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Market Risk Management - E-trading

Job Seekers Japan Financial Services Operations, Risk Management Investment Banking

Job Description

A major multinational American bank is seeking a quants expert to join its risk management team in Tokyo.


  • This role is situated within the enterprise risk management division of the firm, and will primarily deal with the assessment, management, and oversight of E-trading risks.
  • The selected candidate will be responsible for monitoring, and oversight of all e-trading operations of the institution, including identification and analysis of risks, and the reporting and escalation of said risks.
  • Constant observation, analysis, and validation of e-trading algorithms, including controls and testing methods, would be a part of daily duties.
  • Other responsibilities include participating in relevant internal committees and corresponding with internal and external regulators.

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience in a qualitative analysis-focused role in a financial institution.
  • Excellent knowledge of programming languages (eg. Python).
  • Knowledge of machine learning and the ability to analyze and handle big data.
  • At least a business level of fluency in English.

Preferred skills

  • A master's or a Ph.D. in mathematics, engineering, statistics, or quantitative finance.
  • Prior experience in e-trading.

Personal Attributes

  • Quick learner, with the ability to think on one's feet.
  • Open-minded and culturally sensitive.

About our client

Our client is a Fortune 100 financial services company with offices in over 40 countries. They have an established presence in Japan, with plans to grow further.

Morgan McKinley Asia Pac is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.