Programming Skills That Are Opening Many Doors In The Financial Industry

This is a job opening at Goldman Sachs.

Associate Vice President, The Model Risk Management (MRM) group 

Preferred Qualifications The MRM group looks for people with strong quantitative and technological background with a good understanding and interest in the financial markets. Successful candidates should have strong communication skills with the ability to explain quantitative models in an intuitive way.

The group is looking for bright and dynamic individuals who: Have strong quantitative skills with a Ph. D in a quantitative discipline (e.g., Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science) Are comfortable in evaluating and challenging complex models and explaining issues in an intuitive way *• Have a good command of object oriented (e.g. C++) programming* • Are team players and have the ability to come up with solutions quickly, think through and debate solutions with others • Are comfortable in working in a fast paced environment

Or this role of an Economic Modeler at Quantum Global, Switzerland

Skills and Specifications • PhD in Economics/Finance with deep knowledge of macroeconomics, microeconomics, econometric modeling and statistical analysis; • At least 2 years of experience in Econometric Modeling; Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) modeling; Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) modeling, and/or Agent‐based Computational Economics (ACE) modeling; and Structural VAR and GVAR Modeling; *• Experience with relevant statistical software packages;* • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; proven track record interacting with clients; • Extensive working experience in modeling economies of low-income countries or networks of countries, ideally in Africa, with relevant institutions;

Here is yet another from PwC for Forensic Services - Capital Projects


As a Chartered or near Chartered Engineer, you’ll have a background in project management covering the technical, financial and commercial aspects of contracts. You’ll also have experience in the design or implementation of large, complex projects. As well as good practical work experience, ideally gained within a large contractor, consultancy or client organisation, you’ll have working knowledge/experience of: • Consulting with clients in a capital projects environment • Project management experience • Construction methods/techniques • Design management and co-ordination • Estimating and financial management (preparing cost and value reports, cost forecasts, etc.) • Contractual arrangements • Approaches for the valuation and assessment of claims *• Experience of using critical path planning software (Primavera P6 or MS Project)* • Excellent IT skills

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