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Senior Manager - Algorithmic and Machine Learning

  • : AUD 200,000
  • : Permanent
  • : Australia
  • : Bank


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Job Specification

Are you a model validation specialist? Interested in algorithmic trading and machine learning. Our client is looking for a senior manger to be responsible for the development of the validation and risk strategies with in the algorithmic model validation, risk management and machine learning team.


  • Ensure policies, standards and risk management documents within the team are appropriate.
  • Ensuring quality deliverables from all independent validations.
  • Process improvements including automation in relation to validation workflows
  • Oversee and coach quant analysts in relation to algorithmic and machine learning models
  • Contribute to policy and reporting as it relates to algorithmic and machine learning
  • Performing validation, and generating in-depth reports for algorithmic trading models across all asset classes
  • Supporting with the development of very complex methods and tools to improve validation standards, in particular taking into consideration regulatory requirements
  • Working closely with other team members, algorithmic trading quants, Information Technology developers, other risk functions, and trading desk 
  • Supporting with internal and external audit requests, including interaction with regulators and supervisory authorities


  • Educated to Bachelor’s degree level or equivalent qualification/relevant work experience (an MSc or PhD in numerate subjects such as Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Mathematics or Financial Mathematics would be beneficial)
  • Excellent Programming Skills in Q|Python|R
  • Knowledge on data science tools Docker|Git|CI
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to engage with different stakeholders
  • Good understanding of regulatory requirements is desirable (MiFID II RTS 6)



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