Quantitative Investment Strategist Tail Risk Hedging (f/m/d)

Allianz Global Investors

At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you are looking for a fast-paced working environment, you are resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and relish a challenge, then join us now! ~crlf~We are committed to giving our people – experienced and energetic professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. We will work with you to craft your own career, develop your personal growth and align your achievements with your ambitions.~crlf~~crlf~We are looking for you! We are currently hiring a forward-thinking and results-oriented Quantitative Investment Strategist (f/m/d) with a focus on Tail Risk Hedging to support the Risk Management Solutions team of risklab. This position is based in our Munich office.~crlf~~crlf~risklab is the expert for investment and risk solutions within Allianz Global Investors. Over 60 investment professionals worldwide develop advisory services and solutions that are tailored to individual investment goals of our clients. Our Risk Management Solutions team designs and customizes dynamic asset allocation and risk management strategies to meet the investment objectives of our institutional clients across the world. You will be joining a fast-paced, dynamic team that is constantly solving new and ambitious challenges.

##Advising clients and prospects on portfolio risk and risk management solutions, working closely with our risklab Advisory and Distribution teams~crlf~##Being responsible for client mandates, providing ongoing client advice based on quantitative simulations and analysis, working jointly with the entire risklab team~crlf~##Taking care of the investment strategy in mandates which are implemented for clients across the world, jointly with our Distribution and Portfolio Management teams~crlf~##Crafting and customizing quantitative risk management and dynamic asset allocation strategies involving nonlinear as well as linear derivatives~crlf~~crlf~

##University degree with quantitative focus (e.g. Mathematical Finance, Mathematics, Physics or related field of study)~crlf~##Several years of professional job experience in a comparable position ~crlf~##Excellent programming skills and hands-on experience with Python, preferably also with MATLAB, C#, C++ or CUDA~crlf~##Experiences in numerical programming and software development standard methodologies are a big plus~crlf~##Strong analytical skills which allow you to structure and tackle complex challlenges~crlf~##Profound expertise in investment and risk management strategies~crlf~##Well-grounded knowledge of and experience with nonlinear derivatives and their pricing and risk analysis according to advanced models~crlf~##Ability to efficiently handle client requests to tight deadlines and to a high quality, including coordination between various teams~crlf~##Curiosity and ability to think creatively~crlf~##Open-minded, flexible, dedicated and self-reliant teammate~crlf~##Proficiency in English and German~crlf~~crlf~

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 690 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 598 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

Active is the most important word in our vocabulary. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We offer a collegial culture based on strong values, taking individual responsibility, and dedication to mastering challenging tasks. To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of our employees. We encourage you to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you.~crlf~~crlf~We are committed to deliver excellence to our clients, advisors, employees, our parent company and within our industry. Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in an open and transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance as well as teamwork.~crlf~~crlf~We are also committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need support to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to recruiting@allianzgi.com~crlf~~crlf~


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