business, social and behavioral sciences with a quantitative emphasis
  • 8+ years of C++ experience


Desired Qualifications
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Effective organizational, multi tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledge of financial mathematics, such as stochastic calculus
  • Knowledge of capital market and derivatives products


Street Address
NY-New York: 30 Hudson Yards - New York, NY
NC-Charlotte: 550 S Tryon St - Charlotte, NC

Disclaimer

All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

States

NC  

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

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