AVP Traded Risk Validation

5-7 years
29 days ago
Job Description

Job Title : AVP Traded Risk Validation

Location: Noida

About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.

Risk and Control Objective

Take ownership for managing risk and strengthening controls in relation to the work you do

Working Flexibly

We're committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers and clients needs. Whether you have family commitments or you're a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life. If you would like some flexibility, then please discuss this with the hiring manager, and your request will be reviewed subject to business needs.

Hybrid Working

Structured Hybrid Role

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, anchor, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.


The role holder will be primarily responsible for performing and documenting analysis and testing of pricing models, market risk models and counterparty credit risk models.

What will you be doing

  • The role holder will be responsible for independently performing and documenting analysis and testing of market risk models and counterparty credit risk models, as well as performing and documenting reviews of other model types when required.
  • The role holder will be expected to negotiate and agree workload prioritisation within the team as well as with other stakeholders.
  • The role holder will be expected to justify and defend their analyses and conclusions.

The role holder will be expected to contribute toward the continuous innovation and improvement in efficiency and effectiveness of processes within the group, including discussion of overall team strategy.

What We're Looking For

  • The ideal candidate will have a postgraduate level education in a quantitative discipline, for example mathematics, physics, or quantitative finance.
  • The ideal candidate will have proven ability to understand several traded risk modelling approaches, including models for VaR, PFE and initial margin, and their strengths and weaknesses.
  • The ideal candidate will have programming experience in, for example Python, C++, or Matlab.
  • The ideal candidate will have strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to apply these skills to a range of audiences in a variety of circumstances.
  • The ideal candidate will be a team player with excellent communication skills who is comfortable working against tight short-term deadlines in a dynamic environment.
  • The ideal candidate will have a highly rational & logical thought process with a strong attention to detail;
  • The ideal candidate will have an independent mind set and will be able to conduct independent testing, analysis, and research;
  • The ideal candidate will be able to understand the principles behind the role purpose and responsibilities as well as the wider business context in which those responsibilities exist.

Skills That Will Help You In The Role

  • MSc or above in mathematics, statistics, physics, or quantitative finance; a PhD is beneficial;
  • Strong and hands-on mathematical skills, including in probability, statistics, differential and integral calculus, linear algebra, stochastic calculus, and numerical methods;
  • Strong and hands-on programming skills in languages / packages such as Python, C++, or Matlab
  • Ability to conduct independent analysis, testing, and research.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build and maintain a network of stakeholders across the firm;
  • Ability to assess and prioritise model issues in terms of significance and impact;
  • Strong document writing skills;
  • Ability to simplify and explain complex technical concepts to senior management.

Where will you be working


Be More at Barclays

At Barclays, each day is about being more as a professional, and as a person. Be More @ Barclays represents our core promise to all current and future employees. It's the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and at the heart of every employee experience. We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances. Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance. Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.

Purpose, Values and Mindset

We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.

Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.


We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.


We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.


We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.


We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.


We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.

Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do; our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive.


Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure.


Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve. Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints.


Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done.






Differential and Integral Calculus
Numerical Methods
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