Assistant Vice President, Senior Quantitative Analyst
ING Financial Services - Atlanta, GA

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The Senior Analyst for the Fixed Income Research group will be responsible for the development of highly sophisticated portfolio construction and return forecasting models.

The main topics of research are: fixed income market risk, sector and security level relative value models, and portfolio optimization.

Key Responsibilities include:
1. Participation in the idea generation process.
2. Interact with Portfolio Managers and other asset management team members to support the investment process.
3. Statistical research, development and improvement of existing models.

Who is our ideal candidate?
1. The ideal candidate will have at least an MS in Finance, quantitative finance, or financial engineering discipline
2. Five to Ten years of experience in a fixed income research and/or financial engineering research group
3. Thorough knowledge of portfolio construction theory and applications.
4. Working knowledge of macroeconomics and econometrics.
5. Experience in SQL and C# preferred.
6. Good working knowledge and experience in analyzing some or all of the following fixed-income asset classes – treasuries, agencies, MBS, Credit, ABS, high-yield as well as a good working knowledge of fixed-income concepts including but not limited to: -- Concepts such as OAS, effective duration, spread duration, effective convexity, yield measures, beta, and tracking error.
7. Good understanding or experience with fixed-income derivatives such as futures, credit default swaps, interest rate swaps, swaptions, bond and futures options
8. Must be a team player, have excellent problem solving skills and able to work in fast paced environment.

What else can we tell you?
At ING, we truly believe in making things easier for our employees and clients. We understand the link between employee and customer satisfaction and want to offer you a different type of employee experience that recognizes your contribution and acknowledges individual needs, interests and stages in life. Our state-of-the-art facility is located on Powers Ferry Road in Atlanta, a convenient commute from most metro areas. The office includes a corporate gym, on-site cafeteria, free parking, leading edge technology, and much, much more. Business casual attire is currently the standard.

In addition to a competitive salary and bonus plan, we offer:
• Medical and dental coverage for employees, their spouses, children and domestic partners.
• 401K Savings Plan with a dollar for dollar match for the first 6% of eligible pay, multiple investment options, and immediate eligibility and vesting after 4 years.
• Paid Time Off (PTO) bank of days for employees to use for any reason; 20 days in first full year of employment, 23 days beginning in the fifth year of employment.
• Health and dependent care spending accounts available. Company provided life insurance for employees; may purchase additional for self, spouses and children.
• Company holidays based on the NYSE calendar, jury duty, military leave, bereavement and community service time.
• Opportunities for professional growth and much more!
ING U.S. is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to maintaining a diverse workforce. ING U.S. has been recognized for many of our diversity practices:
• ING U.S. has earned a perfect score in the Human Rights Campaign’s annual Corporate Equality Index for seven straight years (2007-2013).
• ING U.S. has received a Catalyst Award that honors exceptional initiatives from companies that support and advance women in business.
• Diversity Inc Noteworthy Top 25 Companies (2011)
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ING U.S. is the American arm of Dutch financial services firm ING Groep. It offers retirement, investment, and insurance (mostly life)...