JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018
Bank of America
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Bank of America is currently seeking Junior/Senior level Economists/Econometricians and Quantitative Finance Analyst in Charlotte, Atlanta, and Chicago within Global Risk Analytics and Model Risk Management. The successful candidates will be responsible for economic theory support, model prototyping and testing, verbal and written communication, economic scenario review, narrative, and documentation. Our work is fast-paced and intellectually challenging, and we interact daily with quantitative modelers, & bank management to improve our models and adapt to changing business needs.
•Masters or PhD in Economics, Econometrics or equivalent, with a quantitative focus and/or experience;
•Extensive economic theory and intuition
•Experience in econometric modeling through employment, PhD studies or both, especially pertaining to interest rates, financial markets, and macroeconomics.
•Intermediate programming skills in SAS, R, S, Matlab or equivalent;
•Strong desire to work individually and with a group on complex problem solving
•Attention to detail
•Excellent verbal/written communication skills
•Knowledge of financial markets, CCAR and stress testing
•Willingness to apply economic theory to stress testing models and help interpret models
•Ability to work in a time sensitive, market driven environment
Bank of America will be onsite at the AEA Conference in Philadelphia on January 5 – 7th to conduct interviews.