Cause an effect
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Financial Engineer in Beijing - JianGuoMenWai Av

Financial Engineer

Associate Director/Senior Associate, Financial Engineer/Data Analytics


Beijing, China

Job Type

Full Time

Are you an analytical thinker? Do you enjoy interacting with innovative financial risk solutions?

We’re looking for a Financial Engineer/Data Analytics, within the Financial Risk Analytics Group, Financial Services Division to:

  •  Eager to learn financial risk modelling and derivative pricing models
  •  Show strong mathematical and problem solving capabilities
  •  Work as a team interacting with clients alongside other members of the team
  •  Provide model validation support for pricing, simulation, and risk analytics models in credit and market risk solutions
  • Communicate efficiently with clients and share the information among team members globally.

Your Team

The Financial Risk Analytics team globally provides the world’s leading financial organisations with risk solutions, including market risk as FRTB, counterparty risk and xVA. You will be working in the Financial Risk Analytics Team in Beijing, China. We are currently expanding the business in China and its region, recruiting more colleagues in the team. The team will consist of a sales representative, an IT implementation consultant, a product manager, and a financial engineer as this position.

Your expertise

  • A degree in a scientific discipline, such as Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or Financial Mathematics.
  • Prior experience with quantitative analysis and programming in object-oriented languages.
  • Fluent in Mandarin, English, and Cantonese is desirable.
  • Knowledgeable in numerical analysis such as Monte-Carlo simulation, finite difference method, and regression approaches.

You are

  • Interest, ability and initiative to learn about new financial instruments and risk analysis methods.
  • Understanding of financial markets products is an advantage.
  • Capable of working effectively and independently in a fast-paced business environment, managing multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Adept at building and maintaining trusted and respected relationships with clients and colleagues at all levels.
  • Self-starter
  • Highly proficient communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Able to positively engage with, and contribute to, the wider global team.
  • Willing to work occasional evenings and/or weekends to accommodate client deadlines and time-zone differences.

Your Benefits

  • Lean recent financial risk modelling and its application
  • Build and drive a new team as a core member
  • Work from home and flexible working time

Flexible Working

We are happy to consider requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of working from home are usually possible. Please talk to us at interview about the type of flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

Your colleagues

About us

We are over 14,000 analysts, data scientists and specialists armed with real-time technology and data, working together to uncover deeper sources of information. The unique insights we provide help the industries and markets that drive our economies operate more efficiently, outpace competition and secure long-term success. Our global insights impact nearly every major sector - from aerospace to automotive. We empower our customers by isolating cause and effect, risk and opportunity in new ways so they can make well-informed decisions with greater confidence. This is a force we call The New Intelligence.

Join us

Boundaries belong on maps, not in your work. Start every day at IHS Markit with the excitement of what’s next, by working with people from across the globe on interesting, cutting-edge projects and gaining once-in-a-lifetime learning experiences. It is easy to be passionate and invested in your work here, knowing you are causing an effect for some of the world’s most influential companies. You’ll get to be hands-on with, and see the direct impact, of your work. Career satisfaction just comes with the territory here


Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

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Current Colleagues

If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.

  • Req ID: R23705
  • Date Posted: 10/14/2021
  • Job Category: Research, Analysis, Data and Technical Design
  • Location: Beijing - JianGuoMenWai Av
  • City, State: Beijing
  • Country: China (Mainland)

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