Evaluator - Credit Default Swaps
Interactive Data - New York, NY

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Job Descriptions:
Interactive Data Corporation is a trusted leader in financial information. Thousands of financial institutions and active traders, as well as hundreds of software and service providers, subscribe to our fixed income evaluations, reference data, real-time market data, trading infrastructure services, fixed income analytics, desktop solutions and web-based solutions. Interactive Data's offerings support clients around the world with mission-critical functions, including portfolio valuation, regulatory compliance, risk management, electronic trading and wealth management. Interactive Data has over 2,500 employees in offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.interactivedata.com

The primary responsibility of this position will be to evaluate all Credit Default Swaps (CDS) in addition to managing CDS models, client challenges and relationships within Evaluation Services.


Evaluating CDS and responding to time-critical customer inquiries.

Monitoring news items and market conditions, performing QA/QC on the evaluations as well as, obtaining market information from contacts.

Building strong relationships with market participants, clients, and customer service.

Maintaining a well organized and clearly documented overview of the CDS evaluation process in accordance with policies and procedures.

Required Experience:
Experience working in the CDS market

Superior knowledge of derivatives products especially IRS, swaptions, CDS tranches etc.

Strong interpersonal, analytical, written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to work under stringent time constraints, multi-task and prioritize workload.

Independent self starter, able to sustain productivity.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office

Flexibility to adapt to changing requirements in the evaluation group is also essential.

Bachelor’s degree

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Keyword: CDS, Credit default swaps, fixed income, pricing,
From: Interactive Data

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