Risk Specialist - Enterprise Product

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Posted Sep 13, 2023 - Requisition No. 118833

Multiple solutions. One system. Bloomberg’s Multi-Asset Risk System (MARS) is a comprehensive suite of risk management tools that delivers consistent, consolidated results across client’s entire firm. Powered by Bloomberg’s world-class pricing library, market data and mortgage cash flow engine, MARS enables front office, risk and collateral professionals to analyze their trading and investment portfolios, manage and mitigate their exposure and ready themselves for any turn of events.

The role:

The Risk Specialist team is responsible for Supporting the Bloomberg MARS Solutions, including Front Office, Market Risk, XVA, and SIMM. We are looking to hire an individual contributor in the London team to join our exciting and fast growing team. As a successful candidate you will need to have strong modelling, data, project management and communications skills, You will need to have a good knowledge of market risk and be able to explain complex analytics as well as recommending best practices. You will be working closely with sales on running demos, conducting testing/reconciliation, leading product needs for production clients, and working on risk related projects to help improve and expand our existing risk platform.

We'll trust you to:

  •  Be responsible for our client’s experience on the MARS and MARS Risk platform, starting from pre-sale:
  •  Speaking to clients to understand their risk needs from both analytics and workflow perspective, including API as a delivery channel
  •  Setting up and giving presale demos to prospects, based on their portfolios
  •  Explaining and reconciling risk analytics
  •  Documenting and communicating product improvements to both internal and external partners
  •  Leading the on-boarding of key clients from product perspective, including
  •  Insuring the risk analytics and workflow are set up to client’s expectations
  •  Coordinating on delivering committed product improvements on time
  •  Training clients on use of the system and/or MARS API Schema
  •  Conducting monthly or quarterly key client visits to discuss feedback and new requirements
  •  Acting as point of escalation from help desk for client questions and issues, and, when necessary, coordinating internally to get them addressed
  •  Continue to work on upsell opportunities with sales for existing clients
  •  Providing feedback to colleagues on client needs, competitor intelligence and market trends

You'll need to have:

  •  Proven experience in quantitative finance, risk management role (Market Risk) preferred
  •  Ability to work under pressure with multiple internal and external partners and often under tight timeline
  •  Highly developed client facing skills and the ability to develop and maintain client relationships at all levels
  •  Extensive experience in the multi-asset class market risk space
  •  Modelling skills at Master of Financial Engineering level
  •  Passion for technology and familiarity with Python and/or other programming languages
  •  Excellent oral and written communication skills
  •  Strong project management skills, including the ability to work across multiple teams and reporting lines
  •  High level of energy, creativity, flexibility and dedicated. A willingness to focus and commit to finding the best solution for our Clients
  •  CFA or FRM a plus
  • Proven experience/exposure to REST API's


*Please note we use years of experience as a guide but we certainly will consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary for the role.

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match! We'll get in touch with you to let you know what the next steps are.

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