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Quantitative Analyst - RMBS & CMBS

Citigroup
New York, NY 10176
We are looking for a Quantitative Analyst to join the Markets Quantitative Analysis team in New York City. The team is primarily responsible for providing data analysis, developing quantitative models for projecting prepayment and default rates, and developing related analytics to assist trading and risk management of the securitized sectors including agency/non-agency RMBS, CMBS, and whole loan portfolios.


As a Quantitative Analyst there is a huge opportunity to learn within this role as you will be working with senior analysts and trading desks helping them develop and improve complex models, provide data analysis and trade ideas, and develop analytics to access enormous dataset to enable in-depth analysis of RMBS/CMBS securities.


In this quantitative role, you will build models and analytics using C++, Python, and SQL. The Analyst will be an integral part of the trading process, where the emphasis will be on delivering intuitive models, analytics that allow in-depth data analysis of underlying mortgages, and providing an insightful value-added service for the trading business by generating analysis that leads to trade recommendation or identifying mispriced securities. The successful Analyst will effectively balance daily functions with numerous ad-hoc requests.


**Responsibilities:**


+ Develop models, using C++, Python, and SQL, to price and assess risk on RMBS and CMBS securities.

+ Writing complex queries to analyze enormous mortgage dataset and provide analysis, reports, and historical performance trends.

+ Developing web applications that will allow traders to access the underlying mortgage data to perform different types of analysis and to run the models on RMBS and CMBS securities.

+ Reviewing, verifying, and maintaining highest quality of indicative data that feeds the models and web applications that trading business heavily rely on.

+ Work with various other groups including internal risk management group, technology team, model validation group, and clients for both day-to-day issues such as running risk reports, providing data and analysis, addressing incorrect model projections and data issues, as well as longer term projects.

+ Monitor RMBS/CMBS market activity and provide traders with updated market news and potential impact on collateral performance and market pricing. Emphasis will also be on trade idea generation and sector specific research.

+ Contributing as part of a team in providing innovative ideas and input that are expected and sought from everyone involved.

**Ideal Candidate:**


+ Graduate degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or any Quantitative field of study.

+ Strong programming skills preferably in C++ and Python.

+ 1-4 years of experience in either RMBS or CMBS, with proven knowledge of either product area.

+ Experience working with large datasets and having exposure to commercial or residential mortgage databases such as CoreLogic, McDash, eMBS, Trepp, CoStar, and Intex.

+ Experience with industry standard tools such as Intex, Bloomberg, Trepp, YieldBook.

+ High attention to detail.

+ Possesses good communication skills


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**Job Family Group:**


Institutional Trading

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**Job Family:**


Quantitative Analysis

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**Time Type:**


Full time

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Effective November 1, 2021, Citi requires that all successful applicants for positions located in the United States or Puerto Rico be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccination prior to commencement of employment.
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Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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