New York, New York

Job Description

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At Wells Fargo, we are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Corporate & Investment Banking delivers a comprehensive suite of capital markets, banking, and financial products and services. A trusted partner to our clients, we provide corporate and transactional banking; commercial real estate lending and servicing; investment banking; equity; and fixed income solutions including sales, trading, and research capabilities to corporate, commercial real estate, government, and institutional clients across the globe.

A successful applicant will be a quantitative developer in the Quantitative Strategies Team in Wells Fargo Securities, with a focus on Vasara development. Vasara is the next generation risk platform for the bank. It is an ambitious, green field initiative to tackle the bank's risk computation challenges within capital markets, from ticking risk for trading desks to market risk and capital calculations such us FRTB and CCAR. 

Vasara is a joint venture between Technology and Quants, and you will be working within the Quant organization, with a focus on specific risk management and pricing solutions for our trading partners. The solutions will be tailored to practical needs, but expected to be asset agnostic, so that we achieve maximum consistency and re-usability.  

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Development of tools to facilitate Market Risk calculations such as VaR and CCAR.
  • Integration of pricing models from our Quant libraries. 
  • Development of risk and PnL report engines, as well as customization for individual desks. 
  • Review requirements, design, develop, test and strive to deliver high-quality maintainable code in an agile SDLC.
  • Communicate effectively with team members and partners in different areas, both within and beyond Vasara:  Front Office Quants and Trading, Technology, Market Risk.

This is an opportunity to build risk framework from the ground up!! GREEN FIELD!!! 

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in capital markets, industry experience within the specific sector of the position, or a combination of both
  • 3+ years of quantitative development experience
  • 2+ years of capital markets experience
  • 2+ years of derivatives experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • 4+ years of Java experience
  • 2+ years of C++ experience
  • A Master's degree or higher in science or technology
  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Street Address

NY-New York: 30 Hudson Yards - New York, NY
NC-Charlotte: 550 S Tryon St - Charlotte, NC


    All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

    Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.
    Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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New York, New York

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