Archive for September 2013

Financial Engineer

Job ID #: 89304 Location: CA-Woodland Hills Functional Area: Finance Company: 19117 – SunAmerica Annuity and Life Assurance Company Employment Type: Full Time – Permanent Education Required: Masters Degree (or equivalent) Experience Required: 3-5 years Relocation Provided: Yes Travel Percentage: 0 Position Description: AIG Life and Retirement is the financial services division of AIG specializing in retirement savings and investment products and services. The … Continue reading »

Quant Corner: Minor model change; Deutsche Bank remains top pick

Long-term growth is upside down There exists an interesting relationship in equity markets which can be called the equity market surface. As we have written here before in Quant Corner, it is the profitability spread (return on capital minus cost of capital) that creates a higher asset multiple. But the relationship is not linear. In … Continue reading »

Oracle Financial Engineer

Hi All, Quantum Vision is a provider of high quality IT Consulting and Staffing Solutions. Our vision is to be a global business partner; delivering highest quality consulting and staffing solutions at the best value to help our clients and individuals succeed in an ever changing work environment. Our goal is to guarantee honest and … Continue reading »

Germany’s Siemens to axe 15,000 jobs

German industrial giant Siemens is to cut up to 15,000 jobs as part of a cost-cutting program. It will cut about 4% of its 370,000-strong workforce but aims to avoid compulsory redundancies, according to a company spokesman. The firm will shed 5,000 jobs in Germany and another 10,000 jobs abroad. It comes after Siemens axed … Continue reading »

Financial Engineer (Algorithms)

Location: Washington, DC  Area Code:  202  Telecommute: no  Travel Required: none  Skills: C++,C#, Net, SQL, WebLogic, Unix shell script, Perl,  Pay Rate: Negotiable  Tax Term: CON_CORP CON_W2  Length: 12 months  Date Posted: 9-24-2013  Position ID: 314773  Dice ID: 10117305  Use advanced mathematical, analytical, or econometric tools to create algorithms that will be used in analytical … Continue reading »

FHA Will Require $1.7 Billion From Treasury

The Federal Housing Administration will require an infusion of around $1.7 billion from the U.S. Treasury next week, officials told Congress in a letter Friday. The agency, which emerged as a major backstop of the U.S. mortgage market throughout the housing downturn, hasn’t previously required taxpayer support in its 79-year history. The FHA doesn’t originate … Continue reading »

Sr. Financial Engineer

Founded in 2000, CompuGain is one of fastest growing IT consulting and services companies in the Washington DC area servicing industry leading financial and technical firms. CompuGain is headquartered out of Virginia with offices in Dallas, Chicago and New York. CompuGain’s mission is to provide timely, diverse, and qualified services to meet customer needs and … Continue reading »

With 88 concentrators, ORFE sees jump in sophomore class

Concentrators in the operations research and financial engineering department jumped by more than a third with this year’s sophomore class, according to the University directory. ORFE concentrators make up more than a quarter of the engineers in the class of 2016, a statistic that some department administrators say may be due to growing interest in … Continue reading »

Markets Should Pray for a Government Shutdown

Markets should probably start praying for a government shutdown next week. Because if that doesn’t happen, and conservative Republicans in the House move their fight over defunding Obamacare to the debt ceiling, the chances of a real default crisis will rise. The week in Washington ended with House Republicans hopelessly befuddled over strategy for the … Continue reading »

Financial Engineer

SyApps is a Technology and Management Consulting Services firm based in Greater Washington area, with focus on solutions in the area of Strategy, Process, Technology and Management support. As a diverse end-to end IT and Management solution Provider, SyApps offers a range of expertise aimed at helping customers re-engineer and re-invent their business to compete … Continue reading »

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