BlackRock Careers – Market Risk Management Director

Website BlackRock

Job Description:

Elevate your career by joining the world’s largest asset manager! Thrive in an environment that fosters positive relationships and recognizes outstanding performance! We know you want to feel valued every single day and be recognized for your contribution. At BlackRock, we strive to empower our employees and effectively engage your involvement in our success.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Understanding how macroeconomic factors drive the investment decision-making process
  • Helping to define the analytical and risk management’s development needs for adequately monitoring risks
  • Partner with other groups within BlackRock (Portfolio Analytics Group, Financial Modeling Group etc.) in developing new and improving existing analytics and quantitative models
  • Partnering with senior risk managers to help ensure that the risks are fully understood by Portfolio Management and are consistent with our clients’ objectives and risk constraints
  • Knowing the investment risks by thoroughly understanding all investments and trades
  • Regularly monitoring risks in the portfolios and presenting pertinent analyses on markets, portfolio risk and performance drivers to portfolio management teams
  • Helping portfolio managers with portfolio construction and scenario analysis

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to explain complex ideas in simple but impactful terms in order to influence portfolio construction decisions
  • Passion for applying quantitative techniques to real-world problems including analyzing portfolio risk taking and understanding financial markets
  • Proven understanding of equity markets and portfolio construction techniques
  • Proven ability to coach/inspire teams and maintain an open communication culture
  • Proven coding skills, i.e. Python, R etc.

Qualification & Experience:

  • 10-15 years of demonstrated experience in risk management, research, or portfolio management
  • An advanced degree in mathematics, quantitative finance, computer science, economics, statistics, engineering or another quantitative field
  • Extensive experience with scenario analysis, stress-testing, equity risk factor models, performance attribution, and other risk-related metrics and tools

Job Details:

Company: BlackRock

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: San Jose, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

Apply Here

To apply for this job email your details to